Senior Civil and Structural Designer

Requisition ID 
Department / Discipline 
Engineering - Civil
Vacancy Type / Position Type 
Staff / Permanent
Work Location
AE Abu Dhabi

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Civil and Structural Designer to join our engineering team in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


  • Prepare 2D (Civil and Structural) Drafting and CAD design in AutoCAD for O&G, industrial, manufacturing, and utilities projects (EPC and FEED stages)
  • Develop 3D model for civil and structural works (SP3D)
  • Prepare Civil layouts
  • Develop engineering documents working with Engineers, Designers and other drafters
  • Undertake site visits for field verification, prepare markups, provide technical support for construction etc.
  • Provide training and mentor junior level designers

Skills / Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree or three years Diploma from Technical Institute for Drafting and Engineering Technology
  • 12 years of design drafting experience in oil and gas industry or related process industries and 2 years supervisory experience
  • experience in both 2D and 3D design (SP3D) within an engineering consulting environment
  • Experience working with engineers, other designers and drafters as part of a design team
  • In-depth knowledge of the operation of a modern CAD based multi-discipline drawing office
  • Proven experience and competency using AutoCAD is required
  • Experience in 3D design (SP3D), exposure to Offshore projects is also highly desirable
  • Experience in both Civil and Structural drafting for Oil & Gas Industry, industrial process plant types of projects is preferred
  • Excellent AutoCAD skills, Word processing and spreadsheet capability and a good understanding of AutoCAD enhancement programs
  • Good general knowledge of the Standard and Codes applicable to drawings prepared for the Oil Industry
  • Ability to organise and proritize work to meet the target dates
  • Strong leadership skills and written, verbal, analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Ability organise and plan multi-disciplinary design drafting work to meet deadlines
  • Good command of English language
  • Familiar with multi-discipline drafting functions and specialist in one major discipline example: Civil & Structural


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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