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Graduate Structural Engineer

Woodland Consultancy Services
Kingston upon Thames, Greater London
Closing date
May 20, 2024

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Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas, design and construction contractor is seeking a Graduate Structural Engineer to join their September 2024 Graduate intake scheme based in their Surrey offices.

Our Client encourages and supports all engineers in their professional development to achieve Chartered Engineer status.


* A minimum 2:1 Bachelor's Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering is required.

* You will ideally have had some experience working within an engineering organisation.

* Ability in communicating and liaising effectively with colleagues at work.

* Good interpersonal skills.

* Excellent written and oral communication.

* Strong attention to detail and focus on results.

* Keen interest in developing technically and willingness to work towards a recognised chartered engineering status.

* A willingness to work in offshore environment during construction activities.

* Interest in performing advanced analysis work

* Ability to perform structural analysis and design tasks together with preparation of analysis documents and high quality structural design sketches used for the production of formal design drawings.

* Strong analytical skills.

* Ability to maintain awareness of Saipem's current requirements and where applicable, the latest Industry Codes and Standards including statutory rules and regulations.

Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge.

* Demonstrates commitment to the project

* Thorough understanding of metallurgical and mechanical properties of metallic materials.

* Willingness in learning fusion welding processes related to offshore structure with a view to act as welding coordinator

* Motivated in learning standard practices related to metallic material processing for the offshore industry

* Ability to prioritise work based on the urgency and deadlines as well as good decision making skills

* Communicates effectively both internally and externally.

* Requires strong theoretical background in ferrous alloys and corrosion resistance alloys (CRA), their chemical and mechanical properties as well as their manufacturing process in relation to alloys used in offshore wind farm structure and associate components.

Generic Key Responsibilities & Activities.

* Provide technical support to projects and other disciplines with regard to metallic material

* Provide technical support to procurement department

* Liaise with fabrication yards for project related material procurement and troubleshooting

* Assist in the generation of the material specifications and technical requisition

* Participate in meetings with Clients, Vendors and Suppliers, and interface with Client representatives

* Availability to travel abroad if required


Our client is one of the largest turnkey Engineering & Construction (E&C) contractors in the Oil and Gas sector with a proven track-record over many years, and increasingly growing towards the Renewable Energy Sector as well. With a strong bias towards remote areas and challenging deep-water locations, it is a leader in the supply of engineering, procurement, project management and construction services, with distinctive capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore and onshore projects.

Our Client operates a prestigious fleet of vessels for offshore construction in shallow and deep water. These include Heavy lift vessels & large transportation barges for installing/removing topsides, jackets and large windfarm components, Pipelay vessels for installation of rigid / flexible pipelines, umbilical's & cables, construction vessels for subsea trenching & subsea structures installation.

Training and development will be provided to build a range of technical and professional skills, which are necessary to work in their multi-disciplinary project based organisation covering at times a range of work locations. Whilst the role will predominantly be London based, some flexibility will be needed to undertake work in other offices and offshore sites at appropriate times.

Our Client is actively expanding our capability in engineering and construction in the renewables sector (offshore wind farms).

Our Client encourages and supports all engineers in their professional development to achieve Chartered Engineer status.


These are Permanent Staff positions and joining a major organisation would have many large company benefits. As well the further training would be second to none in the industry Salaries offered would be dependent on qualifications obtained. For a fresh graduate the starting salary is good with higher salaries for those with a Masters and with also further enhanced for those with a PhD . Graduates who have had some experience either in the oil and gas industry or other industries there would be a level of increase in the basic starting salary.

Please also note that candidates must be available for interview either in their office if you live within travelling distance or via a Teams call if not. Start dates from around mid-September but they may be happy to start sooner for the right candidate.

The Client's Office is very close to the Station.

We have worked with this client for many years and know it would be an excellent career opportunity.

We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client's specification and have the right to work in the UK without sponsorship.

For more information please contact Suzanne Wood, Director of Recruitment

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