top of page
Recuitment Banner Engineering.jpg

Appointment of Graduate Civil / Structural Engineer

We are a well established consulting engineering practice specialising in building conservation.  The head office is in Appleby in Cumbria, with a second office in Liverpool. There are four engineers in the practice, (two CARE accredited). The practice’s project base includes repairs and new work associated with cathedrals, viaducts, scheduled monuments, churches, castles, and scheduled, listed and traditional buildings located throughout the North of England, Wales and Southern Scotland. Important historic structures we are working on include the Towneley Hall, Burnley, Maidens Walk Coal Drops, Gateshead, the Chinese Garden at RHS Bridgewater, Lancaster RC Cathedral, all of which are of national importance.

This opportunity is to join a small team of Engineers to assist in inspecting historic structures and buildings, and carrying out measured surveys followed by structural analysis. You will also prepare drawings in Vectorworks for new construction projects, attend site meetings and take notes. There will be opportunities to interface with clients, contractors and sponsors.

You must be observant and pay attention to detail and will have an interest in the historic environment and have some knowledge of engineering and architectural history. The job includes travel throughout the north of England so independent transport is essential. Business mileage is paid.

You must be familiar with Autocad or Vectorworks, and design principles and Eurocodes in all the main structural materials, be literate and fluent in communicating and report writing. A degree class 1 or 2.1 is expected, with an objective to become a Chartered Engineer. As this is a permanent post and an ambition to progress within this specialist field is expected.

This position is based in our Cumbria office, but some home working can be a discussed. Staff are typically out of the office on visits 1-2 days a week. We are looking for a long-term commitment. The starting salary will be competitive.


For further information please contact the engineering team on 017683 52572 or email Otherwise, please send a cover letter and CV to


bottom of page