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Design Engineer - E&I

Job Requisition No.:  20525
Category:  Shipyard

Reporting structure

Reports To
Head of Engineering - Marine

Direct Reports

Job Summary and Purpose

Provides the technical & technological problem-solving ability of design engineering and planning abilities in order to input to the operational performance of complex marine electrical & instrumentation engineering projects in close coordination with commercial (estimating), production (workshops) and operations (project management & planning) departments. Advises on the basic and applied research, design, development, design evaluation and calculations during all stages of the life of a marine vessel. To execute & technically oversee electrical & instrumentation engineering activities for any marine & offshore projects.


Key Accountabilities:

1. Provides technical and critical business inputs to the design engineering process in the phases such as problem definition, conceptual design, preliminary design, detailed design, and design communication.

2. Responsible for development of design of Electrical systems, Material take off, Preparation of Purchase specifications for Yard purchased equipment’s, Review of electrical Approved for Construction (AFC) drawings & Closure of Client & Class Comments, Preparation of Commissioning Test memos & procedures and/or review of engineering deliverables including models, drawings, calculations, specifications, reports, vendor designs & Quotations & advises production & purchasing department. etc.

3. Ensuring that Engineering deliverables are completed as per the Agreed project schedule & With acceptable Quality.

4. Proper delegation of work to the electrical designer & ensuring the Engineering KPIs for Electrical Engineering department is achieved. Guiding the Electrical designers to develop drawings in accordance with the contract specifications.

5. Estimate the Manhours electrical Engineering during the Bidding stage of the project.

6. Monitor the manhours spent by the electrical designers in development of Electrical drawings upon award of project.  Evaluate the Comments from Client and identify potential Change orders.

7. Ensure that drawings are issued in line with the safety requirements of the yard & the Classification rules. Ensures that design meets All the statutory code requirements specified in the contract. Displays safe behavior on site and in the office.

8. Ensures Drawings & design are produced to meet the Contract technical specs & Class rules. Works along with the designer to produce drawings to meet the Department KPIs for quality.

Accountabilities - 2

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4


Achievement Oriented
Collaboration & Teamwork
Customer Centricity
Drive Vision
Empower & Nurture Talent
Interactive Communication
Solution Oriented

Key Result Areas

• The delivery of best practice Engineering services for defined marine repair, conversion and new building & offshore jobs within the work stream and as aligned with the yard strategy. 

• Fit for purpose engineering design and drawing work within minimal to no re-work.

Interactions and Working Relations

Internal: Section Management, Supervision, and Industrial Workers. All Operations Sections in Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions. Operations - Project Managers

Purpose: To integrate and operationalize the Project Engineering and Project Management plans into Production Engineering plans, and as relevant for either Execution, Quality, Safety or Maintenance.

External: Clients, Subcontractors, Service Engineers, Class Surveyors, Vendors.

Purpose: To communicate and hold dialogue in regard to client specifications & requirements & provide progress reports.

Financial Authorities

As per TOFA.

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills


• A Degree / Diploma in Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering, from recognized university


• At least 5 years of experience with Degree in Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering and 7 years’ relevant experience with Diploma in Electrical / Instrumentation Engineering. 

• Experience in electrical system for marine & offshore.

Job Specific Competencies:

i. Technical Competencies 
1) Technical & Engineering solutions (Marine & Offshore - Structural, Electrical & Instrumentation, Naval Architecture, Piping & Mechanical disciplines).
2) Business Systems Knowledge (Engineering)
3) Regulatory Knowledge
4) Business Process Knowledge
5) Commitment to Qatar Shipyard Technology Solutions core values, Analytical Thinking & Problem-Solving Skills, Budgeting / business planning, Verbal and written communication skills, Computer Literacy - MS Office, Auto CAD, Leadership Skills, Coaching and Mentoring Skills, Negotiation skills, Performance Appraisal skills, Presentation skills, Project management skills, Knowledge of Shipyard operations, Time management skills.

ii. Behavioral Competencies (See Competency Framework for Competency Definitions)
6)    Interactive Communication
7)    Customer Centricity
8)    Solution Oriented
9)    Collaboration & Teamwork
10)    Achievement Oriented

Design Engineer - E&I

Department:  Operations
City:  Ras Laffan

Job Segment: Design Engineer, R&D Engineer, Construction, Electrical Engineering, CAD, Engineering

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