Senior Structural Engineer - Offshore Wind

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions
Jun 29, 2022
Jul 06, 2022
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
About GDG:

Gavin & Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG) is an independent offshore wind consultant, with a focus on supporting developers and contractors resolve technical challenges and optimize offshore wind developments around the world. At GDG, we pride ourselves on the technical capabilities and expertise of our staff and have a commitment to delivering the highest quality technical and management output. We have worked closely with all phases of offshore wind development and therefore are well placed to support projects from project inception with site selection studies, through the early development and consenting phases, into FEED, Detailed Engineering and Construction.

Role Description:

As a Senior Structural engineer you will be working closely with a passionate and ambitious team of design engineers to deliver innovative and optimized solutions. You will also be responsible for taking the deliverables through third party certification, fabrication and installation phases. We are looking for engineers with primary and/or secondary steel design experience within the offshore wind sector. It is expected that you will provide technical support to tenders and that you will support and mentor the career development of junior engineers.

Key responsibilities will also include:

  • Primary steel design (monopile, jacket and/or GBS)
  • Secondary steel design development
  • Interface with wind turbine manufacturer, where relevant
  • Interface with certification bodies
  • Design Review / Owner's Engineer Role
  • In-House Design tool development
  • Supervising more junior staff

Expertise Required:

GDG are looking for a suitable candidate with prior experience with delivery of primary steel and/or secondary steel detailed design and will have a very strong technical understanding of design process for offshore wind foundations. The candidate will have excellent report writing and presentation skills and will be comfortable communicating and leading a team of offshore design engineers. Experience in using SESAM for offshore wind modules is preferred.

All applications will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

At GDG, we are committed to inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We take inclusion and diversity seriously. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation's values. We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We are an equal opportunity employer. Our vision is for GDG to be a place where people of all ethnicities feel welcomed to work.