Lead Structural Engineer

Posted 30 January 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameKafui Toviekou

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a Lead Structural Engineer on a contract basis. The position will be based in Paris.


· Reviewing all relevant Engineering documents throughout all project phases. This includes typically frame structure analysis, foundations, piles, fatigue, installation analyses, etc …

· Review with particular attention the inline structures during installation phase.

· Assisting in Qualification activities for critical items, such as welds fatigue testing

· Technical focal point during Manufacturing, Fabrication/ Welding of all structures and managing the resolution of technical issues.

· Assisting in resolution of interface issues as necessary

· Assisting in analysis of Contractor technical queries and preparation of comments and proposed answers to these queries

· Ensuring that Engineering activities are performed in line with contractual requirement and specifications and issue proper derogations, if required

· Ensuring that HSE requirements are taken into consideration during document review

· Getting assistance from CPY Specialists, or third parties, if required, for specific topics

· Liaise with CTR pipeline engineering team to follow-up detail engineering progress and trouble shoot issue at an early stage.

· Getting feedback from other deepwater projects on pipelines

· Participating in various technical reviews (Hazids, Hazops, Project Technical Reviews …)

· Contribute to lesson learnt of the project and close-out report

· Mobilise to Fabrication Site as required to ensure technical compliance of all structures during fabrication and expedite closure of site queries to maintain fabrication schedule.

Qualifications/Experience required

Minimum Education:

· Graduate degree in a relevant engineering discipline with MSc or equivalent

Minimum Experience:

· 15+ years' experience working for consulting engineers or oil and gas exploration / production companies with a proven track record in similar positions

Required Skills / Certifications:

· Pro-active with the ability to get along well with others in an international and multi-cultural environment

· Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team.

· Fluid communicator capable to represent the project and work collaboratively with the EPCI Contractor

· Ability to travel worldwide / USA / Europe / Mozambique

Language Requirements:

· Fluent English required

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.