Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Lead Civil / Structural Engineer to strengthen our team in Dubai o

  • Technical Assurance (engineering quality assurance and control)
  • Resource management
  • Standardization and replication across the Contract
  • To manage the Civil / Structural engineering and design team
  • To have single-point responsibility for all civil/structural engineering deliverables and ensure that they conform to all applicable engineering codes and standards as well as the Client’s policies and procedures
  • To ensure that the overall project is delivered to meet the asset operational needs
  • To provide direction and guidance on all technical queries relating to civil / structural engineering
  • To participate in all project safety and design reviews as necessary
  • To ensure that all work is completed without compromise to quality and is delivered according to the project schedule
  • To liaise with the Client’s Engineering, Operations and Maintenance staff as required to ensure a consistent approach to project completion
  • To promote safe behaviour at all times
  • To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the discipline
  • To co-ordinate with other disciplines during all stages of design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up
  • To provide technical support to site as required
  • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to Civil / Structural engineering and design
  • To identify any areas of concern with respect to progress and/or quality and recommend corrective actions as required
  • To attend weekly progress meetings and generate status reports for the Engineering / Project Manager

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree in Civl / Structural Engineering (B.Sc./B.Eng./M.Sc.)
  • Membership of a recognised professional institute preferred
  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience in the oil and gas industry
  • Minimum of 6 years proven capability in an engineering design company
  • At least 12 months experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance
  • Relevant experience in Oil and Gas Operator organizations
  • Prior experience as Technical Authority
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of civil / structural engineering design and analysis, especially for prefabricated packaged plant modules.
  • Thorough awareness of relevant international codes and standards.
  • Familiar with the typical software packages that are used for process engineering design and selection
  • Experience of the application of 3D computer aided modelling to design process
  • Sound supervisory and organisational skills
  • Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills
  • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English language
  • Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage