Senior Structural Engineer (South East England)

United Kingdom
19 Oct 2019
24 Oct 2019
Contract Type

NHBC has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Structural Engineer to join the team. This is a home based role in the South East England area. You will work on a full time, permanent basis and earn a highly competitive salary of GBP39,500 to GBP50,000 per annum.

Joining a multi-discipline team of engineers and surveyors, this hugely varied role will see you take responsibility for assessing building regulation and warranty applications on a wide variety of residential and mixed schemes. On top of that, you will assist developers, architects & builders, provide site support, undertake forensic investigations, liaise with customers and much more.

Working from home, you can also look forward to real flexibility, plus an excellent work/life balance. As our Senior Structural Engineer you will enjoy a high level of responsibility as well as autonomy but with the full support of a dedicated management network.

About you

As a Chartered Engineer you will have full membership of an appropriate recognised professional institution, (MICE, MIStructE). You should possess substantial construction industry experience, knowledge of the housing and commercial sectors as well as an in-depth understanding of superstructure, foundation and geotechnical design. You will be able to work with the minimum of supervision with good communication, interpersonal skills and a proven commercial awareness. You will also be IT literate with experience of relevant software applications.

Salary / Benefits you'll receive as our Senior Structural Engineer:

Travel to customer sites as required so a full driving licence is essential.

- GBP39,500 - GBP50,000 (dependant on location, experience and including remote worker allowance)

- Up to 6% performance related bonus.

- Company car.

- 25 days pa annual leave with option to purchase one additional week per year

- Pension scheme accredited to Pension Mark Plus standards (up to 10.5% of salary employer contribution)

- Life assurance of 4 x salary

- Subsidised private medical insurance

- Cycle purchase scheme

- High street discounts and preferential gym rates

- Employee assistance programme

Relocation assistance may be available for the right candidate


Our purpose is to work with the house building industry to raise the standards of new homes and provide protection for homeowners. Homes are at the heart of all our lives and our employees are proud to be making a difference to improving the standards of house building in the UK. Being an independent non-profit distributing company with no shareholders enables us to focus on our mission. NHBC is the home warranty provider of choice, we currently insure over 1.6m homes, with a market share of approximately 80% and is also the largest Approved Inspector.

Always happy to talk flexible working

We encourage employees to work flexibly in different ways including home working, field working and both formal and informal flexible working arrangements. We don't promise we can offer you what you want, but we are always willing and happy to talk flexible working options. This can be discussed further during the interview process.

Diversity and Inclusion

NHBC is committed to equal opportunities for all. We are a signatory to the Armed Forces Covenant and the Women in Finance Charter. Our inclusive culture helps us to maintain competitive advantage as we aim to attract people from diverse backgrounds to complement our team. Underlying our overall commitment to equality is the fundamental belief in the right of all employees and customers to be treated with dignity and respect and to be guaranteed freedom from discrimination.

Our Values

Excellent - Proud and professional in all that we do
Connected - Collaborating, sharing and achieving success as a team
Human - Challenging, supporting and respecting each other
Progressive - Inspired by possibilities, learning and adapting together