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Senior Structural Engineer

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General information


Egis is a global consulting and engineering firm working in construction, transport and mobility services. Our mission: create and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings to further the transition to a low-carbon economy and contribute to more balanced and sustainable territorial development.
To support our growth dynamic, we offer a wide variety of career opportunities in more than 120 countries.
Joining our Group and its 16,000 employees means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.




Position description

Job title

Senior Structural Engineer

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

Egis is a leading global consulting, construction engineering and operating firm. We work hand-in-hand with our clients, across every aspect of transport, energy and the built environment to build a more balanced, sustainable and resilient world. The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience and a team of 16,000 employees in over 100 countries around the world. Joining our Group means, above all, sharing our values as a people-first company, strongly committed to sustainability and innovation.

In the UK we're proud to be delivering some of the most iconic projects which help connect people, protect our environment and meet emission reduction targets. From motorways to tramways, nuclear power plants to smart cities, clients choose us to help them solve their most complex challenges - delivering climate-responsible growth that meets the needs of communities, industry and the planet.

Job description

We are now looking for a Senior Structural Engineer to join us at our Leatherhead office. You will be responsible for the management and provision of cost-effective design solutions to maintain or improve the M25 highways asset to the standards agreed and considering the needs of key stakeholders.



  • Manage internal design resources within Design Team to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget
  • Manage external framework design suppliers to deliver agreed outcomes, scope, on time and to budget
  • Lead and supervise the in-house design of selected structural packages
  • Undertake and manage optioneering and feasibility of design solutions and preparation of whole life costing
  • Preparation and review of contract documentation
  • Work with the Connect Plus Services (CPS) Asset Team to agree achievable Asset Management Forward Plans
  • Develop and agree briefs with the design team and design suppliers, to cover scope, budget and programme, and to obtain agreement from Asset head for the same
  • Prepare and submit instructions to design suppliers
  • Monitor, review and check deliverables from external designers to ensure that designs are complete and compliant prior submission to National Highways through the Review Process
  • Manage and provide advice on the Design Review Process (Certification)
  • Ensure that all designs meet the quality standards required by the DBFO contract and CPS internal standards
  • Work with the Project Manager to lead the internal gateway reviews during the design phase to ensure that they are timely and appropriate sign off is achieved at each gateway
  • Provide professional and technical leadership and mentoring in structural engineering




  • Relevant vocational qualifications (MEng/MSc/BEng/BSc/HNC and HND)
  • Membership of an appropriate professional institution (ICE,r IStructE or IHT)
  • Alternatively registered with the Engineering Council to IEng or CEng level or with good relevant experience and expecting to obtain IEng/CEng within 12 months from appointment
  • 40 hours of CPD in last 12 months including 20 related to highway engineering
  • Competent in Highway Structural Design and Assessment
  • Knowledge of CDM and other H&S legislation
  • Competent in exercising the Designer’s duties and the Principal Designer duties under CDM
  • Broad understanding of environmental requirements of highway schemes
  • Broad knowledge of Quality Management and IMS
  • Knowledge of the use of computer design applications
  • Excellent IT Skills relevant to Civil Engineering Design and Microsoft Office is essential
  • Knowledge of design and assessment standards (DMRB / MCHW /Eurocodes etc.) relevant to structures
  • Knowledge of National Highways approvals procedures
  • Knowledge of structural design analysis


Good to have

  • Asset Management experience
  • Relevant experience in operating at a senior level
  • Experienced in leading a design team, managing a design portfolio and coordinating interfaces with other disciplines
  • Hold appropriate CSCS card registration
  • Experience of Microsoft Project
  • Consultation experience with National Highways, Local Councils, Emergency Services and key stakeholders
  • Broad skills, knowledge/understanding of other highway related design areas
  • Knowledge of the Traffic Signs Manual Chapter 8
  • Licensed to drive in the UK or with reciprocal agreement



We are committed to our planet

In each project we design, engineer and operate we care deeply about the legacy we’re leaving behind. As part of our team, you’ll have a unique opportunity to use your skills and expertise to shape a better future for our communities in the UK, and all around the globe.

Our commitment is translated in the work carried out by our Egis Foundation, which funds concrete actions to address the climate crisis and is focused on educational and social initiatives that will help in the responsible and sustainable shift towards a sustainable world.


Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

We are an Equal Opportunities employer, and we strive to build a workforce that truly reflects the communities we represent. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. If you decide to apply for an opportunity with us, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and every one’s contribution as this builds our culture and means that if you work with us, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

0-Without graduation

Minimum level of experience required