Principal Engineer

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Job Title: Principal Structural Engineer

Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000


Are you a seasoned Structural Engineer looking to take your career to new heights?

We have an exciting opportunity for a talented individual to join a growing team as a Principal Structural Engineer based in Belfast.

Our client has revealed plans for their Belfast office to increase significantly over the next 12 months- this includes a move into a new office space as the current headcount of 65 has outgrown the limits of the current office.

The Belfast office collaborates with several other offices as they all work on a diverse range of projects across Northern Ireland and mainland UK such as Casement Park Stadium, Royal Victoria Hospital Energy Centre, Ballycastle Educational Campus to highlight a few.



Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage the structural engineering team, providing guidance and technical expertise to clients and junior team members.
  • Oversee the design and analysis of structures, ensuring compliance with relevant codes and standards.
  • Collaborate with multidisciplinary teams to deliver innovative and sustainable engineering solutions.
  • Take ownership of projects from conception through to completion, ensuring high-quality deliverables within specified timeframes and budgets.
  • Mentor and develop junior engineers, fostering a culture of continuous learning and professional growth.


Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering.
  • Chartered Engineer status with a recognised professional institution.
  • Proven experience in leading structural engineering projects.
  • Strong knowledge of industry standards and regulations.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.


Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficient in structural analysis and design software.
  • Familiarity with BIM processes.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.



  • Competitive salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per annum.
  • 7% Pension.
  • Enhanced Parental leave.
  • Annual Bonus.
  • Hybrid Working.
  • Opportunity to work on a diverse portfolio of projects.
  •  Professional development and training opportunities.
  • A supportive and collaborative work environment within a global engineering brand.