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Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer


Warrington, GB, WA3 6YD Bristol, GB, BS16 1EJ

Company:  Cavendish Nuclear
Onsite or Hybrid:  Hybrid

Job Title:              Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer
Location:              Bristol or Warrington + Hybrid Working Arrangement
Compensation:    Up £45,000 + Benefits
Role Type:           Full time / Permanent 
Role ID:               SF56089


At Cavendish Nuclear we’re working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer at our Bristol or Warrington site.


The role

As a Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer you’ll have a role that’s out of the ordinary. CS&A Engineers at Cavendish Nuclear support the UK’s nuclear decommissioning, power generation, new build and defence markets, with a proven track record in delivering exciting, complex and innovative solutions.


Day to day, you’ll be part of a dynamic team undertaking bespoke and innovative designs of reinforced concrete, steel and masonry structures across all aspects of the nuclear life cycle, from initial concept and scheme design, through engineering and detailed design and build, operations and maintenance, to decommissioning, waste management and remediation. This is particularly unique within a consultancy environment and what makes our projects and work so rewarding. The projects you undertake will often be in relation to structures and infrastructure associated with state-of-the-art mechanical handling equipment and their processes and electrical systems but can also involve stand-alone civil/structural tasks for a range of sectors, for example structural inspections and site surveys, and will be undertaken primarily for sites across UK with some projects based internationally. The successful candidate will also be expected to:


  • Delivery Nuclear design work, inspections and construction site support on projects for a range of public and private sector clients within the UK and overseas. Work encompasses the full lifecycle of a project.
  • Concept and Feasibility studies for multi discipline design projects.
  • Analysis and Design using engineering software such as Tekla and Robot as well as producing hand calculations. 
  • Prepare Calculations, CDM activities, Basis of Design, Material Specifications, Scopes of Work, Technical reports, Inter discipline design coordination.
  • Liaise with Technicians in the preparation of Revit models.
  • Work with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high profile projects. 
  • Ensure all work to be carried out with a positive attitude toward safety, both in design and in the office environment.

This role is a full time and permanent position, 37 hours per week and will be based at our Bristol or Warrington site with hybrid working from home arrangements. 

Agile working may be available to employees in some instances, applying the principles of fairness and consistency whilst ensuring that the overriding business needs can be appropriately met. We are happy to consider flexible, blended working, including part-time, condensed hours, and job sharing. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview. 


Essential experience of the Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer

  • Has an awareness and experience of using the latest design codes and standards. 
  • Has an understanding of the relevant legal and regulatory standards.
  • Previous experience in the design of structures in reinforced concrete and/or steel
  • Previous experience within the nuclear industry (or other high hazard industries) and design for seismic loading (desirable) 


Qualifications for the Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer

  • Degree Qualified (BEng or MEng), Civil / Structural Engineer
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer with membership of ICE or IstructE,or working towards.


We value difference and don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience and willingness to learn then we would like to hear from you.


The successful candidate must be able to achieve a minimum of BPSS security clearance for this role.


Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance 
  • Contributory Pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme 
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10-days special paid leave 
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • ‘Be Kind Day’ enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity


Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we’re innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group – from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together. 


If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.




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