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Structural Design Engineer

Job Description and Requirements

Must have possessed a BS Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or equivalent from an accredited institute as a minimum. A Master’s Degree in Structural Engineering is preferred.

Must be a registered/licensed (US) civil/structural engineer. 

A thorough knowledge of English is required to perform the functions and to make professional presentations.

A minimum of fifteen (15) years of experience after the date of graduation, of which seven (7) years in a senior position.  

Must have a thorough knowledge of structural engineering practices, calculation methods, design details, using US/BS/Euro Design Codes and Standards.  

Extensive experience using US Design Codes (IBC, ASCE, AISC, ACI) is required.

Must be proficient in and has hands-on experience in utilizing STAADPro V8i software in addition to being familiar with ETABS, SAP2000 or similar software in the design and check of structural adequacy of structures in accordance with US/BS/Euro Design Codes and Standards.

Design experience in Tensioned Membrane Structures using software like ixForten 4000 or Easy 8 is advantageous.

Must have strong leadership experience, skills, and capable of working in as a team member.

Professional attitude, pleasant personality, and dedication to work are desirable.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Perform the functions of structural design including production of construction documents related to commercial, institutional, residential and office facilities. 
  • Assess projects, identify design requirements and prepare necessary design calculations using hand calculations and STAADPro V8i software.
  • Plan, schedule and provide work directions as required for the preparation of designs, processes, reports, correspondence and related data.
  • Identify design requirements for structural and civil elements including but not limitted to reinforced concrete, steel, masonry, and wood structures.
  • Perform engineering assessments of structural deficiencies, failure analysis, provide remedial solutions, prepare technical reports and verify “As-Built” record drawings for accuracy.
  • Manage the design and engineering development of complex and large projects with minimum supervision from date of assignment until project completion.
  • Determine all required design elements necessary for code compliance.  
  • Coordinate development of work scopes and detailed technical specifications. 
  • Lay out plans and detailed drawings for development by draftsmen. 
  • Identify standard details and develop new details as required.
  • Assist in cost estimates and material take-offs for the work as applicable and coordinate with Cost Engineers on the development of capital project estimates.
  • Prepare design sketches, perspectives, and details for engineering packages as required. 
  • Perform site surveys using applicable equipment for inspections as required.  
  • Support project on-site execution, project proposals and initiate detailed work outlines.  
  • Make decisions to support projects and act as a technical consultant when required.