Civil Structural Design Engineer

  • Permanent
  • Glasgow City, United Kingdom
  • £32,000 to £42,000 per annum

I’m recruiting for a well-established and leading UK principal contractor dealing predominantly within Rail for major projects across the UK. The business is rapidly expanding due to securing further long-term Frameworks with key clients.
Due to the expansion of their Civil & Structural Design team, they are looking for engineers at various levels to delivery high quality design solutions in line with necessary standards. The right candidate will have a hunger and dedication to build on their experience and further their professional development.
The in-house design team is responsible for design engineering on a variety of civils, frameworks including CP6, asset management contracts, infrastructure projects, and tendered Rail/civils schemes. Projects will typically include stations (platforms etc), bridge re-construction/replacement, upgrades and refurbishments, access for all schemes, and structures including bridges, footbridges, and tunnels.


  • Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Experienced in design and detail of structure and superstructure solutions in Rail (stations, platforms, bridges etc)
  • Able to work as part of integrated design team and act on instructions from Design Manager
  • Prior experience working in a construction environment is desirable
  • PTS certificate
  • Committed to continuous improvement and learning
  • Either hold professional membership or working towards
  • Proficient in use of spoken and written English language
  • UK citizen or indefinite leave to remain


  • Reporting into Senior Engineer
  • Liaise with CAD Technicians in production of drawings
  • Design and checking of engineer solutions
  • Promote safe working and understand team financial, quality, and programme targets
  • Record and track documents electronically and monitor adherence to quality assurance
  • Ensuring designs meet specification and expectation
  • Be innovative and introduce improvements where appropriate to areas of responsibility
  • Conduct outline design and detailing of Rail civil infrastructure providing accurate and appropriate imagery
  • Produce details, specifications, and calculations for retaining walls, pad and piled foundations, steelwork, RC concrete slabs and masonry walls
  • Working on bridge upgrades, reconstruction/replacement and refurbishments, structures, stations, and platforms
  • Working with other like-minded engineers and technicians to complete challenging projects throughout the UK.
  • Office locations in York and Scotland
  • Open to incorporating other engineers and technicians known to yourself within the team.
  • Life insurance and health plan

If you think you could be interested or would like any further information, please apply. I’ll be in touch within 24 hours for a confidential chat.

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