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BASF Civil Engineer as building designer in industrial construction (m/f/d) in Ludwigshafen, Germany

Job Field : Engineering

Location : Ludwigshafen,DEU

Company : BASF SE

Job ID : EN57884848ONLE3

Ludwigshafen is the world's largest integrated chemical complex and home to BASF Group headquarters. Located in the heart of Europe's Rhine-Neckar metropolitan region, you will find this to be an attractive place for both work and leisure time.

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What you can expect

Our Production Construction Planning unit offers planning services in plant engineering for new constructions as well as renovation and conversion projects for our customers at the Ludwigshafen site.

  • In the position of a construction engineer (m/f/d) in plant engineering, you will develop equipment frameworks, pipe bridges and other steel structures in cooperation with process engineers and mechanical engineers (m/f/d).

  • You will develop load-bearing structures and renovation concepts for warehouses, workshops and technical buildings. Your work will focus mainly on phases 1 through 6 pursuant to the German schedule of services and fees (HOAI).

  • At the same time, you will be responsible for cost estimates, timelines and planning quality and will advise our internal customers from the production and chemical plants on all issues relating to construction technology and engineering.

  • In addition, you will act as a representative to manage external engineering and architecture firms that perform planning services for new constructions, conversions, expansions and renovations of existing buildings on behalf of BASF.

  • You will initially work within a team, where you will get to know the specifics of chemical plants and our project business of BASF. Further development into the role as a project manager (m/f/d) is possible.

What we expect

  • The basis of your several years of professional experience, at least three years in planning of steel and solid construction, is your degree in civil engineering, with a focus on construction and engineering or construction operations.

  • You are experienced in handling projects on your own responsibility from a planning perspective, and you are a skillful negotiator.

  • Ideally, you have experience with industrial and administrative construction, in fire protection and the German Water Resources Act (Wasserhaushaltsgesetz).

  • You combine your expertise in building and construction with a high level of cost consciousness in the interest of your customers and owners.

  • You identify yourself with new topics and fields with great dedication and commitment. On a personal level, you aim to further develop yourself and others on an ongoing basis and enjoy working on projects to completion on your own responsibility.

  • Thanks to your openness and empathy, you communicate smoothly and efficiently with colleagues and customers in German and ideally in English. In addition, your working style is characterized by goal-oriented, entrepreneurial actions.

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