Lead Structure Engineer

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Date: 13 Sep 2023

Location: Aberdeen, GB

Company: Lloyds Register

Job ID:38512
Position Category:Design Appraisal
Position Type:Contractor On Demand


Lead Structural Specialist – Contractor


Lloyd’s Register


Location: United Kingdom, Aberdeen


What we’re looking for 

A Lead Structural Specialist (Contractor) to join our Offshore discipline team in Aberdeen.  This team has substantial expertise in providing independent assurance for the design and operational aspects of offshore and onshore structures for a range of industries including the renewable and oil and gas sectors.

What we offer you 

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Remote and flexible work schedules with an appreciation for work-life balance.
  • Working in a global company with the ability to work with different cultures and diverse people.
  • The opportunity to work for an organization that has a strong sense of purpose, is values-driven, and helps colleagues to develop professionally and personally through our range of people development programs.


The role 


  • Undertake design appraisal activities with respect to offshore structures including fixed, near shore, and floating offshore steel structures.
  • Ability to carry out independent modelling and analysis of offshore structures using standard FEA packages.
  • Contributing to the preparation of bids and tenders for offshore design appraisal projects.
  • Assisting in the development of technical guidance notes, technical work for papers to be presented at seminars and conferences, and co-ordinate technology development projects within LR.
  • Actively participate in relevant training to pursue continuing professional development.


What you bring 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Structural Engineering
  • Extensive experience in the design of steel structures in an offshore environment with comprehensive experience in the design and analysis of offshore and onshore structures;
  • Good understanding of nonlinear analysis of offshore structures.
  • Experience in analysis and design of steel structures to international codes and standards (e.g. ISO, AISC, Eurocode, etc.).
  • Experience in using and interpreting the output of appropriate engineering software such as STAAD.Pro, SACS, USFOS, ABAQUS, ANSYS etc.,
  • Good communication skills (including technical report writing), the ability to work to tight deadlines, and adaptability.


About us 


We are a leading international technical professional service provider and a leader in classification, compliance, and consultancy services to the marine and offshore industry, we are a trusted advisor to our customers helping to design, construct and operate their assets to the highest levels of safety and performance. We are shaping the industry’s future through the development of novel and innovative technology for the next generation of assets while continuing to deliver solutions for our customers every day.


Be a part of 


Lloyd’s Register is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a politically and financially independent global charity that aims to engineer a safer world by promoting safety and education. For a thriving ocean economy, Lloyd’s Register colleagues and Lloyd’s Register Foundation work together to fund research, foster industry collaboration, and develop action-oriented solutions to make the world a safer place. 


Want to apply 


We hire people with a wide variety of skills, experience, and backgrounds. This includes people with disability, women, people identifying as LGBTIQIA+, culturally and linguistically diverse people, careers, and other varied groups. 


We are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to all candidates. Please let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application and we will do everything we possibly can to support you. 


If you don't tick every box in these ads, please don't rule yourself out. We focus on hiring people who share our goal of working together for a safer, sustainable, thriving ocean economy. 


We care, we share, we do the right thing 


If you have further questions about this role, please contact us at careers@lr.org and we will respond to you as soon as possible.

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