Structural Engineer (Data Centre)

December 26, 2022

Job Description

  • Lagos

Royal HaskoningDHV

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent consultancy which integrates 140 years of engineering expertise with digital technologies and software solutions. We are solving the complex challenges facing businesses and societies all over the world. We also support clients in their digital transformation. Our role is important in the efficient functioning of society. We design, safeguard, and maintain the built environment – from infrastructure, mobility and buildings to energy, water supplies and industrial sites.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Structural Engineer (Data Centre)
Location: Lagos

The global digital revolution is bringing prosperity to more and more countries and regions, benefiting millions of people. Data Centres make this 21st century transformation possible and reliable systems and continuity are crucial.
From the pioneering stage, we have been involved in the emergence and development of Data Centres and other important facilities.
Our aim is to ensure that customer investments in Data Centres, anywhere in the world, deliver a reliable and profitable end result.
Our Mission Critical Facilities (MCF) Data Centre team is well established and partners with some of the largest and leading Data Centre providers and users across the globe, ranging from Europe, Africa, Asia and the UK.
We have offices and teams in The Netherlands, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and South Africa.

What you will do as Structural Engineer:

Structural engineering and design during all project phases according to client, national and international standards.
Assess client/ project structural engineering requirements.
Prepare concept design and objectively evaluate, both technically and commercially, different options based upon project objectives/requirements.
Perform the necessary calculations for complex steel, concrete and timber structures and contribute to the drafting of designs in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Lead Engineer(s).
Address complex technical questions from clients, in cooperation with the consulting engineer.
Perform checks and attend meetings with clients and contractors during the execution phase of projects.
Collaborate with colleagues or third parties on (a part of) the structural design.
Ensure that from a technical and budgetary point of view (time and money) your processes and activities run according to established principles and as required by quality standards.
Check calculations and drawings of colleagues or third parties.
Maintain project records in accordance with internal quality system.
Mentor junior engineers.

What you bring:

BSc / BEng Degree in Structural/Civil Engineering (specialization in the structural design of buildings).
Professional registration with COREN, MNSE is advantageous.
5 to 10 years’ relevant experience within the consulting engineering environment.
Experience working on multi-disciplinary projects.
Experience in the execution of FMCG industrial projects and data centre projects.
Good knowledge of structural standards, guidelines and working methods.
Advanced Revit modelling skills.
Advanced ProKon skills.
Experience with the use of 3D calculation software.
Parametric Design, Automated Engineering and Augmented Design experience.

Where you will work:

You will become part of our global Mission Critical Facilities (MCF) team, who provide a multidisciplinary package of consultancy services for our data center clients. We provide strategic, tactical, and operational advice to our clients, including colocation datacentres, internet service providers, and telecom companies.
Our team consists of colleagues with all kinds of different expertise. For example, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, construction, civil, structure, building, architecture, fire safety, control engineering, and security technology. Together we use our knowledge and expertise to develop integrated designs for Data Centres.  
You will join a leading market and work with a dedicated and passionate team ranked as one of the best Data Centre design & engineering teams globally.
You will join the Industry & Buildings Advisory Group, which forms part of our Business Line in Nigeria. You will be based at our Lagos office. 

What we offer you

As a worldwide engineering firm, we are ambitious, exciting, lively, collaborative and dynamic. We are making a difference to society and technological progress across the globe. That’s how our colleagues describe our company. Want to contribute to enhancing society with your expertise? Be part of an open network where you’re connected with the brightest and smartest people and technologies? Join us!
You can look forward to growing your career in a dynamic workplace with development opportunities to support your career path.
Entrepreneurship and innovation are stimulated in our organization.
There is plenty of room for own initiative in an open and flexible culture.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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