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Senior Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer

  • Mont-Saint-Guibert, Walloon Region, Belgium
DSEC - Engineering

Job description

De Smet Engineers & Contractors (DSEC) provides the industry with general contracting services as an industrial integrator from project management (EPCM) to full turnkey construction (EPC) via Conceptual Engineering.

DSEC has an established reputation as process integrator, specializing in the agro-industrial fields such as Sugar, Edible Vegetable Oil & Proteins, Biofuels, Bio Based Products & Agro nutrients. It is a world-class provider of Engineering, Procurement and Construction services under a single point responsibility.

Examples of DSEC projects are available on our website.

To reinforce our project teams we are looking for a 

Senior Civil, Structural and Architectural Engineer

Your responsibilities:

  • Final responsibility for the technical assessment of the civil & structural engineering and architecture duties, calculations, estimations, pricing and execution;
  • In particular, an ability to provide adequate preliminary estimation either at sales level or during early project execution phase;
  • Ensures adequate and timely execution of all projects, including the resources allocation, the planning of the activities and the financial aspects;
  • Ensures integration of the Department activities within global project execution;
  • Identifies risks and take action to mitigate losses;
  • Through his/her experience, support the team in its activities;
  • Coaches the team and develop competences within the Department;
  • Maintains a High Level Standard through the Quality Management System;
  • Works together with the Business Development Managers and Project Managers.

Department activities

  • Participate in CSA scope and budget estimate from sales to execution;
  • In the frame of a project execution, manage and follow-up the quality, the budget and planning of related duties;
  • Develop basic engineering for estimate, pricing and preliminary execution design;
  • Prepares Civil Works, Structural Steel and Architectural Works call for tenders;
  • Identifies, audit and selects (local) contractors and suppliers for obtaining prices and information, which shall be used in DSEC's proposals or in the frame of a project execution;
  • Procure the subcontracted engineering, the supply and the site works;
  • Manage, review and challenge subcontracted detailed engineering;
  • Deliver the site with execution drawings as per project schedule;
  • Give technical support to construction team;
  • Assist Site Management in closing successfully the site works contracts.

Job requirements

Know How & Profile

  • Experience in a similar industry, in civil works, steel structure design, feasibility studies, prices estimations, specification writing, price inquiry, offer follow up, bid comparison and site works supervision;
  • Good knowledge of the industry standard;
  • Have a positive attitude;
  • DSEC “believer” & team player;
  • Perseverant, follow-through on actions;
  • Ready to travel as per department or project needs.


  • At least 7 - 10 years’ experience in engineering or industry.


  • Master degree in Industrial Sciences – Civil Engineering.


  • French mandatory;
  • English mandatory;
  • Other languages are an asset.