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Structural Engineer - Steel Works (Portugal)

For Portugal Hamon Blue based in Lisbon, we are looking for Structural Engineers - Steel Works.


The Structural Engineer for steel works ensures the proper design and execution of steel structures for cooling systems (cooling towers & air cooled condesers) as well for waste heat boiler systems and all types air quality control systems (flue gas desulfurization & filtration). Knowledge in design of FRP structures is od advantage for above mentioned apllciations is of advantage. He/She has to work in accordance with professional standards, practices and laws, specifications defined by the client, market standards and budget. He/She is responsible to ensure consistency with defined design conditions. He/She manages and resolves technical issues with construction, manufacturing and erection companies as well as customer complaints.
In order to be successful in the job, the incumbent needs to apply all procedures defined per quality manual of the respective Hamon entity and to honor the Ethical Code of Conduct of the Hamon Group.



1. Perform sizing:

  • to analyze the customer's specifications and highlight the consequences on structural engineering
  • to establish or to verify the technical specifications
  • to define the calculations’ parameters and assumptions
  • to design or to approve guide’s drawings
  • to optimize the technical design according to technical and budget criteria
  • to participate in the review of technical design together with other disciplines
  • to establish calculation notes, datasheet and technical requisition documents related to the structure field of competencies
  • to check the consistency between the drawings prepared during design design and the design requirements
  • to participate in audits of design
  • to participate & guide the choice of technical solutions proposed during detail design
  • to help in the development of calculation tools and methodology

2. Oversee the subcontracted works and follow-up suppliers:

  • develop specifications in order to launch studies and 3D detailed modelling of structures done by external companies
  • oversee the studies and works (2D&3D detailed modelling) that are outsourced to specialized companies
  • analyze quotation of steel suppliers or civil contractors and participate in the selection of construction companies
  • perform technical follow-up and control of the essential phases in the execution of structures
  • manage relationship with third party certification agencies

3. Technical support:

  • work on documents about customer complaints or customer service
  • ensure contact and technical follow-up with subsidiaries
  • provide technical assistance to the other departments of the Business Unit
  • contribute to the maintenance of the standardised engineering database
  • identify needs to transmit to the R & D, to help with the development and improvement of products
  • development of innovative structure concepts for cooling systems and air pollution system
  • carry out the maintainance and/or develop design tools, computer programs used in Structural department


  • Master in Civil Engineering 
  • Fluent in English

Technical Skills:

  • knowledge and experience (min 5 years) in techniques of calculation and execution of steel structures
  • any knowledge on design of FRP structure is of advantage
  • detailed knowledge and usage of dedicated design tools such as StaadPro and/or Robot Structural Analysis or equivalent design software
  • knowledge and practice of international codes and standards such as Eurocodes, AISC, ACI, ASCE, UBC, etc
  • detailed knowledge and usage of a calculation software with finite elements such as ANSYS
  • knowledge of a CAD / TEKLA software
  • use of Word, Excel, Outlook, VBA 

Personal Skills:

  • good communication skills, to be used with different stakeholders, both internal and external
  • organisation and planning skill
  • ability to coordinate / supervise designers
  • availability to travel nationally and internationally
  • multicultural approach
  • analytical skills
  • common sense
  • initiative, autonomy and flexibility
  • rigor, reliability
  • open-minded to new technologies and to products evolution
  • curiosity and creativity
  • sense of anticipation of market trends, techniques and products
  • sense of pedagogy
  • interpersonal skills
Interested? Please send an email with your CV and motivation letter to
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