Principal Civil/Structural Engineer

Website Petrofac

Job Description:

The world is re-thinking its energy supply and energy security needs; planning for a phased transition to alternative energy sources. We are here to help our clients meet these evolving energy needs. This is an exciting time to join us on this journey.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Administer the preparation of Purchase Requisitions for the procurement of Structural items.
  • Direct and monitor Material Take off (MTO) activities.
  • Interact with various disciplines for finalizing the requirement, scope and sizes of plant buildings.
  • Determine methods and solutions for complex engineering problems in tandem with the technical specialist and select the most efficient and economical manner in meeting the objectives.
  • Prepare analysis and design methods in line with COMPANY specification for Adequacy checks of existing Buildings and Structures. Supervise a team of engineers and designers to prepare construction drawings covering such modification works.
  • Ensure structural, foundation, underground & general civil design related scope is well understood and captured for cost and schedule purposes.
  • Identify specialized studies / subcontract packages requirements and prepare scope of work.
  • Supervise and provide guidance in the development of deliverables and technical documents integrating Contract (ITT/FEED) requirements, applicable codes/specifications and other engineering discipline data inputs including constructability aspects.
  • Review contract requirements for project execution, organise the preparation of Technical Document Register.
  • Review and ensure Project Civil & structural design basis, specifications and calculation methods are aligned with Client’s/Contractual requirements.
  • Ensure Integrity is maintained in the project and get the engineering deliverables reviewed/audited by technical or subject specialists available in the group.
  • Actively participate in Model reviews with COMPANY, coordinate effectively with other disciplines to close the comments and ensure proper incorporation in design drawings and Model.
  • Participate in various Interdisciplinary reviews viz. plot plan, constructability, building layout, PFP, HAZID, Risk and provide technical solution to the team.
  • Review and support Fabrication and Construction/Installation teams as required.
  • Review ITB (Invitation to Bid) documents and provide technical support to proposal engineering team.
  • Review and validate FEED specifications, design basis, geotechnical information and drawings to ensure optimum design solutions are followed as part of FEED verification.
  • Review Contract (ITT/FEED) specifications and drawings to identify conflicts or insufficient data and raise Technical Queries as required.
  • Determine the proposal & execution stage Manhour requirement, develop manpower charts and schedules. Identify the software requirements for design/drafting/modelling for the project.
  • Supervise and Lead a team of engineers and designers in carrying out detailed engineering work for large sized projects assuming overall responsibility for conceptual and detailed design, providing Procurement, Subcontracts and Construction supports in compliance with tender specifications, within budgeted man-hour and schedules.

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge on Open frame (Piperack, Technological structures) structural analysis and design with Blast Loads.
  • Knowledge on Modular concept & design.
  • Exposure on various type of Equipment/Package foundations, Pipe racks and Technological structures – Mandatory.
  • Exposure in various Company’s specification – DEP, ADNOC DGS, AGES, ARAMCO, etc. Exposure to ADNOC’s AGES will be added advantage.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of 15 & above years’ experience related to Oil & Gas industry, preferably from a background in working for consultancy or Engineering organizations in the FEED/EPC of the Onshore Oil and Gas Industry. Master Degree is an advantage.
  • Knowledge in FEED or Basic Engineering, capability of developing from scratch.
  • Exposure to preparation of bids for large EPC projects.
  • Overall knowledge and exposure on major Civil Engineering areas like Geotech & ground improvement ideas, Underground & drainage design, General Civil works including site preparation, Structural engineering in the field of both steel & concrete, Shallow & deep foundations and water retaining structures.
  • Building engineering with basic concept on Blast Resistant design and impact.
  • Foundation design (Open and Deep) using Mat3D/ Fdn 3D – Mandatory.
  • Experience in STAAD Connect – Mandatory.
  • Knowledge on Seismic & Wind calculation – Mandatory.
  • Knowledge in International codes viz. ASCE/AISC/ACI/IBC/EN/GOST – Mandatory.
  • Knowledge of working in ADNOC projects – Mandatory.

Job Details:


Company: Petrofac

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Sharjah, UAE

Application Deadline: N/A

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