Jacobs Senior Structural Technician in Cumbria, United Kingdom

Senior Structural Technician


Jacobs is one of the world’s largest and most diverse providers of full-spectrum technical, professional and consultancy services for industrial, commercial and government organisations globally.

With more than 74,000 people globally, our teams collaborate, innovate and create. Our people are proud to have been behind some of the greatest consultancy and engineering feats over the past 70 years.

We foster a collaborative and inclusive environment for our people, and our partners, and we want you to be a part of our growing business.


We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Structural Technician to complement our multi discipline Design and Building Surveying Team based in Barrow-in-Furness and supporting our main client, BAE Systems Submarine Division.

Jacobs Mission Solutions offer a diverse range of services including civil and structural engineering, mechanical and electrical building services, mechanical handling, systems engineering, and project and programme management. Our core civil and structural engineering business is provides design and management services supporting nuclear and defence clients. This includes supporting the UK submarine fleet, designing key facilities at, Faslane and Barrow-in-Furness, and providing design services for the Atomic Weapons Establishment. Jacobs also supports both existing and new build nuclear power stations and offer structural design, analysis, seismic and blast engineering services for conventional power facilities, petrochemical, oil and gas industries, the gas distribution industry, airports, and other large scale industrial clients.

We are looking to recruit high calibre staff to support our technical delivery capability to meet opportunities in the nuclear and defence industries.

The successful candidate will be ambitious and driven with an in-depth knowledge of construction, structural engineering and preparing structural calculations. The project will involve taking responsibility of small projects to support the project manager in delivering the requirements to the end client.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Responsibilities will include

Management of small scale consultancy projects

Measured surveys and related drawings

Condition surveys.

Preparation of structural calculations

Preparation of design and construction drawings

Preparation of specification notes on drawings.

  • Knowledge of AutoCAD, Revit, Ansys, Tedds would be an advantage.

  • An understanding of current Building Regulations


Qualifications & Experience


  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a structural engineering practice in similar role.

  • Suitable qualifications would include:

OND/HND in Structural Engineering

Level 3/4 Advanced Professional Certificate in Construction

  • Be enthusiastic and willing to learn

  • Highly motivated and organised

  • Proficient in AutoCAD (or other drawing packages)

  • Good communication skills

  • Conversant with MS word and excel


  • Preferable experience working with commercial / manufacturing type buildings.

  • Full UK driving licence (preferred).


Our Culture

At Jacobs we have recently celebrated 10 years of our culture of caring - ‘BeyondZero’. We see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we promote STEM and WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) initiatives. When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity. To find out more about our networks, check out our website:


We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

Equal OpportunitiesSuccessful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide-Cumbria

Req ID: ATE00012Z