Principal Offshore Structural Engineer


Doha, Qatar

Ref: SP124-141

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Overview / Responsibilities
Wood has an opportunity for a Principal Offshore Structural Engineer t o join our team in Qatar on a short term basis (9 months). This is a key role within the Wood Doha office delivering across study, FEED, EPC and PMC scopes of work. In this role, you will be responsible for the execution of offshore project work in accordance with the project execution plan, including Wood and/or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control within the man-hour, cost and the project schedule targets.

Reflecting the market focus for the office in both brownfield and greenfield opportunities, multi-skilled personnel are sought, in particular those with experience in:
- Offshore Oil and Gas

- Produce, review, and take responsibility for the accuracy of detailed calculations, Structural engineering datasheets and drawings to specify the Structural engineering requirements of our projects
- As required, perform the role of Lead Engineer including estimating and planning work as well as progress reporting.
- Supervise less experienced structural engineers and, where required, be line manager for structural engineers within Qatar office.
- Support recruitment, training and development of structural personnel
- Follow company standards and procedures to schedule and budget as advised by the Lead Structural Engineer
- Remain up to date with the latest technical developments in your fields of expertise
- Demonstrate, provide and develop appropriate technical solutions for specific project issues
- Ensure the delivery of challenging project and client targets using sound technical knowledge and decision-making skills
- Familiarity with engineering software such as STAAD.Pro, SACS, Matt 3D, etc. - both as a user and checker.
- Take a proactive approach to personal & professional development.
- Ensure Wood and Client Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality procedures are followed and that a high standard of safety is achieved in all associated work
- Demonstrate appreciation of commercial and technical risks, managing these appropriately within own work and highlighting any significant issues to Lead Structural Engineer/ Engineering Manager.
- Seek and support opportunities for department and project improvement and contribute to developing solutions.


Skills / Qualifications
- Degree in Structural or Offshore Marine Engineering or Similar with a minimum of 15 years of relevant experience.
- Proven core Structural Engineering skills, including design experience and preferably in the offshore Oil & Gas sector.
- Experience of working in a variety of projects and phases, including greenfield and brownfield, on and offshore, Pre-FEED through to EPC, with a focus on offshore upstream.
- A self-motivated, proactive individual with high achievement drive and initiative, excellent verbal and written communication skills and good organisational awareness
- Ability to impact and influence fellow workers
- Demonstration of customer focus and ability to respond to customer needs whilst achieving project and corporate objectives
- Display analytical and innovation skills to manage new technology

Applicants are required to:
- Be available for work in Doha, Qatar from March/April 2023
- Have demonstrable experience of recruitment within their discipline, including interviewing, candidate selection and team building within small discipline teams.
- Have demonstrable experience of working independently / remotely from technical leadership personnel (although functional leadership will be within the Doha office.
- Must have extensive offshore structural anaylysis experience in particular jackets.
- Have demonstrable experience of working within a small project office, supporting cross discipline activities beyond their core discipline

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.

About the Company

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.

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Engineer salaries in Qatar

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QAR 12,500

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