• Whitby Wood

Join our team

We believe in the power of creative engineering and we are passionate about detail. Our thriving design studio offers structural engineering professionals the chance to work with visionary clients and fantastic architects, and opportunities for fast-track rewarding careers.

We work internationally from offices in London and Mumbai — providing stimulating working environments, varied and challenging projects, multicultural teams, and support for career development and learning new skills. We look for keen talented individuals who want to take on more responsibility and who are open to exploring new ways of working and approaches to engineering. For more experienced engineers, we offer the opportunity to help shape the evolution of the practice — literally designing their own futures.

As well as the specific vacancies below, we welcome unsolicited applications, and invite you to contact us directly. Graduates for 2018, and students seeking work experience, should apply early.

Whitby Wood recruitment

Vacancy

Design Engineer

WANTED : AWESOME STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
(full time)

Whitby Wood is looking for a technically strong, highly creative structural engineer who can communicate well with a pencil. We’d also rather like it if you were hard-working, a team player (sport is good), and looking for responsibility early. You need to be an effective communicator and good at making computers work for you. For our part, we promise that you’ll grow with us, fast, and that you’ll wonder why you didn’t join us earlier!

The ideal candidate digits and skills …
— 2-4 years’ experience
— Minimum one years’ experience at an established engineering practice in the UK
— Working towards ICE or IstructE chartership
— Strong interest in architecture and the relationship between structural engineering and architectural design
— Ability to communicate with a pencil
— Working capabilities with Revit, ETABS, SAFE and Rhino preferred
— Programming ability ideal

This is a great opportunity to join a fantastic thriving practice with lots of potential for progression. The studio is open-plan, the atmosphere relaxed, and we offer a good work/life balance and a friendly fun ethos. We are an equal opportunities employer.

If you are seeking something special in your career, and no one else has been able to help, maybe you should contact us.

We do not accept applications made via agencies. Please apply by email in person to …

Whitby Wood recruitment

Vacancy

Senior Engineer

WANTED : EXCEPTIONAL SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER
(full time, London)

Whitby Wood is looking for a passionate, hard-working senior structural engineer who is looking to grow with us. You will need to be a dab hand with a pencil, and understand how to get your sketches built. You will also need to be able to command the respect of colleagues and clients, and experienced in successfully leading teams across a number of projects. This capability should be matched by excellent interpersonal skills, and a readiness to represent us at meetings with clients and architects.

The ideal candidate digits and skills …
— 6-8 years’ experience
— Minimum one years’ experience at an established engineering practice in the UK
— Chartered with ICE or IstructE
— Strong interest in architecture and the relationship between structural engineering and architectural design
— Ability and enjoyment in communicating with a pencil, taking sketch to constructed frame : understanding how one leads to the other
— A portfolio of built projects
— Proficiency in Revit, ETABS, SAFE and Rhino preferred

This is a great opportunity to join a thriving practice with lots of potential. The studio is open-plan, the atmosphere relaxed, and we offer a good work/life balance and a friendly fun ethos. We are an equal opportunities employer.

If you are seeking something special in your career, and no one else has been able to help, maybe you should contact us.

We do not accept applications made via agencies. Please apply by email in person to …

Whitby Wood recruitment

Graduates … What fires you up?

It may seem like an obvious question but for us it’s number one. If you are happy, everything works. So we do all we can to make sure you are. We look for exceptional people and offer what’s needed to help fast-track you to achieving the highest standards in the engineering profession.

We offer a training and support programme to all new graduates, and of course, we have the important stuff too — an accredited ICE training scheme that we developed in-house, to which the ICE gave a big tick. Each graduate is assigned a Delegated Engineer (the qualified person who looks after you) who you meet with regularly, plus external training modules are provided to ensure you learn what you need to become a successful chartered engineer. We are proud of our 100% pass rate to date.

We run friendly, largely open-plan offices and work on a diverse range of cool projects (and not just buildings). So, if you love building stuff, are good at maths and programming and have artistic flair, then please get in touch … You will enjoy it here.

Whitby Wood recruitment

Equal opportunities policy

Whitby Wood is an equal opportunities employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings that are free from unlawful discrimination. This principle applies to recruitment and selection, training, promotion, transfers, pay and benefits, and performance appraisal procedures, in addition to the terms and conditions of employment.