Senior Structural Engineer – Birmingham

Start date: Immediate
Office: Chantry House, Coleshill
Contract: Permanent

We have a requirement for a Senior Structural Engineer to join our busy team to support our increasing work load and develop structural services to our clients.

Reference BIR-SSE 2019.


We have a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to further their career in our Birmingham office.

CampbellReith is a leading firm of consulting engineers providing structural, civil, geotechnical, environmental and transportation engineering design services, throughout the UK and overseas. We require a highly motivated engineer to join our Birmingham team.


You will need to enjoy working on technically challenging projects and be focused on delivery of results to our clients. Working as part of a team and reporting to a Partner on a daily and weekly basis, you will work on a variety of Structural Engineering projects and be expected to:

Own project production from inception to completion with Partner or Associate oversight only including project management plans, appointment documents, financial management, invoice drafting, report writing and calculation, specification, drawing and/or Revit/BIM Model production.

Provide leadership and management to the resources on a project basis.

  • Manage and record health and safety risks and maintain Designers Risk Assessments in accordance with CDM regulations.
  • Take responsibility and provide technical/commercial knowledge.
  • Advise and update the Project Partner of any possible changes to scope, circumstances, or programme that may impact on cost and agree actions.
  • Be conversant with the Practice’s Integrated Management System.
  • Liaise with co-professionals and clients.
  • Delegate workload and monitor delivery and help train and mentor other team members.
  • Liaise with Partners on a daily, weekly and monthly basis to plan and ensure sufficient resourcing to enable timely project delivery.
  • Undertake site visits, surveys and inspections of structural works and existing buildings; prepare reports or sections thereof.
  • Act on behalf of CampbellReith at Design/Project meetings and to promote the services and skills of the practice including the negotiation and obtaining technical approvals/solutions.
  • Develop new business and co-professional relationships to build your own relationships with other professionals.

Key Skills

  • Chartered (MICE / MIStructE) plus 8 years structural engineering experience
  • Flexible, enthusiastic, motivated team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to demonstrate creativity and innovation in design of structural and civil engineering solutions in all typical building materials including reinforced concrete, steel, timber, masonry and aluminium
  • Significant experience of typical British construction methods, standard details and guidance (Eurodcodes, British Standards, NHBC etc) and products including modular systems.
  • Knowledge and experience of the application of the CDM Regulations.
  • Ability to plan and manage personal and team effectiveness.
  • Be competent and confident in giving presentations internally and to clients and co-professionals on a project and general level.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of the professional risks carried by the practice and the actions necessary to satisfy the terms of our appointments, warranties and insurances.
  • Understanding and experience of structural engineering delivery, deliverables and exchange of information processes to minimum BIM Level 2.

Working for CampbellReith

CampbellReith is able to offer the successful candidate a wide variety of project work, and an interesting workload, significant opportunities within a growing company, a competitive salary and high quality mentoring from experienced colleagues.

Working for CampbellReith offers you the opportunity to think as an engineer, to be innovative and creative, and to develop your skills technically and commercially. We endeavour to inspire and motivate every member of our internal team and, when the office closes at the end of the day, we offer an active social club run by the staff for the staff.


CampbellReith operates a Company Approved Training Scheme through the Institution of Civil Engineers and can provide structured training to candidates seeking Chartership.

CampbellReith offers competitive salaries and holiday and other entitlements. We are committed to the training and personal development of our staff.

Social Club

We have a very active social club run by the staff, for the staff which you will be invited to join. Past events have included ten-pin bowling, go-karting, treasure hunts, comedy club nights and axe throwing.

To apply:

Please email us, quoting reference BIR-SSE 2019.

See company benefits here.

CampbellReith is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from all suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, marital status, race, colour, nationality, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief.