Analyzing configurations of the basic structural components of a building or other structure;
Calculating the pressures, 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;
Considering the strength of various materials, e.g. Timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design;
Liaising with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction;
Examining structures at risk of collapse and advising how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective parts or rebuilding the entire structure;
Making drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for building contractors;
Investigating ground conditions and analysing results of site tests, such as soil samples;
Liaising with construction contractors to ensure that newly erected buildings are structurally sound;
Applying expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures;
Using computers and computer-aided design (cad) technology for simulation purposes.
RPE with minimum 3 years experience in design and/or supervision of building foundation, basement excavation and construction, and structural works.
Good personal effectiveness; ability to work well as part of a team.
Ability to work to deadlines.
Good IT skills including business and engineering software applications.
Strong interest in working on large-scale projects.
Fluency in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Mandarin required.
Bachelor or Master degree in Building / Civil / Structural Engineering.