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Senior Engineer / Engineer – Permeable Concrete / Mortar FormulationNano And Advanced Materials Institute Ltd
Senior Engineer / Engineer – Permeable Concrete / Mortar FormulationNano And Advanced Materials Institute Ltd
Job Highlights
  • MPhil or above in Civil / Mechanical Engineering
  • Experiences on Formulation Development
  • Testing of rheological and mechanical properties
Job Description


The appointee will be responsible for project implementation, including experimental design, laboratory equipment operation, sample preparation, properties characterization, performance testing, data analysis, and reporting. He/she will be responsible for:

  • Characterization and testing of rheological and mechanical properties of engineered materials modified with lightweight aggregates with fibers;
  • Develop formulations for concrete and mortar materials and conduct daily lab tests;
  • Testing of the performance, including fast setting, strength development, permeability, bonding, of the material that is tailored-made to the requirements of industrial partners;
  • Prepare project progress reports, meeting slides, and related documents;
  • Planning out field trials, developing scaling up and relevant mixing procedures of engineered construction materials;
  • Support scale up and commercialization of all R&D results for industrial partners;
  • Drive innovation projects of new products or new applications according to customer and project requirement;
  • Support the incubation of ideas to explore new cooperation opportunities with industrial partners; and
  • Perform other duties assigned by supervisor.


  • Master (MPhil/MSc) or Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science or related disciplines, focusing on advanced engineering materials and composites materials related technologies;
  • R&D experiences on materials/ products characterization technique, applying/ developing composite materials, nano-modification, and numerical simulation is preferable while fresh graduates will also be considered;
  • Prior experiences on advanced materials development/ deployment for building and construction related applications is an advantage;
  • Work independently and able to communicate in teamwork;
  • Good command of English and Chinese, articulate report writing/presentation skills as well as abilities in literature/patent search;
  • Curious to research and innovation, positive, analytical, critical thinking, good troubleshooting skill;
  • Have a sense of ownership for his/her work; and
  • Willing to work under pressure.

Salary and Benefit:

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Medical and dental benefits as well as annual leave will be provided. Appointment will be offered on a contract basis, renewable subject to mutual agreement and performance.


Application Procedure

APPLY NOW. We thank applicants for their interests, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the results of their applications.

(Applicants who do not hear from us within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful and their data will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.)


Additional Information
Years of Experience
Employment Type
Contract, Full Time
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Medical insurance
Company Website
Company details

Nano and Advanced Materials Institute Limited (NAMI) was established in 2006 and designated by the Innovation and Technology Commission of the Hong Kong SAR Government as an R&D Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. NAMI has a very strong team of over 170 professional researchers and 30,000 sq ft. laboratory with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities in the Hong Kong Science Park. NAMI conducts market-driven research on nanotechnology and advanced materials, supporting the local industries in developing and commercializing new technologies.