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Experienced Structural Technician




Civil & Structural Engineering

Employment type

Full time

Contract type


We have an excellent opportunity for an Experienced Structural Technician to join our successful structural engineering team within Cardiff.

Hydrock, now Stantec will offer you the opportunity to work on exciting, high-profile projects that are engaging and help develop your existing skillset portfolio. You will also gain exposure to working with new materials and have the opportunity to work collaboratively with our senior engineers and learn from their expertise.

Civil & Structural Engineering 

Our national civil, highways, structural and water engineering team is led from Bristol, where our largest team is located, with established teams in Plymouth, Birmingham, Cardiff, Gloucester, London, Leeds, Newcastle and Manchester.  

You can expect exceptional colleagues to work with and learn from and an interesting variety of challenging and sometimes prestigious projects.  

Your role will include:

  • Advanced use of AutoCAD and REVIT, to produce building and structural design information.
  • Delivery of digital models and technical drawings for the design on a variety of structures throughout the UK.
  • Liaising with other designers and external consultants to enable co-ordination of project drawings.
  • Providing input for project designs and reports.
  • Development of AutoCAD / REVIT procedures and quality control.

What we are looking for:

  • A positive, enthusiastic and collaborative team player.
  • Knowledge of structural engineering and building detailing.
  • Proficient in computer aided drawing and the use of AutoCAD and REVIT to produce 2D and 3D models, drawings and schedules.
  • Experience of working across a wide range of building sectors.
  • A team player with the ability to successfully manage workload to deliver consistently high-quality work.
  • An ambitious person, who advocates our values and wishes to be part of Hydrock and our success.

What's great about Hydrock, now Stantec

We are an integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.  

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Named as Building’s Engineering Consultant of the Year in 2023 as well as awarded Consultancy of the Year at the Insider North West Property Awards 2023, we’re known for delivering outstanding sustainable projects for our communities, planet, and society.

Some of these projects have recently received industry accolades, including Cleveland Pools winning the Conservation and Regeneration category at the Construction Excellence South West Awards 2023; Bay Technology Centre named Commercial Project of the Year at the British Construction Industry Awards 2022; YGG Tan-y-Lan picked out in the Integration and Collaborative Working category at Construction Excellence Wales Awards 2022; One Strawberry Lane singled out for its ESG offering at the North East - BCO Northern Award; and One Silk Street  (Northern Group) winning Business Insider North West Residential Property Award for 'Development of the Year (fewer than 100 homes) 2023).

 Take a look at our 2023 end of year film and get a feel for what we’re all about. 


What we can offer you: 

  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues 
  • Reward for progression and hard work 
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
  • Competitive starting salary 
  • Excellent health benefits 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!) 
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday) 
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme


A place to feel included

We champion diversity, equity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.  

We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 


Looking for the next steps? 

Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed.

If shortlisted, a member of our Talent Acquisition Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock, now Stantec.

If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

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