R&D Engineer (Geotechnical)

About our Client

Our client is a well known company and member of a worldwide leader in complex offshore marine (engineering) projects. Within the oil & gas industry they are succesfull in the construction, installation and removal for the TOP10 companies

This is an innovative company for high tech design, engineering and operating for fulfilling these projects. They provide special self designed techniques and equipment

Your Mission

  • Provide geotechnical advise and support to proposal and project teams
  • Prepare offshore operations including cost and time estimates, identify opportunities and risks, develop new equipment and safe working procedures, prepare and co-ordinate fabrication and commissioning
  • Support and actively participate in continuous improvement of procedures and equipment
  • Acquire and grow a sound knowledge of geotechnical design related to offshore installation, removal and dredging operations, and the functioning and design of offshore production equipment
  • Prepare specifications and documentation as required by suppliers
  • Perform and evaluate prototype tests and contribute to research projects
  • Ensure proper documentation

Your Professional Skills

  • Engineer with background in soil mechanics, basic knowledge of structural engineering and affinity for offshore applications
  • BSc/MSc degree in Mechanical, Civil, Offshore or Geoengineering, ideally with experience in offshore design and/or construction
  • Highly proficient excel and other Microsoft office software
  • Basic knowledge of CAD or Inventor and/or numerical modelling software, in particular Plaxis, Itasca or Abaqus
  • Good command of English, both written and spoken
  • Team player with high sense of responsibility

 What are the benefits

  • The opportunitie to develop your career in a challenging multinational high tech environment, as well as abroad
  • Technical knowledge deepening through the diversity of projects
  • The responsibility for complex solutions
  • A competitive salary and bonus
  • Overseas- and/or offshore allowances
  • Salary Review annually per 1 January, in between and in case of promotion
  • Good career opportunities due to the diversity of positions

 

Heavy Lift Structural Engineer

About our Client

A challenging international operating offshore company. Executing EPIC projects like installations, removals and (subsea) constructions for the major league in the oil & gas industry. These projects are carried out with a fleet of high-tech offshore work ships

This is an environment where you will be stimulated intellectually and in terms of technique to go to extremes. An inspiring work environment where you can challenge your creative thinking. “Not a job but a career”

Your Mission

  • Analyse the project needs and prepare details scope of works and planning for all relevant tasks for yourself and eventually for your team
  • Prepare design calculations (and reports) for all structural design work within scope, budget and schedule
  • Perform detailed calculations using hand calculations and FEM analysis and adhere to the given approaches and standards
  • Motivate the team to achieve high performance, and train and mentor junior engineers
  • Actively initiate, set up and improve departmental procedures, tools and standards
  • Develop concepts for design and assessment and advice on the most suitable solutions
  • Present the work in a clear way to the client, project team and the management
  • Be accountable for the quality of your work and the work of your team concerning the structural design, integrity assessment and reporting
  • Be involved with the fabrication and installation of structures on-shore and off-shore. You are the first point of contact for fabrication and installation related questions.
  • You are experienced in the structural integrity assessment of topsides and jackets using linear and nonlinear calculations
  • You will report to your Unit Head and will liaise with project teams, subcontractors, crew, clients and certification authorities

Your Professional Skills

  • BSc or MSc degree in Mechanical, Civil or Aerospace Engineering
  • 5-10 years’ relevant work experience
  • Able to work well in a high pressure environment
  • Self-starter with creative and analytical skills
  • Good command of the English language, both written and spoken
  • You are acquainted with international standards, namely DNV, AISC, ISO, NORSOK or EuroCode
  • You are pragmatic and can identify and develop simple solutions
  • You are able to delegate tasks to your team members
  • You have eye for cost effective designs and solutions
  • You are prudent and can distinguish between primary and secondary tasks
  • You are stress-resistant, takes initiative and have good analytic skills
  • Experience in FEMAP and/or SESAM/GeniE is a pre
  • Willingness to work offshore occasionally
  • High degree of flexibility to coupe with rapid changes and varying technical complexity

 What are the benefits

  • The opportunitie to develop your career in a challenging multinational high tech environment, as well as abroad 

  • Technical knowledge deepening through the diversity of projects 

  • The responsibility for complex solutions 

  • A competitive salary and bonus 

  • Overseas- and/or offshore allowances 

  • Salary Review annually per 1 January, in between and in case of promotion 

  • Good career opportunities due to the diversity of positions 


More information

For more information about this vacancy and our client, please contact Erik Fransen by phone (+31) 620 384 684 or e-mail fransen@lothar.nl