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Kent Recruitment

Senior Designer- Civil & Structural (Offshore)

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About the job:

Kent is looking for a Senior Designer (Civil & Structural)- Offshore to be based in the Qatar.

Your responsibilities:

  • Develops designs from project specifications, engineering sketches, technical documents and drawings in accordance with international engineering standards and codes of practice. Assignments can comprise broad work scopes where significant interface with other design teams and disciplines is required. Works under light supervision.
  • Lead and manage a team of professional draftsmen. Define and assign work scope within a broad area of responsibility.
  • Mentor junior personnel including engineers, designers and draftsmen.
  • Develop detailed design/construction drawings
  • Prepare error-free drawings by thoroughly self-checking the same before handing over to the next level.
  • Develop drawings directly from inputs received from other disciplines
  • Develop procurement and construction MTOs from approved documents and drawings
  • Check and evaluate design and material specifications for tender
  • Prepare and check material datasheets and coordinate with the procure men functions to select materials
  • Preparing calculations and sizing/selection of commonly used components, specific to your discipline
  • Allocate, prioritize and check drafting work
  • Review and approve documents for scope and presentation before issue
  • Participate in multi-discipline constructability reviews
  • Apply company drafting, document control and QA/QC procedures including squad checking
  • Coordinate work with other project team members, disciplines and functions
  • Provide follow up assistance during construction activities as required
  • Participate in project and/or departmental meetings, technical reviews, safety reviews
  • Manage your assigned project team to meet scheduled milestones and to control capital and manhour costs.
  • Manage your assigned project team to meet scheduled milestones and to control capital and manhour costs
  • Enhance management, technical and inter-personal skills
  • Assume other reasonable duties as may be required by the company from time to time
  • Support other discipline drafting work, whenever required by the Company. Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

  • Degree from an accredited in Engineering or Engineering Technology
  • Programme (relevant discipline).
  • Certification and/or strong experience with 2D drawing development in
  • AutoCAD, MicroStation, or similar
  • Certification and/or demonstrated proficiency with one or more industry
  • standard 3D model platforms is desirable (AutoCAD 3D, PDMS, etc.)


  • Excellent oral and written communication and skills.

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrated ability in design leadership and the ability to work with a wide variety of staff and clients.
  • Demonstrated familiarity with common industry construction methods and installation details related to the discipline.

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: 10-12 years relevant work experience in an EPC project environment. Minimum 5 Years offshore experience

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