1. General Information:
Position Title: Structural Design Expert
Reports to: Principal Secretary Building Construction Department
Department: Bihar Vikas Mission
2. Key Accountabilities
Strategizing and Expert Advisory
Design a strategic plan and roadmap for execution of various construction and infrastructural development programmes to achieve the objectives under the Disaster Risk Mitigation Plan for the concerned Department.
Provide scientific knowledge and technical know-how in design and construction engineering of high-rise buildings, critical lifelines and industrial facilities etc., to increase the tenacity of these structures to withstand the impact of medium to high intensity earthquakes.
Plan and support implementation of the framework to assess the grades of damageability of the various existing buildings under different probable earthquake intensities postulated in the various seismic zones to enable informed decision making regarding the varied nature of construction works in the state.
Review and ensure that all major construction works in the state are in alignment with and duly incorporate the BIS seismic codes for construction and ensure that the plans / designs of the Government construction are in accordance with the BIS codes zone 4.
Guide evaluation of the seismic and structural safety of the existing life-line buildings such as hospitals, water supply towers, fire stations, schools with a capacity of 1000 or more students, main administrative buildings etc. and take necessary steps for retrofitting.
Lay down mandates for private builders/developers to carry out retrofitting of all private hospitals, cinema halls, shopping malls and multi-storied residential and office complexes.
Facilitate capacity building of the Municipal bodies / Urban local bodies to ensure seismically safe construction by training of the structural Engineers in the state PWDs.
Assist in establishment of Hazard Safety Cells in each district to ensure compliance to building byelaws and safe construction practices, creation of a framework to conduct certification courses for engineers and architects.
Establish and build partnerships with important and relevant national level bodies and organizations like NDMA, NIDM, NDRF, SDMA, SDRF and SIDM, DDMA) etc. and leading private organizations to garner support for infrastructural development of disaster preparedness and risk mitigation measures.
Identify opportunities for continuous improvement of systems, processes and practices taking into account international and national best practices, in order to facilitate cost optimization and productivity improvement.
Policies, Systems, Processes & Procedures
Recommend improvements to functional procedures and follow all relevant departmental policies, processes, standard operating procedures and instructions so that work is carried out in a controlled and consistent manner.
Perform other related duties or assignments as and when required
Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter
Industry: Construction / Engineering / Cement / Metals
Functional Area: Site Engineering, Project Management
Role Category: Site Engineering
Role: Structural Engineer-Building
Employment Type: Permanent Job, Full Time