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Principal Structural Engineer - Energy & Resources



United Kingdom
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Stantec works across several sectors within our Energy and Resources business including Waterpower & Dams, Transmission & Distribution, Waste & Generation, Nuclear and Minerals & Resources.

We have developed a strong reputation within the energy sector as a leading, progressive and forward-thinking consultancy, focused on delivering high quality outputs to ensure the client achieves their outcomes and business benefits. To support our ambitious growth plans, we are now seeking a Principal Structure Engineer to join us in any of our UK offices.

As a Principal, you will design and develop complex structural solutions in the energy sector and oversee the team both in the UK and in our overseas design centres. We are currently growing a new structural engineering capability within our Energy and Resources business and you have the opportunity to develop growth plans and support recruitment to develop a successful, well integrated team.

As well as being the team leader, you will be hands-on and actively participate in structural design work. You will provide guidance, coaching and mentoring to team members, ensuring technical excellence in all outputs.

You will have expertise in above ground superstructures, foundations of all types and deep substructures and you will deliver projects including the following:-

  • Concept and detail design for electrical sub-station work.

  • Structural design work on energy from waste plants (steelwork modification or new foundations).

  • Design of deep pumping stations.

  • Refurbishment and assessment of existing power stations.

  • Control buildings.

This is an exciting opportunity for an engineer who is passionate about sustainable energy and eager to make a significant impact in the industry.

About You

Ideally you will be a chartered Structural Engineer, with a proven track record of leading and delivering complex structural engineering projects. You will have in-depth knowledge of structural analysis and design principles for various materials (concrete, steel, etc.). You will also:-

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance on complex structural engineering challenges within the energy sector.

  • Ensure all structural designs comply with relevant building codes, safety regulations, and project specifications.

  • Proficiency in Eurocodes for concrete, steel, masonry and geotechnical design.

  • Experience in the design of water retaining structures.

  • Perform and lead structural analysis using specialized software (e.g., STAAD Pro, Midas NX FEA, Autodesk Robot Structural Analysis)

  • Manage and mentor junior staff, fostering their professional development.

  • Oversee project budgets and timelines for the structural engineering aspects.

  • Prepare and review technical documents, reports, and proposals.

Why Join us?

  • Our People Culture: We're proud of our friendly and collaborative environment

  • Awards: We're 2023 NCE Consultancy of the Year and top 10 Corporate Knights most sustainable companies in the world.

  • Great Benefits: Competitive salary, pension plan, holidays, free private medical insurance, discounted gym membership and lots more.

  • Flexible working arrangements

  • Great Projects in all of our sectors across the UK&I

  • Industry leading training and development as well as paid for professional subscriptions

To hear what our team have to say about working in the Energy group, click here:- Stantec Energy Team


About Stantec

Stantec is a professional services firm. Our team of 28,000 global experts provides engineering, architecture, environmental, and project management services across all phases of the project life cycle.

We’re designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships. Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

From large-scale developments to challenging neighbourhood projects, we stretch across our global network to learn from others, offer our support, and gain new experiences along the way. So while we work to help the communities around us thrive, our own people thrive too.

Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment.

At Stantec we are committed to ensuring our recruitment process is accessible to all. If you require reasonable adjustments to be made during the recruitment process then please inform a member of our Talent Acquisition team.

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