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Senior Engineer - Offshore Wind

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Glasgow
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 21/10/2019
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Ideally Chartered (ICE, IMECH, Istruct, etc), my client is looking for Senior Engineers who has the following attributes:

Leadership and Communication
- Drive safe and efficient delivery of the projects
- Cultural awareness and emotional intelligence needed to communicate effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders
- Can provide training and mentoring to junior engineers
- Ability to maintain existing and develop new client relationships

Experience in Offshore Wind
- Previous working experience for major offshore consultant, OEM, developer or EPCI
- Experience in Lead Engineer role through concepts, FEED and detailed design
- Awareness of offshore wind development drivers for design
- Awareness of the interfaces between turbine and foundation
- Awareness of the dynamics of offshore structures subject to wind and wave action
- Experience in transportation analysis

Design and Analytical skills
- Working knowledge of offshore structural engineering and relevant Offshore Wind design codes
- Knowledge of turbine loads and interface
- Awareness of certification requirements
- Experience 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;
- Experience in integrated coupled analysis and ideally using Bladed.

Delivery Background
- Track record in delivering multiple types of offshore wind projects including monopiles, jackets and floating
- Ability to solve complex technical problems
- Ability to 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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