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Senior Civil / Structural Engineer

Senior Civil / Structural Engineer

Requisition ID 
Work Location 
AE-Abu Dhabi
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Additional Work Location 
Position Type 
Fixed Term

Job Description

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil / Structural Engineer to join our engineering team in Abu Dhabi, UAE


  • Lead independently a team of Engineers, Senior Designers / Designers & Draftsmen within discipline
  • Conduct routine meetings with supervised staff to monitor the projects' performance and assess their performance
  • Ensure that the budget, the timing and the quality of the engineering works is executed as required
  • Ensure that the projects assigned to you will be executed in accordance to our quality system and our company procedures
  • Ensure effective communications and coordination between all supervised staff, Lead Engineers of other departments and Project Managers, to ensure mutual awareness of requirements and sharing of information and common resources
  • Monitor overall productivity and efficiency of the projects, forecast trends and anticipate potential problems and difficulties meeting milestones or budget, coordinate with Head of Department, Management, Project Managers and all supervised staff to resolve problems
  • Carry out study works yourself or together with your team or in assistance to other colleagues
  • Aim for sustainable and efficient solutions
  • Work together with colleagues, external partners (such as sub-contractors, contractors during the construction phase, etc.) and clients in a constructive and efficient way

Skills / Qualifications

  • Qualified Civil / Structural Engineer holding a  Bachelor’s degree as a minimum
  • At least 15+ years of relevant technical experience in designing different types of concrete and steel structures
  • 8+ years of experience in professional civil / structural engineering, involving design, planning, checking, general management and supervisory responsibility in oil & gas industry especially middle east clients, UAE preferred
  • Must have worked at least 5 years as Senior Engineer, supervising and guiding a team of engineers & designers
  • Excellent knowledge of International standards and codes
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Hands on experience in industry software, such as STAAD Pro, SAP, Mat 3D, Foundation 3D, 3D Model Review Tools (SPR & Navis Works), MS Office Suite, etc.
  • Experience in preparing Deliverables for Civil / Structural discipline
  • Work Experience in Offshore Structural projects is an added advantage
  • You have good communication skills;
  • You are a team player
  • Client-oriented, flexible and should have desire to take extra effort
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices, codes and standards applicable to structural engineering
  • Has clearly demonstrated strong engineering competence, interpersonal / team building

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 over $11 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, chemicals, environment and infrastructure, power & process, clean energy, mining and general industrial sectors. We strive to be the best technical services company to work with, work for and invest in. 


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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