Civil/Structural Designer

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
25 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
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Position Summary

Our team is experiencing exciting growth within our established practice therefore we have a need for a designer/drafter to assist on several of our structural engineering projects. Prepares engineering drawings of plans, elevations, cross sections and details of bridge structures from rough sketches and/or from general engineering design information according to established standards and procedures.
  • Performs design/drafting assignments, requiring advanced working knowledge of design/drafting standards, practices and techniques.
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with other CAD Technicians and Engineers with minimal supervision.
  • Actively promotes and contributes to the successful completion of projects from initial concept, through the planning process to implementation.
  • Assumes responsibility and meets or exceeds deliverable deadlines for own portion of the project scope, schedule and budget.
  • Compiles data and performs dimensional and routine calculations required for the preparation of drawings.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Jacobs, Zamel & Turbag Consulting Engineers (Jacobs ZATE) is the principal operating company of our global Jacobs organization in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. It is a multi-discipline professional engineering and project management services provider to local projects with over 1,800 resources in Saudi Arabia covering Downstream, Upstream, Petrochemicals and Buildings and Infrastructure projects. We have a large presence across the Middle East covering Bahrain, Qatar, UAE and Oman. Our regional workforce counts an excess of 2,500 resources.
  • An Associates degree in Design or Drafter is preferred
  • At least 6 years of previous bridge design experience
  • Previous experience in the use of AutoCAD, MicroStation, InRoads, or Geopak preferred
  • Good written and verbal communication skills including the proficient use of MS Office tools (Word, Excel, etc.) is required
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Exhibits planning and organizational skills with the ability to work under pressure on multiple project deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to see a project through to completion
  • Excellent attention to detailing of complex bridge components
  • Local Talent - is a prerequisite