Design Engineer

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Permanent Full-time
Leighton Asia, Design, Engineering - Civil
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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in Singapore.



Job Duties

  • Gather input on design requests from Design Manager
  • Prepare drawings / sketches with CAD team and resolve queries
  • Act as geotechnical engineer in reviewing, interpreting and reporting the results of all geotechnical instrumentation in accordance with the Instrumentation & Monitoring Generalised Plan of Action.
  • Driving required actions with respect to AAA exceedances by liaising with the site operations team and managing the Engineer’s and other third party expectations under the Contract with respect to Geotechnical Instrumentation.
  • Develop and maintain design management tools for tracking, reporting and monitoring the progress and delivery of design packages.  Identify design delays at the earliest stage, investigate causes and proactively seek to mitigate delays to mitigate any adverse impacts on procurement, fabrication and construction.
  • Verifying permanent works designs meet Client’s specifications under the contract for Contractor’s permanent works designs and liaising with the Client/Engineer and external interested parties for their comments, where applicable.
  • Monitor progress of work, check design for completion and efficiency; review design calculations
  • Conduct peer / value engineering reviews for tender design / post award design / permanent works design by external consultants
  • Engage with consultants, provide input and seek clarifications
  • Resolve issues, provide insight and escalate critical concerns to Design Manager

 Job Requirements

  • Possess a Degree in Civil Engineering from recognized education institutions 
  • Has at least 2 years of design experience in the construction industry
  • Basic knowledge of Temporary Works 
  • Has good communication skills and able to work independently 

Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

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