​What is a Structural Technologist?

A Structural Technologist plays a key role in the design, planning, and construction of building projects. A Structural Technologist helps to assess whether building plans and materials are suitable for the project. A Structural Technologist works closely with design teams and architects to ensure the safety of a structure.

What are the typical daily duties for a Structural Technologist?

From employer to employer and project to project the job description of a Structural Technologist can vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:

  • Inspecting buildings to assess structural integrity

  • Working with design teams and other professionals on construction plans

  • Developing design ideas usingCAD

  • Using computer modelling simulations to predict how structures will act under varying conditions

  • Providing technical engineering advice

  • Obtaining planning and building regulation approvals.

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​Hamburg is the second largest city on Germany after Berlin with a population of over 1.8 million. It is also the 7th largest city in the European Union and enjoys a very high quality of living, being ranked 19th in the 2019 Mercer Quality of Living Survey. Hamburg has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:

New Kattwyk Bridge

The planned new construction of a railway bridge will shift rail traffic and substantially reduce traffic on Kattwyk Bridge. As a central transport and strategic hub, Kattwyk Bridge serves the port railway as the most important connection between the western and eastern harbour areas. 

HafenCity - HarbourCity

Within a time-frame of 25 years, Hamburg will now realize an urban quarter with maritime ambience which will integrate housing, leisure, tourism, trade and services. Approximately 5,500 apartments and more than 20,000 jobs will be created in the HafenCity.

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