30+ days ago


Worley Wind are currently looking for an experienced and dynamic Chartered Principal Offshore Wind Structural Engineer (ICE, IMECH, Istruct etc) to join our business on a permanent basis.


The idea candidate would have the following attributes:


Leadership and Communication

  • Drive safe and efficient delivery of the projects
  • Has the ability to lead multidiscipline technically challenging projects, on tight schedules across different time zones utilising different design offices
  • Cultural awareness and emotional intelligence needed to communicate effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders
  • Can provide training and mentoring to junior engineers
  • Ability to maintain existing and develop new client relationships


Experience in Offshore Wind

  • Previous working experience for major offshore consultant, OEM, developer or EPCI
  • Experience in Lead Engineer role through concepts, FEED and detailed design
  • Understand offshore wind development drivers for design
  • Understands the interfaces between turbine and foundation
  • Understands the dynamics of offshore structures subject to wind and wave action
  • Experience in transportation analysis


Design and Analytical skills

  • Solid knowledge of offshore structural engineering and relevant Offshore Wind design codes
  • Knowledge of turbine loads and interface
  • Knowledge of certification requirements 
  • Experience in structural analysis tools
    • Linear and non-linear offshore structural analysis (e.g. Fatigue, Ultimate and Accidental Limit States, Ship impact) – particularly, SESAM, USFOS and SACS; 
    • Linear and non-linear FEA experience in ABAQUS or similar package;
  • Experience in integrated coupled analysis and experience using Bladed.
  • Comfortable to challenge conventual thinking and approaches in as continuously evolving market; 
  • Ability to work at industry level on Joint Industry projects (JIP’s)


Delivery Background

  • Track record in delivering multiple types of offshore wind projects including monopiles, jackets and floating
  • Ability to solve complex technical and commercial problems
  • Ability to manage the delivery of quality deliverables to schedule and budget
  • Able to travel locally and internationally to meet with internal and external stakeholders as required

Source: Worley, Aberdeen - Annan House