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Senior Engineer - Steel (Offshore Wind)

First Recruitment Group
Victoria, Greater London, Greater London
Closing date
Aug 29, 2022

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Structural Engineering, Wind Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Senior Engineer
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Lead/Senior Engineer - Steel (Offshore Wind)

IR35 Determination:

Off Payroll working does not apply (Outside)


London (primary location) but open to all UK offices - Aberdeen, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Bristol & Epsom

Start Date: ASAP

End date: 12 months

Qualification required for this role: Chartered Engineer (or working towards)

About the Job:

We are looking for an exciting candidate with experience in designing the primary steel for offshore wind foundations to join our thriving offshore wind capability.

This position provides the opportunity for a passionate person to contribute to the growing renewables sector, actively helping to combat climate change.

Our client operates a hybrid working model with offices all over the UK (Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom, Glasgow and London). We will happily accept application to any of these UK locations.

Your Responsibilities:

As a member of our client's team, you will support the technical design and development of our global portfolio of future offshore wind foundations. You'll support the delivery of our projects at various levels of development.

Responsibilities may include:

Working with a team of experienced engineers on design scopes for a variety of offshore wind projects.
Supporting the innovation and development of our designs, design tools and client offerings.
Understanding stress and structural analysis, offshore design codes, and the ability to plan, develop, run, and report on analysis models.
Producing and providing quality assurance for technical reports, calculations, and analysis models.
Providing technical input to support our bidding teams for future projects.
Guiding and mentoring junior members of the team.
Solving technical problems, and ultimately leading the delivery of quality deliverables to schedule and budget.
Maintaining existing and developing new client relationships.
Key Requirements:

Communication, innovation and delivery skills
Previous experience in primary steel design (required).
Experience working for an offshore consultant, OEM, developer or EPCI contractor.
Awareness of the interfaces between turbine loads, turbines and foundation.
Working knowledge of offshore structural engineering, relevant Offshore Wind design codes and certification requirements
Linear or non-linear offshore structural analysis & FEA (e.g. Fatigue, Ultimate and Accidental Limit States, Ship impact) - SESAM, USFOS, Bladed, SACS, Abaqus (or similar).
Possible occasional need to travel locally and internationally to meet with internal and external stakeholders.
Cultural awareness and emotional intelligence needed to communicate effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders
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