Sr. Civil Structural Designer

Rejlers International Engineering Solutions operates in Abu Dhabi, UAE & delivers high end engineering & project services to Oil & Gas(onshore & offshore),Refining, Petrochemical & Chemical Industries

Rejlers International Engineering Solutions AB operates in Abu Dhabi, UAE, and delivers high-quality engineering and project services to Oil & Gas, Refining, Petrochemical, and Chemical Industries mainly in UAE and other Arabian Gulf Countries. This year the Company has been operating in UAE for 10 years and its parent company has been in business for almost 80 years. We share a strong Nordic Engineering heritage of high-quality and frontline innovations.

We are now looking for Sr. Civil Structural Designer   to execute projects and support bids in Abu Dhabi, UAE. 

Reports To

The Sr. Civil Structural Designer  reports to the appointed manager.


Job Overview

The Sr. Civil Structural Designer is responsible for handling civil structural design using licensed 2D / 3D software normally involving a major project or several smaller or less complex projects. These projects by nature of their complexity and difficulty require the fully competent application of conventional knowledge in oil & gas. 

In your role, you will execute civil structural design deliverables in projects in safe manner, within budget and schedule, and with quality.   

You should have a desire to work on multi-discipline local as well overseas projects and be able to drive discipline goals by leading assigned civil structural designers.   

The Sr. Civil Structural Designer shall be technically qualified (Bachelor Degree in Engineering with 10 years’ minimum Oil & Gas experience and Min. 8 years in senior role) in civil structural discipline, 2D/3D CADD systems, specifically in Engineering Designs and interdisciplinary layout preparation utilizing the 2D/3D Modeling techniques. 

Hunger for learning and sharing new ideas will be the cornerstone of your success. We also value people for whom safety is part of their professional skills.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Act as senior and interact with the project engineering manager for solving technical problems arising during project development 
  • Ability to review and understand Client's technical documentation and requirements 
  • Must have good knowledge and extensive experience with ADNOC / Shell DEP standards and drafting procedures 
  • Must have good knowledge and understanding of civil, structural, and architectural drawings 
  • Able to organize inputs and supervise for preparation of civil, structural, and architectural drawings 
  • Must be able to prepare and develop 3D models using licensed software. 
  • Must be able to prepare and develop 2D drawings using licensed software such as but not limited to: 
    • Civil & Structural Standard Drawings (General Notes, Handrail, Ladder, Manhole, Stairways, etc.) 
    • Roads & Pavements Details 
    • Develop grading layout drawings 
    • Civil General Arrangement Drawings 
    • Substation Buildings - Architectural Plan, Section, Elevation & Details 
    • Control Building - Architectural Plan, Section, Elevation & Details 
    • Service Building (RDS) - Architectural Plan, Section, Elevation & Details 
    • Equipment & Sheds - Layout & Details 
    • Pipe Rack - Layout & Details 
  • Understand the interface within the multi-discipline project   
  • Should take full responsibility for proper and timely execution of project deliverables ensuring full compliance with the quality management system and any project-specific contractual requirements. 
  • Ensures effective communications among other engineering disciplines and project management teams. 
  • Coordinate within members of the civil structural discipline, other engineering disciplines within the organization or project team 
  • Participates in progress review meetings and be aware of project status, progress, delays, change notices, performance measurement, lessons learned, and close-out. 
  • Assumes responsibility for cost, schedule, material quantity, and budget control 
  • Takes personal responsibility for safety and a healthy environment on the projects 
  • Should be able to add value plus/ optimization ideas 
  • Cooperating with other engineering disciplines, customers and subcontractors locally or overseas 
  • Must be able to review and check civil structural design deliverables 


  • Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering with 10 years minimum Oil & Gas experience and a minimum of 8 years in a senior role 
  • Good leadership and coordination, analytic and pro-active approach competence in the Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Chemical Industries.  
  • Willingness to overcome challenges and pressure during the peak of the project.  
  • Willing to do extensive site-surveys during project execution.  
  • Proficiency in the use of the following software is a must.
    • Smart Plant 3D  
    • PDS  
    • Civil3D  
    • InRoads  
    • AutoCAD and Microstation  
    • Microsoft Office Applications   
  • UAE local experience is added value. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Fluent in the English language
  • Shares the company values of teamwork, transparency, honesty, and equality
  • Team player, hardworking, problem solver and have a can-do attitude 
  • Meets UAE visa requirements

Our work is guided by our vision: Home of the learning minds. We believe in continuous learning and development. We want to succeed both as individuals and as a company through a common goal: success through continuous learning.

Do you want to join us?

Please apply at once as we proceed with suitable candidates as soon as possible. Submit your application, CV with Photograph, and salary expectation latest by 31 May 2021.


Rejlers offers versatile engineering services for customers within industrial, energy, construction and infrastructure sectors. We also provide our customers with digital service solutions by combining ICT and engineering expertise. Rejlers' expertise is available to customers as consultancy services, service products and project solutions. We have more than 1,000 employees who work in over 20 locations in Finland and UAE. Operations in Finland started in 1980 in Mikkeli, and our turnover in 2019 amounted to around EUR 73 million. We are part of the Nordic Rejlers AB, which is listed on NASDAQ Stockholm's Nordic stock exchange.

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Abu Dhabi

Hamdan Bin Mohammed Street
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Home of the learning minds

Our work is guided by our vision: Home of the learning minds. We believe in continuous learning and development. We want to succeed both as individuals and as a company through a common goal: success through continuous learning.


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