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 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 applying their engineering skills to the design, development and delivery of projects for our clients whilst also working with the in-house team continuing to grow their own experience and technical knowledge. The successful candidate will get the opportunity to work on a wide variety of construction technologies including 2D panelised and 3D modular systems.


Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interacting with project design teams on live projects.
  • Following the Evolusion management systems 
  • Undertaking concept designs on a wide variety of buildings as provided by the Senior Engineers
  • Delivery of segment of work provided to them by lead manager.
  • Effective time management to allow for efficient delivery within allocated timelines.
  • Producing structural engineering calculations for typical structures.
  • Appropriately self-check their own work and that of their peers prior to issue to the senior engineering team. Support and share engineering knowledge with their peers with the approval of the senior engineering team
  • Assisting Senior Engineers in the development of timescales for new projects upon request
  • Highlight any potential variations to the senior team.
  • Attending site visits as required for inspections. Issue inspection reports.
  • Produce and issue site inspections in respect of BCAR. Aid to the senior engineer in the review and sign off of inspections.
  • Develop a good working knowledge of important and relevant standards and typical details.
  • Supporting the Evolusion team in relation to ongoing projects as a Structural Engineer.
  • Develop knowledge in the area of MMC technologies and applications and continued CPD of new systems and developments in the industry.
  • Develop knowledge in relation to applicable design standards such as Eurocodes. Be active in the review of relevant standards and guidance.
  • Learning 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.
  • Assist on R&D works where required.
  • Assist on R&D works where required within Evolusion.
  • Develop knowledge in the use of the inhouse design software, commercial software, and QA processes.
  • Any other tasks commensurate with this post.


Candidate Profile:

To be successful in this role the candidate will have;

  • An honours degree in a relevant engineering discipline. 
  • Demonstrable relevant professional experience in Structural Engineering.
  • Knowledge of MMC is beneficial but not essential.
  • The ability to sustain positive working relationships within a team.
  • Knowledge of British Standards and Eurocodes.
  • 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.