Structural Engineer



Hamson Barron Smith are part of the Norse Group which provides specialist property consultancy, providing the public, private and commercial sector with a multi-disciplined approach to a variety of property services including Architecture, Surveying, Engineering and Asset & Estate management.

One of our expert teams in the South West delivers various programmes of work across Structural Engineering, and we currently have an exciting position for a Structural Engineer to operate from our Exeter Office due to a developing and resilient pipeline of work.

In this role you will work alongside industry professionals to deliver a portfolio of projects.  The appointed person will be responsible for leading the Structural Engineering of projects/workstreams including the commercial performance whilst also managing and maintaining client relationships and mentoring junior members of staff.

As appropriate for the experience of the successful candidate, you will be offered training and support to attaining industry standard qualifications whilst developing and taking on an increasing level of responsibility.

Our Ideal Candidate;

The Structural Engineer will be responsible for the management and delivery of projects and will promote and maintain relationships.

Alongside, we are looking for you to show;

  • Chartered membership of the Institution of Structural Engineers (or equivalent) or actively working towards attaining this
  • Degree level (or equivalent) qualification in an engineering related discipline
  • Capable of effectively and autonomously managing your own projects and client workstreams with a desire to contribute to a multi-disciplined team
  • Proven experience in a commercial engineering position with all main materials, including steel, timber and masonry
  • Relevant sector experience would be highly beneficial, delivering designs across Education, Leisure and Housing
  • Knowledge of primary design codes, including Eurocode design and British Standards
  • Proficient in the use of relevant design software for the role
  • Ability to lead and deliver the health and safety/CDM aspects of projects
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office tools, with the ability to pick up new systems and processes quickly
  • Excellent communication skills, confident engaging with a variety of internal and external stakeholders
  • The ability to use Tekla and Revit would be advantageous but is not essential
  • A current site card or prepared to immediately obtain
  • Willingness to travel to other offices and sites as required

Our Offer:

As well as ongoing professional support, as an NPS employee you will have access to a range of contractual benefits, including;

  • 25 days annual leave, plus 8 bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme with associated life assurance
  • BUPA Health Cash Plan
  • Annual membership cost for an associated professional body

Please read the attached Job Description to ensure you meet the criteria before applying.

An enhanced DBS check will be required for our successful candidate, payment will be met by the employer. Please click here for details of our DBS policy relating to the recruitment of ex-offenders.

We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so we would advise you to submit your application as early as possible.

Due to the high numbers of applications we receive for our vacancies, if you do not hear from us within 4 weeks of the date you apply, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this position.