Principal Structural Engineer (x2). Locations: York and Manchester. Ref 262 Permanent posts
TSP Projects
Manchester
A diverse business with an outstanding project portfolio, TSP Projects offers innovative engineering solutions. TSP Projects are now focusing on significant growth within the industrial, energy and railway industries and this role plays a significant part in developing key customer relationships in order to secure new business development opportunities and further development of innovative products and services associated with major civil, structural and architectural led projects.

We now have opportunities for 2 Principal Engineers in our Structures (Buildings) department – which come with flexible working and a range of benefits. As Principal Engineer, you will lead the engineering of project teams from concept studies through to detailed design. In addition, you must liaise internally with other disciplines, Project Engineers and with clients’ Design Managers to ensure the smooth delivery of all projects.

The duties of a Principal Structural Engineer include:
  • Engineering design and coordination of projects in accordance with clients’ requirements and internal procedures and systems to ensure the safety of staff, and others
  • Develop and produce engineering solutions and provide technical support on major railway infrastructure, heavy industrial and energy projects
  • Manage and report project delivery programmes and budgets to current engineering and safety standards
  • Manage and check designs produced by junior staff. Undertake independent design checking carried out by other sections/offices as required
  • Support the business in pursuing new work opportunities and securing repeat work with existing clients work with timely delivery and quality of deliverables
  • Manage and develop staff both on a daily basis and through the appraisal process in order to ensure the required skills are available within the department to meet business objectives
About You
  • Chartered Engineer (ICE and/or IStructE)
  • Significant experience in the design of building structures and foundations in the industrial and energy sectors
  • Detailed knowledge of current design principles and standards
  • Detailed knowledge of construction principles
  • Previous experience in a senior role within a consultancy or a contractor
  • Experience in building structures within the Railway industry (Preferable but not essential)
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Demonstrate working/ communication with the client and other external parties to ensure delivery of projects
  • Motivated team player