Senior Structural Engineer

Utopia Design is looking for a remote Senior Structural Engineer for Luxury Hospitality Projects. The ideal candidate will have minimum of 8 years’ experience in leading the design development of innovative structural designs for complex geometry roofs, facades and cantilevering elements.


  • Lead structural design development of high end luxury villas and hotels
  • Collaborate on a daily basis with the internal design office, Client’s representatives, local designers and third party consultants
  • Provide leadership and, if needed, mentorship to the internal design office and local designers, advising most cost efficient, modern and optimal structural design methods and practices
  • Ensure seamless integration of the initial design intent
  • Oversee designer’s, consultants and contractor’s work and review their design submissions
  • Lead in the creation and maintenance of a corporate design guideline for the structural aspect, which will ensure alignment with employer requirements on a company level


  • Graduated civil engineer with a bachelor degree in structural engineering
  • 6 years minimum of structural design development
  • 2 years minimum in a position of senior engineer or team leader
  • Complex steel structure design experience like roofs, canopies, facades, long-span structures etc.
  • At least two completed complex construction projects from concept adaptation stage to the completion
  • Applied knowledge of Tekla or other structural modelling and calculations software, Revit compatible is preferable
  • Applied knowledge of Autodesk Revit, AutoCAD and Navisworks
  • Professional level of English (C1) and Spanish/Portuguese

Considered as an advantage:

  • experience in bionic, generative patterns, parametric and computational design


Salary and benefits are competitive and based on candidate experience.