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  • Job reference: RMS0218278

Chief Engineer - Offshore Wind

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
My client is looking for an experienced and dynamic Chartered Chief Structural Engineer (ICE, IMECH, Istruct etc) who has the following attributes:

Leadership and Communication
- Drive safe and efficient delivery of the projects
- Has the ability to lead multidiscipline technically challenging projects, on tight schedules across different time zones utilising different design offices
- Cultural awareness and emotional intelligence needed to communicate effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders
- Can provide training and mentoring to all levels of engineers
- Ability to maintaining existing and developing new client relationships

Experience in Offshore Wind
- Previous working experience for major offshore consultant, OEM, developer or EPCI
- Strong Delivery expertise in package management, engineering management, and detailed analysis and design in the offshore wind sector
- Understand offshore wind development drivers for design
- Understands the interfaces between turbine and foundation
- Understands the dynamics of offshore structures subject to wind and wave action
- Experience in transportation analysis

Design and Analytical skills
- Technical expert in relevant field
- Knowledge of turbine loads and interface
- Strong understanding of certification requirements
- Advanced knowledge in structural analysis tools
- Linear and non-linear offshore structural analysis (e.g. Fatigue, Ultimate and Accidental Limit States, Ship impact) - particularly, SESAM, USFOS and SACS;
- Linear and non-linear FEA experience in ABAQUS or similar package;
- Advanced knowledge of integrated coupled analysis experience and experience using Bladed.
- Comfortable to challenge conventual thinking and approaches in as continuously evolving market;
- Ability to work at industry level on Joint Industry projects (JIP's)

Delivery Background
- Track record in delivering multiple types of offshore wind projects including monopiles, jackets and floating
- Ability to solve complex technical and commercial problems with a high level of commercial acumen
- Ability to manage the delivery of quality deliverables to schedule and budget
- Able to travel locally and internationally to meet with internal and external stakeholders as required

The Company:
Our client is one of the largest providers of energy consultancy and engineering support services in the Uk. Within the nuclear sector they have an exceptional reputation for delivering innovative, cost-effective business and engineering solutions to owners, operators, regulators and suppliers to nuclear licensed sites.

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