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Kent Recruitment

Structural Engineer - O&G

London, United Kingdom
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About the job:

Kent are looking for outstanding candidates to join our successful Oil & Gas division within our Engineering and Consulting Services business. Within the Oil & Gas division, our services are focused on upstream operations engineering (i.e., maintaining safe and efficient operations for operators), and offshore engineering - encompassing fixed, floating, and subsea facilities. Having worked on over 1,000 oil and gas installations around the world, we are now the operators’ ‘go to’ company for difficult challenges in engineering, operations, life extension, and ultimately decommissioning, which is expected to be a growing market.

We have some 800 experts worldwide. Our structural Oil & Gas team works on some of the most exciting and varied projects in the onshore and offshore Oil and Gas sector, including front end design, consultancy studies, integrity management of topsides and subsea structures of fixed and floating assets, and decommissioning.

Our structural team also spans across the Offshore Wind and Low Carbon sectors, so there will additionally be scope to contribute to associated projects within these markets.

This opportunity is to provide day-to-day operational support to our clients’ assets, including live support and offshore enactment. We are looking for junior candidates of all levels.

Key Responsibilities:

· Support the delivery of structural projects for all types of assets for key North Sea clients for all types of offshore structures including fixed, floating, and subsea structures.

· Working as part of an integrated team covering client interaction and delivery from multiple locations

· Produce hand calculations and written reports, to linear and non-linear analysis work.

· Develop technical and project skills through targeted training, on the job experience, mentoring, and continuing professional development.

· Focus on the Oil & Gas market, you may also be called upon to support projects in other markets, such as supporting our industry-leading work in the offshore wind market.

Your knowledge/skills, education, and experience:

· Engineering degree, honours or equivalent in civil, mechanical, or structural engineering, naval architecture or similar.

· Demonstrable experience or university background in a relevant area of structural design or analysis.

· Ability to quickly understand and implement new areas of technical knowledge.

· An inquisitive attitude, and the drive to seek out and progress areas for improvement.

· Adaptability, and the ability to effectively manage and prioritise multiple demands.

· Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a proven ability to write accurate, detailed, and concise technical reports (e.g., design substantiations, bases of analysis and calculations).

· Ability to effectively engage with, and work as part of, a multi-disciplinary engineering team.

· Enjoy new challenges and are keen to learn, whilst also wanting to support others within our diverse multi-disciplinary teams.

· Working on multiple fast-paced projects, balancing the need for high-quality design and analysis with the need to deliver within required time and cost budgets.

· Experience structural design and analysis, with either a civil, mechanical, or structural engineering background

· Experience relevant to fixed and/or floating offshore structures, such as offshore oil & gas structures

· Experience of working in accordance with engineering design codes and standards would benefit the role, with the ideal candidate showing the ability to establish robust solutions working from first principles based on a strong theoretical understanding

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