ACS was set up in early 2021 to provide an in-house Structural Engineering service to the Award-winning Architects – Allan Corfield Architects.  In this short time ACS has already developed into a standalone firm with aspirations to become one of the UK’s leading consulting engineers.

ACS are on track to become market leaders in the design of Modern Method of Construction buildings (MMC), including closed panel timber frames,
SIPS and ICF. With the use of state-of-the-art BIM design and analysis software, ACS are able to seamlessly integrate with our in-house architecture team.

Since its inception, ACS has secured over 70 projects, and the team has grown to 9, with this continued growth, we regularly advertise for structural engineering positions in our Dunfermline office. You can find the current vacancies on this page, however if your perfect job isn’t listed and you think that you are ideally suited to the team, then please send in your CV!

Based in Fife, our team is led by the Technical Director & Structural Engineer David Gallagher. The focus is on continuing to implement the existing high standards of ACA’s current architectural services provided with an aligned and coordinated structural support to provide Clients with a holistic design approach. We share the office with the ACA team and we work collaboratively, maximising our projects’ potential and stimulating team member’s learning and development.


We actively invest in our people and their development, supporting their passion and expertise in architecture and structural design. Our collaborative culture allows team members to exchange their experience and express their creativity.

We are a very friendly group, we support each other and we care about the wellbeing of our colleagues. We are focused and hard working, but equally enjoy a relaxed working environment with regular social events, such as Domino Pizza Fridays and staff nights out.

We specialise in designing low energy homes, which means that sustainability is at the core of our practice. We design homes around the fabric first approach utilising modern methods of construction, often meeting the strictest and most challenging Passivhaus standard.

Our design led approach allows our people to express their creativity whilst pursuing our clients’ dreams.

Due to our continued growth, we regularly seek new professionals to join our team. You will have the opportunity to work remotely and in our office in Dunfermline. Please see below for the current structural engineering jobs we offer.


“We have hand picked our great team, who all add different elements, both in terms of personality and technical skill set.

Moving forward we are looking to add the best new Graduates from the top Universities, each year.”

David Gallagher

Technical Director

“The atmosphere at ACS is great with everyone that works here being very friendly.

Having been given the opportunity to work on some really exciting projects after just graduating, has been invaluable and I am excited to progress my career at ACS.”

Paul Chambers

Graduate Structural Engineer


Graduate/Structural Engineer


We are looking for a permanent full time Graduate Structural Engineer to join our growing structural team based in our Dunfermline office.

Job Description


An exciting opportunity for the right graduate to join a growing Structural Engineering firm specialising in sustainable bespoke residential design.

ACS was established in 2021 and already secured almost 100 projects, and is looking to add to its growing team. ACS benefits from sharing an open plan workplace with award-winning and Urban Realm top 50 listed AC Architects specialising in the Self Build housing market since 2009.

By joining ACS, you will be joining a fast-growing and ambitious consultancy that specialise in sustainable modern methods of construction in the Self Build sector. This is a sector that, due to increasing fuel costs and recently committed government investment, is set to experience sustained and substantial growth.

About You


You will be a newly qualified Structural Engineer (0-2 years of experience in the industry), who has an interest in architecture and working on bespoke residential projects. You will be hard-working, ambitious and have aspirations of becoming Chartered.

The duties of this job require a high degree of specialised expertise and skill in maintaining established standards of quality and accuracy. Drive, determination, and a self-disciplined approach are necessary for successful job performance. The job environment is structured, and job expectations are clear. While the pace of the work is faster than average, quality is never compromised.

Experience with Tekla/TEDDS analysis is preferable but on project training will be provided. You will be comfortable with hand calculations and open to learning new design methods.



You will support and be guided by our senior team, carrying out detailed structural design and analysis on our bespoke residential portfolio.



Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering or Structural Engineering with Architecture.


The role will offer hybrid working – with the majority of the time office-based, with remote working. As our work is spread across the UK, you must be able to travel.

Please apply by e-mail us to and let us know why you would be the ideal candidate for this role and also include your CV and covering letter. 

If we feel you have the desired experience and attributes you will be invited to complete our online behavioural and cognitive assessments as the next stage of our recruitment process, with candidates then being selected for interview.


We are always on the lookout for talented and passionate people to join our growing team. If you are passionate about architecture and structural engineering and believe that you are the right person to help in the development of ACS, then we would love to hear from you. Just send us your CV to:

Perks of the Job

Career Growth

As a member of ACS, you will be able to grow and develop in the comfort of an established business.

Annual Leave

You will be entitled to 30 days leave, including public holidays. Our offices are closed over the festive period.

Exciting Jobs

Work on a variety of stunning one-off projects, from small extensions to large developments.


You will be able to work flexibly both in terms of hours and location. ACS is being set up with office-based and remote working in mind.

Professional Subscriptions

ACS will cover the costs of your professional membership subscriptions.

Competititve Salary

Across all positions, we aim to pay above the industry average for our location.