Tuesday, 10 June 2014

Structural Engineer Urgently Needed in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Job Title:    Structural Engineer
Job Ref:    3205
Job Location:    Abu Dhabi, UAE
Employer:    NPCC
Job Category:    Engineering
Employment Type:Long Term
Position Level:    Senior Staff

About NPCC:
The National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), a Public Joint Stock company, was established in April 1973. The fabrication facilities then were located on Sadiyat Island, 3 km east of Abu Dhabi city. The present facilities are now located at Mussafah, 35 km from Abu Dhabi city.

Growth of NPCC
In 1973, NPCC was initially established to provide a facility for the fabrication of steel structures required by the onshore and offshore Oil and Gas production industry. In 1978 NPCC expanded its operation by setting up a custom built pipe coating facility at the yard.

In 1979, NPCC ventured into offshore activities for the Oil & Gas industry, providing marine spreads for Pipelay, Installation and Hook-up works. Today, NPCC owns a dedicated marine fleet consisting 13 construction barges, capable of transportation of up to 12,000 tons, lifting single structures weighing up to 2,600 tons, laying submarine pipelines up to 60" in diameter and hook-up and maintenance works. In 1986, with the intention of serving onshore projects, NPCC ventured into manufacturing Storage Tanks & Spheres for storing various types of petroleum products such as; liquid sulphur, water, diesel oil, crude oil, liquefied natural gas (LNG), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), etc

The dynamic growth of NPCC since its inception and its achievements over the years, have placed this National Company in a league with major international EPC contractors involved in the development of the Oil and Gas Industry.

In 1992, NPCC expanded its engineering capability for designing onshore & offshore facilities, loading terminals, storage tanks, pressure vessels and pipelines. Presently, NPCC has over 300 dedicated engineering staff to support the ongoing operations. The design team is fully equipped with latest state-of-the-art computers/softwares to meet engineering challenges.

Job Overview:
Jobs at this level are responsible for performing / checking of all engineering deliverables in timely manner within the budget. The jobholders at this position are required to ensure the quality of all deliverables and adherence to company quality plans and job specifications / guidelines etc. The engineers at this position may have to go for offshore for site survey. The posting is generally for the NPCC base engineering office at MFY Abu Dhabi, however the jobholders may have to travel outside UAE on business trip for short durations.

Job Duties:   
• Performing, checking and ensuring technical accuracy and quality of all discipline deliverables such as structural analyses, design calculations, drawings, specifications, purchase requisitions, technical bid evaluations etc. during all phases of allotted project i.e. basic, detailed, construction and installation engineering.
• Shall be responsible for planning, organizing and delegation of work to drafting staff working on the allotted project.
• Directly reporting to HOD for all matters except for allotted project related issues for which, reporting to LDE / SDE.
• Ensuring adherence to company procedures, client specifications, guidelines, international codes and standards.
• Review of vendor documents, drawings.
• Assist LDE in material procurement scope and material control for allotted projects.
• Ensuring the timely issuance of all engineering deliverables pertaining to his scope.
• Working within the estimated budget and ensuring high efficiency for the allotted projects.
• May have to attend technical meetings with Clients, PMT, Operations, Yard etc. and maintaining cordial relationship with all parties involved in the allotted projects.
• Offshore site surveys and survey reports.
• Close interaction with Fabrication Yard to resolve yard related issues during fabrication stage.
• Close interaction with Operation to resolve installation issues during installati

Job Requirements:
• University graduate with B.E. / B. Tech in Civil Engineering. Masters degree in Ocean Engineering / Structural Engineering shall be considered an added qualification.
• 3 years experience in Offshore Oil and Gas Field.
• Must have experience in detailed and construction engineering for various types of offshore structures such as jackets, topsides and bridges etc. LQ modules experience shall be an added qualification.
• Good command of written and spoken English
• Good command using general computer softwares such as M. S. Office, MathCad etc.
• Proficiency in using offshore structural softwares such as SACS, GRLWEAP etc.
• Must be well versed with Offshore industry related guidelines, codes and regulations such as API-RP-2A, API-RP-2L, AISC, CAP-437, ICAO Annex –14, DNV rules, offshore material specifications as per BS, ASTM & Euro etc.
• Good communication skills.

Deadline: 20/06/2014

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