Civil / Structural Engineer

We are recruiting for an EXPERIENCED CIVIL / STRUCTURAL ENGINEER to join our Nuclear Engineering Team in the Cumbria Office based at Westlakes Science Park. You will be based in our Whitehaven office and will play a key part in maintaining and enhancing our track record and reputation for top quality engineering with integrity. This is an opportunity to develop your career on the doorstep of the Lake District National Park!

We’re looking for a reliable individual with demonstrable technical knowledge and experience within civil and structural engineering design and construction, with the ability to lead teams and mentor junior engineers.  Varying degrees of relevant experience and skillsets will be considered for the role, and grade and salary will be commensurate with experience.

Here’s what you’ll need:

Ideally, you should also be able to demonstrate that you:

Your responsibilities will include:

The role will also require you to champion Westlakes’ overarching values of continuous improvement, integrity and collaboration. Throughout your employment, we would expect to see a commitment to the successful delivery of projects, meeting the needs of our clients, the development of the team and business as a whole.

Additional Information

Please note that this role and any offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of security clearance. This includes – but is not limited to – identity, employment, financial and criminal record checks. You must have the right to work in the UK and be able to provide verification of 5 years’ worth of UK residency.

Why Work for Westlakes?

Our modern Westlakes office overlooks the Western Lake District fells, based on the edge of the Lake District on the Cumbrian coastline. Being based within Cumbria, we actively promote a work life balance and recognise the attraction of enjoying the magnificent landscape of the area all year round and combining that with a rewarding career in your choice of industry.

Westlakes Engineering are passionate about the training and development of our engineers. We have established various internal training programmes, including our professional registration (graduate development) programme, our leadership development programme and our project management training programme.

As we are an SME, you’ll never be far from the action, working closely with our clients and being given opportunities to manage your own projects and develop your own client relationships. Choosing to work for us means being able to gain a wide array of experience across many varied projects working with people from different backgrounds.

Our reputation is one of quality, safety and integrity. Our project portfolio is diverse, from managing multi-million-pound complex projects to small, unique intricate projects. Our clients range from individuals to multi-national corporations and nuclear sites. One day is never the same as the next and you’ll quickly develop not only your technical skills but also your business and commercial acumen. As you work on challenging and exciting projects, you’ll also continually learn from skilled and knowledgeable industry experts. The ever-changing conditions of our industries means we need individuals who can adapt, change and thrive when working in dynamic environments, and we strive to balance these demands with a focus on inclusivity, well-being and flexible working which helps to bring the best out in all our staff.

As part of this role, we will also be offering:

To apply for this role, or to request further information, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to enquiries@westlakes.co.uk quoting reference – Senior Engineer – Whitehaven – June 2022.

Please note that because we consider each applicant individually, inevitably there can be a slight delay in the response time. We will ensure all candidates are communicated to as quickly as possible.

Date posted: July 2022