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Lead Design Engineer 1 - Civil/Structure

Lead Design Engineer 1 - Civil/Structure

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
KW-Al Ahmadi
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Staff / Permanent

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently seeking to recruit a competent Lead Design Engineer 1 – Civil / Structure responsible for monitoring the assigned scope to ensure Wood and Contractors perform all work to agreed standards for safety, health environment and demonstrate a commitment to attaining high levels of HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) performance. Provide Lead role for discipline coordinating all activities on a project or projects assigned to them. Participate in and advice on all design activities and initiatives, including provision of training / inductions, documentation review etc. Verify that all designs are to required standards and that the objectives of the project are met. Verify that the works is completed to the agreed schedule.


  • Act as a discipline focal point for all technical matters and act as an overall technical focal point on assigned projects
  • Review designs for O&G processing facilities and their associated infrastructure
  • Cooperate with other disciplines to ensure the timely realization of competitive, achievable and serviceable solutions, including their Production Information Documentation
  • Participate in the definition of system and / or module specifications and in both Factory and Site testing
  • Apply standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to make adaptations and modifications to solve technical problems that arise
  • Contribute to and participate in formal and informal design reviews and the development of engineering changes
  • Execute the design process to realize the project, product and program plans
  • Create designs that meet the specifications within the constraints given in the project plan
  • Generate adequate Product Documentation to qualify, integrate, produce and test product
  • Collect and analyze information to report timely required information to different users and management
  • Provide regular status reporting to applicable management and departments to enable them to take required actions

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc. Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 12 years’ experience of post-graduate total work experience
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Oil & Gas / Petrochem industry
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in related designation / specialty with 3 years of hands on experience in related software

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 55,000 people, with revenues of around $10 billion.  We provide performance driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. www.woodplc.com

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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