Principal/Senior Engineer – Structures

Assist Associates to plan, organise and manage all aspects of structural engineering projects within agreed resource, budgetary and time constraints.

This is a career position within a dynamic and skilled team, progression is assured for the right candidate.

Main Duties:

  • Preparation and checking of structural engineering designs and drawings, specifications, reports and general correspondence.
  • Brief and supervise Graduate Engineers.
  • Brief and supervise Technicians on the production of drawings.
  • Liaise & communicate with external professionals and clients.
  • Represent JNP Group at in-house and external meetings.
  • Attend site to inspect various stages of construction works.

Training & Development:

You will be encouraged to work towards a professional qualification commensurate with your academic qualifications.

  • You will be expected to attend in-house and external training courses, seminars, institution events, and generally comply with the ‘Continuing Professional Development’ requirements of:
    • JNP Group’s QA System – ‘Training procedures and guidance notes’.
    • The training requirements of the professional body to which you are (or become) affiliated.
  • You will be encouraged to advance within the project team and company hierarchy within JNP Group. Advancement will depend on your ability to demonstrate your capabilities and commitment to a career with JNP.

Education & Learning Experience:

Relevant experience to UK standards and working towards membership of the Institution of Civil Engineers, the Institution of Structural Engineers, or similar learned society/professional body is key to these positions.

However, applicants with HND/C or significant relevant experience also welcomed.

Technical Skills:

  • Ability to design structural members in structural steel, reinforced concrete, masonry and timber.
  • Clear understanding of UK Building Regulations and codes.
  • Familiarity with proprietary design software such as SCIA Engineer, TEDDS, CADS, etc.
  • Knowledge of the Site Investigation process.
  • Use of Microsoft Office and other administration software.


  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to manage projects and resources within agreed time scales.
  • Ability to manage the workload of graduate engineers and technicians.
  • Act professionally in the interests of JNP Group.

Please use the following reference number when applying.

Ref No.: CH-PSE-S

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