Senior Structural Design Engineer

Salary: Negotiable
03 Jun 2019
04 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Contract, Permanent
Full Time

Senior Structural Design Engineer

Are you an experienced Structural Design Engineer with experience in offshore wind looking for your next career opportunity?  Then Samuel Knight International have the role that you have been looking for!

Samuel Knight International are working very closely alongside a world-leading engineering and design consultancy, working on some of the largest offshore windfarm projects globally.  The role, Scotland based, is to work alongside the Offshore Wind Team leading the technical delivery of offshore wind structures designs.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work across the whole market including Renewables and Oil & Gas and will have strong experience in a Structural Analysis and Design role, with specific experience in undertaking primary steel analysis of offshore wind turbine substructures whilst delivering full packages of design work.

As an experienced Structural Design Engineer you’ll have excellent communication, listening, stakeholder management and influencing skills. You’ll be able to manage client relationships, engage constructively with multiple stakeholders and lead technical delivery teams. Through your work you will also help support and shape the development of future business.

Experience required:

•         Experience of offshore structural design and analysis

•         Experience in the application of offshore structural standards including ISO, DNVGL, IEC & NORSOK 

•         An understanding of the fundamentals of structural engineering and of relevant offshore structural codes and standards.

•         Linear and non-linear FEA experience in DNVGL SESAM or similar software.

•         Experience in the application of spectral and deterministic fatigue methodologies 

•         Experience in the use of SESAM for offshore wind modules is preferred and in particular the use of the Fatigue Manager module.

•         Technical understanding of environmental wave loading and soil/pile interaction.

•         An Engineering degree (honours or equivalent) in civil, mechanical, structural, or similar engineering discipline.

•         Proven success in helping to deliver structural projects against external and internal time, cost and quality objectives. 

This is a very exciting period of growth for the client and are seeking experienced staff immediately. Does the above sound like you? Don’t hesitate to send your cv to for a confidential discussion about the role including the project portfolio, the salary expectations and the benefits of the opportunity.

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