Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

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Civil structural engineer provides specialist Civil / Structural engineering expertise and ensure robust change control processes and documentation standards are followed.

Civil Structural Engineer Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Must have strong computer oriented skills (familiarity with Autocad, MS Office, Numerical Methods Solutions, Structural Analysis Software such as STAAD, SFrame, RISA ..)
Responsible for supervising large groups of professionals and non-professionals or small groups of specialized engineers or as a highly specialized technical engineer in servicing heavy industrial clients in the nuclear sector
The ability to lead large or small projects is an asset
The candidate will be capable of committing to and maintaining a project timeline
Previous experience in the design of heavy industrial structures (steel, concrete, wood, masonry), preferably in the Nuclear industry, and Consulting Engineering experience is desirable
Knowledge of process plants, headframe structures, shaft steel, and underground steel and concrete structures is an asset
Performs specific engineering studies, engineering calculations, and other design analyses using industry software
Evaluates the work of technical staff and provides feedback based on client needs and approve the discipline and layout design criteria documents
Lead the technical delivery of civil engineering projects / civil engineering input in to complex, multi-disciplinary projects
Stay abreast of industry developments and changes in standards

Civil Structural Engineer Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Civil Structural Engineer

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: EIT, FE, II, DAWIA, NABCEP, PMP, E.I.T, PE, LSS, RPEQ

Education for Civil Structural Engineer

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the civil structural engineer job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Engineering, Chemistry, Physics, Electronics, Optics, Engineering Science, Architecture, Engineering Technology, Guidance, Supervision

Skills for Civil Structural Engineer

Desired skills for civil structural engineer include:

AISC
ACI
IBC
AutoCAD
Industry and regulatory standards pertaining to the power industry
Civil/structural design and engineering techniques
ETABS
SAP2000
UBC
British Standards

Desired experience for civil structural engineer includes:

8+ year experience after BS
University Degree in Structural Engineering
A minimum of five (5) years of related engineering
Eligibility for registration as a Professional Engineer is mandatory
Must be a U.S. Citizen in order to obtain required NASA badge
Must be able to provide a certified Birth Certificate (with state seal), Passport, or INS Citizenship documents on date of hire (candidate will be sent home if this paperwork is not provided upon arrival on date of hire)

