Engineering Design IV / Senior Structural Designer

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Structural - Engineering
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking to hire a Structural Draftsman CAD to work in Al - Khobar office, Saudi Arabia

  • Prepares engineering drawings in their discipline area from rough sketches or from general engineering and design information according to established standards and procedures
  • Create designs and sketch out detailed plans for projects such as commercial, industrial, and civil sector structures and plant and / or manufactured products and systems
  • Plans and carries out technical assignments of substantial variety and complexity
  • Capable of handling assignments which involve a variety of procedures and techniques
  • Undertakes technical assignments that are a significant part of an ongoing engineering program
  • Prepares mechanical or digital drawings, diagrams, or blueprints and / or models of various products or structures, using computer - aided drafting (CAD) and / or computer - aided drafting and design (CADD) software
  • Develops working drawings, within company and industry standards and codes, from equipment specifications and detailed drawings to support completion of engineering deliverables
  • Creates drawings involving plans, layouts, calculations, and bills of material
  • Works on assignments involving a variety of design procedures and techniques
  • Records observations, performs calculations and prepares reports on assignments
  • Performs layouts, design and checking work from the basic data supplied
  • Designs and makes detail drawings from rough sketches involving intricate calculations and the application of fundamental engineering principles
  • Establishes project drafting standards and monitors their conformance
  • Identifies cost effective solutions to design problems
  • Assists in the preparation of bid evaluations
  • Designs and constructs models, prototypes, processes, or equipment; compiles and evaluates data, makes recommendations, prepares reports
  • Prepares estimates of time, quantities, materials, and labour required for activities related to testing, installation, manufacture, design, or construction

Skills / Qualifications

A full understanding of the materials and methods normally used in their discipline

  • An understanding of related engineering principles and practices, plus training and diversified experience in the field of activity is required
  • Capable of interpreting key documents including engineering standards, piping material specifications, P&IDs, and Line Lists
  • Technically oriented, mechanically inclined, good at mathematics and talented at translating intangible concepts into hands - on project plans
  • Competent user of CAD / D software

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 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.

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