Structural Design Engineer

Full time

Southampton, United Kingdom




Trant Engineering Ltd has a long history of engineering and construction excellence, delivering high quality EPC engineering and construction services throughout the UK and overseas. We successfully deliver complex turnkey engineering projects in sectors such as Process & Water, Energy, Defence, Oil & Gas and Nuclear.

We offer clients a range of services including design, manufacturing, installation, construction and commissioning. Our in-house design and offsite manufacturing teams’ work closely to develop technology-based solutions with a strong focus on innovation and value engineering.

We have over 800 employees and with a healthy forward order book with a projected turnover of £180m this year, it is an exciting time to join the business.


  • Liaison with clients to understand their specific requirements
  • Preparation of outline designs for tenders within short timescales
  • Preparation of clear and well-structured design calculations and reports
  • Provision of support and design proposals to site teams from pre-construction to construction phase

Key Skills/Background:

  • Proven ability to undertake steelwork design and detailing
  • Good knowledge of eurocodes
  • Good knowledge of Tekla Structural Designer
  • Experience with Autocad Robot preferable 
  • Experience in RC Design preferable
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Ability to provide innovative solutions that add value
  • IT literate, must be a proficient user of Microsoft packages, understanding of AutoCAD


HND/BEng Engineering OR by experience

Company Benefits:

At Trant Engineering, we offer the opportunity for career development within a professional and friendly safe working environment. We value our employee’s and strongly support and encourage individuals to gain professional qualifications, whilst offering the opportunity to work on projects of differing sizes within a variety of industry sectors. Our company benefits package includes; 

A competitive salary

24 days holiday (increases with service) + 8 bank holiday

Company Pension Scheme

Flexible Working Policy (based on a ‘core hours’ system)

Free onsite parking

Employee Assistance Programme

Bike to Work Scheme 

We also welcome to opportunity to discuss working from home/hybrid working options at interview stage. 

Equal Opportunities: 

Trant Engineering Limited is committed to equal opportunities for all and we do not discriminate on the grounds of race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, gender, disability or age.

*Please note, due to the volume of applications we are not always able to contact each applicant individually. If you have not heard from us within 10 working days of application, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion                           

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