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Laboratory Engineer

Apply now Job no: 503009
Work type: Fixed Term
Location: Bangladesh
Categories: Planning & Systems Analysis

  • Global engineering consultancy with great career opportunities
  • Opportunity to work on a variety of interesting projects both locally and internationally
  • Friendly working environment across the business

About SMEC

SMEC has joined forces with Surbana Jurong to provide global engineering and consultancy expertise in urban, infrastructure and management advisory. Our new partnership has created a talent pool of 16,000 dedicated people working across a network of 120 offices in 40 countries.

SMEC employs passionate and innovative people who are driven to deliver exceptional outcomes and who want to feel valued in a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We are committed to developing our people. We encourage them to see things differently, to be creative, to push boundaries and to work on a broad range of projects that help build a better future.

Consistently recognized for technical excellence and design innovation, SMEC continues to receive industry awards and accolades from around the world. Engineering News Record (ENR) currently ranks SMEC in the top 25 of the ‘2018 Top 225 International Design Firms’.

The role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Engineer to join a leading infrastructure consultancy and contribute to the growth and development of a business with a reputation for technical excellence and strong client relationships.

Primary Purpose of the Position:

The scope of the project consists of advising/assistance to client, supervisor and management on issues related to quality and safety provisions of the project.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Laboratory analysis and supervise all kinds of tests such as earthworks, subgrade, improved subgrade, sub-base, base, asphalt concrete and cement concrete etc.
  • Oversee technician’s performance in various lab spaces;
  • Update and manage inventory tracking system and management of all lab equipment;
  • To supervise the operation of the Contractor’s soil and construction laboratories and the concrete mixing plant to ensure that a quality product is available for the construction of the project’s earth embankment, concrete dam and other civil structures;
  • Review the Contractor’s Quality Plan, laboratory and concrete mix plant facilities and the qualifications and training requirements of the Contractor’s laboratory operating personnel;
  • Responsible for the design of concrete and grout mixes which may have to be modified from time to time to suit varying site and construction conditions and issue reports detailing the materials used for the construction of the project works;
  • Supervise the preparation of O&M manuals and the preparation of ‘as-built’ drawings for the completed concrete works of the project;
  • Strictly adhere to SMEC’s Business Management System (BMS);
  • Any other tasks assigned by Team Leader/ Resident Engineer.

Key Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Minimum graduation in Civil Engineering from reputed university;
  • At least 15 years of professional experience;
  • Related experience in construction supervision of major rail/bridge project.

How to apply

All applications must be submitted online. To apply, click on the "Apply Now" link below and follow the prompts.

To find out more about SMEC, please visit our careers page at 

SMEC is an equal opportunity employer. Diversity is a source of strength for our people, our clients, our partners and our communities.

All recruitment activities go through our Resourcing function and currently, this role doesn’t require agency input.  Please do not forward resumes directly to SMEC employees/managers; we do not accept unsolicited resumes and are not responsible for any associated fees.


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Applications close: Bangladesh Standard Time

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