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Lead Offshore Structural Designer

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About the job:

Kent is recruiting for Lead Civil & Structural Designer (Offshore) based in Qatar to work at one of their client’s facility and will be responsible for the following activities:

Your responsibilities:

· Ensure design deliverables are completed and issued per project specifications, MDR/EDR and project procedures, and within agreed schedules.

· To be specialist graduated / Diploma engineer in performing of Detailed drawings of offshore/marine structures.

· To be major experience (more than 10yrs) in offshore works and specific to upstream Oil & Gas facility and Jackets & Topside fixed platform structures

· Must be well conversant in AutoCAD (mandatory) and experience in SP3D and E3D / PDMS / PDS is additional advantage.

· Carry out as-built site survey without supervision to identify, locate and gather data about topside, jacket and equipment in oil and gas operating fields.

· Must have experience in jacket and topside brownfield modifications (mandatory) related detailing/ drafting experience like deck Extension/modification drawings, Demolition drawing, Conductor protection drawings, conductor clamp and subsea structural detail drawings.

· Must have experience in brownfield installation and removal related drawing like installation/Removal sequence drawing, lifting arrangement drawings, Skidding drawings, barge location drawing and sea transportation drawings.

· Sound knowledge of welding symbols and connection details in welded and bolted.

· Experience in model review software like ACAD, E3D / PDMS / PDS / Navisworks are mandatory.

· Must have sound knowledge of fabrication and detailing knowledge for preparation and checking.

· Must have knowledge in installation and removal sequence of existing and new structures, equipment’s, construction support which include preparation of jack-up rig location drawings, installation sequence drawings etc.

· Must have knowledge of Industry and International standards, relevant to offshore brownfield, including Shell DEPS. Working experience in brownfield offshore with Engineering Design Consultancy Organizations in the Middle East.

· Review vendor documents and provide comments for structural support requirements.

· Able to handle in Concept, FEED & Detail Drafting of offshore works independently based on the scope of work of project.

· Have thorough knowledge and working experience in checking of detailed engineering drawings.

· Capable to guide/ mentor/ support other team members to meet deliverable deadlines maintaining schedule, budget, and quality.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

· 3 years Diploma/ a higher technical education from a college/ university in an engineering/ science/ technology subject.


Excellent oral and written communication and skills.

Core Competencies:

· Experience in preparation of the Design calculation using Excel and Mathcad and Analysis Report.

· Must have basic knowledge of fabrication and detailing drawing checking.

· Must have knowledge in installation and removal sequence of existing and new structures, equipment’s etc.

Details about the role:

Location: Qatar

Relocation required: NA

Travel required: At times for job requirements like Hazop attendance or critical client meetings at various other Kent offices across the globe. Also, may involve deputation to other Kent offices / Client offices on a short term or long-term basis.

Contract type: Long Term

Experience level: 12+

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