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Senior Structural Technician

Country/Region:  GB
Field:  Engineering

Birmingham, GB

Type of Contract:  Permanent
Level of experience:  Any


The global leader in public transport infrastructure, SYSTRA has specialised in the mass transit and rail market since 1957. The main shareholders of SYSTRA are SNCF and RATP. Its ambition is to serve emerging needs for collective and sustainable mobility throughout the world. With a presence in 80 countries, SYSTRA manages over 3,000 projects for high-speed systems, conventional rail lines, metros and tramways throughout the world.

SYSTRA are looking to expand our Signature Team in the UK, working on high profile infrastructure projects such as Crossrail and HS2, we are building on our 50 years of success in the UK by growing our team and looking for passionate people to deliver projects across our portfolio.

We are now seeking to strengthen and grow our Engineering team in our Birmingham office, initially working as part of our Main Works Civils High Speed 2 project team, by recruiting an experienced Structural Technician.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a range of experience within the Civil Engineering/Transportation/Infrastructure sectors.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic Structural Technician to further their career in a highly motivated and inspirational environment.

Main Duties

  • Responsible for the production of 2D drawings and sketches using MicroStation. 
  • Responsible for the production of 3D models using Aecosim or other relevant discipline specific authoring tools 
  • Carrying out clash detection on BIM deliverables ensuring design coordination process are implemented
  • Auditing compliance with project agreed requirements. 
  • Checking quality of modelling is also in line with project Component Catalogue 
  • Production and subsequent checking of federated models, and production of imodels.
  • Ensuring compliance of discipline models with client BIM requirements
  • Checking quality of models produced by back office teams
  • Production of imodel electronic deliverables
  • Production of 3D PDF electronic deliverables




  • 2D, 3D CAD and BIM experience on a variety of bridge and structures including highway and rail bridges on behalf of local authorities, Highways England or Network Rail
  • 3D CAD and BIM experience in detail design 
  • Software - AutoCAD Civils 3D, MicroStation and AecoSim
  • Trained BIM operator


In return, we offer a very competitive salary with a comprehensive and attractive benefits package with opportunities for flexible working and career development.

Please note, we do have a preferred supplier list for the provision of recruitment services and we will not accept unsolicited CVs from suppliers not currently on our PSL.

SYSTRA is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and value applications from all.