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Sr. Design Engineer-Structure Offshore Job

Requisition Id:  13713
Country:  QA
Department:  COO Office
Category:  Technical: Established Definite


Qualifications: Degree /Diploma in Naval Architecture, Marine Engineering, Mechanical Engineering


 At least 7 years of relevant experience detailed engineering of Offshore structures, Jack up rigs etc

  Experience in Marine structural design, knowledge of structural calculations and FE Analysis

Locations: Ras Laffan, Qatar.


  1. Provides technical and critical business input and oversight to the design engineering process in the phases such as problem definition, conceptual design, preliminary design, detailed design, and design communication
  2. Aware of Cultivate and maintain awareness of latest industry practice for structural systems for rigs, Offshore jackets & Topsides & ships.
  3. Aware of latest industry practice for offshore structures, New build Jack up rigs, MOPUS
  4. Knowledge of design of various type of offshore structures like Jackets, TOP sides (WHP, LQ, Process platforms) as per client requirement, Offshore regulations, Class rules & vendor drawings with proper calculations.
  5. Reviews contract technical documents and develops work scope
  6. Prepares technical clarifications and assigns work to Engineers and Assistant Engineers.
  7. Coordinates with client, classification society & vendors on technical requirements of project.
  8. Reviews structural designs & calculations developed by third party designers Section Engineers.
  9. Prepares FE analysis for various Marine & Offshore structures like, helideck, crane columns, LQ, substructures, equipment foundations, jack cases, tanks etc. Carry out Lifting plans, lift analysis, Roll Up analysis & Load out methodologies.  
  10. Reviews vendor designs & quotations and advises production & purchasing department.
  11. Reviews technical clarifications & drawings prepared by Asst. Engineer/Designer.                  
  12. Reviews drawings, and owner/class comments.
  13. Resolves site issues and give solutions to production.
  14. Identifies and create potential change orders as per technical scope of work.
  15. Advises Head of Offshore on technical issues to ensure class compliance & owner comments.
  16. Ensuring that Engineering deliverables are completed as per the Agreed project schedule & With acceptable Quality.
  17. Proper delegation of work to the Structural designer & ensuring the Engineering KPIs for Structural Engineering department is achieved.
  18. Guiding the Structural designers to develop drawings in accordance with the contract specifications
  19. Estimate the Manhours Structural Engineering during the Bidding stage of the project.
  20. Monitor the manhours spent by the electrical designers in development of Piping drawings upon award of project.
  21. Evaluate the Comments from Client and identify potential Change orders
  22. Ensure that drawings are issued in line with the safety requirements of the yard & the Classification rules.
  23. Ensures that design meets All the statutory code requirements specified in the contract.
  24. Displays safe behaviour on site and in the office
  25. Ensures Drawings & design are produced to meet the Contract technical specs & Class rules.
  26. Works along with the designer to produce drawings to meet the Department KPIs for quality.
  27. Develops & Reviews material specifications, Grades and other technical requirement based on design and contract technical specification.
  28. Liaises with purchase department and quality department for technical review of material specification received from vendor and prepares Technical bid evaluation from purchase.

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