Principal Civil and Structural Engineer

10-12 years
a month ago
Job Description

Job Description

Wood has an opportunity for an experienced Principal Civil and Structural Design Engineer that has previous experience of working across Feasibility Studies and FEEDs, plus EPC and PMC projects. This is an opportunity for you to become a valuable, well-rounded of an experienced team.

Wood is one of the world's leading engineering, procurement, construction and project management companies. We aim to deliver safe and sustainable projects and services for our clients in different fields.

This job offers an exciting and technically advanced approach to value added quality control on a wide range of EPC projects.


  • Preparing civil / structural engineering design calculations and documents
  • Ensure that the quality of design calculations and drawings produced are in accordance with the Project Execution Plan, applicable Project Procedures and Standards, Safety and Quality Control
  • Preparing technical specifications for review and approval
  • Preparing Material take off for cost estimate
  • Visiting job - sites to evaluate site, project requirements and conditions
  • Execute assigned work in accordance with the Project Execution Plan, applicable Project Procedures and Standards, including Wood and / or Project Procedures on Safety and Quality Control within the man - hour and cost budgets and in accordance with project schedule targets
  • Liaise with the Project Co - ordinating Engineer regarding the interpretation of Clients Specifications and Standards and prepare or assist in the preparation of Clients Specifications and Standards for design, materials and construction
  • Review the project execution schedule developed by the Cost and Planning Department and to develop the detailed schedule for Civil Engineering and Design activities
  • Responsible for administration and immediate direction of civil engineering and designers on a project. Participate in design and checking work as required
  • Ensure that the quality of design calculations and drawings produced for enquiry and construction purposes on projects where he is assigned are of the specified standard
  • Prepare requisitions for sub - contracts and procurement of materials and submit sub - contract requisitions to Consultant or Manager, Civil Engineering for review and approval before issue
  • Distribute Subcontractors documentation to the various Engineering and Drawing Office Groups and co - ordinate their comments. Prepare consolidated comments and return these to the Subcontractor
  • Review Subcontractors and Suppliers quotations, participate in clarification meetings, prepare technical quotation evaluation and recommend the final technically acceptable Subcontractor, in conjunction with Subcontracts / Materials Management Departments commercial quotation evaluation. Technically approve Purchase Order Variation Summaries
  • Hold co - ordination meetings with the Construction Department during the design phase and provide assistance to site when requested during the construction phase of a project
  • Liaise with the Project Engineer regarding information required by the Design Engineers and CAD Group. Liaise with other Groups and Client as necessary
  • Check and ensure the operation of the team to ensure work satisfies the project requirements, Company Health, Safety, Environmental, Security and Quality Policy
  • Carry out training in the form of a number of short presentations to facilitate specialist skills transfer
  • Proven experience in Module Design will be an advantage


  • Bachelor or higher Degree in Civil Engineering with proven lead engineer role experience in refinery / petrochemical industries
  • Min 10 years of experience in relevant civil, structural, architectural works
  • Min 10 years of expertise in refinery / petrochemical with onshore tank farm & tank terminals in relation with Jetty design/interface work
  • Extensive experience covering project phases from Pre - FEED through FEED / FEED / EPC / EPCM
  • Strong technical skill and fully capable to lead project execution for Civil Group in multi - discipline / cultural organization
  • Proven experience in successfully led the team on the projects. Worked in a range of refineries, gas, petrochemical plants for various local and international clients is a preference
  • Very good command in English
  • Expert with Staad Pro software package
  • Experience and knowledgeable in various international design codes, i.e., ACI, AISC, API, British Standards, JIS, DIN, IBC, Euro Code, UBC, etc.
  • Experience in the design of steel structure, heavy foundation, equipment foundation, concrete tabletop structures, blast - resistant structures, and dynamic analysis of machinery foundations, etc

About Us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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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