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Adexen Recruiting Principal Civil Structural Engineer

Date Posted: 02/Oct/2013
Deadline: Not Specified
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Nigeria



Adexen Recruitment Agency is mandated by a multinational Oil Field Service company to recruit a Principal Civil /Structural Engineer.


Our client is one of the world's leading oilfield service companies, helping resource holders unlock the value of their oil and gas assets.


Job description


  • The Principal Civil /Structural Engineer will support the project management team in planning, identifying technical issues which could limit progress, impact project budgets. Provides necessary input and support to project progress and reporting will also interface with the client.
  • Principal Civil /Structural Engineer will report to the Lead Engineer /Engineering Manager.
  • The position is based in Lagos. 


  • Reviews the Invitation to Bid documents submitted in the proposals stage prepare man-hour estimates and provide input to project execution plan
  • Responsible for all civil/structural engineering work and allocating, supervising and directing preparation of project deliverables. Subject to project size, will delegate some level of supervision and specific checking activities to appropriate competent personnel. 
  • Supervises reviews and checks the civil/structural activities including: Philosophies, Specifications, Civil & Structural Design Calculations, Plans, Drawings and MTO. Identifies and resolves discrepancies and divergences from original proposal/ contract by raising technical queries with projects / client. 
  • Participates in Factory Acceptance Test's. 
  • Ensures compatibility and conformance with client specifications and recommends cost effective improvements to specifications within the scope of client specifications and requirements. 
  • Participates in multi-discipline Engineering Design Reviews and provides all necessary civil/structural engineering input and support to close out of actions. 
  • Capable of formulating resolutions and supervision of technically challenging and/or high profile issues, with support from Consultant Civil/Structural Engineer/ Lead Engineer or Project Engineering Manager, and effectively communicating with Clients and Senior Management. 
  • Identifies a clear scope of work and supervises preparation of the Technical Document Register.
  • Responsible for planning/scheduling the civil/structural engineering activities and manpower resource. Quantifies the total number of engineering deliverables, man-hour allocation and format of delivery, and other requirements for execution of the work.
  • Provides necessary regular project controls/ reporting input to Project Management.
  • Provides support to Procurement including for long lead items enquiry: prepares Technical Requisitions, reviews vendor documentation and provides Technical Bid Evaluation support to ensure design conformance.



  •  Must have a in Civil / Structural Engineering.MBA will be an added advantage. 
  • 10 years of related experience working for Engineering/Client organisations in the Oil and Gas Industry.
  • Exposure to Consultancy, FEED/ Detailed Design and EPC projects. 
  • Activity Scheduling and discipline work priorities. 
  • In depth knowledge of standard international specifications and codes. 
  • Knowledge of Safety and Quality procedures. 
  • Knowledge of international equipment specifications and codes. 
  • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines
  • Multi-tasking abilities 
  • Planning and forecasting ability 
  • Analytical and problem solving mind
  • Excellent coordination, monitoring and supervisory skills 
  • Excellent Communication skills, Tactful in resolving issues 
  • Cost awareness, Proactive approach, Attention to detail, Team player


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