Structural Engineer Brighton/Birmingham

Number of employees

3800

Birmingham, UK, United Kingdom

Posted on: 2024-02-21

Category: energy

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Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:

Intermediate

Salary

Salary not provided

About the company:

We're on a mission to make a big green dent in the universe by building a truly sustainable energy system globally.

That means making power greener, smarter, and more affordable for everyone.

We put customers at the heart of everything we do: with always-fair prices, transparency and outrageous customer service.

We drive system change: with transformative tech to make renewable energy the norm and end global reliance on fossil fuels.

Octopus Energy Group is made up of 10 businesses spanning 6 countries across 3 continents, including: Octopus Energy Retail, Kraken Technologies, Octopus Energy Generation, Kraken Flex, Octopus Electric Vehicles, and the Octopus Centre for Net Zero. More on OEG @ octopusenergy.group

Help us make a big green dent in the universe. We're on a mission to drive the global renewable energy revolution, and we need loads more people to help us make our vision a reality.

We are seeking a Structural Engineer to support the development of an extensive pipeline of renewable energy projects throughout the UK. This role has the opportunity to work on the engineering and design development of a variety of solar PV and battery storage solutions. You will be working alongside an in-house team of technical design engineers.

If this sounds like you then we'd love to hear from you.

Studies have shown that some groups of people, like women, are less likely to apply to a role unless they meet 100% of the job requirements. Whoever you are, if you like one of our jobs, we encourage you to apply as you might just be the candidate we hire. Across Octopus, we're looking for genuinely decent people who are honest and empathetic. Our people are our strongest asset and the unique skills and perspectives people bring to the team are the driving force of our success. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate on the basis of any protected attribute. Our commitment is to provide equal opportunities, an inclusive work environment, and fairness for everyone.

About the Role

  • Both domestic and commercial applications
  • Producing engineering calculations to optimise system installation requirements
  • Understanding renewable products to select appropriate equipment and materials
  • Balance the requirements to deliver the best project as efficiently as possible to generate the optimum output
  • Primarily office based in either our Brighton or Birmingham office. We will consider remote working but the candidate will need to travel to our offices and sites on occasion
  • About You

  • Minimum of BSc or BEng in Civil/Structural Engineering, MSc or MEng preferred
  • Approaching Incorporated/Chartered membership of ICE or IStructE is desirable
  • Experience relevant to UK practice, of which at least partly spent within a design office
  • Knowledge of UK design standards, codes of practice and methods of construction
  • Familiarity with structural engineering modelling, analysis and design software
  • Familiarity with AutoCAD
  • A minimum of 1 years working experience
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills
  • Team player
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