We are hiring a Structural Engineer

Balco is the market leader in an industry where we develop, manufacture, sell and are responsible for the installation of our own manufactured open and glazed balcony systems. The head office is in Växjö, Sweden and we have subsidiaries in Norway, Denmark, Finland, England, Germany, Poland and the Netherlands. We have nearly 420 employees and had a turnover of just over £85m in 2018. Production takes place at the head office in Växjö, in a production process that is certified according to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. Balco has been listed on Nasdaq Stockholm since October 2017.

Structural Engineer with location in SW of England

In the role of a Structural Engineer within Balco, you will be working with our Sales team on new prospects as well as our operational team on imminent and live projects.Your core tasks will range from structural assessment of preliminary scenarios in sales prospects, through to the production of comprehensive and thorough client reports to verify all structural aspects of live projects.You will work closely with our Design Engineers both in the UK and across Europe, as well as having access to our cutting edge software packages which will enable you to work effectively to Balco’s high standards.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • – Experience and knowledge of working with steel, concrete, aluminum and glass
  • – Be flexible to work with a number of projects simultaneously to meet various deadlines
  • – Be able/willing to work in both 2D & 3D environments to complete structural analysis
  • – Willing to travel to attend meetings with clients where required
  • – Keen to develop existing skill base
  • – Have a good understanding of British Standards and Eurocode
  • – Have completed a degree in Structural or Civil Engineering, or equivalent

You will receive support from both the Managing Director of the UK business, as well as the Structural Engineering Manager based in Sweden.

As a person, you are driven, committed, see opportunities and are used to taking great responsibility. You are careful, structured, methodical and independent, while at the same time it is important that you are easy to collaborate with and have a prestigious approach. You always strive to achieve the highest quality in your work and you thrive in an environment with high ceilings.

If this is the job for you, we offer an exciting and evolving job in a fast growing company with dynamic, international character and excellent career opportunities.


If you have any questions regarding the job description, please contact the Managing Director, Tristan Bennett at Tristan.Bennett@Balcouk.com. Applications are to be sent  via email to job@balco.eu Please mark your application with ”Structural Engineer”. The closing date for application is November 30th, 2019. Interviews and selection may take place continuously during the application period.

Meet Balco at CHC’s One Big Housing Conference 2019

Balco are proud to be exhibiting at the CHC’s One Big Housing Conference 2019 on the 10th and 11th October, Metropole Hotel, Llandrindod Wells, Powys. 

One Big Housing Conference 2019 returns to inform and inspire social housing professionals from a range of disciplines to bring you up to speed with recent housing policy developments and to share good practice to take back to your organisation.

Why not spend some time at our stand and see how we have been enhancing properties across the UK and Europe and improving residents well-being with our products and then see what we could do for you!

Balco has its production in modern and efficient premises at our headquarters in Växjö, Sweden. The production facility is ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 3834-2 certified making Balco unique in the balcony industry.

Get more information about the exhibition and book here.