Associate Director for Structures

  • Technical
  • Hugglescote or Milton Keynes, United Kingdom

Associate Director for Structures

Job description

Based in Hugglescote, Leicestershire or central Milton Keynes

Full time – Permanent

Salary range £54,000 to £58,000 per annum, depending on experience

M-EC is a privately-owned engineering and environmental multi-disciplinary consultancy, operating nationally from four offices and employing over 50 staff.  We serve both private and public sector clients in sectors including residential, commercial, industrial, retail, leisure, education and healthcare.

Following rapid expansion over recent years the Company is currently undergoing an exciting change programme and we are now seeking an Associate Director for Structures to join our thriving teams in either our Leicestershire or Milton Keynes offices. 

The main focus of our structural teams is designs of foundations and super-structure in reinforced concrete, steel and timber, including calculations, construction detail drawings and reports.  They also support our other teams across the UK to deliver a wide variety of projects.  If you are an experienced structural engineer looking for an exciting challenge then this position could be the perfect role for you.

Key role responsibilities:

  • Management and development of the structural engineering team;
  • Design project management, co-ordination with other disciplines/offices, client liaison, fee proposals and invoicing;
  • Working collaboratively with engineers and other technicians to deliver multiple project designs;
  • Business development with existing clients and creating new contacts/opportunities;
  • Implement high design standards and deliver BIM (Building Information Modelling) solutions to projects; and   
  • The recruitment, mentoring and supervision of civil engineering apprentices, technicians and engineers.


Key skills, experience and attributes required:

  • A minimum qualification of a degree in Civil Engineering or similar;
  • Chartered or Incorporated Engineer and member of IStructE or ICE;
  • Competent in wide variety of structural design schemes;
  • Working knowledge of Building Control, NHBC and Highway Authority submission and approval processes;
  • Proficient user of AutoCAD and Revit;
  • Have the ability to prepare CAD drawings to a standard suitable for construction and technical approvals;
  • Proficient in the use of structural design software such as Tekla/Tedds;
  • Good IT skills, including MS Office;
  • Excellent communication skills, to liaise with colleagues and clients;
  • Ability to work within a team and also able work under own initiative; and

If you feel that you have the skills and attributes for this exciting opportunity then we would like to hear from you. M-EC is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

To obtain an application pack please email

If you have any questions regarding this job opportunity please contact HR Manager, Joanna Stevens, on 07399 880667.