Senior Civil and Structural Engineer

BAE Systems
Lancashire, Preston, England
Closing date
5 Sep 2019
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Senior Civil and Structural Engineer

Would you like to play a key role in the Real Estate Solutions (RES) Programmes Engineering team? We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Civil and Structural Engineer at our site in Preston.



As a Senior Civil and Structural Engineer, you will be assisting and leading the preparation of a range of documents and concept design solutions for projects in support of land, sea, and air operations, training facilities, and production & maintenance facilities throughout the UK and Middle East.


This role will provide you with the opportunity to work within a high performing team to deliver construction / FM projects to ensure the correct Engineering support is applied through the project lifecycle.


Your main responsibilities as a Senior Civil and Structural Engineer will involve:


Reports to the RES Programmes Principal Civil & Structural Engineer.


Prepare concept designs and options studies that will form the basis of further development work


Carry out site and condition surveys of existing buildings and write up survey reports


Carry out technical reviews of contractor's design drawings and documents for accuracy and compliance with project standards and concept documents


Manage own workload under minimal supervision to meet project deadlines


Participate in design reviews as required and attend engineering and project meetings: manage actions arising as required


Contribute to the Engineering Lifecycle (ELC) process, Risk Management, Safety, Health & the Environment (SHE), Product Safety and wider project issues as directed

Your skills and qualifications:


Degree Qualified in Civil or Structural discipline or equivalent qualification/experience



Demonstrable experience in the design and construction of infrastructure projects


Experience of discipline specific standards and Codes of Practice relating to design, installation and maintenance


Competence in the use of Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Project is essential


Capability in the use of AutoCAD and/or Revit

Previous experience of working in the defence sector on UK MoD or Saudi Air Force sites



Experienced at leading and managing multi-discipline project teams


NEBOSH or other industry recognised safety qualification is desirable


Chartered Engineer ECUK Status or willing to work towards

What we're looking for in you:

You will be a proactive individual with excellent communications skills and team player ready to work as part of a high performing team.



Location: Preston Portway

Salary: £43,000+

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world's leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Shared Services

If you'd like to make a real difference where it counts, BAE Systems is the place for you.



From keeping soldiers, sailors and pilots safe to helping countries prosper, from developing the next generation of supersonic aircraft to investing in the next generation of super-smart talent - at BAE Systems, we work together to give our customers an essential edge in protecting the things that really matter. Lives, livelihoods, ways of life.


As part of the Shared Services team, you'll be at the heart of this endeavour - working closely with our air, maritime, land and cyber and intelligence businesses to support our customers around the world.


Join us and you'll be encouraged and rewarded to excel in this important work. Apply your talent where it counts.


BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.


Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.


Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.


At BAE Systems, we provide some of the world's most advanced, technology-led defence, aerospace and security solutions. We employ a skilled workforce of more than 83,000 people in 40 countries. Working with customers and local partners, we develop, engineer, manufacture, and support products and systems to deliver military capability, protect national security and people, and keep critical information and infrastructure secure.

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