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Specialist - Building Structures, Chennai

10 - 16 Years


Not Disclosed by Recruiter

Posted: 47 days ago

Job Description

COWI holds a very strong competitive position in the international market for a wide range of multidisciplinary projects within infrastructure no matter how large or small. 


Today COWI experiences an increased demand for its services and delivers substantial results. This strengthened position in the market brings a continuous flow of new extensive and challenging projects. Consequently, we are currently seeking Specialist Structures for our Buildings section.


COWI is involved in the engineering and design of tunnels, bridges, marine structures, buildings and other areas ranging from preliminary studies to detail design and renovation. COWI combines global presence with local knowledge to solve prestigious projects.

COWI India has more than 650 dedicated staff working within India and are currently involved in a variety of multidisciplinary projects around the Globe. As an example, Structural design and 3D modelling of projects "Posten and Carlsberg which includes Commercial, multiuser and residential tall buildings in Copenhagen, Denmark, Copenhagen Airport extension, Entebbe Airport in Uganda, 3 Green land airports, including design and modelling of passenger and cargo terminals. Other major ongoing projects -Steno diabetes center, Denmark; Sor Bio-Mass plant, Denmark; Commercial tower BueBygget,Norway; Stavanger University Hospital, Norway.


  • Develop feasibility / concept studies, and detailed design of Structural Engineering services in buildings
  • Design of complete structural engineering in buildings to the International regulations, standards, and codes.
  • Preparation of design calculations using software ROBOT, ETABS, SAFE, and Microsoft products
  • Working to internationally technical quality standards and delivering projects to time and budget.
  • Design and analysis of structures under dynamic loading e.g. seismic, impact etc.
  • Design of concrete, steel and masonry structures using international codes and standards.
  • Recognized training or considerable experience with engineering software packages, preferably including FE analysis
  • Shall check the work carried out by other engineers/CAD technicians in their project.
  • Act as specialist, sparring and/or QA reviewer on projects.
  • Shall ensure effective communication and coordination on assigned tasks between all the disciplines.
  • Responsible for compliance with COWI QA/QC procedures and implementation of procedures.
  • Liaising with international based customers in a responsive and client focused manner.


You have done Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized Institute with a minimum of 15 years of industry experience or Masters in structural engineering from recognized institute with a minimum of 10 years of industry experience.

Additionally, you can say yes to the following:

  • Proficient in design calculations using software ROBOT, ETABS, SAFE and Microsoft products.
  • Proven track record of technical delivery of large civil and structural engineering design projects. This should include analysis of structures and detail design of elements utilising various internationally recognised codes and standards.
  • At least 6 years of experience working on and managing
  • Structural Engineering projects involving the design of RCC, steel and Pre-fabricated structures.
  • Knowledge of International Codes related to Structural engineering - EURO, BS, ACI, ASCE Standards


  • You have strong leadership skills
  • You have excellent communication skills with strong command over written & spoken English to be able to interact with internal as well as external teams
  • You have team orientation to be able to interact and coordinate with other MEP services and Building disciplines.
  • You are internally motivated & has focus for details.
  • You have ability to work independently, within teams and under pressure.


COWI offers a dynamic work environment where our global teams strive for the best to deliver outstanding quality, on time, on budget. In COWI you will get the opportunity develop your personal competences through exciting projects and our continuous search for technical excellence.

In short, we offer:

  • A high-performance work culture
  • Technical and personal development with career opportunities to match your potential
  • An opportunity to work with world class specialists


We look forward to receiving your application latest by 31st July' 2019. Please note we will be conducting interviews on an ongoing basis.

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Construction / Engineering / Cement / Metals
Functional Area: Engineering Design, R&D
Role Category: Engineering Design
Role: Technical Lead/Project Lead
Employment Type: Full Time, Permanent

Desired Candidate Profile

Education:UG -B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization, Civil
PG - M.Tech - Civil, Any Specialization

Company Profile

COWI India Pvt Ltd.
COWI is a leading consulting group that creates value for customers, people and society through our unique 360° approach. Based on our world-class competencies within engineering, economics and environmental science, we tackle challenges from many vantage points to create coherent solutions for our customer.

With offices all over the world, we combine global presence with local knowledge to take on projects anywhere in the world - no matter how large or small. At any given moment, we are involved in more than 12,000 projects.

We have more than 85 years of experience in the business, and COWI is a leader within its field because our more than 6,600 employees are leaders within theirs. Together with our customers, we create coherence in tomorrow's sustainable societies.
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Contact Details

Recruiter Name:Nancy Wadhwa

Contact Company:COWI India Pvt Ltd.