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We are a well-established structural and civil engineering consultancy operating from three offices in Gloucester, London and Henley on Thames.  Our continued development has resulted in a number of exciting opportunities within our three offices.

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 London, Gloucester, Henley

London and Gloucester 

London, Gloucester, Henley
 

London and Gloucester
 

Structural Engineers
London, Gloucester, Henley

We are recruiting Structural Engineers for our London, Gloucester and Henley offices.

These are exciting opportunities for ambitious structural engineers to play a significant role in the continuing development of our dynamic company. 

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You will have:

  • 3-5 years' experience 

  • A BEng or MEng Civil / Structural Engineering or Engineering Design and be a member of the relevant body such as the IStructE. 

  • Working towards chartership or the ambition to do so.

  • Experience of building structures and a knowledge of steel, concrete, timber and load bearing masonry structures

  • The ability to design to British Standards or Eurocodes. 

  • Experience with computer software is desirable – notably TEKLA Structural Designer, Robot and TEDDS.

  • Experience across a variety of sectors such as commercial, educational and residential. 

  • Excellent communication skills with a positive working attitude.

  • We are particularly interested in candidates located within a reasonable commute of our Henley and Gloucester offices. 
     

  • Have a look at the Project section for examples of our recent projects.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary with annual salary review

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Option to buy additional holiday or sell holiday not used

  • Bonus scheme (based on company and personal performance)

  • Support with ICE / IStructE Professional Development to Chartership level

  • Company pension scheme with independent pension advice service

  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you free access to counselling and advice in legal, financial and personal matters

 

If this sounds like the career opportunity you are seeking, please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@simpsoneng.com

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity. No job applicant of employee will be discriminated against because of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, pregnancy or marital status. 

NO AGENCIES

Str Engineer - Glos

Civil Engineers
Henley on Thames

We are recruiting experienced Civil Engineers to build our team in our Henley on Thames office. We offer excellent career prospects, the opportunity to be part of a lively team offering a breadth of experience in a dynamic business.

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Responsibilities:

  • Design of drainage, service, road infrastructure and earthworks on a broad range of projects that include industrial, commercial, residential, retail, health and leisure developments.

  • Preparation of associated drawings from concept stage through to construction.

  • Preparation of Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements and Service Strategy Reports as well as design of Sustainable Urban Drainage Systems from concept stage through to implementation.

  • Design and detailing of works associated with highway (s.278, s.38, etc.) and drainage agreements (s.104, s.185, etc) as well as other relevant consents / permits and negotiation of technical approvals.

  • Site audits and feasibility assessments.

  • Growing civil engineering expertise as well as maintaining and developing Client relationships.

  • Management, leadership, support and coaching of other team members in undertaking technical work and report writing.

 

Key Skills & Experience

  • Relevant degree plus 3+ years’ experience in a civil engineering role. For the Gloucester position, we will consider candidates with less experience. 

  • Experience writing reports such as Flood Risk Assessments, Drainage Statements, etc.

  • Experience preparing drawings using AutoCAD.

  • Experience carrying out design of foul and surface water drainage systems using MicroDrainage.

  • Experience carrying out vehicle swept path assessments using AutoTrack.

  • Experience using ground modelling software for the design of horizontal / vertical alignment, earthworks, etc.

  • Experience of negotiations with highway authorities, drainage authorities and Environment Agency.

  • Knowledge of national guidance such as Design Manual for Roads and Bridges, Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions, Manual for Streets, Sewers for Adoption, Building Regulations, etc.

 

The successful candidate will have effective project and client management skills together with a high standard of written and oral communication. We are looking for a team worker with a positive approach who enjoys generating and applying creative solutions to project challenges. Sound commercial awareness is vital.

 

Benefits:

  • Competitive starting salary with annual salary review

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Option to buy additional holiday or sell holiday not used

  • Bonus scheme (based on company and personal performance)

  • Support with ICE / IStructE Professional Development to Chartership level

  • Company pension scheme with independent pension advice service

  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you free access to counselling and advice in legal, financial and personal matters

 

If this sounds like the work environment and career opportunity you are looking for then please send your CV and a covering letter to hr@simpsoneng.com

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity. No job applicant of employee will be discriminated against because of race, religion, sexual orientation, genderidentity, age, disability, pregnancy or marital status. 

NO AGENCIES

Civil Engineers

Revit Technicians
London and Gloucester

An excellent opportunity to join the growing team of technical experts  in our Gloucester and London offices.  

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What are we looking for?

Our Revit design team is looking for Revit Technicians to join our offices in Gloucester and London. You’ll be working alongside experienced CAD/REVIT technicians who have years of knowledge and experience within Simpson TWS to offer guidance and support, as well as the opportunity to work on technically complex and challenging projects within the building industry.

Some of your key duties include:

  • Work with Simpson TWS design teams and project delivery teams to produce Revit models and technical drawings at various project stages

  • Independently work and manage timescales against project programmes

  • Checking the quality of information provided by third parties, and the successful transition to deliverables within a collaborative environment

  • Support other team members to produce project and details standards 

What do you need?

