Structural Engineer - Primary Steel Lead (Offshore Wind)

NRL Recruitment
Woking, Surrey
Closing date
Jun 5, 2023

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Structural Engineering, Wind Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
As a member of our clients team based nominally from their offices in Scotland, Bristol or the South East (but working hybrid / remote), you will oversee the technical design and development of a global portfolio of future offshore wind foundations. You'll support the winning and delivery of projects through various levels of development, together with developing innovative solutions for repair and upgrades. You could be responsible for:

Leading design scopes for a variety of offshore wind projects and the teams of engineers to deliver them.
Supporting the innovation and development of our client's designs, design tools and offerings.
Understanding stress and structural analysis, offshore design codes, and the ability to plan, develop, run, and report on complex analysis models using a range of software packages.
Providing technical input to support bidding teams for future projects.
Guiding and mentoring the next generation of engineers.
Solving complex technical problems, and ultimately leading the delivery of quality deliverables to schedule and budget.
Maintaining existing and developing new client relationships.
Developing our SME network for primary steel and a "go-to" for Monopile primary steel.Qualification/ Certification:

Ideally Chartered (ICE, IMechE, IStructE etc), or actively working towards chartership.Key Requirements:

Great leadership, communication, innovation and delivery skills
Previous experience in primary steel design for monopile foundations (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 and non-linear offshore structural analysis & FEA (e.g. Fatigue, Ultimate and Accidental Limit States, Ship impact) - SESAM, USFOS, Bladed, SACS, Abaqus (or similar).
Track record in delivering offshore wind projects, specifically monopiles.
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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