Civil Structural Engineer

Job Overview

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Civil Structural Engineer to strengthen our team in Basra.  The successful candidates must reside in the Basra and surrounding areas and there is no rotation associated with this position.

  • To promote safe behaviour at all times.
  • Maybe required to perform site surveys and data gathering exercises at various project locations.
  • To provide discipline specific design and drafting services that meet the Project’s, and applicable statutory and regulatory, requirements.
  • To provide technical support to the site team during design, engineering and construction.
  • Preparation and checking of all types of civil and structural design deliverables such as General Arrangement Drawings, civil earthworks drawings, structural drawings, 3D Models, structural steel details, Material Take-Offs, etc.
  • Interdisciplinary check of all Civil/Structural/Piping/Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation drawings.
  • Review of vendor drawings for Equipment / Package items.
  • Produce drawings in AutoCAD.
  • To assist in the coordination of all activities related to the discipline.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering.
  • Strong commitment to safety.
  • Relevant experience in the Oil and Gas industry.
  • Proficient in the use of AutoCAD, Excel and Word.
  • Experience of 3D modelling
  • Must be able to work to an agreed scope, budget and schedule.
  • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements
  • Experience in the preparation and co-ordination of Civil and Structural design deliverables.
  • Thorough awareness of international codes and standards used for Civil and Structural design in Oil & Gas industry.
  • Compliance with industry, international and client Codes and Standards.
  • Maintain suitable records of correspondence and work completed for reference and auditing purposes.
  • Knowledge of site-based project work involving field engineering and construction.
  • Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience of working in the Basra area would be an advantage.
  • Good communicator with willingness to share knowledge and support others.
  • Strong team working ethic, positive, enthusiastic and Proactive.
  • An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirement.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English language.

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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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