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BG&E Corporation Pty

About BG&E

BG&E is an innovative, employee-owned consulting engineering business. Our team of more than 700 highly skilled people, in 15 offices across the United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the Middle East, design and deliver engineering solutions for clients in the Property, Transport, Ports and Marine, Water, Renewables and Defence sectors.

We collaborate with leading contractors, developers, architects, planners, financiers and government agencies, to create projects that make a difference to people's lives.

The Role:

Our London office is looking for a Senior/Associate Structural Engineer to form a key part of a growing building engineering team.We have a varied range of project opportunities in both scale and typology, including international high rise, significant adaptive re-use schemes, detailed design work and niche architectural projects.We work with a wide range of clients including major UK developers and contractors.

You will work with the Structures' Lead to deliver this varied portfolio and to assist in the management and development of the team of structural engineers and technicians, as well as liaising with the other disciplines in our team as necessary (we offer civil, façades,infrastructure and bridge engineering as well as geotechnical consultancy).

As noted, the nature and type of work will be varied.You will lead and contribute to projects in various sectors at different stages (concept design, detailed design and construction).Whilst the majority of our work is UK-based, we are an international practice and often work in other geographies.Knowledge and experience of delivering work in a more global context would be welcome.

We are looking for an individual with a strong base of technical skills coupled with excellent organisational and communication skills, gained in either a multi-disciplinary or engineering consultancy environment who now wants to enhance and diversify these skills within a growing organisation that will support their future development.

The role will include responsibilities including:

  • Design delivery: prepare, review and approve calculations, drawings and other documentation.
  • Managing a design team and providing guidance and mentoring to junior members.
  • Delivering multiple small projects and or tasks within budget and to schedule.
  • Communicating with clients, review and agree scope for elements of work, prepare proposals and manage project finances.

About You:

You will be a key member of the BG&E Engineering team, where you'll strengthen our skills and capabilities and provide support to our engineering and drafting teams.

As a successful applicant you'll have:

  • At least eight years of relevant experience, ideally within an engineering consultancy or the construction industry.
  • Qualified to MEng level or above.
  • Excellent time management and the ability prioritize execution of work.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Be a Chartered Engineer (CEng) or equivalent level.
  • Experience of high-rise design is preferable.
  • Strong understanding of holistic sustainable design from a structural engineering perspective.
  • Be familiar with embodied carbon as a design parameter and strive for solutions which are effective from a sustainability perspective.
  • Experience in the assessment and re-use of existing structures (concrete and steel, and ideally masonry and timber).
  • Experience of the utilisation of timber in modern structural design.
  • Work independently and demonstrated ability to lead small teams in the preparation of design related to structures and temporary works.
  • Strong first principles knowledge and understanding in structural engineering.
  • Relevant design and delivery experience with reinforced concrete, post-tensioned concrete, structural steel, timber and masonry structures.
  • Familiar with analysis and design software (Etabs, Strand7, Spacegass, RAPT, RAM Concept, SAFE, Mathcad, Tedds).
  • Good knowledge of current building standards, analysis and codes of practice.
  • Good understanding of BIM project requirements. Able to communicate and manage drafters to deliver compliant design.

Life at BG&E

  • Vibrant central London location (London Bridge/Bermondsey).
  • Competitive remuneration.
  • Be part of a team of talented, dedicated engineers who bring a unique offering to the UK market.
  • Close links with our offices in the rest of the world.
  • Be part of a 'can do' philosophy.

Diversity and Inclusion

Equality is part of BG&E's DNA.We value who you are - it begins with our values and continues through our culture - and is fostered throughout our workplaces.We recognise and celebrate difference and encourage our people and potential candidates to be comfortable in bringing your complete self to work.

Wellbeing, Health and Safety

We ensure our people enjoy healthy workplaces, deploy practices that reduce risk, comply with workplace Health & Safety regulations, impose zero harm to the communities that we operate in and support each other so we can all go home to safely every day.