Resident Engineer

We are currently looking to employ a Resident Engineer to join our team based in Old Street, London.


An attractive package including pension, 25 days holiday and other benefits. Depending on experience and skill set, we are able to offer a position with the suitable seniority. Permanent position with excellent prospects of career progression. Salary negotiable.


This position is for a senior resident engineer based in Central London. The role will require a technically strong and hands-on individual and cover the following specific duties/responsibilities:

  • Liaising with local authorities and other members of the project team during all stages of the project, the bulk of the design work being undertaken in our London office
  • Liaise with the main contractor to ensure that they understand what is required in terms of safety and the required quality of workmanship of the final product
  • Monitor quality and progress of works on site
  • Provide on-site guidance / engineering support to the main contractor for the primary structure
  • Respond to contractor queries and RFI’s, providing solutions to technical problems where possible, without the need to refer to them back to our London office

Key competencies

  • Provide expertise and guidance in chosen field
  • Develop relationships with the client, design team and contractors
  • Lead, motivate, develop and manage the performance of others
  • Ability to work independently


  • 5+ years experience in the area of structural engineering
  • Experienced chartered engineer (IStructE of ICE)
  • Recognised management experience and / or training
  • Specialist experience in chosen field
  • Experience of working on-site and good knowledge of CDM 2015 requirements
  • Experience of leading large or complex projects
  • Relevant industry experience at senior level
  • Detailed or expert knowledge in technical field or market sector
  • Degree level or equivalent experience
  • Full member of a professional body with appropriate professional qualifications
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