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Structural Engineer

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Date: 16-Feb-2019

Location: Aberdeen, GB

Company: Lloyds Register


Job Overview 


Lloyd's Register Marine and Offshore provide a wide range of services to industry world-wide involving design verification, independent analysis and consultancy activities in various disciplines, including those of naval architecture, structures, pipelines, geotechnics, safety and mechanical engineering. We believe that life matters. As one of the world’s leading classification societies, we’re an organisation that’s driven by principles rather than profit. Our world-class expertise and uncompromising commitment to safety means everyone who works here does something that matters - every single day.

If you share our passion for doing the right thing for both our clients and the environment, join us to be part of a global organisation that's proud of its 255 year history, while investing more in its future than ever before.

As a global organisation we can offer career development opportunities all around the world and as a result of our continued success we are now seeking a Structural Specialist to join the Fixed Structures Team in Aberdeen. This team has substantial expertise in providing independent assurance for design and operational aspects of offshore and onshore structures for a range of industries including the renewable and oil and gas sectors.


Reporting to the Fixed Structures Team Leader, the key responsibilities are as follows:

  • Undertake design appraisal activities with respect to offshore structures including fixed, near shore  and floating offshore structures to ensure compliance with specified rules, codes, Regulations, standards and specifications within agreed parameters including budget and contractual requirements;
  • To contribute to the preparation of bids and tenders for offshore projects.
  • To conduct activities in line with internal procedures, accreditation schemes, legislation and industry standards.
  • Actively participate in relevant training to pursue continuing professional development.


Essential Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Structural or Civil Engineering;
  • Relevant experience in the design of steel structures in an offshore environment with comprehensive experience in the design and analysis of offshore and onshore structures;
  • Experience in using international codes and standards (e.g. API RP2A, ISO 19902, AISC, Euro code etc.) for design of Jacket or Topside structures.
  • Experience in analysis and design of topside modules on floating structure. Familiarity and good understanding of LR class rules for offshore units would be an advantage.
  • Experience in using and interpreting the output of appropriate engineering software such as STAAD.Pro, SACS,  ABAQUS, ANSYS  etc.,
  • Effective communications in written and spoken English with the ability to prepare discuss and present deliverables to a client.


General Requirements:

  • Preferably a member of a recognised professional body for example ICE, IStructE or IMAREST. (or working towards) and working towards chartership;
  • Previous experience in working with an engineering design office would be required.
  • Strong project management and coordination skills


About Lloyd’s Register


The Lloyd’s Register Group (LR) is an independent risk management organisation and maritime classification society that helps to improve our clients’ quality, safety, environmental and business performance throughout the world. This is mirrored in our mission statement “working together for a safer world”.

We offer global engineering, technical and business services, and is wholly owned by the Lloyd’s Register Foundation, a UK charity dedicated to research and education in science and engineering for the benefit of the community at large.

You will have the opportunity to learn from the best, working with in-house experts and benefiting from the world-class facilities and qualifications offered by our University partners. All under the roof of a purpose-built facility, designed as a collaborative workspace and equipped with the latest technology. The perfect environment for you to connect, nurture and thrive in your career and all with the beautiful South coast on your doorstep providing the perfect backdrop for your work-life balance.

LR offers an excellent benefits package including an award winning contributory pension scheme, medical care, 25 days annual leave, flexitime, free lunch facility and a competitive salary.



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