Job Summary

The Senior Structural Engineer leads and ensures a functional, effective and aesthetic structural design, which accommodates the requirements of the client, local authorities, international standards and codes of practice and the requirements of other disciplines. The job holder develops structural concept designs, schematic designs, and detailed designs and participates in the preparation of tender documents for design projects of high complexity.



Key Responsibilities

  • Lead discussions with clients to determine criteria guiding design, including budgets, preferences, etc.
  • Develop Structural concept designs, including all required drawings and reports, for high-complex projects, for discussion with clients
  • Refine selected design options into schematic and draft final designs, including all required drawings and reports
  • Coordinate with other design specializations (e.g. Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical, Water & Environment) to coordinate design requirements across disciplines for design projects of high complexity across all design stages (conceptual, schematic, detailed), as needed
  • Review prepared design deliverables with senior project teams and implement design revisions based on reviews and checking reports, as needed
  • Closely work with stakeholders for design value engineering for high-complex projects, as needed
  • Closely work with Project Managers for the review and validation of design deliverables with clients and authorities, capturing feedback and obtaining approvals, as needed
  • Closely work with the Quantity Surveying Department for the development of tender documents, including specifications, and Bills of Quantities, as needed
  • Closely work with project teams for reviewing design deliverables of high-complex structural designs, including conducting detailed reviews and checks and the issuance of checking reports, as needed
  • Provide support to Project Managers in developing periodic progress reports, as needed
  • Assist Project Managers with implementing quality control policies and procedures on design deliverables and conduct peer review on team members’ deliverables
  • Support during the supervision stage, as needed, including responding to RFIs and solving Structural design conflicts, in coordination with local design support teams

Qualification, Technical Skills, and Competencies Required to Execute this Role

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or related field
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or Business Administration is preferred
  • Chartered Professional Engineering certification or equivalent is preferred
  • In-depth knowledge of structural engineering
  • Understanding of international engineering standards and codes
  • Knowledge of structural engineering-related rules and regulations in the Middle East
  • Highly skilled in Revit
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English and/or Arabic

Experience Required to Execute this Role

  • 5-10 years of experience in the Architecture, Engineering and Planning Industry in a top tier regional/multinational engineering consultancy firm, specifically in structural design
  • Experience and track record in managing teams on structural design activities
  • Experience and track record with structural design projects in any of the following Sub-Sectors is preferred; Residential, Educational, Commercial/Retail, Healthcare and/or Hospitality
  • Significant industry experience within the Middle East