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Posted Date: December 14, 2009
Job Title: Principal Offshore Structural Engineer
Department: Offshore Engineering



To be part of a group of discipline engineers with the Deepwater Projects Department using professional skills to provide solutions to a range of tecnical Structural issues and supply input to projects and plant changes to ensure that fit-for-purpose solutions are provided for the installation. The engineer will act as guardian of the defined design/operating envelopes of plant and equipment with respect to the discipline and participate in the design of current and future projects in DW offshore area and to offshore SPDC projects.

Qualifications, Experiences and competencies:

B.Sc / B.Eng in structural engineering, Marine engineerin or Naval architecure with a minimum of 15 Years offshore structural engineering experience incorporating the following:
  • A minimum of 15 years design experience at level for studies and detailed designs of offshore oil and gas production facilities including both topsides and subsea structures;
  • A good understanding of Industry, DEPs and Shell Design Standards with the ability to challenge standards and current engineering practices;
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team as well and to work independently with a minimum supervision. The offshore structural engineer must have knowledge / skill level in HSSE golden rules and applications within the oil and gas Industry. This can be demonstrated with certifications of say HSE competence level 2 training.

Competencies Required:

E&P Technical Competencies Leval
Structrural modelling and Analysis ------------------------------- Mastery
Develop conceptual and detailed designs --------------------- skilled
Operate wells and facilities ----------------------------------------- Awareness
Production system optimisation ------------------------------------ Awareness
Reliability modelling ---------------------------------------------------- Skilled
Safety Management system ------------------------------------------ Skilled