Permanent Structural Engineer Aberdeen

  • Permanent
  • Aberdeen

Job now filled, regular requirement, please send CV for future vacancies

Job Role

To generate detailed structural designs to support the company’s product portfolio and operational/business needs. Structural designs are to be verified with regards to integrity and function against relevant company and international standards.



  1. Interpret client needs and create Functional Design Specifications.
  2. Generate conceptual designs to fulfil requirements.
  3. Conduct Structure Analysis studies using STAAD Pro software (or similar).
  4. Liaise with drawing office to clearly communicate proposed design concepts.
  5. Create Engineering calculations packages to validate designs.
  6. Generate, check and revise Engineering documentation as required.
  7. Lead design reviews, generate and issues minutes and close out action points.
  8. Under the guidance of the Project/Lead Engineer prioritise assigned tasks and ensure on time delivery
  9. Attend project specific meetings and provide structural related technical input.
  10. Provide support to Sales with Technical Proposals and client meetings when requested
  11. Managing technical elements efficiently and effectively to ensure best solution is provided
  12. Provide technical support to workshop and offshore personnel.
  13. Ensure equipment designs fulfil the company’s and customer specifications.
  14. Mentor graduate engineers as required.


HSEQ Expected Behaviours:

  1. Ensure that all QHSE and Operational procedures as identified in the company’s QHSE Manual are always adhered to.
  2. Engage and participate in the companies OAR and Step Back 5 x 5 Systems
  3. Report any Health, Safety, Environmental or Quality issues using the HSEQ Reporting System via your Line Manager and/or HSEQ Department


Qualifications & Skills Required


  1. Degree in Mechanical/Structural/Naval Architecture/Civil Engineering
  2. Experience using STAAD Pro/FS2000 or similar
  3. Experience in the design of temporary Top side structures and grillages or similar
  4. Experience with bolted, pinned and welded connection design.
  5. Competent in creating structural design calculation packages and familiarity with mechanical stress calculations
  6. Experience in FEED and detailed design
  7. Experience using MathCAD
  8. Experience using FEA (Autodesk NASTRAN or similar)


  1. Relevant Offshore experience
  2. Experience using Autodesk Inventor
  3. Experience using Autodesk AutoCAD
  4. Current Offshore survival BOSIET \ Medical \ MIST
  5. Chartered Status

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