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Civil Structural Engineer

  • Location: Plymouth
  • Salary: £40 - £60 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 9 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 months
  • Expiry Date: 15 August 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82757_1720082358

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Civil Structural Engineer, to join their existing team in Plymouth (mostly remote working) on a 12 month contract.

The Role

You will join part of the wider Facilities Engineering Technical Authority that is responsible for all technical aspects of through life management of the infrastructure across Devonport Royal Dockyard to ensure the wide range of facilities are operational and fit for purpose. As a Civil Structural Engineer, your responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:

  • Providing technical advice.
  • Responsible for technical aspects of the structural engineering work packages from identification of the need, through to handover.
  • Ensure that the design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule and budget.
  • Defining pumping and pipework


To succeed within the role of a Civil and Structural Engineer, you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • You'll be either educated to degree level in Civil, Structural or related engineering discipline, or hold a level 4/5 STEM qualification (HNC/HND) with substantial relevant experience.
  • Experience with Control Cabinets, Connection Boxes and Cable Routing
  • Mechanical services (pumping / pipework)
  • Autodesk Vault / Navisworks

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining SC security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!