Lead Structural Engineer Full-time Job

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Leading a team of engineers, designers and delivering the civil, structural design calculations & drawings within stipulated time by providing the proper guidance & technical support

Develop Structural design from the Conceptual Stage through the Detailed Design Stage providing sustainable and efficient solutions

Extensive analysis knowledge of In-place, Preservice, Spectral Fatigue, Seismic, Pushover and Jacket Mating for Fixed Platform structures and In-place, Lifting, Transit and Blast condition of offshore Structures

Provided guidance/instruction to engineers for various secondary/miscellaneous calculation and designers for detailing/drawing

Preparation of specifications for design basis report, soil investigation in line with client requirements

Cross functional teamwork for optimizing the layouts & general arrangement of structures, vendor drawings / foundation loads of the structures and for resolving the interference issues

Engineering co-ordination with other departments, projects team & site team for inputs or comments on civil & structural drawings prior to submission to client for approval

Technical discussions with Sub Contractor consultants for review & approve the drawing and design calculations

Hands on experience in industry software 3D Model Review Tools (SPR & Navis Works), MS Office Suite, etc.

Review of geotechnical report and interpretation of soil parameters for the analysis and design of shallow, pile foundations

Participation in the project co-ordination meetings with the site, vendors, review consultants and client to resolve the technical issues. Prioritising the engineering activities to meet project schedule

Evaluate supplier/subcontractor bids for compliance to COMAPANY specifications and scopes of work

Site visits to resolve the construction problems and site mismatches with respect to drawings issued for construction

Providing pre- bid engineering support by calculating the architectural, civil & structural BOQ’s

Preparation of standard spread sheets, auditing & approving the standard design programs/ templates related to civil & structural engineering

Promote an organization culture that encourages innovation, enhances employee motivation, and supports development and implementation of continuous improvement initiatives


Bachelor’s degree in Civil engineering or equivalent from an accredited university with a minimum of fifteen (15+) years of relevant experience in the Offshore/Onshore Oil & Gas industry, including minimum (5) years (preferred) in GCC region

Candidates with Masters in Structural Engineering are preferred

Must have at least five (5) years of experience in similar position in a mega Oil & Gas or Petrochemical projects, managing team of Specialists, Senior Engineers and Engineers

Offshore experience is must, whilst ADNOC experience is desired

Expert in using structural software such as SACS, STAAD Pro, Intermediate knowledge on FEM software like ANSYS & FEMAP, review software like TEKLA & NAVIS and conversant in mathematical tools like Mathcad and MS Excel

Familiar with International codes and standards like API, AISC, ISO, EN1993 (EURO), BS, ABS and DNVGL. Also conversant of ADNOC design standards

Company Description
Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, delivering solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people. www.woodplc.com