Jun 13, 2018

Design Office Coordinator (Structural) Careers - National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)

  • National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Design Office Coordinator (Structural)

Company Name: National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)     

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


Job Summary:  The Design Office Coordinator (Structural) will lead the drafting team responsible for structural engineering drafting group multi project activities ensuring work completion on time and to set standards. DOC reports to Structural Discipline Engineering Manager and all drafting staff consisting of Sr. Designers, Designers, Sr. Draftsmen, Draftsmen and operators etc reports to DOC.


Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Supervises and provides technical guidance to drafting staff.
  • Acts as an expert for all functions performed by designers, team leaders and other drafting staff and assist in their development and skill level increase.
  • Monitors staff performance in provides input for annual appraisal.
  • Ensures optimum use of drafting staff.
  • Priorities all drafting activities, assess man-power requirement and assigns work to various team leaders / draftsmen.
  • Guides in discipline-specific drafting activities carried out by designers, team leaders and other draftsmen ensuring that work assignments are completed on time with in the allotted man-hours and to set standards.
  • Ensures all engineering deliverables are as per the project specifications, guidelines, quality standards, company procedures etc.
  • Interacts with other disciplines and Project Engineering managers to ensure smooth flow of all drafting input on all projects / enquiries.
  • Estimation of man-power requirement for various types of enquiries for bidding purpose.
  • Ensures adherence to technical quality and acts as the ultimate checker for all deliverables.
  • Ensure consistency of all deliverables.
  • Ensures the compliance with the IDC procedures for the project.
  • Ensures adherence to drafting records requirements such as master files, check prints etc.
  • Guides drafting staff in checking of all MTOs, Bill of Materials, sketches etc. required for material procurement for the entire project, ensuring accuracy.
  • Provides input for the resolution of engineering queries from clients or third p


Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • Technical Diploma in Engineering, or equivalent.
  • 14 years relevant experience, with at least 4 years as DOC or similar.
  • Must have worked on major offshore EPC projects as team leader for at least 6 years.
  • Must have experience of detailed and construction engineering activities with direct interaction with yard.
  • Supervisory experience with leadership qualities.
  • Good planning and organising skills.
  • Good interdisciplinary knowledge.
  • Good knowledge of written and spoken English.
  • Experienced and competent Computer Aided Design (CAD) operator (AutoCAD latest release). StruCAD / X-Steel / PDS / PDMS experience is essential.
  • Rigorous checker.


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