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Designer - Structure

Job Requisition No.:  19835
Category:  Shipyard

Reporting structure

Reports to :Senior Design Engineer-Structure 

Job Summary and Purpose

Under direct supervision of the Design Engineer - Structural, develops, completes, check structural outfitting drawings in conformance with contract work scope, statutory & code requirements, Integrated M Management System (IMS) procedures, design parameters, site survey input, material compliance etc.


Key Accountabilities:

1.    Aware of latest marine industry practice for structural outfitting for ships and supports Engineers to establish and review design engineering process phase deliverables. 
1.    Design & develop structural details not limiting to preparation of Shop fabrication drawings, Assembly plans, Nesting plans, Weld maps, Connection details, Material Take Off (MTO) etc. for different types of Ship & Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit (MODUs). 
2.    Develops detailed Engineering drawings based on the concept developed the Structural Engineer in line with the Class rules & yard standards. 
3.    Conducts site surveys as per the work scope along & Prepare field checks, take dimensions & site modification proposals.
4.    Develops Structural Material Take Off (MTO) based on the work scope & survey.
5.    Develop 3D Model from the Approved for Construction (AFC) drawings & export shop drawings for fabrication. 
6.    Develop Lifting Plans for structural modules & design of Jigs & fixtures for required for fabrication.
7.    Develop drawings within the Estimated drawing schedule prepared by the Engineer. 
8.    Ensure that drawings are checked before issuance to avoid rework by carefully updating the drawing check list
9.    Take Ownership and accountability of the drawing & carryout out root cause analysis & corrective action should there be any engineering drawing error
10.    Ensure that there are no additional manhours spent on the drawings such that it leads to budget escalation. 
11.    Avoid rework due to drawing errors which may lead to cost overruns
12.    Ensure that drawings are issued in line with the safety requirements of the yard & the Classification rules. 
13.    Ensures that drawing meets All the statutory code requirements specified in the contract. 
14.    Displays safe behavior on site and in the office
15.    Ensures Drawings are produced to meet the Contract technical specs & Class rules. 
16.    Helps the design engineer to produce drawings to meet the department KPIs for quality.

Accountabilities - 2

Accountabilities - 3

Accountabilities - 4


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

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

Section Management, Supervision and Industrial Workers. All Operations Sections in NKOM. Operations - Project Managers
To update drawing Progress and drawing issues to the respective stake holders to inform supervisors & technicians about any change in drawings & issue drawing change note asap    

Sub Contractors, Service Engineers, Surveyors
To communicate and hold dialogue regarding Structural design specifications & requirements

Financial Authorities

As per TOFA.

Qualifications, Experience and Job Skills

•    Minimum Industrial Training Institute (ITI, Draftsman Trade) / Diploma in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
•    At least 5 years’ relevant experience in drawing development of offshore structure such as Jackets, TOP sides, Jack up rigs (new Build). Very sound knowledge of  auto computer aided design (ACAD) is essential. Knowledge of Steel detailing Software TEKLA is essential.
•    Relevant experience in Marine design, preferably in shipyard with at least 5 years of core experience in ACAD.
•    Must be familiar with specifications of Marine structural design, technical practices, design instructions, welding types & standards, drawing presentation

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

ii.    Behavioral Competencies 
5)    Interactive Communication
6)    Customer Centricity
7)    Solution Oriented
8)    Collaboration & Teamwork
9)    Achievement Oriented

iii.    Generic
Commitment to N-KOM core values, Analytical thinking and Problem-Solving Skills, Budgeting / business planning, Coaching and Mentoring Skills, Verbal and written communication skills, Computer Literacy - MS Office, ACAD, Structural Analysis Software, Leadership Skills, Negotiation skills, Performance Appraisal skills, Presentation skills, Project Management Skills, Knowledge of Shipyard operations, Time management skills, Highly motivated & Eager to contribute for the establishment to an effective design/drafting team.

Designer - Structure

Department:  Operations
City:  Ras Laffan

Job Segment: CAD, Drafting, Offshore Oil, Design Engineer, QA, Engineering, Energy, Quality

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