Principal Civil and Structural Engineer

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  • We are looking for a Principal Civil & Structural Engineer to join our team based in the Rotterdam area. You will collaborate with the EMEA Manager of Civil Structural on several EPC projects.
  • As the Principal Civil & Structural Engineer you will support the Civil/Structural Manager with the Departments activities.
  • Be the Lead Civil/Structural Engineer on Large & Mega Projects to manage the delivery of the civil and structural scope. Up to Basic Engineering Phase and then hand over to the detail design center.
  • Be involved in the execution strategies and upfront work for projects to meet the Basic Engineering Phase for the Civil and Structural scope. (Topological surveys, geotechnical investigations, drainage strategy, design basis, structural and foundation concepts)
  • Monitor the civil and Structural critical quantities during the phases of the project suggesting improvements and limit any escalation.
  • Develop the Scope of Work for Plant Buildings ‘design and build’ contracts (e.g. compressor houses, office building maintenance Building- Prefabricated or site built.)
  • Have abilities to work across multi-discipline teams. You will be required to work independently representing the Civil Department and be effective in promoting and supporting all aspects of the work done in the Department.
  • Be willing to commit time and effort to achieve project requirements
  • Be able to work with different cultures and diversity around the world, in particular with offices in US, India and China.


  • To be successful as a Principal Engineer you will have experience as the Civil and structural Lead Engineer on projects up to ($100M to $300M)
  • You will be experienced in Foundation design both shallow and piled for a variety of structures - dynamic equipment e.g. compressors, building foundations, static equipment and piperack structures
  • You will have knowledge of the structural design of site-built steelwork such as piperacks, buildings, Equipment supports.
  • The successful Principal Engineer will have knowledge of geotechnical terminology and principles to understand the geotechnical data in soil Investigative reports and determine foundation types..
  • Understanding of the duration for various civil and structural tasks in order to assist in preparation of project schedules. costing and proposals.
  • Design of modular structures (piping modules, equipment skids)
  • Underground gravity drainage experience
  • Have knowledge in the use of industry wide software package – STAAD-Pro,
  • Use of various international design standards – AISC, IBC,ASCE, Eurocodes
  • You are based in Netherlands or able to come here on short notice.

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After a specified period at this company, you will be offered a permanent contract. In other words, this is not a temporary position or project, but a permanent appointment and the selection procedure and terms of employment are not ours but those of your future employer.

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