Graduate Structural Engineer


I’m currently searching for an enthusiastic Graduate level Structural Engineer to join our exceptional client in their Derby office. They are looking for someone who is highly motivated, with a clear desire to pursue a long-term career as a Structural Engineer as a part of a successful business.


My client is renowned throughout the industry for the excellent work they produce for their clients as a multidisciplinary engineering consultancy. The sectors they work in are diverse and include structural design projects within industrial, power, infrastructure, logistics and commercial schemes.

They take on ambitious projects and provide a plethora of structural design services to their clients, recognised for the quality that they deliver time and again.


I am seeking a motivated Graduate Structural Engineer who has a great base knowledge of the industry from their studies, who is now looking to find a business where they can gain practical experience and develop their technical ability whilst being supported by experienced engineers.

You will be working on a wide range of engaging design projects focused in the power, infrastructure, industrial and commercial sectors. You will be liaising with other teams within the business including civil engineers and technicians as well as clients, understanding project requirements, producing accurate structural calculations and writing thorough reports.


As a Graduate Structural Engineer, the following will be expected of you -

  • Work closely with various teams in the business.
  • Actively seek out opportunities to develop your technical knowledge.
  • Assist the drawing office when required.
  • Produce structural calculations accurately.
  • Write detailed structural reports for a variety of projects.


  • Good working knowledge of AutoCAD.
  • Eager to learn from experienced professionals within the business.
  • Great communicator.
  • Able to reliably commute to Derby.
  • Degree educated in Structural Engineering or similar discipline.


£24,000-£28,000 plus benefits package including –

  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Company pension scheme
  • Full support with chartership
  • Private medical insurance
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Genuine career progression opportunities

Atkins Search act as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. We specialise in Construction, Consultancy, Residential and Infrastructure recruitment and service the East and West Midlands, South Yorkshire, Staffordshire, Lincolnshire, Peterborough and Northern Home Counties regions.

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