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We’re Recruiting a Structural Technician

We’re Recruiting a Structural Technician

BDI Structural Technician

About the role

Due to continued growth, BDI Structural Solutions now have a vacancy for a Structural Technician in our Manchester Office.

What you will be doing

As part of an award-winning structural engineering consultancy, you will work with our dedicated team on challenging and multiple projects simultaneously. You will be comfortable providing hands-on support in a fast-paced, professional environment, undertaking the production of project drawings and details using Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD. (Experience in Tekla Structures would be beneficial)

The role will consist of preparing engineering drawings for building structures, foundations, below ground drainage and highways and reporting to the senior engineer or project director, in addition to:

  • Production of bar bending schedules as required for reinforced concrete structures.
  • Site visits to complete detailed inspections.
  • Liaising with other design professionals to ensure that design drawings meet the client brief and coordinate with other consultants’ information.
  • Assisting with the administration of projects
  • Assisting with general administration in the office
  • Where applicable completing engineering calculations to demonstrate compliance with current codes of practice to support proposed design solution.

About you

You will be an experienced structural technician with substantial and demonstratable drafting capability and a proven ability to work to deadlines. Possessing strong communication skills, you will be able to maintain effective working relationships at all levels. Pride in quality and accuracy of your work should be at the forefront and you should have a proven track record in technical detailing and understanding of all types of structures, common building materials (steel, concrete, timber and masonry) and products (specification of detailing ancillaries such as thermal breaks, restraint straps, joist hangers etc).

We will also be considering applications from Structural Engineer Graduates with previous technician experience.

Reasons to join BDI

BDI is a leading Engineering Consultancy with a desire is to produce excellent buildings. Voted ‘Best Structural Engineering Company in the North West’, BDI has an established reputation for delivering elegant, sustainable and cost-effective solutions.

We believe the design process is collaborative and enjoy working with likeminded individuals to derive outstanding design and excellent buildings. The BDI office has an open, informal atmosphere with an experienced, dynamic team.

Our projects range from minor alterations and extensions to major new buildings and refurbishment projects and we aspire to provide a creative response whilst deriving a buildable, feasible engineering solution without compromise on the concept.

What we can offer you

  • Competitive Salary dependant on experience
  • Bonus scheme
  • Holiday – 30 Days including public holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Company Phone
  • Company Pension
  • Membership of a professional institution paid
  • Support with training for professional qualifications and professional fees

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

This position is Monday to Friday, working from our office in Sale and not remotely.

COVID-19 considerations:
BDI has remained open for business throughout the COVID pandemic, initially all personnel were working remotely, they are now working from the office with new health and safety measures in place.

Please apply by sending your CV to
We look forward to hearing from you.


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