Structural Engineer

Offshore, Renewable Energy

Area of Rotterdam, The Netherlands


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Are you a Structural Engineer with experience in Offshore Energy? Then we are looking for you!

As a Structural Engineer, you will be working for the Global Engineering department of the our clients Offshore Energy division in the area of Dordrecht. This department is responsible for analyzing and designing various offshore structures, including fixed and floating offshore structures and providing technical support to various business units/department within the Offshore Energy division. These often relate to complex projects, an area where our client is an international leader –in the sustainable energy and oil & gas sectors, including work related to offshore wind farms and oil platforms. We work with state-of-the-art equipment that meets the highest quality and safety requirements. Provide “up to date” engineering advice and support and assist in the development and improvement of structural engineering working methods, tools and equipment.

Knowledge, skills and experience:

A pragmatic and solution-oriented engineer with an eye to safety and. In the role of Structural Engineer, you will be able to rely on your technical affinity and experience to make a stable contribution to our team. You understand the dynamics of the contracting world, you are a team player who finds it easy to switch between the client, the crew of a vessel, external stakeholders and colleagues. In addition, you will have:

  • Recognized MSc or BSc Degree Degree in Marine, Mechanical, Aerospace or Civil engineering
  • 4+ years of experience
  • Practical Offshore experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Clear presenting skills
  • Problem solver
  • Strong reporting skills
  • Understanding of Class rules for vessels (LR, BV, ABS), offshore structures (DNV, API) and Operational guidelines (DNVGL) used by MWS
  • Able to write Basis of Design, Design Briefs and specifications
  • Strong insight on constructability
  • Familiar with ANSYS, FEMAP, SACS and Mathcad
  • Additional programming skills are a pre
  • Fluent in English on Academic level, written and verbal. Preferably also in Dutch.

Typical tasks:

  • Prepare reports with design an verification calculations for all structural works within Scope, Budget and Schedule
  • Develop various concepts for design and advice on the most suitable solution for the problem
  • Verification of drawings to ensure that these match with engineering performed
  • Initiate and document good engineering practices, tools and departmental standards
  • First point of contact during construction and fabrication of the designed items
  • Managing design and verification works at subcontractor engineering firms
  • Perform as mentor for Junior Engineers

Typical Deliverables:

Global Hull Analyses, Seafastening analyses and designs, Lifting point verification, Global strength verifications of Jackets and Topsides, On Bottom Stability analyses, Strongpoint verifications, Deck load diagrams etc. etc.

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