  • Qualified to HNC level advantageous

  • 2+ years’ relevant experience is ideal 

  • Good knowledge in the use of AutoCAD & Revit

  • Keen focus on quality whilst also be able to work at pace within a multi-disciplinary team

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time

  • Working knowledge of BIM although not essential as training will be provided

  • Experience of building structures and a knowledge of steel, concrete, timber and load bearing masonry structures

  • Excellent communication skills with a positive working attitude

What Simpson TWS offers

To build successful teams and drive the level of quality that Simpson TWS is renowned for, we know we need the best people in industry. Not only do we require the relevant skillsets, but we also need people with the right attitude and mentality to thrive and grow in such an innovative industry. At Simpson TWS, you’ll be given every opportunity to set the path of your own career and work in an environment that will require you to rise to the challenge of working for a market leader.

  • Competitive starting salary with annual salary review

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Option to buy additional holiday or sell holiday not used

  • Bonus scheme (based on company and personal performance)

  • Support with professional development

  • Company pension scheme with independent pension advice service

  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you free access to counselling and advice in legal, financial and personal matters
     

In a flourishing sector where there are vast career opportunities available, we believe we give our people the space to thrive and innovate. If you’re interested in a career with a company that will harness your skills and provides you with the support to create your own future, then please apply. 

We are committed to providing equality of opportunity. No job applicant of employee will be discriminated against because of race, religion, sexual orientation, genderidentity, age, disability, pregnancy or marital status. 

NO AGENCIES

Revit Technicians
Grad Structural & Civil

Graduate Civil & Structural Engineers
London, Gloucester & Henley on Thames

We are looking for ambitious and creative  Graduate Civil and Structural Engineers to join our expanding civil engineering consultancy. So if you are a recent graduate or are due to graduate this summer, apply now with your CV and a covering letter specifying  your preference for structural or civils discipline and office location. 

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About Us

At Simpson TWS, we know our organisation is only as good as the talent we have in our team, so we make sure the graduates who join us are valued, supported in their development and well rewarded.

We have 3 offices in London, Gloucester and Henley on Thames so we are large enough to provide excellent career development opportunities and a friendly and engaging work environment but small enough to give you the opportunity to take ownership of projects and to work in project teams side-by-side with partners and senior staff.

We pride ourselves on the support we give our engineers to achieve chartership and we give huge focus to promoting from within so you will find a clear career path here with us.    

We work with a variety of clients including household names such as Whitbread (we work with them on many Premier Inns), Merlin Entertainments (including Legoland and other large theme parks), Costa, JD Wetherspoon, Soho House, Taylor Wimpey and Galliard as well as valuable private clients. This means we can provide you with a wide variety of experience as you launch your career.
For more information on the sort of work we do, have a look at the Projects page on our website. We are well established, having been around since 1969, with long experience of helping graduates develop their full potential.

The Role

You will work on all aspects of projects, from conceptual scheme design through to construction on site, as well as managing relationships with clients, contractors and design teams. Day to day, you will be modelling, designing using cutting edge software, report writing and liaising with contractors and clients. You will be supported with on-the-job training and mentoring from our team of industry-leading professionals, who will aid you in your professional development and working towards ICE / IStructE qualifications. We have opportunities in both our structural and civils/infrastructure/drainage teams.

What you’ll need

  • You will be a recent graduate or graduating this summer with a minimum of 2:1 BEng or MEng in Civil Engineering or similar

  • You will be a confident individual with excellent communication skills

  • You will be team player who is comfortable working collaboratively

  • You will be a creative problem solver who enjoys sharing ideas

Benefits

  • Competitive starting salary with twice yearly salary reviews to reflect your development

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Option to buy additional holiday or sell holiday not used and additional holiday given based on length of service

  • Annual bonus scheme (based on company and personal performance)

  • Assistance with ICE / IStructE Professional Development to Chartership level

  • Company pension scheme with independent pension advice service

  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you free access to counselling and advice in legal, financial and personal matters

  • Cycle purchase scheme.
     

If this sounds like the career opportunity for you, please send your CV and covering letter to hr@simpsoneng.com

The covering letter should detail whether you would like to be considered for a structural or civils role and in which office location.

Note: We are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates based locally to the office of choice.
 

Applications will only be considered from UK based candidates with the right to work in UK. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity. No job applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability, pregnancy or marital status

Degree Apprentice

Degree Apprentice Civil Engineers 
London, Gloucester and Henley on Thames

We are looking for enthusiastic and ambitious A Level / BTEC school leavers to join us in Summer 2023. As a degree apprentice Civil Engineer you will have an outstanding career and gain a degree with ZERO student finance.                                                                                                                     

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Why civil engineering?

