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Principal Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer

Job details
Posting date: 19 April 2024
Salary: £56,000 to £65,000 per year
Additional salary information: + Hybrid Working
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 19 May 2024
Location: Plymouth, Devon, PL1 4SG
Company: Babcock International Ltd
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: SF51336_1713541932

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Summary

Job Title: Principal CS&A
Location: Bristol or Warrington + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation: Up to £65,000 + Benefits
Role Type: Full time / Permanent
Role ID: SF51336

At Cavendish Nuclear we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Principal Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer at our Bristol site.

The role
As a Principal Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. You will be trusted to lead projects through the entire project lifecycle.

Day to day, you'll form a leading role within a dynamic design team undertaking traditional, bespoke and innovative designs of reinforced concrete, steel and masonry structures for defence, nuclear decommissioning and nuclear new build projects, as well as support to operating nuclear sites. You will provide technical leadership and expertise, and you will take on the role of Technical Lead on specific projects when required. The successful candidate will also be expected to:

  • Delivery Nuclear design work, inspections and construction site support on projects for a range of public and private sector clients within the UK and overseas. Work encompasses the full lifecycle of a project.
  • Concept and Feasibility studies for multi discipline design projects.
  • Analysis and Design using engineering software such as Tekla and Robot as well as producing hand calculations.
  • Prepare Calculations, CDM activities, Basis of Design, Material Specifications, Scopes of Work, Technical reports, Inter discipline design coordination and supervision.
  • Liaise with Technicians in the preparation of Revit models.
  • Work with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high profile projects.
  • Ensure all work to be carried out with a positive attitude toward safety, both in design and in the office environment.
  • Be responsible for the management of project delivery, as well as people management of Senior CS&A Engineers and CS&A Engineers.


This role is full time, 37 hours per week and provides hybrid working arrangements with two days in the office/onsite and three days working from home.

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Essential experience of the Principal Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer

  • Significant experience in the design of structures in reinforced concrete and steelwork
  • It would be advantageous but not necessary to have previous experience within the nuclear industry and design for seismic loading
  • Awareness and experience of using the latest design codes and standards
  • Understanding of the relevant legal and regulatory standards


Qualifications for the Principal Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer:

  • Degree Qualified (BEng or MEng), Civil / Structural Engineer
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with membership of ICE or IstructE, or working towards.
  • We value difference and don't have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


Security Clearance
The successful candidate must be able to achieve and maintain Security Check (SC) security clearance for this role.

What we offer

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity
  • Flexible working


Cavendish Nuclear
As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

We are a disability confident committed employer. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please email with the subject header 'Reasonable adjustments requirement'. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.

Closing date: 30/04/2024

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