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Structural Engineer

Posted 7 March by i2o Ltd Ended


Are you a Structural Engineer/Design Engineer ideally from a structural, tensile membrane background looking for the opportunity to join a company that focus on innovative product development?

i2o are specialists in the design, manufacture and installation of tensile membrane structures and solar car ports and have a great reputation in the industry. We will be rapidly expanding in the coming year and need a Structural Design Engineer to add to our highly skilled team.

This would suit someone who wants join an expanding company in a rewarding and varied role.


  • Drawing using AutoCAD and Inventor - both 2D and 3D designs

  • Designing new products for and development of existing core range

  • Designing and developing tensile membrane structures for new markets

  • Undertake detailed engineering design

  • Ensuring service and project work are carried out within agreed deadlines and within budget, developing a commercial awareness and beginning to manage financial aspects of projects.

  • Working with our KTP Associate in the development of Tensile Membrane structures

  • Project Management

  • Conduct Client visits as and when required

  • Report writing

  • Provide advice and guidance on builds and projects

  • Working to current codes of practice for steel and aluminium structures

Essential Requirements:

We are looking for an ambitious candidate possessing the desire to work with a team to develop and introduce new, innovative and safe products to the market. The ideal candidate will have the following:

  • Experience with 2D and 3D CAD

  • Experience of working with Tensile Membrane structures

  • Background of Design within structural, scaffolding, tensile membrane or similar

  • Solid foundation of experience of structural design engineering, ideally working with significant structures

  • Working knowledge of CDM 2015

  • Good knowledge of current relevant standards, analysis and codes of practice

  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated with a creative mind

  • Proven ability to design structures

  • Comfortable dealing with clients

  • Needs to have chartered status or be working towards it so they can sign off on structural calculations.


  • Salary £40,000 - 50,0000 per year

  • Free Parking

  • EMI share scheme (only applicable once you have been here for a year)

  • Company Pension scheme

  • 20 days holiday with the bank holidays on top!

  • Holidays run Jan to Dec and for each completed year of service you get an extra days holiday until you have reached a maximum of 30 (+ bank holidays)

  • Company shutdown during Christmas period (taken out of holiday entitlement)

About Our Company

Based in the countryside approx. 12 miles from Cambridge just off the A14 giving easy access to the M11 and A1, we are a rapidly growing SME with a number of high profile projects in our pipeline for the coming year and beyond. i2o Ltd is a company borne out of Inside2outside Ltd which has been at the forefront of school shelter solutions since 1991. Working mainly with tensile membrane, the company has always prioritised researching innovative solutions to problems and made them accessible to the education market. Their canopies use the latest tensile membrane technology to be flexible, bespoke and un-cumbersome, at the same time as being exceptionally durable, long-lasting, yet easy to maintain. i2o Ltd’s research also led them into developing Solar solutions, creating their partner brand FlexiSolar Ltd specialising in Solar Car Ports which are perfect for car parks in schools, universities, supermarkets and offices, doubling up as a protective car cover and a hub for generating solar energy. Excess power can also be fed into the National Grid, which can be a great way to earn some extra money. The panels are specifically designed to generate maximum power even in our grey, unpredictable climate. Each solar carport project is customized to a client’s needs, creating the most functional and cost-effective solar solution available. The car ports can also come fitted with EV Charging Points - proving we really are at the forefront of solar technology.

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Interested in the role? Great, we look forward to your application!

We want to continue this innovation and by bringing the structural engineering in house we will be able to bring new products to market in a speedier more efficient timeframe. Working for i2o Ltd means you will joining a close knit workforce who work together to bring their ideas to fruition. Everyone is listened to and their skills utilised to get the best results for our clients.

Closing Date for Applications: 6th April 2018

Required skills

  • AutoCAD
  • CDM
  • Design Engineering
  • Structural Engineering
  • 3D

Reference: 34630893

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