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Our Vacancy

Civil/Structural Engineer

  • Defence
  • Permanent /
  • Plymouth
  • 30/06/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 7,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all.

Job Description

You future team:

Multiple work packages form the Dock Readiness project. This role is part of the Engineering Team delivering designs for each of these work packages.

Your mission:

The primary purpose of this role is to assist and support the Design Manager in delivering project scope, focusing on infrastructure upgrades of a dry dock. This will include the following:

🔧 Responsibilities:

• 🏗️ Undertake the delivery of structural engineering activities to the required scope, quality, schedule, and cost.

• 🛠️ Responsible for technical aspects of the structural engineering work packages, from identification of the need through to handover.

• 📐 Undertake technical delivery of one or more design packages as directed by the Principal Civil & Structural Engineer.

• 📋 Ensure design documentation covers the scope of operations required by the Project Manager and is produced to agreed standards, schedule, and budget.

• 🗂️ Plan for effective project implementation.

• 📏 Ensure effective Quality Management Arrangements, delivering through compliance with the Client’s Business Management System and Technical Manual.

• 📝 Support documentation processes and maintain appropriate records with quality controls applied.

• ⚠️ Support staff and contractors in understanding the hazards and risks associated with the work through effective risk assessment management and communication.

This is a support role, focused on working within the team to provide solutions.

Why join the community of Switchers?:

💡 Innovative Environment: Be part of a company that fosters creativity and innovation in engineering solutions.

🏖️ Flexible Working: Enjoy hybrid working arrangements, including up to 3 days per week in the Glasgow office.

🚀 Exciting Projects: Contribute to high-impact projects in various sectors, including Nuclear and Defence.

My profile


• 💼 Ideally 2-4 years of experience required.

• ✏️ Producing specifications

• 📑 Detailed design reports

• 🤝 Working within the team to provide solutions with our Outsource partners

• 🔄 Defining pumping and pipework

Beneficial Skills:

• ☢️ Nuclear experience

• 📦 Experience with Control Cabinets, Connection Boxes, and Cable Routing

• 🎓 Engineering degree

• 🚰 Mechanical services (pumping/pipework)

• 💻 Autodesk Vault / Navisworks

• 🌟 Preferably working towards Chartered Engineer status and membership in a relevant institute.

The Ideal Candidate Will:

• 🏗️ Have experience in the design of heavy civil engineering and building structures to relevant codes, preferably including seismic codes.

• 🏢 Have knowledge of architectural design of industrial buildings.

• 🔌 Have knowledge of building services design and installation.

• 🚧 Have knowledge of construction techniques employed in structures.

• 📚 Demonstrate relevant knowledge and skills required in technical design development.

• 🔧 Have a sound understanding of engineering design and safety practices relevant to discipline, post, and project requirements.

• 💻 Have a working knowledge of relevant engineering computer applications.

SC clearance required but can start on baseline (SC clearable)

Mainly remote – very occasional site visits

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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