Senior Engineer Primary Steel - Offshore Wind Engineering

Bristol, England
Jun 25, 2022
Jun 29, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Job Description

We invite you to bring your ingenuity and enthusiasm into play as you lead the delivery of high quality, innovative primary steel designs for the offshore wind turbine foundations of the future. To succeed in this role you must have a degree in Structural Engineering and a proven track record delivering offshore primary structures, preferably for offshore windfarms.

Candidates can be based from our London or Bristol office - please specify which location you prefer when submitting your application. We offer flexible hybrid working as standard.

Are you our new Senior Primary Steel Engineer? Click the apply-button to send your application.

Inviting bright minds

Do you want to push the boundaries of your profession and develop your excellence in an open, collaborative and empowering culture? We work to create a sustainable future and our inspiring projects and innovative solutions aim to set the standard among our peers. You will join a global company that has been growing successfully since its founding in 1945. Together, we lead and leave a positive impact on societies, companies and people around the world.

You will join our Offshore Wind department

As our new Senior Primary Steel Engineer you will be part of Ramboll's Offshore Wind team consisting of over 175 professionals. Operating primarily from 6 offices in Denmark, Germany and the UK along with colleagues worldwide including India, China and the USA. The offshore wind team support offshore projects around the world, delivering the full suite of services required to develop an offshore windfarm including the design for offshore wind turbine support structures and foundations. Having completed the detailed design of over 60 offshore wind farms, you will join a team with a wealth of experience to draw upon and learn from. If you enjoy challenging the status quo and finding efficient and novel ways to tackle unfamiliar engineering problems, then you will thrive here.

Your Key Tasks And Responsibilities Will Be
  • Manage primary steel engineers to deliver high-quality designs and documentation of primary structural components (e.g. monopiles or jacket structures) reflecting the latest state-of-the-art, ensuring third-party certification and follow-up during the fabrication and installation phases.
  • Deliver primary steel design work packages for concept, Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and detailed designs in collaboration with primary steel engineers and other disciplines and referring to the Design Manager and other discipline Lead Engineers.
  • Oversee the analysis and optimisation of structural designs through skilled examination of results and important design drivers.
  • Perform Quality Assurance of computer models and project documentation.
  • Mentoring junior engineers in the required methods and processes to design efficient structures
  • Presentation of design methods and results in client meetings and with the certifying agent during the certification process.
  • Contribution to Ramboll's technical development board, which is our research intelligence centre in the field of primary steel design.
Your key deliverables within the first 12 months will be:
  • Successful delivery of a primary steel design work scope for one of our detailed design projects which is fully coordinated with other disciplines and project stakeholders (Client, fabricator(s), other contractors, certifiers, etc) to achieve certification
  • Regular contributor to our primary steel competence group sharing knowledge with other engineers in the team and the wider offshore wind organisation.
  • Test and develop tools to streamline the design process on the primary steel discipline.
  • Achieved or close to achieving Chartered status with a recognised institution
Your starting point for constant growth

For This Role, We Believe Your Starting Point Is

From the moment you join Ramboll, we will support your personal and professional development so that you grow with the company.
  • A Master's degree in Civil or Structural Engineering; preferably with a focus on the design of offshore structures or similar areas of study. Doctorate studies in a relevant field will be considered a plus.
  • A good understanding of the offshore renewables industry and experience designing offshore structures.
  • Knowledge of offshore wind foundations, structural dynamics and/or wind loading.
  • Experience with structural design software and programming languages, preferably Python.
  • Good communication skills in English with the ability to work as part of a team interfacing with other disciplines and other stakeholders both in person and remotely.
Personal qualities that will help you succeed in this role include: proactive attitude, reliable and solution-oriented, positive attitude, enjoy working as part of a team, willingness, and ability to learn, curiosity and enthusiasm.

Welcome to our Energy division

Ramboll is at the forefront of addressing the green transition and offers a holistic approach to energy that supports the sector on the journey towards more sustainable solutions. With 1,581 experts in 15 countries, covering the full spectrum of technologies and all parts of the value chain from production and transmission to distribution, we plan, design and implement energy solutions all over the world.

Ramboll in the United Kingdom

Ramboll is ranked a Top 10 consultant in the UK and has 1,150 bright minds working across 16 offices to apply their passion to deliver innovative solutions across Buildings, Transport, Environment & Health and Energy. We love seeing our talents develop and succeed and you will have opportunities to work on challenging and inspiring projects within an environment that is friendly, open and supportive.

How To Apply

Apply online. Attach your CV, cover letter and relevant documents showcasing why you are the right fit for the role, and when you are available to start. We look forward to receiving your application.

Deadline: 7th July 2022