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Structural Engineer (Offshore Analysis)

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Various Sites
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 26/11/2018
  • Duration: 6 months
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The Role:
Our clients Energy business has been operating for over four decades and the pace of change has never been greater than it is now. These are critical times in how the world generates and uses Energy. Their Design and Engineering teams are key to the multi-disciplinary design and assurance services that they provide to their Clients in the Renewables, Oil & Gas, and Petrochemical Markets.

In this role, you will work with the Offshore Wind Teams in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol or Epsom offices, leading the technical delivery of integrated wind-wave coupled analyses for offshore wind structures. You'll be working closely with Clients, undertaking client office visits in the UK and overseas. By working with the vibrant Energy and Consultancy Business, you will have the opportunity to work across the whole market including Renewables and Oil & Gas.

You will have good experience in a Structural Analysis and Design role, with specific experience in undertaking integrated load analysis and/or performing aero-elastic simulations for offshore wind turbine generators. You will have experience of delivering full packages of design work. You will be able to appreciate complex practical, technical and commercial issues and to work constructively with a broad range of stakeholders; leading or supporting project teams that are either local to you, or distributed across multiple sites.

The Person

You'll have excellent communication, listening, stakeholder management and influencing skills. You'll be able to manage client relationships, engage constructively with multiple stakeholders and lead technical delivery teams. Through your work you will also help support and shape the development of future business.
You'll enjoy turning your hand to new challenges and will be keen to learn, whilst also wanting to support others within diverse multi-disciplinary teams.
In addition to having excellent people and problem solving skills, you'll also be able to demonstrate the following:
* Experience of offshore structural design and analysis
* Experience in using BLADED or FAST to perform aero-elastic simulations
* Experience in the application of offshore structural standards including ISO, DNVGL, IEC & NORSOK
* An understanding of the fundamentals of structural engineering and of relevant offshore structural codes and standards.
* Linear and non-linear FEA experience in DNVGL SESAM.
* Experience in the application of spectral and deterministic fatigue methodologies
* Experience in the use of SESAM for offshore wind modules is preferred and in particular the use of the Fatigue Manager module.
* Technical understanding of environmental wave loading and soil/pile interaction.
* An Engineering degree (honours or equivalent) in civil, mechanical, structural, or similar engineering discipline.
* Proven success in helping to deliver structural projects against external and internal time, cost and quality objectives.
* Experience of applying appropriate quality assurance and reporting.
* Self-motivated, positive, enthusiastic, reliable, consistent and mature approach to work - appropriate to delivering growth in the face of challenging market conditions.
* Willingness to develop a wide range of skills and flexibility to work on variety of projects.
* Experience of working with local and geographically disparate teams and resources. Able to motivate self and teams, deal with conflict and create a strong delivery culture.
* Experience of leading teams of engineers to deliver complete packages of work, as well as being the main point of contact for technical discussions with clients.

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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