Structural Section Manager

Location: Abu Dhabi
Salary: Based on experience
Job Code: 091/001/192
Industry: Engineering Consultant

Job Responsibilities:

Structural Design Supervision:
  • Preparation of Structural design drawings and documents as per the project’s contractual, stakeholders’ requirements, ensure the full compliance with the client.
  • standards and relevant design codes and standards for obtaining necessary permits and floating tenders in accordance with time schedules approved for projects.
  • To plan, lead, organize and control operations of the Structural Department.
  • Structural analysis and design using one or more of structural program.
  • Making authoritative design decisions, technical review and approving all drawings and documents issued by the structural team.
  • Chairing and supporting design internal and stakeholders’ workshops and meetings and relevant negotiations.
  • Full understanding of the project requirements concerning time, cost and quality.
  • Estimating working hours for pricing new projects or approving working hours and delivery dates for awarded projects.
  • Allocating the engineers to projects and the time they spend at each project, followed by the necessary task and resources management.
  • Preparing and leading the execution of the Structural assessment projects and scopes.
  • Assist the project managers and head of Design department at the projects’ design processes and practices, supporting the best delivery as per the contractual requirements, and the local and international standard.
  • Contributing to the growth of the company through the project and team success.

Maintaining Relationships:
  • Develop and maintain positive professional relations when dealing with current and prospective Clients.

Quality Control:
  • Controlling quality of all products of design phase, coordinating and cooperating technically with other design and BIM teams, sections, subconsultants and freelancers to ensure achieving project requirements.
  • Providing design review of all work performed by team members including Contractor’s submittals- if required.

Leadership and Team Management:
  • Leading and motivating the team to achieve and projects objectives and goals and support at enhancing the positive work environment.
  • Empowering team members with references and skills to improve their confidence, product knowledge, and communication skills.
  • Supervising and evaluating the performance and work of structural design engineers, BIM modelers and draftsmen, and proposing training, promotions and demotions for them as required.
  • Prequalifying, supervising and evaluating the performance and work of subconsultants and freelancers.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Structural or Civil Engineering
  • 13-18 years’ post-graduation work experience
  • Ability to work on Navis work/Revit & AutoCAD
  • Working knowledge in the use of at the structural design software (FEM), at least ETABS, SAFE, SAP.
  • Well-versed with structural calculation for different load cases Static and dynamic analysis.
  • Experience on multi-disciplinary design projects.
  • Familiar with industry-standard codes ACI, IBC, BSI, etc.
  • Proficient in preparing reports and calculations.
  • Strong communication and coordination skills.

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