Civil & Structural Engineering Lead

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    Plymouth, Devon

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    £40.00 - £45.00 per hour

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Civil & Structural Engineering Lead

Do you have what it takes to create Western Europe's largest naval base into the dockyard of the future?

Devonport, in Plymouth, supports the Royal Navy's current surface ship and submarine fleets and they are getting ready to receive the next generation of naval platforms.

To support this, we are looking for a talented Civil & Structural Engineering Lead, who is confident working on complex, high-value projects which will transform, sustain and improve Devonport to meet the demands of the Royal Navy for the next hundred years.

Purpose of Role

As a Responsible Civil & Structural Engineer, you will be required to ensure systems are designed against a clear statement of compliance with defined requirements, including demonstration that the design meets relevant Health Safety & Environmental and specified Nuclear Safety requirements.

To be able to do this, you will;

  • Lead and manage one or more technical design packages agreeing project related objectives, managing technical teams producing the designs and making appropriate technical management responses.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Plan for effective project implementation, identifying key factors and leading the project's technical planning process.
  • Ensure that the processes and activities being managed are appropriately documented with appropriate records maintained and configuration and quality controls applied.
  • Ensure that staff and contractors are familiar with the hazards and risks associated with the work undertaken by the delegated engineering team through effective management and communication of the Risk Assessment.


A Degree in an appropriate engineering discipline.

Chartered Engineer - registered with Engineering Council.

Key Knowledge

  • Experience of design and substantiation of heavy civil engineering and building structures to relevant seismic codes for satisfying Nuclear Safety Functions with particular experience in dock structures preferred;
  • Knowledge of architectural design of industrial buildings;
  • Knowledge of construction techniques employed for Nuclear Safety related structures and buildings.

For further information and a confidential chat, please get in touch - Stephen Slade 0161 924 3959