Structural Section Manager

Black Pearl

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: RP174-1283

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Structural Section Manager (Architecture & Engineering company based in Abu Dhabi)

We are currently working with a long-standing and local Architecture & Engineering Consultancy company based in Abu Dhabi looking for a Structural Section Manager to join their team.

In this role, you will (non-exhaustive):

- Preparation of Structural design drawings and documents as per the project’s contractual, stakeholders’ requirements, ensure the full compliance with the client
and the company standards and relevant design codes and standards for obtaining necessary permits and floating tenders in accordance with time schedules approved for projects.
- To plan, lead, organize and control operations of the Structural Department.
- Structural analysis and design using one or more of structural program.
- Making authoritative design decisions, technical review and approving all drawings and documents issued by the structural team.
- Chairing and supporting design internal and stakeholders’ workshops and meetings and relevant negotiations.
- Full understanding of the project requirements concerning time, cost and quality.
- Estimating working hours for pricing new projects or approving working hours and delivery dates for awarded projects.
- Controlling quality of all products of design phase, coordinating and cooperating technically with other design and BIM teams, sections, subconsultants and freelancers to ensure achieving project requirements.
- Providing design review of all work performed by team members including Contractor’s submittals- if required.
- Leading and motivating the team to achieve company and projects objectives and goals and support at enhancing the positive work environment.
- Empowering team members with references and skills to improve their confidence, product knowledge, and communication skills.
- Supervising and evaluating the performance and work of structural design engineers, BIM modelers and draftsmen, and proposing training, promotions and demotions for them as required.

AED 25,000 to 28,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.


- Bachelor's degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
- Must have experience background in the Architecture & Engineering Consultancy space
- 13-18 years’ post-graduation work experience

Software Proficiency:
- Ability to work on Navis work/Revit & AutoCAD
- Working knowledge in the use of at the structural design software (FEM), at least ETABS, SAFE, SAP.
- Well-versed with structural calculation for different load cases Static and dynamic analysis.

Design Expertise:
- Experience on multi-disciplinary design projects.
- Familiar with industry-standard codes ACI, IBC, BSI, etc.
- Proficient in preparing reports and calculations.
- Strong communication and coordination skills.

About the Company

Black Pearl is a human resources and recruitment agency that provides a holistic business and talent solution in a progressive, dynamic, and efficient way.

We pride ourselves as a unique black pearl and strive to delight our clients with a personalized partnership that helps them propel towards success.

Whether you need to find top talent, your next great job opportunity, or a consulting solution for managing your business, engaging employees, evolving your work culture, planning your people strategy, or resourcing challenges, we can help.

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