Structural Engineer, Structural Surveyor Required

Structural Surveyor

Location: East and West Midlands

Role: Structural Engineer, Structural surveyor, Part to Full Time.

Background to appointment:

GCA Consulting are a well-established multi-disciplinary firm, with a diverse workload. We have a vacancy for an experienced Structural Engineer with the ability to undertake surveys of a wide range of interesting structures across the East and West Midlands, as well as occasional national projects.

Work would be undertaken under the direction of a Structural Director, but would involve a high degree of independence.

A part-time or contract role would be considered for the right candidate.

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

  • Providing detailed technical reports on the condition and defects of existing structures.
  • Making recommendation for additional specialist surveys
  • Making recommendations for remedial works
  • Inspecting remedial works for conformity
  • Undertaking calculations when required to demonstrate the suitability of alterations or existing structures.
  • Managing projects autonomously.
  • To liaise with the client to agree timescales, access and methodologies for surveys.
  • To have excellence awareness of site safety issues.


Candidates should meet the majority of the following criteria:

  • Recent experience of detailed report writing for a variety of Structural Projects.
  • Ability to manage time and work to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral and written English communication skills.
  • Ability to supervise the work of more junior staff and sub-consultants.
  • Ability to liaise directly with clients and with other consultants/suppliers.
  • Ability to work collaboratively.
  • Ability to lead 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.