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Job ID 11041
Offshore Wind
Contract
Republic of Ireland

Opportunity for a Structural Engineer for an offshore wind farm project in Ireland.

Role

  • Consistency in approach in the civil / structural aspects of the design for both onshore and offshore works
  • Acceptable quality in the outputs received from the Owner's Engineer and the Tier 1 contractors
  • Early identification of risks and opportunities through the life of the structures are identified and appropriately managed
  • The structural works envisaged in the project include the following items-
  • Onshore: cable burial trenches, joint bays, temporary works, substations, O&M base;
  • Offshore: turbine foundations, turbine towers, rotor nacelle assemblies and blades, offshore substations.
  • Support the lead civil structural engineer to ensure consistency in approach in the design development of the offshore structures;
  • Support the timely closure of queries from the independent certification body and the marine warranty surveyor;
  • Ensure that safe by design principals are adopted in all design activities and that these are considered in all temporary design states;
  • Actively communicate with the wider engineering team and the Owner's Engineer to proactively support the multi-discipline design development identifying interfaces, assumptions, risks, and opportunities in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Detailed quality checks of all structural documents to be issued to third parties.

Requirements

  • Experience of offshore structural engineering and design for fixed bottom offshore windfarms, with demonstrable experience of primary steel design, included integrated loads analysis, and secondary steel design;
  • Demonstrable experience in supporting the certification of offshore structures to the applicable codes and standards;
  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline;
  • Demonstrable understanding of steel fabrication techniques and associate considerations for design;
  • Demonstrable understanding of offshore transportation and installation techniques and associate considerations for design;
  • Ability to identify practical solutions and constrain the extent of the engineering to achieve a design which is both commercially acceptable and certifiable;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Able to work under significant pressure to tight timescales.


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