Structural Designer

TEAM Energy Resources are working alongside a major international Oil and Gas organisation in seeking a Structural Designer for their operations in Dubai.

Location: Dubai, UAE
Duration: Staff
Contract Basis: Permanent
Format: Residential

Full Description

  • Responsible for executing all aspects of structural design for the clients managed design work
  • Provide detail design/drafting support in Structural discipline for implementing projects and other day to day operations design and drafting requirements
  • Structural design/drafting scope covers Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Steelwork General Arrangement Drawings, Detailed Design and Fabrication drawings, Pipe Supports, Rigging Assemblies and Material Take Offs
  • Generates drawinfs in 2D & 3D using AutoCAD software. Conducts detail design site surveys for dimensional accuracy
  • Completes structural drawings and documents to company procedure and is responsible for drawing management and maintenance
  • Provides design support to Structural Engineering Technical Authority. 


  • Verify design proposal, gather design data and information and prepare design study and proposal in compliance with established standards and specifications, including Health, Safety, Security, Environment and Quality (HSSEQ) requirements
  • Check work sites to ensure designs are compatible with the existing facilities and review constructibility aspects
  • Discuss work plan, scope and schedule with project engineers and/or team lead for proper project execution. Prioritise work plan according to established project schedule
  • Produce project detailed design drawing packages and other project documentation
  • Travel offshore and coordinate with construction superintendent and/or contractor for final dimension checks to ensure design/dimension accuracy before fabrication
  • Liaise with other disciplines on multi-discipline projects to ensure design consistency, avoidance of interference or clashes
  • Assist construction/operations personnel and outsourced contractors in drawings retrieval and transmittal, design interpretation and drawing queries
  • Responsibile for project drawing management, filing and drawing record updating. Ensure all project drawings are maintained up to date
  • Perform as-building of project drawings for Change Approval Form (CAF) closure
  • Manage and co-ordinate AutoCAD 3D models


  • 5 years relevant design/drafting experience in oil and gas industry.
  • Working knowledge of industry standards and codes.


  • Completion of college education, followed by 2 years design/drafting training to diploma level.

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