Civil engineering is about everything around us that’s built. A career in civil engineering gives you the opportunity to be creative, solve problems, work in a team and make a difference to people’s lives. There is a shortage of civil engineers in training so you’ll be in an in-demand profession.  To find out more about civil and structural engineering use this link: https://www.ice.org.uk/what-is-civil-engineering

Why a civil engineering degree apprenticeship?

You can earn while you learn! You will  start your degree in September 2023. Through this Level 6 degree apprenticeship you will gain a BEng in Civil Engineering from University of West London (London and Henley offices) or University of West of England (Gloucester office). 

So you will gain this degree with  no student finance while also earning a salary.  

 

You attend university 1 day a week for 4 or 5 years at no cost to you. You’ll be working in the office for the other 4 days of the week and earning a salary. For more information on the degree go to: https://www.uwl.ac.uk/course/apprenticeship/civil-engineering
or 
https://www.uwe.ac.uk/courses/degree-apprenticeships/current-degree-apprenticeships/civil-engineer

What will you be doing? 

You will begin by learning CAD skills which are the basis of all the construction designs we do. You will work alongside experienced technicians and engineers to develop your knowledge of building engineering. You will translate civil engineers’ and architects’ designs into technical drawings, taking into account elements such as environmental features and utilities, making decisions and recommendations as to how these are dealt with. You will communicate with clients, suppliers and colleagues as part of this process.  As your skills develop, you will then start to be involved in  engineering design, working towards designing independently. You will be supported all along with on-the-job training and mentoring from our team of experienced, industry-leading professionals.

And why us?

We are a well respected structural and civil engineering consultancy with offices in Gloucester, London and Henley on Thames. We undertake high profile commercial and residential development projects, including a wide range of new builds, refurbishments and extensions. We have a broad client base including major national clients such as Whitbread plc, Legoland, Alton Towers, Wetherspoons, Costa, Soho House and Taylor Wimpey

as well as high value private clients.

We pride ourselves on the support and training we offer our degree apprentices and we have many years’ experience in this. We believe in developing our own talent and promoting from within so you’ll have a have a structured career path and be well rewarded as you develop. We have a friendly and sociable work environment so you’ll feel at home with us quickly.

We are well established, having been around since 1969, with long experience of helping apprentices develop their full potential.

Visit our website www.simpsoneng.com to find out more.

What do you need? 

Ideal candidates will be aiming for 3 good ‘A’ Levels including Maths or Physics or a relevant BTEC with strong performance in Maths. 

You will have good communication skills, be able to work flexibly in a team and be a creative thinker.

The package

The benefits package includes: c. £15-16,000 p.a. salary (dependent on candidate) with 6 monthly salary reviews, 25 days leave with the option to buy more, annual bonus and company pension.

How to apply

If this sounds like the work environment and career you’re after  apply now, attaching your CV and a covering letter at hr@simpsoneng.com or, if you'd like to know more, ring Julia Brereton for a chat : 01491 576221

Please specify in your covering letter which office you would like to be considered for.

Note: We are particularly keen to receive applications from candidates based locally to the office of choice. It is not generally practical to relocate for these positions.

Applications will only be considered from UK based candidates with the right to work in UK. We are committed to providing equality of opportunity. No job applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, disability, pregnancy or marital status

CAD Technician

CAD  Technician
Gloucester

An excellent opportunity to join our established team working across a range of sectors with a focus on housing. 

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We are a well-established structural and civil engineering consultancy operating from offices in London, Gloucester and Henley on Thames. Our continued development means we have an opportunity for a CAD Technician in our Gloucester team.

We have a broad client base including valuable private clients and long-standing relationships with major national clients such as Whitbread plc, Taylor Wimpey, Barratt , Marston’s Inns and Taverns, Costa Coffee, Redrow, Galliard and Cala and many more. 

You will be working on a variety of projects with a focus on housing. 

You will have experience in the preparation of structural drawings and BIM Models with a sound understanding of engineering principles.  A good all-round knowledge of AutoCAD is essential. You will be working as part of a team of  experienced engineers and technicians so you will benefit from their experience and will be able to develop your skills.

The successful candidate should be a team player with good interpersonal and communication skills and a proactive approach to their work.  We are a flexible, motivated and enthusiastic team and are looking for like-minded people who can work collaboratively with external consultants.

We provide an excellent salary and benefits package, a great working environment, and excellent opportunities for career progression. We pride ourselves on the training and development we offer all our staff.

Our benefits package:

  • Competitive  salary

  • 25 days’ holiday

  • Option to buy additional holiday or sell holiday not used

  • Bonus scheme (based on company and personal performance)

  • Assistance with ICE / IStructE Professional Development 

  • Company pension scheme with independent pension advice service

  • Employee Assistance Programme giving you free access to counselling and advice in legal, financial and personal matters

If this sounds like the work environment and career opportunity you have been seeking then we would love to hear from you. Please send a covering letter and your CV to hr@simpsoneng.com

Applications will only be considered from UK- based candidates who submit a covering letter in addition to their CV.

NO AGENCIES

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