Structural Engineer Required – Milton Keynes

Location: Milton Keynes

Role: Structural Engineer, Full Time, Permanent.

Background to appointment:

GCA Consulting are a well-established multi-disciplinary firm, with a diverse workload of £1-15m schemes. We have a vacancy for a project support role delivering Structural Engineering designs across a diverse workload of schemes.

Work would be undertaken under the direction of a Structural Director. We seek a candidate with experience of design in all materials, to make a valuable contribution in delivering a wide range of interesting, varied regional projects.

The role would suit an experienced (3 years) technical engineer with ambitions to progress their career within a small team and supportive company culture. Full support will be provided to achieve their potential within a supportive and friendly environment. Experience of working on high profile residential schemes is desirable.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities associated with the role are as follows:

  • Providing detailed technical input and ensuring quality of work output on projects requiring Detailed Structural Engineering Design.
  • Report writing.
  • To be involved in business development with a focus on the quality and interest of new business.
  • Managing projects with confidence to work with some autonomously.
  • To support the Director in ensuring that the project is undertaken to the specified budget.

Candidates should meet the majority of the following criteria:

  • Expertise in a range of relevant analytical software packages.
  • Recent experience of detailed design for a variety of Structural Projects, specifically residential.
  • Ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a small, dynamic team environment.
  • Ability to liaise directly with client and with other consultants/suppliers.
  • Ability to market the company’s expertise and extend the client base.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to take part in project-related discussions.
  • Ability to use experience from other projects.
  • Commitment to producing high quality work and to promoting the reputation of the company.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development.
  • In possession of, or working towards Chartership of the Institution of Structural Engineers.


GCA are able to offer the successful candidate the following:

  • A wide variety of project work, and an interesting workload.
  • Significant opportunities within a growing company.
  • A competitive salary
  • Pension contributions
  • High quality mentoring from experienced colleagues, and assistance in delivering workload from able, conscientious junior staff.
  • Delightful, rural office accommodation with on-site parking.