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Principal Structural Engineer

Job Description

We are recruiting Principal Structural Engineers for our client in Aberdeen.

This role is offered on a staff or PSC/LTD contract basis.

  • Support the Lead engineer, as required, in the overall management of the assigned team, including workload allocation, quality assurance, and delivery to the plans
  • Provide design input into tenders and proposals as required
  • Provide technical input into scopes of work, and prepare estimates as required
  • Ensure that assigned work is compliant to agreed budget and schedule
  • Prepare discipline deliverables (as appropriate) and provide input to multidiscipline deliverables
  • Checking/approval of discipline deliverables prepared by other team members
  • Maintain project plan and provide progress updates for assigned scopes
  • Discipline focal point for project scope/schedule change(s) in accordance with project change control process.
  • Ensure compliance to applicable and current standards, regulations, codes and procedures.
  • Estimate/schedule preparation & approval and electronic submission
  • Maintain regular contact and dialog with the assigned Lead engineer, and the Head of Structural & Civils, in highlighting issues, concerns, or areas for improvement.
  • Provide technical expertise to the resolution of technical queries ensuring that all design changes are captured by the change control process.
Desired Qualities / Qualifications
  • Degree qualification in a relevant engineering subject
  • Ideally chartered with a relevant institution (e.g. ICE, IStructE)
  • Brownfield experience in the offshore sector
  • Technical competence in concept, FEED and detailed design of steel structures
  • Knowledge and experience in the use of relevant design codes and standards (e.g. Eurocodes, AISC, DNV, etc)
  • Proven track record of working effectively in a team of engineers/designers
  • Excellent communication skills with all relevant stakeholders – clients, structural team members of all levels, other engineering disciplines, and other non-engineering personnel
  • Competence in ensuring quality of work and delivery to agreed schedules
  • Competence in the use of relevant engineering analysis and calculation software (e.g. STAAD.Pro, Mathcad, and any other relevant packages)
  • Competence in commercial, contractual, and administrative aspects of Engineering
  • Consultant(s)


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