Eng Prin - Civil

The Civil / Structural Engineer:

o Plans, analyzes, designs, builds, and maintains chemical plant facilities.

o Is involved in project engineering for large plant improvements or additions and participates in the preparation of key plans and plant layouts.

o Performs structural design, field investigations and studies, mapping and surveying, construction layout, and inspection of construction.

Essential Functions

o Performs project engineering on jobs which also require other engineering disciplines. Selects construction materials and methods; writes specifications; supervises the preparation of civil, architectural and structural drawings; controls cost; and manages work to meet project schedules.

o Performs civil engineering analyses for: piping networks (water distribution systems and sprinkler systems); sewer system layouts and hydraulics: pumping systems; water and waste water treatment systems; road and railroad layouts, including grade, alignment, and drainage; and containment, diversion and treatment systems for pollution abatement. Also performs structural analyses and design work for bridges, tunnels, buildings, pipe supports, and foundation systems.

o Conducts inspections of existing facilities such as buildings, tunnels, roads, railroads, bridges, pipe bridges, and pipelines to determine the integrity and safety of the structure. Makes recommendations concerning any needed modifications.

o Oversees mapping and surveying functions which involve layout of new work and maintenance of records of aboveground and underground facilities.

o Conducts studies of major water supply problems, waste treatment needs, and floor control measures.

o Develops plans and schedules for the construction phase of projects ensuring that materials, equipment, and personnel will be available to meet project schedules. Determines that work is performed in accordance with plans, specifications, and good construction practices and within cost during the execution phase. Is also responsible for safe work practices.

o Analyzes loads and forces, and designs or approves adequacy of supporting members, systems, and equipment for construction activities.

o Determines or approves material composition of various concrete mixes to achieve desired strength, workability, and durability.

o Investigates to determine causes of structural or system failures and recommends corrective action.

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