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Structural Engineer

Swansea, Wales
Closing date
Oct 5, 2023

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Structural Engineering
Position Type
Engineer, Staff Engineer
Organization Type
Firm, Consulting Engineering
Structural Engineer

Salary: £40,000 to £55,000 (dependant on experience)

Duration: Permanent

Location: Swansea

Hybrid Working: No

Our client is a team of Engineers, Scientists and Managers whose aim is to create clean, affordable, renewable energy using the power of the ocean. They are one of the leading marine energy technology developers on the market, they have run demonstrations ready for commercialization.

They immediately require a Structural Engineer to join their growing Team.

As a Structural Engineer you will need to have experience in offshore structural design. As well as conducting structural analysis calculations and FEA simulation, the successful candidate will have input into concepts with a structural perspective, you will also lead on material selection and technical liaison with experienced structural subcontractors.


Providing in-house expertise to the projects and development teams, particularly in structural simulation (FEA) and structural design.

Support and provide technical liaison with subcontractors in structural design and simulation.

Structural analysis of the platform and sub-systems using industry standard finite element analysis software.

Technical input to the design for manufacture process (particularly welding methods and specifications).

Technical review of subcontractors documents where structural design is considered.

Instructing design team on structural design details and fabrication drawing structural information.

Review and approval of structural CAD models and drawings.

Technical input to inspection and maintenance requirements.

Technical liaison with engineering consultants, contractors and manufacturers.

Technical input to corrosion protection philosophy and specification.

Technical guidance based on knowledge/research of the relevant structural design codes, standards and legislation.

Preparation of technical and quality documentation including specifications, design reports and design process descriptions.

Technical input and advice relating to the design and construction of structural systems and components.

Technical analyses will be required utilising various CAE methods and tools.

Technical input to risk analysis process (e.g., FMECA, HAZID, HAZOP).

Essential Requirements

Degree in Naval Architecture, Marine, Mechanical, Civil or Structural engineering or related discipline.

Good experience of working to structural codes and standards.

Minimum of 3 years experience in a similar technical role.

Capability in use of commercial finite element analysis codes.

A strong knowledge of offshore structural concepting and design.

Excellent problem-solving skills.

Good organisational skills and ability to work under challenging timescales.

A genuine interest and passion for addressing the challenges of energy generation at sea.

Proficient in English, both spoken and written.

Eligibility and availability to live and work in the UK.

Valid Driving Licence for UK.


Good knowledge of relevant marine renewable energy and structural codes and standards.

Experience in floating offshore wind or other marine renewable energy.

Good knowledge of corrosion protection.

Good knowledge of CAD software (e.g., Rhino, Inventor, Solidworks)

Good experience in design and construction of large steel fabrications and assemblies.

Good understanding of materials and manufacturing processes.

Member of relevant body (e.g., IStructE, RINA, IMarEST, IMechE, ICE)

To Apply

This is a great opportunity for Structural Engineer who want to play a key part in the success of this very exciting business.

If you feel you meet the criterial for this position, please call or send your cv to Totec today.

All calls are handled with strict confidence. Thank you.

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