Senior structural engineers use their engineering experience in the development and maintenance of architectural structures. These engineers are needed in many fields to design buildings and devices that can withstand current usage loads and future demands. Senior structural engineers work with architects through the entire course of a project. They may be employed by contractors, governments, or consultants. Leadership skills are a requirement for senior structural engineers, as they provide guidance and assistance to junior engineers.
Senior Structural Engineer Tasks
Update, verify, validate, share and improve drawings and specifications.
Resolve, document and escalate design and construction problems.
Lead design process, including design reviews, submission and delivery.
Create budgets and scope-of-work documents.