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Senior Structural Engineer

  • Location: Glasgow
  • Salary: Up to £36.90 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 year ago

  • Sector: Aerospace and Defence
  • Contact: Morson Rosyth
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  • Duration: 6 months
  • Start Date: 03/02/2020
  • Client: Morson Talent
  • Expiry Date: 12 June 2020
  • Job Ref: 172380SMK_1589544607

Purpose of Role:

To undertake a defined range of engineering activities in line with all relevant processes and quality requirements, supplying advice and support to operations and other functions and ensuring defined objectives are achieved whilst continually maintaining quality and service requirements.

Essential Knowledge of:

Global Analysis - Bending moments, residual strength, Extreme stress assessments, Fatigue

Finite Element Analysis

Seats (Cat A + Cat B)

Materials and Welding

Coatings and Corrosion

Class Rules - LR

First Fixings

Production Support (e.g. Lifting & Turning, shock calcs, build strategy, etc.)

Tasks and Activities:

Participate fully in developing, maintaining and modifying engineering processes and procedures in assigned areas in response to technical developments and operational need.

Carry out relatively complex technical analyses and investigations, including evaluation and selection of technical options, and prepare reports with suggested recommendations to support the resolution of problems and the improvement of engineering capability.

Prepare specifications, develop designs in line with specifications and all quality and technical standards, and carry out design appraisals in assigned areas to ensure all standards are maintained.

Carry out investigations into operational problems or developments and develop and prepare solutions, individually or as a member of a project team.

Act as the main point of contact with customers and/or suppliers in assigned areas on engineering matters, to resolve relatively complex problems and issues and to maintain awareness in both parties of priorities and objectives.

Support the identification of business opportunities and the preparation of bids in area(s) of expertise to facilitate the development of the highest quality bids.

Provide help and direction to less experienced team members to support both their effective working and their development.

Manage assigned budgets and lead, develop and motivate assigned employees to ensure they are aware of and capable of delivering their accountabilities.

Make engineering decisions within own sphere of responsibility and delegated authority.


Typically degree qualified (not essential), likely to be in engineering or other related discipline.

Meet the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer with the Engineering Council and preferably be a member of a relevant Professional Body Experience in engineering or a defence related industry.

Experience of liaising with external stakeholders.

Possess in-depth knowledge of most aspects within current discipline.

Ability to coach, mentor & assist others in Structural Engineering or Naval Architecture Tasks.

Good people management skills and experienced in a multi-disciplined engineering environment.

To apply for this position, you must be eligible to live and work in the UK and either possess or be able to obtain UK MOD Security Clearance to SC Level.