Seismic Structural Engineer in Groningen, Netherlands

at Brunel
Location Groningen, Netherlands
Date Posted December 13, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Are you a structural engineer specialized in seismic design? We are currently looking for a specialist who would work on rehabilitation, repairs or upgrades of buildings damaged by earthquakes stemming from gas extraction.
As a seismic structural engineer, you are responsible for re-designing existing structures that should remain safe and should be able to withstand any further minor and major earthquakes. You will work mainly on masonry low-story building, which can be 100 years or more old and which were not originally designed against earthquakes. You will develop structural design criteria, methods and models for seismic vulnerability and risk assessment. You will perform linear and non-linear analysis. You will work mainly from the office, with occasional visit to the site.

Min. Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering, Earthquake Engineering or any other related field
You have 3-10 years of experience with structural design engineering related to seismic/ earthquake engineering projects
Background in building structural design (concrete, masonry, and steel) is preferred
Strong interpersonal communication skills in English and willingness to learn Dutch
Brunel supports your international career: since you are living in another country and probably don’t immediately know how to find your way in another country, Brunel can help you with this. As an international company, we know better than anyone what it is like to move to a foreign country to work. This is why we can arrange the most important things – including those that don’t involve your job – for you and your family so that you can fully focus on your career in the Netherlands. We will support you by housing, administrative matters and health insurance, but also we support by education and other facilities to make the international career as pleasant as possible.
Brunel is an international provider of services specialized in project management, secondment and consultancy in the disciplines of Finance & Risk, Insurance & Banking, Engineering, IT, Legal, Marketing & Communicatie, HR and also all disciplines in the oil & gas industry. Since its establishment in 1975 Brunel developed itself in an international organization with over 10.000 employees. Brunel offers work on exciting and challenging projects in collaboration with our partners within various industries. These sectors offer opportunities to participate in the development of new technologies amongst world class organizations. Our industrial partners seek the best professionals who possess the ambition and enthusiasm to excel. Brunel Engineering is specialized in secondment of technical specialist with a Bachelor’s, Master’s or Ph.D in all technical fields. The sectors in which Brunel Engineering is active are Hightech, Production, Construction, Infrastructure and Industry. Brunel is also dedicated to the personal development of its employees and supplies them with an extensive training program.

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