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  • Job reference: RMS0132861

Senior PDMS Structural Designer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Stockport
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 11/11/2013
  • Time left:
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    (18/11/13)
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The Company:
Our client is a leading International EPC/M organisation who is engaged in some of the worlds largest and most technically challenging Oil & Gas projects currently under execution.

The Role:
We are currently sourcing Senior Civil and Structural Designers (2) to join the North West Office on an Agency hire basis.

As part of a long term alliance with a major Oil & Gas client based in Kuwait we are undertaking FEED and detail design to support major revamp and modification projects modernising the Client’s production facilities at WAFRA. Typical projects include gas processing plant, water injection and water treatment facilities, steam injection pilot plant and automation upgrades.



The candidates will be Senior Civil and Structural Designers with a substantial, recent and proven track record of onshore oil and gas, refinery, petrochemical or similar projects and should be able to demonstrate experience, in a similar and relevant senior position, of FEED and detail design work. They should have suitable experience in both Civil and Structural Design.



Good communication and presentation skills are essential.



The individual must be self-motivated and must be competent in the use of PDMS DRAFT, Navisworks and AutoCAD V11.



Core Responsibilities:


Independent production of Civil and Structural drawings using PDMS DRAFT and AutoCADplant design tool with true regard to Safety and in compliance with national and Client Codes & Standards. Moreover, to be innovative in design work with due regard to minimisation of cost whilst maintaining technical integrity.
Efficient interpretation of Clients, Licensors, other design disciplines and suppliers information to ensure project deadlines are met in a timely manner.
Participation in internal and external design reviews.



Specific Accountabilities to include some or all of:


Efficiently executing CAD design activities as directed by the Project Lead CSA Engineer.
Input into MTOs as directed by the Lead CSA Engineer.
Ensure that the applicable company systems are used, that the relevant QA procedures and standards are followed and that the civil and structural deliverables, within delegated area of responsibility conforms to contract specific requirements and any applicable Client, company, national and international standards, design codes and legislation and raise deviations where necessary.
Complete all work within the estimated manhour budget and in a timely manner to ensure that project deadlines are met, maintaining own work progress (budget and schedule) and identifying scope change where necessary.
Liaise with Clients, Licensors, other design disciplines and suppliers on technical matters on a regular basis and in a professional manner
Working accurately and always within the provisions and guidelines of the Company Quality Assurance system or that relevant to the Project.
Safety – responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the Project. Understand and follow OH&S procedures.



General attributes required of all employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Technical competency and experience:



PDMS DRAFT (essential)

AutoCAD (essential)

Navisworks (preferred)

Significant experience in Oil & Gas FEED and EPC Design Projects or similar industries in an equivalent role and with similar Clients and Design Contractors.

Broad expertise in steelwork, concrete and infrastructure drawings.

Accurate and fast worker.

Proven record of client satisfaction

Excellent communication and coordination skills.
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