Structural Engineer Job Description

structural engineer job description

Structural Engineer - Concrete and Steell,


Structural Engineer Job Description – Concrete and Steel

Usual Responsibilities 

  • Design various reinforced concrete and post tensioned concrete, and steel structures
  • Undertake structural analysis with software, spreadsheets and hand calculations
  • Prepare high-quality reports and other related documents
  • Ensuring that all designs are up to a high standard and meet local specifications
  • Manage a small drafting team of two
  • Undertake site inspections


  • Minimum four years’ experience, and must hold a relevant degree in civil engineering or similar
  • technically astute across structural steel and/or FRP packages of work, including precast panel works
  • must have Autocad knowledge and be experienced in shop detailing for structural steel and concrete packages and be able to manage 1 -2 drafting resources
  • experienced in project set-up, getting works to ground from pre-contracts stage, dealing with off-shore suppliers, and compiling/scoping out packages of work
  • Demonstrated experience in helping to deliver technically challenging projects, particularly structures (steel or concrete) related through on-site supervision and management of construction activities
  • Previous experience with a top/mid-tier or specialist New Zealand or Australasian civil engineering company or similar
  • A practical-minded hands-on approach coupled with excellent communication and people skills
  • A solutions-orientated attitude with a desire to progress in your chosen civil engineering profession

Average salary: $110k to $150k

Salary is based on © 2021 Indeed statistics and research, view their website here.

This Structural Engineer job description is a guideline only and will vary depending on the company, project and location within the Australian/ New Zealand market. 

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