Senior Structural Engineer

Sesto San Giovanni,
04 Oct 2016
29 Oct 2016
Oil and Gas
Contract Type
Full Time
The Senior Structural Engineer will be responsible for structural calculation and drafting in particular for steel structures on EPC basis.
The candidate will be a focal point for this activity and will coordinate with other engineering disciplines.

Essential Responsibilities

Main responsibilities for this role will be:
  • Planning of engineering activities / deliverables / associated man-hours in collaboration with the Discipline Manager
  • Coaching, training and development of junior colleagues with particular focus on calculation and BoQs optimization
  • Developing and updating design criteria, standard specifications, company standards, etc.
  • Carry out sizing of concrete and steel structures both at tender stage (identify optimized structural schemes and evaluate relevant weights and quantities etc..) and at execution stage (prepare official calculations for submission to Customers and Authorities etc.).
  • Steel structures analysis according to international codes & standards, especially European (Eurocodes), U.S. (AISC, ACI, ASCE, API)
  • Perform detailed structural engineering (connections, concrete reinforcement details etc.) to support the draftsmen in the drawings/3D models development.
  • Carry out handmade and Finite Element Analysis calculations (using FEM software like ROBOT and ANSYS or equivalent
  • Develop Excel Macro's to improve development of GE Absorber Design Tool (base on ANSYS FEM solver or equivalent)
  • Manage internal, customer and authority documentation and archiving as needed
  • Support the Lead Structural Engineer as required (meeting with Customers, BoQ evaluations, document management, preparation of Design Criteria, attendance at technical meetings, schedule follow-up, proper reporting etc..)
  • Reviewing and commenting of clients technical requests for bid
  • Participation in project meetings as well as reviews


  • Master Degree in Civil Engineering (Structural specialization)
  • Strong and proven experienced in concrete (buildings, static/vibrating equipment foundations etc.), and steel structures (racks, buildings, steel supports, tanks, flue gas ducts, silos, filters, stairs & walkways etc..) calculation and design using Italian and international standards and codes, especially European (Eurocodes), U.S. (AISC, ACI, ASCE, API) and BS codes
  • Experience in power plant loading conditions (high temperature, dust, pressure, liquid, seismic etc..)
  • Able to fulfill his design responsibility independently, without external supervision.
  • Knowledge in using structural FE programs
  • Good general computer skills (PC, Windows, Office)
  • Italian and English Fluency
  • EU Work Permit

Desired Characteristics

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  • Teamplayer
  • Project oriented mindset
  • Cost and time scheduling awareness
  • Good communication skills