Senior Structural Engineer


Innishannon, IE Birmingham, GB

An introduction to Etex

At Etex, our purpose is to inspire new ways of living. By joining Etex, you won’t just be joining an international leader, you will inspire people around the world to build living spaces that are ever safer, more sustainable, smarter and beautiful. You’ll be joining a company who wants to inspire change.

We are committed to making a positive human impact on the world. In return, we’ll reward you by investing in your development and your personal well-being. Whilst our core values help us develop those effective and sustainable lightweight solutions we’re known for, it’s our people that matter most!

Our diverse and inclusive workforce always strives for excellence. We have over 100 years of experience manufacturing high-performance building solutions. Etex is a company that is committed to success - and when you join us, we’ll be committed to you.



We are currently recruiting a Senior Structural Engineer on a full-time permanent basis, in our Cork and Birmingham offices at Evolusion Innovation, part of the Etex Group. The successful candidate will be responsible for leading a team in the delivery of projects for our clients. Part of the role will also include the mentoring of junior engineering staff. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work on a wide variety of construction technologies including 2D panelised and 3D modular systems. A plan will also be in place to work towards becoming a Chartered Engineer.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop relations with project design teams and clients.
  • Adherence to the Evolusion management systems 
  • Undertaking concept designs and planning at concept stage on a wide variety of buildings of repeat clients
  • Delivering projects based on timeframes and budgetary requirements.
  • Manage the resource that have been allocated for project delivery.
  • Producing structural engineering calculations for a High-Risk Structures and reviewing calculations for typical structures
  • Checking of designs and drawings and other works undertaken by the team and providing feedback and coaching where necessary.
  • Assisting Principal Engineers in the development of timescales for new projects
  • Review of project variations and ensuring variation costs agreed.
  • Attending first and last site visits as required for inspections and issue inspection reports. Review of inspection reports by the structural team.
  • For BCAR related projects, ensuring that designs and inspections are carried out in accordance with inspection notification frameworks issued, and preparing final documentation to enable Ancillary certification by the Principal Engineer. Reviewing all items of inspections.
  • Retain a good working knowledge of important and relevant standards and typical details. Communicate to Principal Engineers and evidence that clients are developing changes to their systems.
  • Providing technical assistance and support as required to others in the Evolusion team, including to those within other Evolusion departments.
  • Working towards becoming an MMC technical expert and continued CPD of new systems and developments in the industry.
  • Develop a strong knowledge in relation to applicable design standards such as Eurocodes. Provide technical support to the engineering team.
  • Maintain and build upon First Principles engineering analysis and be proactive in learning and researching the required technical information. Have ability to provide suitable hand calculations when required.
  • Assisting and mentoring of Structural Engineers. Work with PE to manage Structural engineering teams.
  • Assisting on R&D works as required with Clients. Lead R&D works as appropriate.
  • Assisting on R&D works as required within Evolusion. Lead R&D works as appropriate.
  • Becoming proficient in the use of the inhouse design software, externally sourced software, and QA processes.
  • Assist in the development of design process.
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post  
  • Assist with enabling the maintenance of harmonious relationships within the team.


Candidate Profile:

To be successful in this role the candidate will have;

  • Demonstrable relevant post grad professional experience in Structural Engineering.
  • Demonstrable relevant Structural Design experience with Steel Structures.
  • Extensive knowledge of Eurocodes and British Standards.
  • Extensive experience with at least one Structural Design Software and capable to learn others smoothly.
  • Extensive knowledge with Steel Connections.
  • Experience with Steel Manufacturing requirements / drawings / procedures.
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Tools. Outlook / Word / Excel / PowerPoint etc. 
  • Must be proficient with AutoCAD.
  • Excellent organisation, planning and time management skills, with an ability to work both under guidance and using your own initiative.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication & interpersonal skills with Fluent English
  • Proficiency in French and/or German would be highly advantageous. 



Work Location:

Evolusion Innovation Ltd. - Cork, Ireland or Birmingham, UK

Additional travel may be required on occasion. 


What we Offer:

  • You’ll be joining a company focused on your well-being - both professional and personal.
  • We are the leading MMC Consultants which provides a very interesting, challenging, and enjoyable work environment. 
  • Our teammates are our greatest force; interaction, sharing and collaborating with others drives us.
  • We offer flexible working options including hybrid working (depending on the role)

Our core package at Evolusion includes:

  • Additional holidays for long service employees
  • Competitive salary & Performance based Bonuses
  • Pension Plan 
  • Performance & Annual Salary Reviews 
  • Income Protection
  • Life Insurance
  • CPD, Training and upskilling opportunities
  • Bike to Work Scheme
  • Sports and Social Committee  

Our Social Responsibilities  

Etex has a clear commitment to help build a better, sustainable future. We work towards this vision by caring about our social and environmental impacts and working on innovative solutions for the building industry. 

Our ambition is to reduce negative effects and scale up positive impacts. We prioritise decarbonisation, including the use of renewable energy, as well as circularity, with a first focus on waste management.

We engage in a wide range of voluntary initiatives which offer support to local communities through partnerships and social projects. Our teammates know their local communities best, we are proud of the numerous projects and actions initiated around the world that are based on the awareness of their communities’ needs.


Commitment to diversity 

We’re incredibly proud of the community we’ve created at Etex. We form a global team of over 13,500 individuals from an enormous variety of backgrounds, races, faiths, and genders. Our diversity is our strength, and we are committed to ensuring that all of our teammates feel included and happy at work. 

If you require any additional support with your application, please do not hesitate to get in touch so that we can make arrangements for you.

Good luck with your application 

As you have seen, our Teammates mean the world to us, they enable us to Inspire Ways of Living. If this role appeals to you, click apply now and discover how a career at Etex will help you learn, grow and lead. We look forward to hearing from you. 


Interested candidates can apply by submitting a detailed CV & Cover Letter by visiting our careerspage at
Closing date for receipt of applications: 30th June 2024.