Structural Engineering Technician

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Structural engineering technicians provide support to structural engineers working on all sorts of structures including bridges, sports stadia, masts, tower blocks and coastal and offshore oil platforms.

The Work

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The figures below are only a guide. Actual pay rates may vary, depending on:

Starting salaries for structural engineering technicians range from £18,000 to £25,000 a year. With experience this rises to around £30,000 and more senior technicians may earn £35,000 a year or more.


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Getting In

Jobs can be with industrial companies, contractors, water boards, local government or in a research organisation.

What Does it Take?

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Getting On

More Information

The Engineering Council sets and maintains the standards of the engineering profession in the UK. It does so through 35 professional engineering institutions which are Licensed Members of the Engineering Council.

Tomorrow's engineers website provides further information.


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The following organisations may be able to provide further information.

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