Graduate Structural Engineer 2021
Creativity, analysis, ingenuity and a touch of technical genius combine to deliver exciting, efficient structures that go beyond expectations. Sophisticated structural testing techniques and meticulous analysis of materials, methods, costs, risks and sustainability – working with our structural engineering experts, you can achieve your vision without compromising on practicality and efficiency.
Work with us and your project will benefit from the knowledge and experience of multi award-winning engineers. BuroHappold garnered SEAoNY awards for two of its most prestigious projects: Yale University School of Management and the National 9/11 Memorial Pavilion. Yale University School of Management, USA - BuroHappold garnered SEAoNY award for winning the New Buildings over $100M.
What sort of projects would I work on?
Tottenham Hotspur Football Club, UK - The new stadium increases spectator capacity from 36,240 to 62,062 and provides Tottenham Hotspur FC with a state of the art facility designed to support football matches, NFL games, music concerts. As well as private events such as conferences and banquets.
The team behind Tottenham Hotspur FC’s new stadium won IStructE Supreme Award in 2019: Called ‘the finest example of excellence in structural engineering design’ by the judges.
National 9/11 Memorial Pavilion, USA – Won SEAoNY award in the $30M to $100M categories respectively. The unprecedented challenge with the National September 11 Memorial and Museum came in the form of a unique Snøhetta design, with limited structural support, constraints on all sides, security requirements, and complex geometry.
Médiacité Retail Centre, Belgium – a design embodying structural complexity.
Glasgow Riverside Museum, UK - Zaha Hadid’s vision was to create a giant metal extrusion without columns to interrupt the space. This meant creating a structure that was tensioned by its foundations, a hugely complex challenge.
What would I do?
- Undertake detailed structural engineering design.
- Prepare technical schedules.
- Plan and manage CAD documentation of design work.
- Under guidance of senior staff, represent BuroHappold at meetings with the client, other professionals and suppliers.
- Ensure service and project work are carried out within agreed deadlines and within budget.
- Ensure that appropriate service/design decisions are met.
- Ensure senior staff are kept informed of important and relevant service/design decisions and the objectives of the company and the client are achieved.
- Civil Engineering degree OR
- Structural Engineering degree
What you can expect from us
Broad insight within a team, mentored by a subject matter expert. The opportunity to experience our culture and value, and learn what sets us apart from other organisations. Exposure to a wide range of portfolios, including local community led projects and global large scale clients. The diversity of the projects we work on is one of the many reasons Engineers love to work at BuroHappold.
A plethora of interesting and challenging projects to stretch your professional skills, a friendly and close knit team, flexible working and a competitive reward package. The opportunity to work on multidisciplinary projects aside a range of specialist engineers and designers both within BuroHappold and our collaborators.
We have recently adopted a new framework focussed on early careers development. This allows our Graduates to learn the fundamentals of design and technology whilst building a base in consulting and professional skills. This is a blended learning programme where participants gain experience against our internal professional and technical frameworks in relation to their specialism.
In addition, we see membership of a professional body and professional registration as crucial to the development of our engineers and offer substantial support to those aspiring to achieve this. We aim to support employees to achieve the highest level of membership and registration their academic background allows.