Lead Engineer Civil

  • Hitachi Zosen Inova AG
  • Zürich (Schweiz)
  • Presence / Mobile
  • Work experience
  • Manager First Level
  • Technical occupations (other)
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About us

Zurich-based green-tech company Hitachi Zosen Inova (HZI) is a global leader in solutions for energy transition and circular economy including Energy from Waste (EfW) and Renewable Gas (RG), operating as part of the Hitachi Zosen Corporation Group. HZI acts as a project developer, technology supplier and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor delivering complete turnkey plants and system solutions for thermal and biological waste recovery. Its solutions are based on efficient and environmentally sound technologies, are thoroughly tested, and can be flexibly adapted to customer requirements. HZI’s Service Solutions Group combines its own research and development with comprehensive manufacturing and erection capabilities to provide support throughout a plant’s entire plant cycle. HZI works for customers ranging from established waste management companies to up-and-coming partners in new markets. Its innovative and reliable solutions have been part of more than 1,600 reference projects worldwide.

Your responsibilities

  • You lead the civil engineering scope of a project (EPC civil work package or consortium projects) in close cooperation with the Customer and Project Management
  • You take ownership during civil tender engineering and civil execution design of specific engineering subjects, such as civil & architectural design, geotechnical design, foundation & structural concepts, infrastructure design etc.
  • You coordinate the subcontracted civil designers (Architect, Civil & Structural Designer and other involved specialists) technically and commercially
  • You participate on preparation of subcontractor’s contractual, commercial, and technical conditions of subcontracts and support during negotiation of contracts with subcontractors
  • You report to Project Management and Operations to facilitate civil engineering / civil construction progress and support claim management
  • You travel up to 10% of your time

Your experiences

  • You are a trained Civil or Structural engineer with 5+ years’ experience as Design Engineer within EPC or civil construction projects, preferably in big industrial projects
  • You have solid knowledge of international standards, codes, norms, and rules of the civil industry
  • You have solid knowledge in structural design software and 3D modelling applications (BIM tools, Autodesk, TEKLA and alike)
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • You are an assertive, and decisive personality, who enjoys working with remote teams
  • You are fluent in English, any other European language is a plus

We offer

  • Responsible challenge with diversified field of activity
  • Team-oriented working atmosphere in an international Company
  • Personal development opportunities through own Inova Academy
  • Opportunity to gain an insight into various technical disciplines
  • Excellent employment conditions
  • Attractive working place (central, good transport links)
  • Modern infrastructure


Do you have any questions? Please contact us.
We look forward to receiving your application.

For HR agencies: Please note that we do not accept applications coming from agencies. Thank you.