Lead Civil/Structural Engineer

  • Company:
    Amec Foster Wheeler
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    7 hours ago
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Wood is currently recruiting for a Lead Civil/Structural Engineer to strengthen our team in Basra, Iraq on a 28 / 28 rotation.

+ This is an In-Country position based in Basra and will involve regular visits to the customers local offices and sites

+ Reporting to the Engineering Manager / Delivery Manager, the candidate will assume sole responsibility for the Civil/Structural engineering and design scope at the Basra office

+ To manage the Civil/Structural engineering and design team which consists of expats and locals

+ To have single-point responsibility for all civil/structural engineering deliverables (Iraq based) 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 projects are 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 Dubai based Civil team and 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 develop local engineers and designers

+ To provide sound technical advice and solutions to a diversity of technical problems within the team

+ 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

+ Mentor and train Iraq based engineers and designers

+ Use of computerised information processing both general and specialist for structural engineering such as STAAD Pro, Matt 3D etc

+ Thorough knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of civil/structural engineering design and analysis, especially for prefabricated packaged plant modules

+ Experience of the application of 3D computer aided modelling to design process

+ Experience with Concept Selection and FEED studies

+ Degree in Civil/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 24 months experience of site-based project work involving field engineering, construction, commissioning, operations, or maintenance

+ Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage

+ Experience of working with Iraqi-national teams is strongly preferred

+ Previous experience of working for Wood is strongly preferred

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com 

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.

Requisition ID: 2020-70740

Name: Staff / Permanent

External Company Name: Wood Plc

External Company URL: http://www.amecfw.com/