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Structural Engineer

Date: 01-Jun-2023

Location: Port Talbot, South Wales, GB

Company: Tata Steel

Job Description

Job Title: Structural Engineer

Department: Pre-Engineering

Location: Port Talbot

Salary : Competitive salary based on experience (+ Benefits)

Closing Date: Sunday 4th June 2023


We believe that our strength is not just in our steel but the diversity of our workforce. Our people make the difference.


The Role

The Structural Engineer will carry out Pre-Engineering of various aspects of works and facilitating an engineering service covering all Structural activities. You will be required to carry out all necessary investigations, review meetings, inspections to complete the Pre-Engineering pack to prevent the risk of any additional cost or timescale from any unforeseen extras once the project is with the execution team. Note the supervision/execution of the project is supervised by another team, we purely compile the Pre-Engineering Tender documentation. Part of the role will involve you engaging with contractors obtaining any relevant information to fulfil their pre-planning requirements.

As a Structural Engineer, you will be responsible for:

  • Compiling the Pre-Engineering Pack through our standard process, with assistance/collaboration from Tata Consulting team based in India over Teams meetings.
  • Initiating discussions with works Area Managers, Engineers and contractors obtaining information and detailed drawings for the scheme.
  • Carrying out investigations, interrogating electronic systems, collating and preparing estimates for any proposed work.
  • Liaises with various department functions, including in order to obtain any information relative for the Pre-engineering function and to engage with the relevant parties to fulfil this requirement
  • Preparing a complete and comprehensive written specification together with explanatory sketches describing the work to be under taken in full.
  • Interrogating and analysing design drawings or proposals from contractors/other source for comparison and able to report/resolve on necessary findings
  • Preparing and submitting estimates to works management for them to apply for expenditure, SE, Capital Budgets etc. Attends planning meetings to advise and agree with management on a planned programme to minimise loss of production.
  • Using electronic systems for access and storage including SAP (Training can be offered in this area)
  • Deputising for the Senior Structural Engineer when required.
  • Ensuring safe working practices for jobs under their control.



The Candidate 

The Structural Engineer will hold theoretical knowledge to HNC, HND, degree level or hold strong experience in a relevant Engineering role. You will be required to have some experience in cost estimating and able to provide a professional Structural Engineering service to all project and capital developments when required.


We’re looking for someone who is ambitious and looking for a role with a clearly defined career path for the next few years. The Structural Engineer will hold excellent communicational and organisations skills, able to work in a multi-disciplined team.


The Benefits

Tata Steel UK offers their employees significant benefits packages. For this role, you will benefit from:

•           A market competitive salary

•           35 days holidays per annum

•           Annual Pay Review

•           Quarterly Bonus Scheme – subject to business performance

•           Private Healthcare Scheme (Individual cover)

•           One of the UK’s leading defined contribution pension schemes (10% employer contribution / 6% employee contribution)


We also have an extensive list of lifestyle benefits including free onsite parking at all of our sites, an employee assistance programme as well as Employee discount scheme for companies including Vodafone, Jaguar Land Rover and also various local services.


The Business

Tata Steel is one of the world’s top 10 steel producers. The combined group has an annual aggregate crude steel capacity of more than 33 million tonnes with approximately 80,000 employees across four continents. We’re part of the Tata Group, one of the largest, most diverse conglomerates in the world with businesses in the UK including Tata Steel, Jaguar Land Rover and Tetley Tea.


Sustainability is at the very heart of what we do and we are dedicated to managing our operations responsibly and to continuously improving our performance. Innovating for tomorrow, making a positive impact today.


Tata Steel in the UK is committed to our ambition of reducing energy consumption and to becoming a carbon neutral steelmaker by 2045, to find out more about our journey click here


To learn more about who we are and what we can offer our future employees, please click on the link to watch the following video: 

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