• Undertaking technical and feasibility studies and site investigations
  • Developing detailed designs
  • Assessing the potential risks of specific projects, as well as undertaking risk management in specialist roles
  • Supervising tendering procedures and putting together proposals
  • Managing, supervising and visiting contractors on site and advising on civil engineering issues
  • Overseeing the work of junior staff or mentoring civil engineers throughout the charter ship process
  • Communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues and architects, subcontractors, contracting civil engineers, consultants, co-workers and clients
  • Thinking both creatively and logically to resolve design and development problems
  • Managing budgets and other project resources
  • Managing change, as the client may change their mind about the design, and ensuring relevant parties are notified of changes in the project
  • Leading teams of other engineers, perhaps from other organisations or firms
  • Compiling, checking and approving reports
  • Reviewing and approving project drawings
  • Using computer-aided design (CAD) packages for designing projects
  • Undertaking complex and repetitive calculations
  • Scheduling material and equipment purchases and delivery
  • Attending public meetings to discuss projects, especially in a senior role
  • Adopting all relevant requirements around issues such as building permits, environmental regulations, sanitary design, good manufacturing practices and safety on all work assignments
  • Ensuring that a project runs smoothly and that the structure is completed on time and within budget
  • Correcting any project deficiencies that affect production, quality and safety requirements before final evaluation and project reviews