• Title
    Architectural Designer
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Engineering - Civil
    Position Type
    Fixed Term
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood has an opportunity for an Architectural Designer in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia. In this role, you will provide architectural design service to the project management team that has proven expertise in managing large, complex projects with a global reach.


    We have been awarded contracts by our client for the provision of engineering and project management services for their Unconventional Gas Development Program. The program covers current field development in three different parts of Saudi Arabia with potential further field developments to be added later as the Program develops and expands. The Unconventional Gas Development Program is focused on increasing gas production via the development of shale gas and tight gas resources in the Kingdom. The new sources of gas are intended to displace middle and heavy distillate fuels currently used in power generation within the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


    • Report to the Lead or Area Designer. The main function of the role will be to ensure all drafting activities to be completed within budgeted man-hours
    • Coordinate with the supervisors and drafting persons to be fully aware of latest applicable codes and standards
    • Ensure that the drafting activities are carried out within the established time schedule and within allocated budget of man-hours
    • Coordinate with the assigned Drafting Team to ensure uniformity in design and drafting activities
    • Check drawings against basis and mark-ups before issuance to the supervisors for further quality checking
    • Submit drawings to the supervisors for checking before issue
    • Coordinate 3D modelling activities of the team and with other lead discipline designers to maintain the clash free model

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Minimum experience of 7 plus years with prior experience working on large energy projects
    • Knowledge in 2D and 3D drafting / modelling using AutoCAD and Microstation
    • Knowledge in Frameworks Plus, Project Architect, Triforma or 3D Studio Viz / Max for Architectural Works is a plus
    • Highly motivated, well organized, resourceful and proactive
    • Possess good interpersonal skills with sound written and oral communication skills
    • Flexible approach and able to work under pressure with a can-do attitude and a desire to win
    • Ability to promote an open and informal communication environment that aims at growing mutual trust and teamwork
    • Diploma in Architectural Engineering preferred as Qualification
    • Experience with GES / Engineering Companies in ARAMCO Projects will be ideal

    Company Overview

    Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


    Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


    Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

    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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