Company: Wood
Skills: Design Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Structural Designer to work as part of their Engineering Group and will be reporting to Client's Lead Structural Engineer for a nominal period of 12 months.

Core Responsibilities required as below:
  • Responsible for design personnel, supervision, workload allocation and delivery in conjunction with Lead discipline Engineer
  • Ensure, as far as reasonably practical, that assigned work is compliant to agreed budget and schedule
  • Input into project plans, progress updates for assigned scopes
  • Maintain project scope/schedule change(s) in accordance with project change control process
  • Ensure compliance to applicable standards, regulations, codes and procedures
  • Maintain effective communication with project management and inter discipline teams
  • Responsible for preparation, review and check of work, including assigned personnel, output and delivery (including remote working, e-checking/approval etc.)
  • Maintain discipline / design document filing(including electronic) and update of design database(s)
  • Provide support to assigned design personnel (including trainee mentoring and technical assistance)
  • Maintain regular contact and dialog with Lead discipline Engineer, highlighting issues, concerns or areas for improvement.
  • Support senior personnel / assist Lead Engineer with execution of their responsibilities and duties
  • Familiar with AS BUILDING process required in Oil and Gas Process plants
  • Familiar with NEC and IEC hazardous areas standards and equipment selection
  • Ensures that the technical and safety integrity of the design is maintained and that the Company and Project procedures are adhered to
  • Maintenance of professional standards with regard to both attitude and work
  • Carry out of Site Surveys, as required, related to assigned scopes of work
  • Brownfield and Greenfield structural design experience

Skills / Qualifications

Experience Profile:
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience as a civil structural designer in Oil and Gas environment
  • Fully conversant with international design codes
  • Proficient in AutoCAD design software(2D and 3D)

Educational Qualifications:
  • Higher Civil qualification (HNC/D or equivalent)

  • Should be pragmatic, self-motivated and demonstrate initiative
  • Able to present and write technical reports in fluent English
  • Expected to take ownership of issues and follow them through to completion
  • Willingness to interact directly with people
  • Good presentation skills
  • Ability to work in an organised and structured fashion, and within time constraints

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.