Civil Structural Engineer Examples

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Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a civil structural engineer. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for civil structural engineer
  • Produce and oversee the production of high quality design documentation including sketches, drawings, calculations, reports and specifications
  • Lead and undertake Civil/Structural engineering design, review and construction supervision across a range of projects
  • Check and review designs prepared by others
  • Mentor and develop capability of junior staff
  • Act as the main technical adviser on a construction site for subcontractors, craft and operatives
  • Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and the work of any subcontractors overseeing site quality control, health and safety matters
  • Responsible for the design, co-ordination and design verification for geotechnical, civil and structural design activities related to renewable energy (RE) power plants (feasibility basic and detailed designs) both direct and by external services
  • Interface with EGPNA Contractors, project managers t and engineering unit specialists for all technical, design and planning aspects of the different projects
  • Perform feasibility studies, design, construction, and implementation of alternative energy technologies power plants (Wind, Solar, Geothermal, and Hydro)
  • Perform structural analysis and design of concrete and steel structures related to the Power sector
Qualifications for civil structural engineer
  • Experience of working on a variety of projects as project leader on some with experience of dealing directly with clients
  • Dexterity to operate office equipment, and ability to access field locations as required by the position
  • EIT is required
  • Broad knowledge of applying civil and structural engineering practices to plant constructability, construction methods and materials
  • Multidisciplinary engineering knowledge
  • Ability to lead and work with engineering staff at all levels
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Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a civil structural engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for civil structural engineer
  • General understanding of Geotechnical engineering knowledge to plan, supervise and co-ordinate geotechnical activities throughout the entire life cycle of the project
  • Review shop drawings, fabrication drawings and shop submittals to support construction
  • Prepare Technical Specifications, Scope of work for various Civil/Structural activities, and technical Validation Reports for management and control of design services
  • Responsible for supporting construction and responding to RFI’s, NCR’s and other technical items
  • Ability to work in and with multinational teams
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Responsible in design office for specific phases of a single project
  • Broad and comprehensive knowledge of civil/structural engineering fundamentals and design principles including an extensive knowledge of design and drawing checking procedures
  • Maintains a detailed understanding of current applicable engineering codes and leverages that extensive knowledge to provide safe and economical designs, while also accounting for special requirements and situations related to the glass making process
  • Provides directs detailed and complete analysis and calculations, general arrangement and detail drawings, specifications and complete bid packages for the civil/structural portion of projects at O-I glass container facilities
Qualifications for civil structural engineer
  • Works in normal office environment with controlled temperature, sometimes must work outside in extreme temperatures
  • The TRF Structural/Civil Engineer shall be on-site during the Government's regular working hours and shall be available on-site within one hour after the Government's regular working hours
  • Willingness and ability to be involved in the delivery of civil engineering projects and also of the civil engineering aspects of complex, multi-disciplinary projects
  • Relevant rail industry experience of working within a design consultancy essential
  • Must be BS in Civil Engineering
  • Prefer BSCE degree and P.E
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Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking to fill the role of civil structural engineer. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for civil structural engineer
  • Broad and comprehensive knowledge of the financial impact of design choices on project budgets
  • Provides new approaches to solving complex problems and identifying innovative opportunities by using sound judgment and civil/structural related experience
  • Provides significant guidance and input to the regional Civil/Structural resource teams within the corporate civil/structural group
  • Provides leadership to teams of other engineers and designers, as required
  • Work on structural and flood control projects including bulkheads, T-Walls, sheet pile walls, and deep pile foundations
  • May serve as Project Engineer on technical projects (investigation, analysis and design) in specific areas of expertise
  • Prepare, update and support the execution of civil & structural engineering and site activities in the schedule with emphasis on
  • Anchor bolt plan and details
  • Equipment specifications
  • Has an understanding of design package standards
Qualifications for civil structural engineer
  • Willingness to be a part of a global engineering company and to collaborate with teams in other offices around the world
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office and Project
  • Be incorporated or working towards Chartered status with the ICE or IStructE
  • A strong track record in civil and structural engineering design within the heavy highway/rail environment for both large bridge type structures and ancillary elements common to large projects such as railway re-signalling projects
  • Good experience of structural analysis software such as Superstress and LUSAS
  • Experience of undertaking and supervising visual and intrusive investigation works within the heavy highway/rail environment using the range of safe systems of work available
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Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a civil structural engineer. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for civil structural engineer
  • Support the execution of Civil/Structural Design Engineering Change (DEC) packages
  • Close out of Engineering Civil/Structural Design Engineering Change (DEC) packages
  • Conduct Civil/Structural Design and Technical Analysis of assigned Engineering scope
  • Oversee the preparation of assigned Engineering Change Requests / Field Change Notices in accordance with established Engineering Change Control (ECC) Processes
  • Ensure timely project delivery in accordance with applicable codes, standards, regulations, procedures and established project quality plans and performance criteria
  • Support the Discipline Lead with timely updates to engineering progress, performance, and staffing needs
  • Interface with plant personnel to ensure that plant operability and nuclear safety concerns have been adequately addressed by the design
  • Assist in preparation of the design drawings, sketches, calculations and other engineering material associated to work under project
  • Confirm construction scope, technical and material requirements align with design
  • Identify any plant discrepancies and legacy issues that could affect the design implementation
Qualifications for civil structural engineer
  • Any experience in the design of complimentary temporary works would be advantageous
  • Excellent written standard of English
  • Experience of heavy civil/structural engineering would be beneficial
  • Manage team of inspectors
  • Minimum four years’ experience in the refinery and petrochemical industries
  • Must be fully familiar with international codes and standards to be applied during EPC phase of projects
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Civil Structural Engineer Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking to fill the role of civil structural engineer. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for civil structural engineer
  • Liaise with Designers in the preparation of CAD drawigs, typically using, Microstation, Smartplant 3D, AutoCAD, PDMS, PDS, etc
  • Interface with construction personnel to ensure the design is optimized for implementation
  • Fully understands and reviews interdisciplinary vendor documents
  • Conduct field investigations and analyze failures involving a variety of structures within residential and commercial properties
  • Determine the cause, origin, and extent of structural failures, water intrusions, roof damage, construction defects and building system failures
  • Evaluations may include foundation settlement investigations, structural assessments, site evaluations, sub-surface investigations and vibration analysis
  • Analyze failures in buildings and other infrastructure systems by conducting site visits and applying engineering principles and practices in accordance with codes and industry standards
  • Ensure the consistency and quality of department work products, both between individual resources and between projects
  • Responsible for management and updating of the required documentation in conjunction with the contractors on site
  • Plan specific project activities for the Civil/Structural discipline
Qualifications for civil structural engineer
  • Accredited four (4) year degree or global equivalent in Civil engineering field of study and 0 to 3 years of work-related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil/Structural Engineering required
  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years of demonstrated civil/structural design experience required
  • Engineer in Training (EIT) License required
  • Must be available for up to 20% - 30% domestic and international travel for meetings and for project duration
  • Experience of acting as CRE/CEM on multidisciplinary projects undertaken for Network Rail

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