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Civil Engineer

Civil Engineer

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Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
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Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood  is currently recruiting for a Civil Engineer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry.


Saudi Aramco has selected Wood to develop a FEED for a mega program in the Onshore Eastern Province surrounding Tanajib, Safaniyah and Ju’aymah in Saudi Arabia. The increased crude and gas production will demand the initial expansion of an onshore GOSP (gas oil separation plant) at Tanajib, a Greenfield 2.5bnscf (billion standard cubic feet) gas plant, together with NGL (natural gas liquid) expansion at Wasit. This will all be supported by a new cogeneration power plant expected to generate 750 Mw (megawatts) for both onshore and offshore compression, together with power for onshore utilities.


  • Work independently in the group as the sole Civil Design Engineer and work in a team of engineering and design office
  • Apply experience, engineering techniques, codes, standards, analysis calculations, specification, company procedures, sound judgment, and design criteria to conduct his work
  • Ensure that all civil and structural works done at company are per approved specifications
  • Prepare quality assurance and control documents for civil / structural jobs
  • Field inspection of work activities, surveying and measurement taking
  • Act as Project Engineer or Lead Engineer for civil / structural related projects / jobs
  • Prepare drawings for design and produce himself in electronic format. Also, if work load increases, he shall produce sketches to allow designers / draft men to draw on electronic format, he will then verify the drawings
  • Work directly with project engineers, designers, CAD operators, and draft men to ensure work activities are coordinated. He may also be required to supervise and train these personnel
  • Use software related to civil / structural for design, calculations and preparation of design packages (i.e., Staadpro)
  • Responsible in  planning and conducting independent work requiring judgment in the evaluation, selection, application and adaptation of engineering techniques, procedures and criteria
  • Devise new approaches to problems, and prepare or modify drawings, specifications, calculations, charts and graphs, and monitor work for compliance to applicable codes, accepted engineering practices

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering from an accredited University
  • Must have at least 10 years of experience in engineering design and site engineering / supervision
  • Minimum of 7 years of design experience with engineering firms or with design offices
  • Position will be in engineering design office in Khobar, Saudi Arabia
  • Very conversant in Micro-Station and Auto-CAD, StaadPro
  • Very experienced in Microsoft suite of applications

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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