Design Engineer’s Responsibilities


  1. Reports to his Design Supervisor.
  2. Studies and validates contract requirements, given in the Contract Information Form and raises queries and requests for clarifications as necessary.
  3. Designs structures assigned to him using design codes, specifications, procedures and standards with engineering rationale.
  4. Designs all building components satisfying the stability, serviceability and stress requirements simultaneously under design loads and load combinations.
  5. Optimizes the design by utilizing optimizing techniques in order to achieve the most economical and an adequate design.
  6. Plans to finish his work according to the schedules and deadlines assigned. Gives early warning to his supervisor if the schedules cannot be met.
  7. Alerts his supervisor in cases such as special design requirements and non-standard building configuration.
  8. Gives clear instructions to detailing engineers on his jobs in order to make sure that his designs are understood.
  9. Reviews approval and erection drawings and gives final approval on them.
  10. Checks other design engineer’s work if checking is assigned to him.
  11. Participates in design meetings and suggests improvement of design engineering practices.


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