Lead Design Engineer - Civil or Structural


About this role: Lead Design Engineer - Civil or Structural

Our Client, one of the largest PMC is currently recruiting for Lead Design Engineer - Civil or Structural for their long-term PMC Contract under the major projects based in Kuwait. Candidates with PMC experience in oil and gas projects / EPC / consulting organization, with a good knowledge of international codes and standards, can apply for these roles.

Primary objective:

  • To ensure that structural design integrity is not compromised while managing the structural department in the execution of the process;
  • Lead all design /drafting activities relating to own discipline on assigned asset.

Specific Accountabilities:

  • Overall supervision of structural engineers;
  • Structural design integrity of work scope and maintenance of standards;
  • Identify structural software necessary to enable structural group to function effectively;
  • Manage structural engineering design and any design changes within budget and schedule;
  • Technical supervision of project designated structural designers and draftsmen in the execution of their duties;
  • Quality Assurance – Responsible for working within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance system relevant to the BU, etc;
  • Safety – Responsible for personal safety safe working practices for the BU, etc. Understand and follow OH&S procedures;
  • Cost / budget KPIs for design work;
  • Ensure that the level of design work is appropriate for the complexity of the construction tasks, achieving a good balance between design costs and implementation costs;
  • Evidence of feedback from supervisors and/or superintendents that constructability issues are addressed adequately in design and that work packs contain sufficient detail with no unnecessary content;
  • Allocate design / drafting work to team members. Ensure that within assigned team, personnel work within their competencies and with appropriate supervision;
  • To act as Design Master Controller (DMC). To manage design documentation and drawings (Structural) for there Asset as per WEL procedures;
  • Conduct site investigations, prepare reports.

Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Advanced engineering detail drafting and checking;
  • Advanced structural detail drafting;
  • Create 2D drawings using computer aided design system;
  • Create 3D drawings using computer aided design system;
  • Participate in, lead and facilitate work teams.


Mandatory Requirements:

  • Engineering Degree;
  • Minimum 12 years total experience;
  • Minimum 8 years experience in oil; & gas, refinery, or petrochemical industry;
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in related designation / specialty;
  • Minimum 3 years of hands-on experience in software for the specialty;
  • Must have minimum 1 year of experience with company in similar position.

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  • Certifications (optional)
  • Job references (optional)
  • Motivation Letter (optional)
  • Resume
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Any questions remaining?

Your consultant, Wasim Hassan is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use the pub number:

Account manager

Wasim Hassan
Brunel Energy Kuwait