Senior Structural Engineer/shipbuilding Jobs in Dubai – UAE at WTS Energy

Title: Senior Structural Engineer/shipbuilding

Company: WTS Energy

Location: Dubai – UAE

Type: Contract

Category: Engineering, Design/Web/Multimedia

Oil and Gas Project Management, Engineering & Construction Management

WTS Energy is seeking to hire Senior Structural Engineer (shipbuilding) for one of its client who is a reputed Shipbuilding and offshore/Marine engineering company.

Location: Dubai

Duration: 6 months

Senior Structural Engineer will be responsible for production engineering deliverables on large scale offshore and marine construction projects.


• Prepare detailed structural engineering drawings for offshore and marine structures.

· Evaluate technical drawings & documents to assess the material requirements.

• Prepare material requirements based on accurate evaluations of customer specifications, terms and conditions, detailed or outline specifications, drawings, sketches, or following verbal instructions.

• Prepare Technical Bid Evaluation (TBE) for material.

• Thorough knowledge in the selection of materials (material codes) based on its standard grades and specifications and as required by the major classification society or standards, such as DNV-GL, ABS, LR, NORSOK, BS, EN, ISO, API.

• Technical review of all materials certificates and properties required for shipbuilding and offshore projects received from vendors.

• Prepare project deliverables list for structural projects, provide structural schedule analyses for detail drawings and production deliverables in line with master project schedule/milestones, indication of required man-power and keep track records on progress of deliverables.

• Supervise the work of Engineers, CAD designers and Subcontractors to ensure quality standards and design criteria are met.

• Conduct building strategy meetings to assure that safety and production efficiency are well defined

• Undertake structural design based on agreed project schedule or approved work request.

• Prepare or Review and approve bidding structural design proposals.

• Conduct design review meetings to assure that technical objectives are achieved.

· Focus on Continues improvement of quality of deliverables.

• Experience in various hull structural design standards like DIN/JIS/NORSOK as well as a good understanding of ABS, DNV, API, AISC and other related industry regulations and standards.

• Ensure engineering work undertaken is in accordance with Departmental Work Instructions, Procedures and Standards.

• Ensure that the Safety, Quality & Environment requirements of the yard are strictly followed.

• Attend, when requested, vessel inspections to define the scope of work required for vessel modifications, repairs and conversions.

• Identification of changes of project specifications or deliverables, variations to contractual scope.

• Executing duties of project engineer according to qualification if required.

• Knowledge of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, calculus statistic and their applications.

• Extensively exposed to usage of different structural design and detailing software like Aveva Bocad, Aveva Marine and basic knowledge on Aveva PDMS,

• Knowledge related feeding of HGG robots and preparation of structural cutting plan using software’s like HGG Procam.

• Experience with FEA software like Staad Pro, Strand7, and DNV-GL Sesam Genie will be an advantage.


• Engineering degree in Structural / Naval Architecture/Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.

• 10-15 year’s relevant experience in shipyard, offshore / oil & gas industry in design and production engin…


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