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Senior Structural Engineer (Basingstoke, Hampshire) Full or Part-Time

Modulus is a well-established structural engineering practice and we have a new opportunity for a recently chartered engineer to support the Technical Director in developing the business through expansion of our existing Basingstoke office or establishing a new office in the south-east. We are looking for someone with experience of refurbishing small building structures, with experience of working with steel, concrete timber and masonry. The role can be full or part-time and we have flexible working arrangements.

More details about the role...

Modulus primarily provides tailored structural engineering to suit the needs of its clients in a cost-effective manner. Modulus offers a great opportunity for engineers to develop their engineering skills and to progress to being Chartered and beyond. Other key areas of business include: provision of training courses, authoring publications and concrete expertise. The post-holder is expected to use their technical knowledge to deliver structural engineering services to clients.

What you will be responsible for:


  • Undertaking the structural design for new buildings, extensions and alterations to existing properties

  • Investigating and evaluating structural conditions in existing properties and writing reports

  • Developing graduate engineers

  • Working with the Technical Director to manage and develop the business

  • Establishing strong working relationships with local architects, surveyors and builder

  • Preparing fee proposals

  • Checking of projects

  • Providing excellent levels of customer service

The skills we are looking for:

Essential experience 

The following skills are considered essential to the performance of the role:

  • Chartered (or near chartered) structural engineer

  • Experience in the design of structural elements using concrete, steel, timber and masonry

  • Experience in the design of refurbishment of, or alterations to, existing buildings

  • Ability to conceive the structural arrangements for proposed projects

  • Full driving licence

  • Be able to, for example, access loft spaces, lift carpets or make small openings to expose structural elements in domestic properties (or other similar investigative work)

  • Excellent drawing skills

  • Good writing skills

  • Ability to prepare and confidently deliver written reports

  • Ability to take responsibility

  • Ability to work either in a team or individually

  • Ability to use desktop publishing software

  • Experience in using spreadsheets

  • Ability to use CAD software

Desirable experience

The following skills are considered to be desirable for the performance of the role

  • Experience in structural engineering for domestic scale properties

  • Experience in carrying out structural surveys and assessments

  •  Experience of drainage design

  • Ability to write spreadsheets to design structural elements

  • Knowledge of the structural Eurocodes

  • Clean driving licence

  • Be familiar with structural engineering software


Training and development


The following training and development will be provided:

  • Appropriate on-the-job training

  • Suitable training courses identified in appraisals

  • Support to achieve appropriate professional development goals



Job title: Senior Structural Engineer

Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire (role requires you to be predominately based in the office)

Reports to: Technical Director

Working hours: Full or part-time (hours to be mutually agreed)

Salary: £Competitive - depends on your skill or and experience

How to Apply

Please send a CV and covering letter/email explaining why you are suitable for the role to

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