Archirodon, having earned its reputation as a reliable and respected international contractor for more than a half century in the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) market, continues to create value to its stakeholders by executing complex EPC projects worldwide, in recognition of its superior standards of performance.
Our core businesses encompass Marine and Offshore, Energy (Power & Water, Oil & Gas), and Infrastructure projects and our Engineering Department addresses the multidisciplinary Engineering needs covering the full spectrum of EPC projects.
We are constantly growing and are currently looking for a Lead Design Engineer of either the following Engineering disciplines, to join our Engineering Department: Structural, Marine/Coastal, and Geotechnical.
You will undertake and perform accurately and confidently design tasks of your engineering discipline at all stages of a project (from feasibility to detailed design), while leading efffectively other team members under your supervision.
Prepare design deliverables of your Engineering discipline during tender preparation or during project execution including but not limited to advanced numerical modeling and studies, engineering calculations, reports, design drawings, specifications, etc.
Assist in the selection of optimum solutions/systems through analysis of information, proposals, and evaluation of results
Assess the potential risks of specific engineering designs and assist in the development of alternative design solutions that better meet project requirements
Collaborate with and/or review the work of external consultants at tender and project implementation phases
Ensure compliance with applicable design engineering international codes and standards, guidelines and recommendations, project, statutory, and safety requirements
Perform technical bid evaluations of vendor offers and technical review of vendor drawings and documents, for conformance with contract requirements
Assist the Engineering Team Managers, or Project Engineering Managers in the organisation of the project/tender team, the distribution of engineering work, as well as in the forecast of design workload
Provide technical guidance and support to the project teams and clients
Assist in executing and coordinating assignments within agreed budget and schedule
Consistently keep abreast of new design, construction methods, equipment and technologies. Keep up to date with applicable International and Local Codes, Standards and Legislation
Assist in the effective training and development of the team members under your supervision
Participate in design review meetings, supervise Physical Model Tests (Marine), etc.
Provide technical support on site
Prepare conceptual and detailed design packages for construction of temporary works
Essential prerequisites include:
Beng or equivalent in pertinent Engineering Field (Structural, Geotechnical, Marine/Coastal) or related, and an MSc (preferably in an international English-speaking University in Europe or USA) or equivalent in relevant field of expertise
PhD in a field relevant to the abovementioned disciplines would be a definite advantage
Minimum seven (7) years of relevant design experience in the EPC industry in works related to Port/Harbor Developments, Maritime Nearshore and Offshore Facilities & Structures, Infrastructure Projects, Power and Water Projects, Oil & Gas Projects, etc.
Technical competence in your discipline and strong technical background, and advanced analytical skills:
Structural: conceptual designs, implementation of industry standard design solutions, selection and numerical modelling of structural systems, detailed design of steel marine structures (trestles, offshore platforms, piling, quay structures) and concrete structures (bridges, offshore or nearshore platform concrete superstructures, caissons for maritime port facilities, industrial buildings, etc.), design for construction, temporary works, rigid concrete pavements, etc.
Geotechnical: foundation systems in weak soils, cofferdams, shallow and deep foundations, soil improvement, design of pavements, design of marine retaining quay structures (sheet-pile walls, diaphragm walls, block wall structures), foundations and geotechnical design for critical temporary structures, soil structure interaction effects and earthquake considerations, etc.
Marine/Coastal: metocean, wave, hydrodynamic, sedimentation, recirculation studies, assessment of environmental loading (waves, currents) on structures, design of marine structures (breakwaters, revetment, scour protection), marine furniture design, mooring and berthing design, Offshore Jetty and Port layout design, temporary jetty design, etc.
Work experience in an international environment will constitute an important advantage
Proficiency in major commercial software pertinent to your Engineering discipline (e.g., Sofistik FEA /Autodesk Robot FEA, Plaxis2D/3D FEA, MIKE21, Autodesk Autocad, etc.)
Must have very good knowledge of applicable international codes & standards, international design guidelines & recommendations pertaining to your discipline
Experience in Environmental regulatory requirements (local, international), review and understanding of local Environmental Laws would be a definite advantage
Experience in Building Information Modeling (BIM) would be a definite advantage
Mobility is highly desirable to participate in working teams at Archirodon’s project home offices throughout the countries that Archirodon executes its EPC projects
Excellent command (written and oral) of the English language
Good command of the French language would be a definite advantage
We are looking for someone who:
Displays excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and oral) and builds rapport easily
Can be counted on to achieve goals within schedule, demonstrating a fighting spirit and perseverance
Is keen to learn and professionally grow
Is flexible and eager to take initiatives
Demonstrates sound Project Management Skills
Is effective at solving problems, trouble-shooting and making timely decisions
Displays a team spirit, particularly in a multicultural environment
Is commercially astute
What is in it for you:
Competitive salary and benefits are part of the offering, yet the real joy comes from being a member of smart and passionate teams within an international leading EPC group that encompasses a productive and human-centric culture that cares for its people and their development!
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