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  • Job reference: RMS0096938

Senior Structural Designer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 30/06/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (30/07/11)
This vacancy has now expired.
Job Title: Senior Structural Designer
Job Location: Aberdeen
Rate/Salary: Negotiable
Duration: Ongoing
Residency: UK

The Company:
Our Client is a major contractor providing consultancy, engineering and project management services to the world's energy, power and process industries. They are the leading Contracting Company to the Oil and Gas Industry in the UK.

The Role:
Execute structural design and draughting activities within budget and schedule

Execute design and draughting activities

Prepare structural drawings and designs from agreed work scopes with minimum input from engineering personnel

Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract

Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance

Carry out work in accordance with our client and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems

Carry out site surveys

Identify scope and schedule changes

Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and schedule

Maintain required technical quality of work

Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to discipline workscope

Maintain filing system

Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
ONC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject

Experienced designer with sound technical background and strong knowledge of manual and CAD draughting techniques

Conversant with codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation applicable to draughting function

Conversant with company quality control assurance requirements applicable to draughting function

Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed workscope with minimal input from engineering personnel

Ability to accept delegated responsibility and control budgets for delegated tasks

Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)

Able to provide draughting checking function as directed by lead designer

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
HNC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject

Capable of directing activities and motivating junior members of design team

Able to communicate clearly with engineering personnel

About Fircroft:
Fircroft is a leading provider of technical recruitment solutions to a number of specialist industries, active in over 30 countries worldwide. Our key sectors include: Oil & Gas, Petrochemicals & Process, Automotive & Aerospace, Nuclear & Power, Mining & Minerals and General Engineering.

For further information or to discuss any opportunities, please contact Jan Kriel at Fircroft on + 44 1224 216090
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