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FPU Structural Engineer

  • Job reference: 928168
  • Location: Houston, Texas
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Structural / Civil Engineering
  • Date posted: 11/10/2019

Responsibilities: Assist the FPU team to deliver a cost effective (OPEX/CAPEX) and optimized design of the facilities (UFR, SPS and Topside) that meets the requirements of the project in safety, reliability, operability and maintainability for a 25-year design life.

Provide structural engineering expertise and ensure consistency of design, execution planning and operational aspects of the structural discipline for the FPU.

Manage interfaces between disciplines including SPS and URF packages.


Accountable to the Engineering Manager for;

o Managing the Structural Engineering activities during the Project FEED and Detailed Engineering phase

o Respecting HSE rules and requirements and ensuring that the design and the resulting operations will be performed in compliance with a high regard to Health, Safety, Security and Environmental requirements.

Qualifications/Experience required

Minimum Education: Master of Science degree in Structural Engineering

Minimum Experience: 10+ years' experience working for consulting engineers or oil and gas exploration / production companies with a proven track record in similar positions including engineering management

Required Skills / Certifications: PE registration in Texas (preferred)

· Specialization: Deck, Hull and Foundation structural design for floating platform

· Firsthand knowledge of safe working practices on offshore construction projects

· Firsthand knowledge of GOM Deep Water Developments

· Excellent organizational skills and commitment to meeting deadlines

· Problem solving skills for complex and integrated processes

· Effective interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

· Conflict management and problem solving skills

· Analytical, interpretative and / or constructive thinking and evaluative judgment

· PC skills

Language Requirements: Fluent English required

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