Paul Basham Associates is a fast-growing, and award-winning Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering and Transport Planning consultancy. We are offering an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer role to support the technical and project management of a diverse range of projects within an expanding structural engineering team.


  • Work in a design environment with regular exposure to developers, architects and local authorities
  • Preparation of reports, designs, specifications and contract documents for various project types
  • Preparation of fee proposals
  • Design of structural elements in all materials to current standards and practices
  • Prepare calculation packs for submission to local authorities
  • Prepare NBS specification
  • Assist in the development of other members of staff, providing assistance and knowledge to enable progression
  • Demonstrate excellent written and face-to-face communication, with clear and concise presentation
  • To technically review designs produced by others and verify completeness to technical and company standards
  • Work closely with both Senior Staff and Managing Director on the proposal of new projects coming into the business
  • Full responsibility and Project management of technical schemes to meet the requirements and expectations of clients
  • Be aware of the financial health of project fees and work within the fee of each project
  • Help prepare for, attend and record internal and client project meetings
  • Co-operate with the Quality Management System through undertaking administrative activities
  • Carry the company brand and reputation through business development and marketing input

Skills & Experience Required

  • Accredited Honors degree or equivalent in Structural Engineering
  • Chartered member (or working towards) of either Institution of Structural Engineers of Civil Engineers
  • Previous Engineering experience of more than 8 years, with knowledge and understanding of structural engineering design and construction
  • Experience and understanding of working directly with design and build contractors, local authorities and architects
  • Knowledge of construction, health and safety regulations, building regulations and design codes
  • Ability to work with a team of Engineers and Graduates leading by example
  • Familiarity of AutoCAD/Revit systems
  • Knowledge of design software such as TEKLA, TEDDS and MasterSeries
  • Financial awareness
  • Organise and prioritise your own time and tasks to enable the simultaneous running of several projects
  • Good ability to build up and maintain client and team relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively and politely
  • Project management skills from initial start-up through to completion
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Ability to work effectively with other staff and as part of a team
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Fast and accurate typing skills, high level of proficiency in Microsoft packages


  • Competitive Salary
  • Annual Appraisal and Salary Review 
  • Private Healthcare
  • Bonus Scheme
  • A friendly and interactive team on hand to ensure a supportive environment and fast progression 
  • Exposure to some of the nation's most prominent developers, planners and architects
  • Active social and charitable calendar 
  • Auto enrolment onto the company Pension Scheme with an employer's contribution of 5%
  • 24 days annual leave as well as your birthday off
  • Payment of Professional Membership
  • Employee Assistant Programme
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

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