Structural Engineer

Structural Engineer Job Description

Structural Engineers Design, Plan And Oversee The Construction Of New Buildings And Bridges, Or Alterations And Extensions To Existing Properties Or Other Structures.

Structural Engineers Are Primarily Concerned With Designing Aesthetically Pleasing Buildings And Structures That Are Safe And Capable Of Withstanding The Elements To Which They Will Be Exposed.

Structural Engineer Duties/Functions/Responsibilities

  • liaising with relevant professional staff
  • selecting appropriate construction materials
  • managing projects
  • making calculations about loads and stresses
  • providing technical advice
  • obtaining planning and/or building regulations approval
  • preparing reports, designs and drawings
  • monitoring and inspecting work undertaken by contractors
  • administering contracts
  • inspecting properties to check conditions/foundations

A good working knowledge of construction materials is of particular importance.

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