JD – Senior Civil Structural Engineer

We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer to join our Ground Engineering team based in Dubai. The Ground Engineering team undertakes designs of a variety of structures including underground metro stations, cut and cover tunnels, bored and mined tunnels and shafts, foundations and earth-retaining structures.

The successful candidate will be a Senior Civil/Structural Engineer with a proven track record in the design of underground / civil engineering structures including tunnels and shafts. The candidate should be practical and demonstrate good commercial skills that will help develop and expand our ground engineering business in the region.

Minimum Requirements:

A good academic background with a civil engineering bachelors or masters degree

Chartered status in civil or structural engineering

Experience undertaking the design of underground structures, tunnels or related infrastructure.

Min 8 years experience working on similar projects

Good written and verbal communication skills in English (clear, concise report writing will be expected)

A personality compatible with a high degree of collaborative and team work

Practical experience of reinforcement design and detailing to British, European codes

Commercially aware with a flexible attitude to both the type of work undertaken and the level of responsibility given

Working knowledge of relevant structural design software e.g. Plaxis, Robot, ETABS, Staad Pro

Offer support and guidance to more junior members of the team

Effectively manage own time which may be necessary if allocated to more than one project

Working with CAD Technicians to produce relevant structural information

Although based in Dubai, you will be required to travel regionally and be eligible to work in both KSA and Qatar

Duties Performed

The individual will be responsible for the technical delivery of engineering design on projects within the Design Centre – Dubai, for the Ground Engineering team, including:

Ground Engineering and geotechnical design including soil-structure interaction.

Design of civil engineering structures including underground structures, tunnels, shafts and foundations, for infrastructure, highways and rail projects.

Preparation of project design reports and design drawings

Liaison with Clients, Contractors, design team and third parties