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Senior Structural Engineer - Leeds (2098) in Leeds at BuroHappold Engineering

Date Posted: 2/4/2018

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Job Description

An opportunity has arisen in our Leeds office for a Senior Structural Engineer to lead projects in a client-facing capacity across a range of sectors, including culture, residential, high rise, education, refurbishment, mixed use and commercial. 

Type of contract

Senior, Associate

Area of Expertise
Building Structures


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About BuroHappold in Leeds

BuroHappold's Leeds office have contributed to some of the most iconic projects in the North of England and Midlands in recent years, including The Library of BirminghamOne Angel Square, and HOME Cultural & Arts Centre, and with current workload including Angel Gardens Tower in Manchester, The Factory Theatre, Quarry Hill redevelopment in Leeds, and the Middlewood Locks Masterplan, we can offer you all the opportunity necessary to develop as a technical specialist and commercially-minded structural leader.

What will I be doing?

As a client-facing Senior Engineer, your responsibilities will typically comprise:

  • Leading structural design elements on projects as required; undertaking detailed engineering design of a wide variety of buildings.
  • Working closely with and monitor performance of a technician.
  • Representing BuroHappold at meetings with the client, other professionals and suppliers.
  • Delivering excellent project work within agreed deadlines and within budget.
  • Ensuring appropriate service/design decisions are met.
  • Keeping senior staff informed of important and relevant design decisions to make sure that the objectives of the company and the client are achieved.
  • Coordinating your work with other members of the project team.
  • Mentoring and assisting Graduates and less experienced Engineers.

More about you...

As an experienced Structural Engineer, we would expect that you will be able to demonstrate:

  • Extensive building structures design experience.
  • Experience as a lead structural engineer on projects.
  • Broad design knowledge, from working on a wide range of projects.
  • Skilled in the use of design and modelling software such as Robot, Etabs, Rhino etc
  • Chartered Engineer (MIStructE / MICE) or close to obtaining chartership.
  • Bachelor’s degree BEng / BSc or Master’s degree MEng / MSc that meets the engineering academic requirements for chartership.
  • Mobility to travel.

In return....

... we can offer exceptional opportunities to:

  • Solve some of the most interesting engineering challenges on world-class projects;
  • Work directly with acclaimed architects as a project leader on a broad spectrum of challenging schemes, including large scale residential masterplans, higher education developments, and iconic cultural venues;
  • Rapidly progress your career within a growing, creative and architecturally led structural engineering team.

For more information and a confidential discussion please contact Vicky Thorburn (

BuroHappold is proud to be a practice of a diverse range of professionals that reflects the countries in which we operate.  We understand that through collaboration, diverse people with different experiences develop the most innovative and elegant solutions. BuroHappold actively promotes inclusivity across the practice to enable every individual to reach their full potential. This begins with a fair and inclusive recruitment process which focuses on your skills, competencies and experiences in relation to the role.


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