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Senior Structural Engineer - Offshore Wind

Job description

Are you looking for a new career as a Senior Structural Engineer? 

At WRS, we are delighted to be working with our client, who has been working in the offshore industry for over 40 years. A UK based role in London and the company have a global presence in France, Germany, Taiwan, China, Japan, Ireland and the US. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an international organisation and a leader in the offshore wind industry.

In your role, you will be carrying out or supporting the design and analysis of offshore structures. The role will allow you to develop technical and project skills through targeted training, on the job experience, mentoring and continual professional development.

Your experience:

· Ideally Chartered (ICE, IMechE, IStructE etc), or actively working towards chartership.
· Can provide training and mentoring to junior engineers.
· Ability to maintain existing and develop new client relationships.
· Previous working experience for major offshore consultant, OEM, developer or EPCI.
· Experience in Lead Engineer role through concepts, FEED and detailed design.
· Solid understanding of offshore wind development drivers for design.
· Awareness of the interfaces between turbine and foundation.
· Appreciation of the dynamics of offshore structures subject to wind and wave action.
· Working knowledge of offshore structural engineering and relevant Offshore Wind design codes.
· Knowledge of turbine loads and interfaces.
· Awareness of certification requirements.
· Experience in structural analysis tools:
· Linear and non-linear offshore structural analysis (e.g. Fatigue, Ultimate and Accidental Limit States, Ship impact) – particularly, SESAM, USFOS and SACS;
· Linear and non-linear FEA experience in ABAQUS or similar package;
· Experience in integrated coupled analysis and ideally using Bladed.

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