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  • Job reference: RMS0113472

Subsea Structural Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Staines
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/07/2012
  • Time left:
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    (25/07/12)
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The Role:
The Subsea Structural Engineer will be working within an active project team and would be required to take a senior role within the existing Structures Team on a range of the following scopes:

o Responsible for conceptual through to detail design of offshore/subsea steel structures (for example Template/Manifolds/XTs/PLEMs/PLETs/ILTs/Valve skids etc) to International standards.
o Responsible for conceptual through to detail FE analysis of offshore/subsea steel structures as above for all project phases including load out, transportation, lifting, operating & accidental.
o Must be able to run the SACS structural software and preferably also ANSYS software.
o Verifying compliance with Company's specifications and technical documentation.
o Adapting designs to client owned installation equipment, and interfacing with clients systems and pipeline engineering teams.
o Co-ordinate verification processes for manufacture and qualification testing.
o Reviewing of contractor/vendor design reports, drawings plus other documentation and verification of the proposed designs.
o Carry out foundation designs, for driven piles, suction caissons, gravity systems etc.
o Contribute to the selection and options process for the initial field layout and architecture (for the future projects).
o Understand testing strategies (FAT/EFAT/SIT) and installation requirements

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The candidate should preferably by a chartered structural or civil engineer and have a minimum of 10 years experience in the design, fabrication, installation and testing of subsea manifolds, PLET’s, FTA’s, foundations & anchor systems with previous experience in as many of the following as possible:

o Design of subsea structures including transport and installation aspects.
o Pipeline operations, integrity management, and pigging requirements.
o Use of analytical packages such as SACS, FS2000 or similar
o Knowledge of foundation designs and support structures.
o Installation of subsea manifolds, PLET’s and Structures for deepwater applications.
o Design of connector/clamp assemblies for offshore and subsea applications.
o Familiar with Industry Standard Design Codes for Offshore, Foundations, Marine Operations and Lifting.
o Corrosion protection systems.
o Material selection experience.
o Interfacing with Subsea Architecture equipment, components & tooling.
o SIT testing
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