Profile Middle East is a service provider with more than 20 years of experience in the market which specializes in Technical Field and HR Consultancy Services in the Industrial Sector (Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning) with our focus on the Middle East region and a worldwide presence.

For our own projects, we are looking for LEAD STRUCTURAL ENGINEER

Ref code: CR_2401-137_ Lead Structural Engineer

Job summary


  • Demonstrating an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility;
  • Working as Lead Engineer for a project or multiple projects and produce design deliverables, as per approved budget/schedule;
  • Ensuring the deliverables meet the contractual requirements, Codes, Standards & Regulatory requirements;
  • Reviewing and approving material requisition, data sheet, Technical Bid valuation;
  • Coordination with other discipline and departments;
  • Coordination with client;
  • Adhere to Quality Systems Procedure / Client’s Group Management System standards;
  • Responsible for the overall execution and control on projects;
  • Responsible for reporting, controlling and monitoring the job execution;
  • Assisting team members by providing technical guidance;
  • Mentoring junior engineers & designers.


  • Leading the process of preparation of design deliverables with due consideration for Applicable Codes & Standards;
  • Interfacing with Leads of other departments to reflect the as on-date input from other Departments as applicable;
  • Organizing and managing all aspects of the workload of discipline engineers and designers, within the parameters of a project schedule.
  • Material engineering which includes preparation of Purchase specifications, Purchase requisition (as required), Technical bid Evaluation, Vendor document review;
  • Manpower estimation, work planning / forecast and effective utilization of manpower, progress monitoring and adherence to scheduled completion of engineering documents;
  • Ensuring recognized engineering practices applicable;
  • Providing technical support to engineers and designers;
  • Leading all design review meetings;
  • Monitoring and reviewing design change;
  • Taking ownership of deliverables produced & their quality;
  • Capturing all changes / modifications in the deliverables that has been intimated by Project, prior to release of deliverable;
  • Ensuring appropriate checking & review of all documents / drawings before release at any revision status;
  • Attending project review meetings & 3D model review meetings as required;
  • Coordination with the other Engineering disciplines, client and vendors;
  • Ensuring vendor documentation received on time;
  • Control of Quality of engineering documents with regard to Quality assurance basis;
  • Identifying training needs of team members;
  • Identifying the design improvements and lesson learned;
  • Keeping HOD informed on progress of project, with agreed periodicity;
  • Monitoring Budget Compliance of design deliverable production;
  • Conducting training and orientation for engineers and designers regarding various structural design activities in accordance with Department Training Plan;
  • Maintaining, controlling and monitoring Quality Assurance System;
  • Attending all QA Audit for the concerned project;
  • Assisting Engineering Department Manager about the department operation when required;
  • Approving corrective actions for CAR (Corrective Action Request);
  • Assisting the discipline manager in achieving the department key performance indicators (KPIs);
  • Ensuring Compliance to HSES policies and procedures as applicable;
  • Ensuring Compliance with all applicable information security policies & procedures.


  • Minimum Education BSc/BTech Degree in Civil/Structural Engineering; MSc/MTech Degree is an advantage;
  • Minimum Experience 10-15 years in offshore oil and gas facilities, drilling rigs with major Construction Yard/EPC contractor and/or consultant;
  • Conversant with Engineering Standards such as ASME, AISC, API, ASTM, BS/EN. Classification Rules/Regulatory Requirements such as ABS, DNV, BV, CAP 437;
  • Hands on Experience in Structural software such as StaadPro, SACS, ANSYS, MathCAD;
  • Good analytical experience in Offshore structures, Onshore Oil & Gas plants;
  • Saudi Aramco standards experience is required;
  • Good understanding of floating structures;
  • Working knowledge of international codes and standards;
  • Preparation of specification, technical evaluation, vendor documentation review;
  • Demonstrated high order interpersonal skills and the ability to operate within a multinational environment;
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal) with ability to interact across multiple disciplines;
  • Demonstrated ability to influence and motivate others with regard to continuous improvement;
  • Experience in fabrication / construction / installation engineering of various structures.


  • Location: Hamriyah, UAE;
  • Contract duration: Long-term;
  • Working schedule: 9 hours x 5 days;
  • Starting date: February 2024.

Profile Middle East upholds workplace equality and diversity, assessing candidates solely on merit and potential.

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