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  • Job reference: RMS0097986

Senior Structural Designer

  • Sector: Engineering
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/08/2011
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (26/09/11)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
Our Client appears in the FTSE 100 index and is an international energy services company specializing in Oil and Gas and has annual revenues of over £2.6 billion. They believe that it is the people that drive their success, from Project Managers, Project Engineers, consultants to designers and commercial personnel. They work globally employing over 20,000 people on major operations including the UK.

The Role:
Supervisory and Managerial Duties:
• Supervision of assigned discipline CAD and design personnel.
• Give technical direction and guidance to CAD and design personnel.


Main Duties:
• Prepare project drawings and documents using the appropriate software.
• Be proficient in the use of CAD software.
• Ensure Document Management System is maintained to current procedures.
• Check designs and drawings of design team for accuracy and conformance to technical specifications and procedures.
• Conduct site surveys and reports.
• Participate in tuition and guidance of trainee designers.
• Ensure deliverables are completed within budget and time schedule.
• Be conversant with and ensure compliance with current CAD draughting standards and procedures.
• Participate in the development of CAD systems
• Keep abreast of new developments and review new and improved types of materials and equipment. Keep up-to-date with technical developments, national and international standards and legislative requirements related to the scope of the discipline
• Immediately inform the Lead designer of any factors which are liable to affect manhours and/or the completion of deliverables
• Ensure that no work outside the original scope is undertaken without approval from the Lead Designer or Lead Engineer
• Responsible for the adherence to design safety in conjunction with the Lead Designer and Senior/Lead Engineers
• Refer any changes which will require additional work and manhours to the Lead Designer
• Ensure all relevant specifications, codes, standards and procedures and technical instructions from engineering are being correctly applied
• Review planning charts and other planning documents, confirm correctness of sequence of operation, by date and time intervals
• Liaise and co-operate with other disciplines and ensure that requests/instructions are confirmed in writing

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• ONC or equivalent in structural engineering or a related discipline.
• HNC or equivalent in structural engineering or a related discipline
• Sound knowledge of structural design principles and the ability to reflect these in various engineering projects from concept to detailed design.

Knowledge and practical application of some or all of the following engineering topics:
• Highly proficient in the use of Microstation or AutoCAD
• Proficient in the use of 3D package
• Greenfield & Brownfield Topsides modifications
• Petrochemical industry
• Design awareness in offshore engineering
• Experienced in the use of Microstation.
• Experience in petrochemical - Access platforms, equipment installation/supports, concrete plinths, pipe/cable racks.
• Experience in steel detailing, concrete detailing including reinforced concrete.
• Alternatively Awareness the petrochemical industry.
• Relevant experience should be in the development of a sound knowledge of structural design and
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