Gateley Smithers Purslow are looking to recruit a full time Graduate Structural Engineer to join our growing team in Cardiff. This is a busy and varied role providing support to the Engineering Line Manager. The Graduate Structural Engineer will be responsible for handling projects within own level of authority.

This position provides a perfect opportunity for the successful candidate to show their ambition, drive and passion for customer service, as well as delivering our values, a professional manner and good interpersonal communication skills are essential.


You will be responsible for the following:

  • Preparation of reports, calculations, design and preparation of drawings
  • Provide technical advice to clients
  • Obtaining planning and/or building regulations approval
  • Monitoring and inspecting work undertaken by contractors
  • Liaising with other professionals such as architects
  • Maintaining client relationships by providing excellent customer service and managing expectations
  • Administering contracts and managing projects
  • Inspection and surveys of client properties and sites.
  • Ensuring that all projects comply with legal requirements including CDM2015, Part wall, Listed buildings
  • Assessment of sustainability and environmental impact of projects
  • At all times to comply with the requirements of the Company’s administrative, personnel procedures and Health & Safety regulations

The person

Candidates will be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Must hold a BSc (Hons) and/or MSc (Hons) GMIstructE
  • Experience and working knowledge of consulting engineering, surveying, architectural & planning practices and procedures supported by an awareness of the latest statutory requirements, technical publications and guidelines.
  • Experience in working to deadlines and within budgets
  • Sound mathematical, scientific and IT skills
  • The ability to think methodically to problem solve and manage projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation