Senior (Project) Engineer - OSS Substructures

Due to continued success and a growing demand from our clients, we are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated Senior (Project) Engineer to join our team based in central London.

Ideally, the successful candidate will be a highly numerate, organised and enthusiastic individual, with an advanced degree in Civil / Structural / Mechanical / Offshore Engineering, Naval Architecture or a suitable equivalent.

The position requires a minimum of 5 years’ professional experience with around 3 years’ specialising in planning and coordinating the delivery of complex engineering projects. Applicants should be a member of a professional organisation with a commitment towards continuing professional development and should be chartered or working toward chartered engineer status.

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Senior (Project) Engineer - OSS Substructures

Essential Experience:

  • Proven experience of complex offshore engineering projects, especially planning, coordinating, monitoring, compliance, and quality control.
  • Broad technical awareness of offshore engineering principles, processes, and the associated design activities.
  • Concept and detailed design of offshore wind turbine or offshore substation support structures and foundations (primarily monopiles and / or jackets).
  • Ability to develop cost, time, resource estimates and project schedules for multi-discipline scopes of work.
  • Ability to manage small teams of engineers and draftsmen to deliver specialist services to our clients, sometimes within tight timeframes.
  • Ability to read and review engineering drawings.
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Office and project planning tools e.g. MS Project, Primavera.

Desirable Experience:

  • Past or current user of structural analysis / FEA software e.g. SESAM, SACS, BLADED, Ansys and ABAQUS etc.
  • Experience of developing and implementing software tools to increase efficiency through automation i.e. using MATLAB, VBA, Python or C#.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate multi-discipline offshore engineering projects, including scheduling, resourcing, and monitoring.
  • Manage progress and costs to ensure the delivery of projects provide optimum solutions on time and to budget.
  • Ensure deliverables are completed in full compliance with approved instructions, procedures, and policies as well as the applicable codes, standards, and project requirements.
  • Attend regular internal meetings and external or third-party meetings as required.
  • Liaison with internal and external project interfaces.
  • Clear and effective communication and support to the project manager reporting on progress, performance and identifying areas for improvement.

Competencies & Soft Skills:

  • Excellent interpersonal and technical skills with the confidence to liaise with clients.
  • Be self-motivated, well organised and a team player.
  • Decision making and leadership skills.
  • Excellent report writing with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work.
  • Knowledge of engineering rules, regulations, and best practices.

Additional Information:

  • SLPE’s office is located in central London, and it is expected that some office-based working will be required for this role. However, a degree of remote and/or flexible working will be considered for the right candidate.
  • Travel to and from Northern Europe for short periods of time should be expected.
  • Flexible working attitude and availability to work outside normal hours if required.

Rewards & Benefits:

On top of a competitive basic salary, we offer a number of additional core benefits. These include:

  • Holidays, starting at 25 days a year.
  • A flexible contributory pension arrangement.
  • Life assurance.
  • Private medical insurance.
  • Professional subscriptions.

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