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Principal Structural Designer

  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Energy, Oil & Gas
  • Discipline:
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary:
  • Job reference: 2019-14509_1559922356

Job Description

Worley is currently recruiting for a Principal Structural Designer with extensive experience in the oil and gas petrochemical industry to be based in Aberdeen for a duration of 6 months.

Purpose:

  • Execute structural design and draughting activities within budget and schedule Key aims and objectives:
  • Execute design and draughting activities (Concept, Front End Engineering Development, Technical Study & Detailed Design)
  • Act as discipline focal point
  • Prepare structural drawings and designs from agreed work scopes with minimum input from engineering personnel Prime Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Implement Company, and where applicable, Client / Project policies and procedures - Supervision of design / draughting personnel and allocation of work - Remain abreast of legislative requirements - Approval, checking and preparation of design / engineering documentation
  • Undertake tasks on behalf of Design Manager, Lead Engineer or Senior Engineer as directed
  • Achieve safety standards as defined in personal performance contract
  • Undertake work in accordance with relevant Codes, Standards and Procedures
  • Responsible for assessing effectiveness of working practices and systems with a view to continuously improving systems, personal and team performance
  • Carry out work in accordance with worley and project Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality systems
  • Carry out site surveys - Identify scope and schedule changes in accordance with the Change Control Process
  • Ensure, as far as is practically possible, that all assigned work is carried out in compliance with the agreed budget and scheduled work scope
  • Maintain required technical quality of work and awareness of relevant Codes and Standards
  • Keep up to date with technical developments, National and International standards and legislative requirements related to discipline
  • Maintain filing system
  • Liaise with other disciplines, departments, project personnel, vendors, etc
  • Encourage and provide lateral learning within the project
  • Ensure all design drawings and documents are completed within the allocated hours and in accordance with the programme
  • Advise Design Manager/Lead Engineer of changes in resources required Allied Occasional Duties:
  • Carry out site visits where necessary
  • Assist in training and mentoring of junior personnel as required
  • Provide technical assistance to discipline assigned personnel as required
  • Assist the Lead Engineer and others when requested in the execution of their responsibilities and duties

Essential:

  • HNC or equivalent in appropriate engineering subject
  • PDMS Experience
  • Experienced designer with sound technical background and strong knowledge of manual and CAD draughting techniques
  • Conversant with codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation applicable to draughting function
  • Conversant with company quality control assurance requirements applicable to draughting function
  • Able to create base design drawings / models from agreed workscope with minimal input from engineering personnel
  • Ability to accept delegated responsibility and control budgets for delegated tasks
  • Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)
  • Able to provide draughting checking function as directed by lead designer
  • Experienced senior designer with sound technical background and in depth knowledge of CAD draughting techniques
  • Conversant with codes of practice, standards and relevant sections of statutory documentation applicable to draughting function
  • Familiar with and competent in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting for draughting function
  • Experienced in the supervision of discipline designers and draughtspersons
  • Able to estimate man-hours and materials for delegated aspects of work
  • Able to liaise with project / lead engineers at all levels
  • Computer literate (database / spreadsheets)
  • Conversant with company and client draughting standards and specifications
  • Conversant with company quality control assurance requirements applicable to draughting function

Desirable:

  • Capable of generating co-operative team based culture for groups under his / her control
  • Knowledge of personnel issues and aspirations of subordinates
  • Able to take a lead in training and ongoing education of subordinates
  • Able to contribute to group / discipline objectives applicable to draughting function
  • Able to identify improvement opportunities and techniques relevant to draughting personnel
  • Able to communicate clearly with engineering personnel

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