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Jacobs Structural Engineer - Building Structures in London, United Kingdom

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We are recruiting across the UK with a primary focus on our key Buildings offices located in Manchester, Birmingham and London. Each role may be negotiable for full time or part time

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40 countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family-friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay and free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships. We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

We are looking for a Structural Engineer to join our busy Building Structures team, who are currently working on some extremely diverse and challenging projects. Some of our exciting projects are for: airports; advanced technology facilities; including giga factories and microchip facilities; residential refurbishment and retrofit programmes; rail and energy and power.

As a Structural Engineer you will play a role in providing technical design solutions on projects delivered by our Cities & Places operating unit. Using technical experience and excellent people skills, you will work with others within the multi-disciplinary team to produce designs and associated deliverables for projects, along with assisting in the development of more junior members of the team.

You will undertake structural analysis and produce designs, calculations and specifications on a variety of projects to a high quality, along with undertakng structural surveys / inspections, and producing under the supervision of a Structural Engineering lead.

Here’s what you’ll need :

  • A curious and proactive individual who enjoys developing new skills and sharing ideas with others.

  • Engineering degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Graduate member of a relevant professional body (IStructE or ICE) and working towards Chartered Membership.

  • Experience in the use of structural analysis and design software (Robot Structural Analysis and Revit experience is desirable, but not essential)

  • Relevant experience in the design and specification of building structures to relevant codes of practice, and production of calculations and design deliverables to a high quality.

  • Strong communication skills and an ability to work as part of a team, liaising with clients, architects and other design team members .

  • Ability to consider sustainability and safety in the development of design solutions.

  • Sound knowledge of BIM and working in compliance with BIM standards, along with the implementation of 3D structural design on projects

  • Embrace new technologies including digital and automation. Experience of software coding (Dynamo, Python etc.) is desirable, but not a requirement.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

Jacobs partners with VERCIDA to help us attract and retain diverse talent. For greater online accessibility please visit www.vercida.com to view and access our roles. As a Disability Confident employer, we will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy. We welcome applications from candidates who are seeking flexible working and from those who may not meet all the listed requirements for a role

If you require further support or reasonable adjustments with regards to the recruitment process (for example, you require the application form in a different format), please contact the team (https://www.jacobs.com/contact/careers2) .

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Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.