HCE Limited

Senior Civil & Structural Engineer

Recognising our people are our future; HCE Ltd strive to hire exceptional individuals who can enjoy a fulfilling and long-term career with the practice. We are looking to appoint an experienced Senior Civil & Structural Engineer with public sector and consultancy experience in designing and managing urban infrastructure projects.

The successful candidate will join our team based in Swansea.

As Senior Civil & Structural Engineer your role is focused on the technical management and delivery of a wide range of projects to the highest quality and to budget. The projects vary across the residential, commercial, education, industrial, and defence sectors.

Your key responsibilities within this role are to provide leadership to junior staff and provide technical support on assigned projects to ensure the successful delivery of key building & infrastructure schemes. You will collaboratively work with other design team members and have opportunities to work on a wide variety of schemes and innovative, technically challenging work.

About You

Essential Requirements:

Chartered or Near Chartered Engineer with relevant degree from an ICE/IStructE approved course with a minimum of 5 years commercial/industrial experience within an Engineering Consultancy

The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in designing to client quality objectives and leading the delivery of multidisciplinary projects at a design manager/coordinator level.

Key skills and experience we are looking for:

Confident liaising with new and existing clients

Experience leading and mentoring multidisciplinary teams

Strong commercial awareness, and confident dealing with and fulfilling client requirements

Experience managing complex projects, using resources from both local and regional teams

Thorough working knowledge of structural analysis and design with steel, concrete masonry and timber

A good knowledge of relevant design standards (British Standards & Eurocodes, DMRB, Manual for Streets and local design guidance)

Residential and commercial building design experience

SUDs Design experience and experience of SAB application process

Through working knowledge of local authority and drainage adoption processes (Section 104, Section 185, Section 38, Section 278)

Highway design specialisms, such as street lighting, drainage and traffic signals – desirable

Excellent knowledge and experience of computer aided design software (STAADPro, Bentley SewerGems, AutoCad, Scale/Sand)

Knowledge of MS Office 365 and Adobe Acrobat essential. Knowledge of MS Sharepoint desirable

Job Types:

Full-time, Permanent


£35,000.00-£45,000.00 per year


  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Sick pay


  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

COVID-19 precautions are in place within the office environment and when making site visits in order to protect employees and clients.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Swansea, SA4 4QN: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)


  • Bachelor's (preferred)


  • Structural Engineering: 1 year (preferred)
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Depending on experience
HCE Limited, Swansea SA4
Job Type:
Full-time, Permanent
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