Project Engineer, Structural

Full Time
Intermediate (3-6 years)
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Project Engineer, Structural

Job Summary

  • 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.
  • Team building, planning, selection and engagement


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Building / Civil / Structural Engineering.
  • MHKIE or equivalent

Minimum Requirements

  • RPE with minimum 5 years experience in design and/or supervision of building foundation, basement excavation and construction, and structural works.
  • Good personal effectiveness and time management
  • Excellent commercial sense and client focus
  • 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.

Professional Qualifications

  • Member, Hong Kong Institute of Engineers (HKIE)

Technical Skills

  • CAD
  • Software Engineering