SENIOR STRUCTURAL ENGINEER (140529) in Lagos, Nigeria

at Addax Petroleum

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Position Description To provide structural engineering expertise to aid in the execution of the Company’s onshore and offshore projects and ongoing operations. 

The majority of these projects will be executed under a recently established Alliance between Company and a relatively inexperienced, but fully committed, indigenous contractor.



To provide a focal point for the resolution of structural engineering questions from conceptual engineering through to detailed design and construction. Act as Company / Alliance representative for the review of Design Bases, design drawings and specifications, etc. Provide structural engineering input to other discipline specialists to assure that design outputs are consistent.

To act as the Company / Alliance representative (as required) to ensure that design work by contractors meets Company standards and relevant industry codes, in particular, API, ASME, ANSI, NFPA, etc.

Assist Company / Alliance resident or project engineers with structural engineering aspects of Facilities design. Scope includes new Facilities structures, modifications like deck extensions to existing structures etc.

Initiate and coordinate tasks needed for project execution including surveys, permitting or government reviews, material specification, installation procedures, testing, etc.

Assist construction and commissioning teams with field questions encountered during installation such as related to pile driving, lifting, Transportation, Loadout and welding, etc.,

Monitor the performance of design contractors and suggest remedial actions,

Participate in key design reviews.

To provide input to Front End/Conceptual Engineering studies with respect to structural design aspects and weight estimation.

To establish and maintain a topsides weight database for both existing facilities and new-builds.


Zero LTIs

On time delivery of work-scope, as per specifications

Maintain up to date and accurate soils and platform weight data-base



Degree in Structural or Civil Engineering.

Minimum 12 years experience in the oil and gas industry with at least 10 years experience working with design contractors.

Good communication skills and ability to work in a team.

Computer literate (including good working knowledge of Word and Excel)

35+ years old


Ability to work under pressure against tight deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of consistency and accuracy.

Solid working knowledge of oil and gas industry structural engineering codes and standards.

Have thorough knowledge of the design of onshore and offshore oil and gasfacilities.ave the ability to utilise common structural design software for structural design and analysis.

Ability to manage interfaces both internally and externally with contractors.

Good reporting skills with the ability to write well structured and easily understood reports.

Fluent spoken and written English.

Strong interpersonal skills, able to deal with a broad spectrum of cultural and organisational styles.

Basic computer literacy (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Good communication and team building skills – well able to lead and gain respect both internally and externally 3rd parties.

Ability to improvise/prioritise with little notice without losing attention to detail.

Self starter, results-driven and focussed on timely, accurate and high quality delivery.

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