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Intermediate Structural Engineer - Nuclear

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Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Dorking, Surrey, GB

Company: Hatch

Requisition ID: 85488 

Job Category: Engineering 

Location: Dorking, Surrey, United Kingdom 

Join a company that is passionately committed to the pursuit of a better world through positive change. With more than 65 years of business and technical expertise in mining, energy, and infrastructure, our 10,000 colleagues in 150 countries tirelessly work toward bettering the industries in which we operate. With practical solutions that are safe, innovative and sustainable, we think globally while acting locally. 


Join our Project Delivery Group (PDG), a dynamic team of professionals passionately committed to world-class project delivery across the globe. With expertise in sustainable studies, asset building and operations, and industry-leading efficiencies, our best-in-class team leverages methodologies, governance and systems that are unparalleled in the engineering space. Are you looking for an opportunity to join a diverse group of professionals who are committed to remaining exceptional? We look forward to hearing from you.


Looking to take the next step in your career? We currently have a Structural engineer role to be based in our Dorking (preferred), Culham or London office, United Kingdom to join the project team involved in developing a commercially-viable fusion power plant for clean, safe and sustainable future.


The Structural Engineer will be part of an engineering team providing engineering services to large and small projects. The Structural Engineer participates in a wide range of projects covering concrete foundations and structural steel design. Activities include layout development and structural analysis of industrial structures for both front end planning and the detailed engineering phase for multi-discipline projects.


The Structural Engineer is responsible for preparing engineering calculations, engineering input into drawing production, technical specifications, data sheets and reports. The Structural Engineer reports to the Lead Structural Engineer on a large project and to the Project Manager or Engineering Manager on a small project.



Key Responsibilities


  • Assist the Engineering Manager/ Lead Structural Engineer with the delivery of project requirements as they relate to scope, quantities, cost and schedule
  • Work to ensure the implementation of safety and integrity principles in structural documentation
  • Promote compliance with all relevant engineering standards and internal procedures for all design activities
  • Maintain structural engineering work procedures, specifications, and computer aided design programs
  • Prepare engineering calculations of both new structures and modifications to existing structures.
  • Prepare technical specifications based on input received from other disciplines
  • Prepare and contribute to technical memos and reports, within areas of expertise
  • Provide input to engineering, operating and capital cost estimates
  • Prepare and/or review project standard specifications and design criteria
  • Participate in and contribute to design reviews
  • Carry out assigned tasks within budget and schedule
  • Assist in managing small capital and maintenance projects
  • Assist in defining project scope
  • Assist in preparing proposals
  • Review and evaluate technical work prepared by junior engineers, and designers
  • Assist in the compilation and delivery of monthly engineering status reports.



Qualifications and Experience




  • A recognized degree in structural engineering from an accredited university in UK
  • 2 -5 years’ experience in relevant local (British) structural design
  • Understanding of local (British) design engineering codes and technical standards
  • Experience in industrial projects focusing on energy / oil and gas sector
  • Experience with working on projects in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision
  • Good safety awareness.
  • Experience of working in a BIM environment.



  • Eligible to register as a Professional/Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council
  • Understanding of the approvals and permits required for work in the industrial sector
  • Experience in the use of StaadPro, Mathcad and SAP 2000
  • Experience with 3D datacentric design systems
  • Experience in the use of procedures and workflows in the execution of projects.


Why join us?

What we offer you?


  • Flexible work environment
  • Long term career development
  • Think globally, work locally


Don't meet every single requirement? You don't need to. At Hatch, we are building a diverse, inclusive workplace that fosters innovation. If you're interested in this role, we encourage you to apply even if your past experiences don't perfectly align with the skills we've listed.


We're committed to fostering a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we operate and serve. Hatch is an Equal Opportunity Employer that considers applicants without regard to age, race, color, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or any other protected status. If you have any accommodation requirements, please let us know. We'll do our best to meet your needs in accordance with applicable local legislation.


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