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Structural Investigation Engineer



9d ago

  • Job
    Entry Level / Graduate
  • Engineering
  • Milton Keynes

AI generated summary

  • You must have a degree in Civil or Structural Engineering, be chartered with ICE or IStructE, experienced in structural investigations and reporting, familiar with a range of building materials, and have strong design skills to eurocodes. Autonomy, initiative, and decision-making ability are essential.
  • You will conduct structural investigations, manage projects, collaborate with stakeholders, and lead repairs for residential and commercial structures.


  • To be successful in this role you will most likely have a degree (or equivalent) in Civil or Structural Engineering and be chartered with ICE, or IStructE or equivalent or progressing towards chartership.
  • Additionally you will:
  • Be experienced in structural investigations and reporting of low-rise to medium rise residential, and ideally tall buildings in a range of materials and structural form
  • Be experienced in the identification, reporting and repair of building defects
  • Be experienced in structural investigation and reporting in relation to building structural safety and ideally ‘Building Safety Act’
  • Be experienced in the design of foundations, masonry, concrete including detailing, steel and timber structures to eurocodes
  • Be experienced in the residential market including traditional construction as well as framed structures
  • Ideally be familiar with Tekla software (Tekla designer and Tedds) and AutoCAD/Revit
  • Previous management experience would be advantageous
  • Have the ability to make decisions
  • Be motivated with initiative and comfortable with autonomy with an appetite to drive innovation


  • Structural Investigation and reporting on a range of building structures from residential to commercial of varying materials and structural form
  • Assist Operations Director / Director in development of structural investigation services
  • Assist Associate Director / Director in management of structural engineering team
  • Independent management of projects / project team
  • Financial responsibility for your own projects
  • Preparation of fee quotations / Invoicing
  • Management of staff and other consultants
  • Working in collaboration with senior stakeholders and clients
  • Site visits and undertake structural surveys, investigation and repair schemes for structures from fires to foundation issues


What type of projects will I be primarily involved in as a Structural Investigation Engineer?

You will primarily be involved in the effective delivery of residential foundation and superstructure projects through to low and medium rise housing and commercial buildings.

Where are the clients located that I will be servicing as a Structural Investigation Engineer?

Our clients are located in London, Milton Keynes, and across the Midlands.

What opportunities are there for career progression within this role?

This role offers opportunities for career progression within our industry leading team, where you can further develop your expertise in all sectors of the built environment and contribute to the growth of our structural investigation service.

We define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world.

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Founded in 1970, RPS is a leading global professional services firm of 5,000 consultants and service providers. Operating in 125 countries, working across six continents we define, design and manage projects that create shared value to a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. We work across six sectors: property, energy, transport, water, resources, defence and government services. Our services span twelve clusters: project and program management; design and development; water services; environment; advisory and management consulting; exploration and development; planning and approvals; health, safety and risk; oceans and coastal; laboratories; training and communication and creative services. We stand out for our clients by using deep expertise to solve problems that matter, making them easy to understand and by being easy to work with.