Principal Structural Designer

  • Full Time
  • Posted 2 months ago


About the job
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Primary Roles And Responsibilities

May participate in project execution strategy and planning.
Knows the project and discipline scope/cost/time requirements, assists the team to meet expectations, and coordinates with other disciplines to ensure project success.
Implements innovative solutions, technology advances, and methods to effectively deal with working out of sequence.
Supports management of project change and progressing for the discipline and works with the Project Management Team to take corrective actions regarding any issues, staffing requirements, scope changes, progressing, or other events that could affect project completion and/or profitability.
Plans discipline quality, monitors quality activities, drives and participates in squad checking, recommends improvements, and takes action where required.
Monitor design/drafting estimating norms within asset for own discipline.
Develop and promote drafting and CAD initiatives to improve cost effectiveness of design / drafting work within own discipline.
Participate in review of structural design and advise on technical drafting difficulties or government compliance requirements as appropriate.
Oversee the preparation of design and detail drawings from sketches, plans or other design / specification data.
Participate in design review with various clients and to advise on technical design and drafting issues and compliance requirements as appropriate.
Gathers data from multiple sources and prepares analyses, calculations, etc.
Assists with recommendations and helps create final documentation.
Determines technical issues, defines alternate solutions, establishes pros/cons for multiple solutions, and makes recommendations to support official project documents such as technical queries, technical deviations, etc.
Creates final documentation incorporating all relevant information and pursues internal authorization.
May review similar documentation to assist others and reviews/authorizes work done by direct reports.

Quality Assurance

Work within the provisions and guidelines of the Quality Assurance systems


Responsible for personal safety and working within the Occupational Health & Safety procedures.
Competent in implementing HSE in the design process, focuses on process safety and strives to use best practice


Industry Specific Experience:

Extensive design experience in the relevant discipline in the same or similar industry, and, where relevant, experience managing and leading multi-disciplinary projects and teams.

Education – Qualifications, Accreditation, Training

Trade Apprenticeship, Certificate, Diploma, Advance Diploma of Engineering Technology in Civil Structural discipline

HSE Capability

Maintain HSE focus with the team to ensure OHSE requirements.
Demonstrate behaviour and business practices commensurate with a culture of world’s best health, safety and environmental performance.
Demonstrate a visible and active commitment to:
Personal well-being;
Healthy and safe workplaces and activities; and
Continuously improve Worley health, safety and environmental performance.
Identify and report work hazards and incidents.

What We Offer You

Providing an agile culture and challenging work opportunities results in a positive work environment. Our people enjoy competitive compensation packages and a fun, personal, collaborative and safe working environment. We value equal employment opportunity and are committed to promoting fairness, equality and diversity.

Our policy is to conduct background checks for all candidates who accept an offer of employment with us.

If you have the passion and talent to keep up, it’s time to test the limits of what you can become. Find your future with Worley.

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