Evaco Group Careers » Civil and Structural Engineer

Full Time
Civil and Structural Engineer

Overall responsibility

The Civil & Structural Engineer will be responsible for designing structures that fulfill the requirements of the company’s clients; structures that remain safe, economic and functioning throughout its intended lifetime.

The duties & responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Get involved in the investigation and survey of build sites to determine the suitability of the earth for the requirements of the upcoming project
  • Analyze configurations of the basic components of a structure
  • Calculate the pressures, loads, stresses and strains that each component, such as a beam or lintel, will experience from other parts of the structure due to human use or environmental pressures such as weather or earthquakes; Use computer simulations to predict how structures will react under different conditions
  • Consider the strength of various materials, e.g. timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design
  • Liaise with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction
  • Examine structures at risk of collapse and advise how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective parts or rebuilding the entire structure
  • Make drawings, specifications and computer models of structures
  • liaise with the construction service providers to ensure that newly erected buildings are structurally sound
  • Use computers and computer-aided design (CAD) technology for simulation purposes and to develop design ideas
  • Work closely on construction plans with clients, architects, and other professionals
  • Ensure that projects meet legal guidelines, environmental directives, and health and safety requirements
  • Support the relevant departments and companies in the preparation of bids for tenders
  • Submit reports as per operational, legal and administrative requirements.

The above list is not exhaustive, and the job holder may be asked to perform any other cognate duties incidental to his/her job.

The Civil & Structural Engineer reports to the General Manager or to any other person as may be designated by Management.

Job and Profile requirements:

  • Degree in Structural/Civil Engineering (essential).
  • Valid registration with CRPE.
  • At least 3 years of work experience in a similar position is essential.
  • Advanced knowledge of construction methods, materials and legal regulations.
  • Ability to liaise with professionals from other disciplines.
  • Analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail with the strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent communication and IT skills.
  • Conversant with Revit, Autocad, Prokon, Covadis