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Job ID 20945
Offshore Wind

Structural Lead

Location - Remote with offices Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow or London

Taylor Hopkinson are working closely with a leading offshore wind consultancy, driven by a team of unique and diverse individuals, to accelerate the energy transition and overcome the sector's challenges. We are currently seeking a skilled and motivated Structural Lead to join our team and play a vital role in our mission.


As the Structural Lead, you will be a key player within our Offshore Renewables Team. Reporting to the Engineering Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing the delivery of various projects, with a primary focus on structural engineering, particularly in the field of offshore renewable energy.


  • Lead and manage structural engineering projects, both in discipline-specific and multi-disciplinary scopes, with a strong emphasis on offshore wind initiatives.

Contribute to the development of our business strategy and capability for structural design, especially in the Concept Select / Pre-FEED stages, aligning it with our broader business objectives.

  • Provide technical expertise as Owners Engineering, Technical Management, and Project Management for structural work packages, ensuring successful execution and client satisfaction.
  • Play a key role in mentoring and upskilling junior engineers, leveraging your experience from relevant industries to strengthen our offshore renewable energy team.
  • Offer valuable strategic and technical input for tenders and project deliverables, driving excellence in our services.
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered in compliance with internal and client requirements, maintaining high-quality standards.


  • Minimum of 10+ years of overall experience, with a focus on structural analysis within offshore renewable energy structures being highly desirable.
  • Demonstrate a strong track record in FEED, detailed design, construction, and/or T&I phases, with the ability to effectively translate this expertise into value during the Concept and pre-FEED stages.
  • Showcase a deep understanding of industry codes and standards, along with proficiency in relevant software packages for offshore renewable energy projects.
  • Be highly motivated to contribute to the growth of our structural engineering capability and the success of our offshore renewable energy team.
  • Act as a technical advisor for structural aspects in cross-disciplinary offshore renewable energy and marine renewables projects, as well as in due diligence and advisory scopes.
  • Possess exceptional report writing, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Exhibit strong leadership qualities, with the ability to motivate and guide a technical team towards achieving objectives.
  • Possess excellent communication skills to interact effectively with all levels of the organisation and key stakeholders.
  • Be flexible and adaptable to manage multiple projects and meet various business requirements simultaneously.
  • Hold a degree in Structural or Mechanical Engineering (or similar qualification).

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