Robert Bird Group is a global consulting engineering firm committed to delivering each client’s vision through the relentless pursuit of engineering excellence across all projects. We strive for good to a great design by transforming inspiring concepts into buildable designs using our innovative, collaborative, and proactive ideas.

The Advanced Technical Services (ATS) team brings cutting edge technology and working methodologies from a range of industries to the Robert Bird Group capability set, enhancing the value that RBG are able to deliver for our client.

From our European offices we have delivered new airport terminals in the Middle East, award-winning tidal energy projects in Scotland and signature office developments over live train stations in the heart of London.

If you enjoy engineering complexity, we will have the project challenges to help you grow your career. Moreover, if you settle in and enjoy what you are doing but want to travel, we can open the door to opportunities in our other offices in Asia, Australasia, and the Middle East.

The Opportunity

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Engineer to support our growing multi-disciplinary Analytical Engineering services delivering across structural, construction and geotechnical engineering projects.

This is an opportunity to join highly skilled teams in a business that has pioneered the development of various approaches and techniques that are now considered an industry standard.

The role includes leading the application of advanced analysis to complex issues such as Blast Engineering, Structural Fire Engineering, Performance-Based Seismic Design and Soil-Structure Interaction, Forensic Engineering Analysis.

The candidate is expected to recommend and plan analyses packages and deliverables to address specific client briefs, as well as leading its application and mentoring the junior members of the team

In addition, the candidate will lead the development of digital design tools to be used by different design teams in the office. Strong emphasis is placed in developing bespoke tools to automate design tasks and improve interoperability between different engineering software packages. As a result, the candidate will demonstrate extensive knowledge of computer programming (especially Python) and willingness to support other engineers in developing their computational skills

Why work for us?

RBG provides frequent opportunities for professional development and the chance to learn directly from our dedicated team of leaders and specialist engineers in our global business.

We offer access to landmark projects, training and development including adult apprenticeships, paid birthday leave, paid parental leave, financial and health/wellbeing benefits, recognition awards and a supportive team environment where healthy lifestyle balance is encouraged.

The successful applicant will have:

Qualification: MEng/MSc/PhD in Structural, Civil, Mechanical, Aerospace, Bioengineering or related fields

Chartered Engineer in the UK (Candidates in a position to achieve Chartership status in the short term will also be considered subject to demonstrating the required experience)

Proven proficiency in computer programming. As a minimum the candite must demonstrate a track record of developing engineering tools in Python. This also includes developing tools for pre and post processing of complex nonlinear simulation. Working knowledge of C++, FORTAN and JAVA are a strong desirable

Expert user of commercial Simulation Software such as ABAQUS, LS-DYNA, ANSYS, COMSOL, etc.

Strong theoretical background in Nonlinear Mechanics

Proven experience in delivering advanced computational analysis to support Engineering Designs and/or Special Investigations

Please attach a CV and cover letter.

Robert Bird Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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