Structural Engineer

Job Summary

Department: Ministry of Communications, Works and Labour

Salary: $0- $0

Grade: R0 - R0

Allowances: N/A

Deadline Date: Friday April 7, 2017

Days Left: 14

About the Job


Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of             Structural Engineer in the Public Works Department of the Ministry of Communications and Works, in the British Overseas Territory of Montserrat.


  • Prepares designs for construction development and maintenance projects in all common construction materials.

  • Prepares working drawings and specifications for building projects as well as structures pertaining to infrastructural development and other types of projects/facilities.

  • Prepares and administers contracts for construction.

  • Supervises building works on site, prepares necessary instructions and maintains records of all aspects.

  • Liaises and co-ordinates with client Ministries on design and technical aspects of projects.

  • Prepares terms of reference for the appointment of consultants, evaluates fee bids and makes recommendations and also oversees services provided by Engineering Consultants and the structural engineering of services provided by other consultants.

  • Checks fee calculations for architectural engineering, quality surveying and consultants advises the Public Works Department and other areas of Government on design and costing for building and engineering projects.

  • Prepares schedules of work for maintenance and minor work projects and carries out engineering feasibility studies prior to and during conceptualization of all projects and also perform facility conditions survey of existing buildings.

  • Assesses all planning applications in terms of structural adequacy and safety and make recommendations to the Physical Planning Units as required.

  • Performs structural assessment of planning applications for Public Works Department; liaises with the team on new development plans and advises on structural matters for private development, to ensure public safety.


The successful applicant should:

  • Possess a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering or Chartered Engineering.

  • Have at least five (5) years experience in structural engineering and building construction.

  • Demonstrate a high level of computer literacy, particular in Microsoft Office applications, financial management systems and management information systems.

  • Have some experience in Auto CAD.

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Be able to work as part of a team and be a good motivator.

  • Have basic management and assessment skills.


Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.



Appointment will be made on a contractual basis for a period of two (2) years. 


Application forms can be obtained from the Government of Montserrat’s website at or by contacting the Human Resources Management Unit, Brades, Montserrat by e-mail to or by telephone at (+664) 491-2365/2444 or by fax at (+664) 491-6234.

To apply send your completed application form with a cover letter, a recent police certificate/record and certified copies of proof of qualifications must be provided and as well as the names and addresses of two referees to the Human Resources Management Unit by April 07, 2017.



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