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Civil / Structural Designer

Civil / Structural Designer

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Work Location 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Structural
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for a Civil / Structural Designer to join our Sadara Enterprise project in Saudi Arabia. The position will be based in our office in al-Khobar and has an expected duration of six months, although there is the possibility of follow-on work in the future.


Sadara Chemical Company has selected Wood to support an EPCM requirement for enhancements to their operational facilities in Jubail. The role is for a Senior Civil / Structural Designer to support a small multi-discipline engineering team in Al Khobar. The role involves preparation of proposals and work packs for minor capital and maintenance projects, support to Client team, and discipline participation for execution of awarded scopes. Experience in petrochemical plant design and pipelines design is required.


  • Plan and schedule the work and is responsible for the progress and quality of deliverables
  • Follow company procedures and established standards to prepare engineering deliverables from rough sketches, to the highest quality and standards
  • Review and prepare structural deliverables such as detail and design drawings, as-built drawings & 3D model
  • Review, check, and comment structural requirements in other inter-discipline drawings
  • Maintain the standard of drawings produced

Skills / Qualifications

  • Diploma in Civil Engineering
  • Minimum of ten years of experience in Civil Engineering environment in project execution
  • Minimum of five years’ brownfield modification project experience
  • Minimum of two years’ site experience
  • Proficient in AutoCAD / MicroStation packages for design and drafting, MTO / Weight Control Report preparation
  • Proficient in Smart Plant 3D and Smart Sketch, PDS and Frameworks Plus
  • Familiar with BOCAD / PDMS / TEKLA and other steel detailing packages
  • Good working knowledge of 2D and 3D systems and their capabilities (PDMS, PDS, TEKLA, AutoCAD, MicroStation)
  • Good years of experience in detailing work of onshore oil & gas projects, rotating, static equipment foundations, heavy industrial structures, detailed design drawings, execute design and drafting activities (Concept, FEED, technical study & detailed design)

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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