Amec Foster Wheeler Structural Designer in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Wood are currently recruiting for a Structural Designer in our office in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. We are currently looking for a person with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance on projects across the full life cycle, from studies and FEED to EPC, to ensure that the Company continues to differentiate itself from its competitors by delivering quality projects to our client’s requirements.

We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in 3 different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas development program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

  • To summarize the general task of the role, you will execute the Design & detailing for Civil, Structural & U / G services etc.

  • Overall responsible for 3D-Modelling using Frameworks Plus (FWP) PDS modules, Creation of layout & section drawings, detailing, Platform, Ladder, Staircase, Hand rails, MTO & Bar Bending Schedule, Civil Foundations for Equipment, Pipe support, Process Buildings R.C.C & structural etc.

  • Draw extraction from FWP models. Work independently to modify or create new civil, structural, U / G services drawing, access & road layout, design in the 3D models for new system establishment or existing system design modification in the plant for Plant Modification projects (PMP)

  • Create design & detail drawings for Civil, Structural & U / G Services layout etc. Update FWP- PDS model for plant modification projects (PMP) packages

  • Prepare FWP-PDS models, Civil / Structural layout & section drawings, Civil / Structural detailing, Platform, Ladder, Staircase, Hand rails, MTO & Bar Bending Schedule, Civil Foundations for Equipment, Pipe support, Process Buildings R.C.C & Structural drawings, U / G Systems Layout & detail drawings i.e. Drainage sewer, Oily sewer, Drinking water, Fire water etc. Also, detail drawing for U / G Valve chamber, Catch basin, Man holes, Valve Pit etc. for review by Civil & Structural Project Engineers

  • Work closely with project engineers for finalizing the PMP design packages

  • Visits sites, take and record site measurements as well as prepare free hand drawings and / or field sketches to facilitate accuracy in the detailed drawings

  • Incorporate and update project engineer comments, field changes and prepare as built drawings or documents and handover to document controller for update in Electronic data management system (EDMS)

  • 10 years of work experience as Structural Designer for designing & detailing

  • Minimum of 7 years of work experience on PDS system for 3D-modeling in the field of Oil / Gas / Petrochemical Industry project work

  • 1 to 2 years of CAD training institution certificate is an advantage

  • Technical qualification HND or HNC Diploma / Vocational training certificate

  • Good command in the English (written / spoken) language

  • Good interpersonal & analytical skills. Team work and across functions / disciplines

  • Have good working knowledge with Civil & Structural design practices, R.C.C & steel section material specifications knowhow and familiar with international codes / standards etc.

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: 2017-20542

Name: Fixed Term

External Company Name: Amec Foster Wheeler plc

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