Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer, Bromsgrove

About us

We are Churchill Retirement PLC, the fastest growing company in the UK retirement house building sector and we’re looking for people like you.

We’re a family-run, privately-owned business and we’re going places. We’re proud of what we do, and the people we work with. We have ambitious growth plans for the future, now employing 600 people and growing all the time.

We pride ourselves on building beautiful, quality, purpose-built one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears that can be experienced by older people and provide security, peace of mind and independence.

We’ve won a host of awards; most recently we have been recognised by The Sunday Times as the 3rd best company to work for and in 2016 we became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards.

About the role

We’re looking for a Structural Engineer to produce structural engineers’ calculations and construction drawings for CRL new build retirement housing apartment blocks and subsequent checking of proprietary items & site inspections to provide support to the team during the construction period.

Buildings range from 2-5 stories generally and consist load bearing masonry cross-wall construction with trussed rafter or concrete flat roofs and widespan concrete floors. Built on brownfield sites of varying complexity requiring considered engineering input regarding foundations and external retaining walls

Primarily you will produce structural designs & construction drawings for projects that are cost effective and fit for purpose, carry out monthly site inspections (full driving licence essential) and  provide support and advice to the regional technical, construction and design teams, the Pre-Contracts Manager and regional Land Buyers.

Hours of work are 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Monday to Thursday and 9.00am to 5.00pm on Friday with one hour for lunch each day.  The engineer is expected to be flexible in keeping with the responsibilities of the position which may include working additional unpaid hours at busy times.

About you

You will have a relevant degree or equivalent and have circa 2/3 years proven experience ideally within the housing sector. You will have good technical knowledge with the ability to understand engineering principles and carry out calculations.

You must be able to demonstrate good time management, strong communication and organisation skills as well as the ability to work on your own initiative.

How you’ll be rewarded

  • Competitive salary
  • Car or cash for car  
  • Annual holiday entitlement – 24 days minimum + Bank Holidays
  • Day off on your birthday
  • Group Personal Pension Plan
  • Medical Insurance
  • Life Assurance
  • £200 vouchers to all expectant mums and dads
  • Eye Care Reimbursement Scheme
  • Colleague Introduction reward scheme
  • Land Introduction Bonus
  • Training Courses
  • Professional development

If you want to be part of our success story send your CV and a covering letter to yourcareer@crl.co.uk quoting reference number GRP1188. Closing date for applications is 25.06.21

Our Company Values TORCH: Trust/Openness/Respect/Communication/Honesty