Job Description

Experienced marine design manager required for a major oil & gas project in Kuwait. Adept Personnel are currently assigned to one of the worlds leading multi disciplinary EPC contractors who have recently been awarded a 2.6 billion USD project within the region and is due to complete in 2020.

General Role & Responsibility

  • Responsible for the design of marine work and geotechnical engineering.
  • Manage and coordinate with design consultants on marine design elements such as dredging, reclamation, navigational works, other marine structures like jetties, seawater intake & outfall structure and tank foundation.
  • Liaise and coordination of interfaces among internal parties, other departments and all project staff to ensure project meets end-user requirements and project approval and timely completion of the work.
  • Deal with Internal and Client technical queries and requests.
  • Provide technical and practical advice to the sub-contractor’s key personnel.
  • Maintain an interface to ensure uniformity of approach, common targets and the use of best practice.
  • Maintain an interface between other Engineering service streams to ensure best knowledge of business opportunities, common approaches and joint targets.
  • Attended weekly / monthly meetings with project team and client.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate all marine objectives related offshore activities such as dredging / reclamation / soil improvement, marine structures, tank foundation, etc.
  • Management for field trials (V/F, RIC), pre/post soil investigation, ZLT, pile load tests and monitoring.
  • Prediction / calculation of settlements; validation of hydrogeological / groundwater / seismic impacts
  • Deal with geological hazards like landslides, soil erosion and, in some extreme conditions, earthquakes.


  • Master Degree of Geotechnical Engineering
  • Excellent English and Communication skills.
  • Minimum of 15 yr. exp. as geotechnical Engineer in similar site
  • Minimum of 3 yr. exp. as lead geotechnical design engineer in marine work.
  • Self-motivated and Leadership as team leader.
  • Middle East experience.
  • Previous Contractor experience in Marine, Offshore, Oil and Gas field essential
  • Fluent in English

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