Structural Engineer in Lagos, Nigeria

at Arbico Plc

Civil Engineering
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Arbico Plc is a full service, building and civil engineering contracting company. It was established in 1958 and has been quoted on the Nigerian Stock Exchange since 1978.

The company has become one of the foremost building construction companies in Nigeria with presence across the geopolitical zones of the country.


  • calculate the pressures, stresses and strains that each component, such as a beam or lintel, will experience from other parts of the structure due to human use or environmental pressures such as weather or earthquakes;
  • consider the strength of various materials, e.g. timber, concrete, steel and brick, to see how their inclusion may necessitate a change of structural design;
  • liaise with other designers, including architects, to agree on safe designs and their fit with the aesthetic concept of the construction;
  • examine structures at risk of collapse and advising how to improve their structural integrity, such as recommending removal or repair of defective  parts or rebuilding the entire structure;
  • make drawings, specifications and computer models of structures for building contractors;
  • work with geotechnical engineers to investigate ground conditions and analyse results of soil sample and in-situ tests;
  • liaise  with  construction  contractors  to  ensure  that  newly  erected buildings are structurally sound;
  • apply expert knowledge of the forces that act on various structures;
  • use  computers  and  computer-aided  design  (CAD)  technology  for simulation purposes.


  • Minimum of 2nd Class upper degree in Civil/Structural Engineering
  • Master’s degree in Structural Engineering
  • Membership of relevant professional body (COREN, NSE)
  • Minimum of 10 years construction industry experience
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Visio)
  • Advanced IT skills including extensive knowledge of Microsoft Project, Primavera



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