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

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Senior Civil/Structural Designer to join our team in Dubai, UAE.

  • 3D Software skills add E3D
  • Execute design and draughting activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study and Detailed Design)
  • Prepare sketches, structural drawings, and designs from agreed work scopes with minimum input from engineering personnel
  • Achieve safety standards and technical quality
  • Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
  • Carry out site surveys
  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, national and international standard requirements related to discipline work scope
  • Maintain filing system
  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within project
  • Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel as required
  • Assist Lead / Senior Engineer and others when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties

Skills / Qualifications

  • The candidate should be Diploma in Civil or Structural Engineering, with minimum 10 years of industrial experience in the Oil and Gas industry with extensive experience in the draughting of offshore structures, mainly jackets and topsides of wellhead platform's, bridges. Experienced both in greenfield and brownfield scope of work through the Concept, FEED and Detailed Design phases.
  • Experienced in the 3D modelling system to produce required documents such as material take-offs, plot plan, elevation and sectional drawings, isometric drawings and reports
  • Experienced to extract drawings in E3D draw as a minimum structural framing plan and plot plan
  • Sound knowledge of manual and CAD draughting techniques
  • Software skills like AUTOCAD, MICROSTATION, etc is mandatory
  • 3D Software skills like SP3D, PDS / AVEVA 3D latest version software (AVEVA E3D), Navisworks is mandatory
  • Must have good experience on the topsides, jackets and appurtenances of wellhead platforms, bridges, bridge supporting towers, tie-in modification.
  • Aware of and able to use codes of practice, standards, and relevant sections of statutory documentation as applicable to draughting function
  • Aware of and able to use COMPANY and CLIENT standards
  • Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed work scope with minimal guidance
  • Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)
  • Ability to accept delegated responsibility for designated tasks
  • Experience in acting as a focal point / self-checking / checking of others work
  • Experience in UAE would be desired
  • The candidate must perform duties through adherence to Wood policies, standards, and procedures and lead by examples in ethical conduct

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.