Vacancy for Civil Engineer – Colombo

Our client, a Belgian construction company that is introducing a better, faster & cheaper way to build houses in Sri Lanka, by revolutionizing the way custom built homes are configured, is on the lookout for the right fit to join their team.

  • Designs construction projects by studying project concept, architectural drawings, and models.
  • Prepares engineering design by collecting and studying reports, maps, drawings, blueprints, aerial photographs & tests on soil composition, terrain, hydrological characteristics, and related topographical and geologic data.
  • Determines project costs by calculating labor, material, and related costs.
  • Confirms adherence to construction specifications and safety standards by monitoring project progress; inspecting construction site; verifying calculations and placements.
  • Maintains operations by enforcing project and operational policies and procedures.
  • Complies with federal, state, and local legal requirements by studying existing and new legislation; anticipating future legislation.
  • All-round profile with strong academic credentials including a bachelor’s and preferably master’s degree in civil engineering.
  • Good working knowledge of CAD, AutoCAD, Design Skills, Site Development, Database Design, Planning, Conceptual Skills, Legal Compliance, Drafting, Problem Solving.
  • Good knowledge of different materials (other than concrete, i.e. steel, wood, engineered materials, composite materials, etc.) in terms of their characteristics and behaviour.
  • Good knowledge on water management and structural behaviour of buildings.
  • Fluent communications skills in English to report and collaborate with colleagues
  • Preferably 5+ years of experience in construction design & building site supervision
  • Registered as a chartered structural engineer is a plus.