Structural Engineer Job Description


The structural engineer designs the structure of a building and they need to choose apt building materials, inspect the construction work and ensure the structural strength of the building and structures. They design, plan, oversee the construction of new buildings and bridges and alter the existing properties or other structures. Structural engineers need to perform certain duties which include preparing reports, designs, and drawings, calculating pressure, loads, and stresses, consider the strength of construction material and select appropriately, provide technical advice on safe designs and constructions, obtain building regulations approval, analyze the configuration of the basic component of the structure, liaise with the professional staff such as architect and engineers, monitor and inspect all the work undertaken by the contractors to ensure structural soundness, administer contracts and manage projects.

Structural Engineer Job Titles:

  • Structural Engineer
  • Design Engineer
  • Sr. Structural Engineer
  • Structural Technician
  • Civil Engineer

Structural Engineer Job Summary:

We are looking to hire a successful candidate who has a degree in structural or civil engineering and this position is based out in our office and needs to report to our engineering manager. They are responsible for supporting the leading engineering project team with the development of foundation and structural plans and details. Working within a multi-discipline team to develop efficient and reliable structural design packages for high voltage substations. The candidate needs to have a degree in civil engineering from a recognized institution, at least 5 years of experience in civil and structural designs for electrical transmission and substation facilities, a professional engineer registration is preferred, and a working knowledge of typical structural designs software and a good knowledge of mic Microsoft office, windows and MS outlook. The job duties include civil and structural design of electrical transmission facilities including support structure foundation, site development, and control building.

Structural Engineer Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Preparing reports, designs, and drawings
  • Calculating loads and stresses
  • Selecting appropriate construction material
  • Providing technical advice
  • Obtaining building regulations approval
  • Liaising with relevant professional staff such as architects
  • Monitoring and inspecting work is undertaken by the contractors
  • Administering contracts and managing projects
  • Inspecting properties to check the conditions
  • Use computer-aided design technology for simulation purposes

Structural Engineer Skills and Qualification:

  • Bachelor degree in civil or structural engineering
  • Must possess a minimum of 6 years of experience as a structural engineer
  • Professionally registered with the institute of structural engineers
  • Expert experience in project management
  • Advanced knowledge of construction method, material, and legal regulations
  • Sound understanding of physics and mathematics
  • Able to liaise with professionals from other disciplines
  • Three-dimensional conceptual skills
  • Meticulous attention to detail with superb organization skills
  • Punctual, reliable and must have strong communication skill
  • Able to work in a team and produce quality output under tight deadlines
  • Strong verbal and oral communication skills
  • Self-motivated and strong analytical skills
  • Attention to detail, prioritization skill, and time management
  • Quick learner with a positive attitude
  • Maintain a strong relationship with key groups
  • Motivational and communication skill
  • An empowered team member, a process-oriented thinker

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