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Wind Turbine Analysis Engineer

  • Location:

    Woking

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    70000 p/a

  • Contact:

    David Yarwood

  • Job ref:

    908

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-06-19

We are looking to recruit a staff Wind Turbine Analysis Engineer II to work for a leading service provider to the energy industry on a permanent basis based in Surrey. This position falls within the Asset Solutions (AS) business, which comprises Asset Operations and Asset Development, and is responsible for: provision of operations support services; operations & maintenance; operations modification projects; well services; engineering consultancy; and training.

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Performing analysis of wind turbine and other offshore structures via hand calculation and finite element analysis
  • Performing roles up to and including Lead Engineer on concept and FEED design projects
  • Producing clear and concise consultancy and technical reports
  • Preparing and/or checking specifications, design calculations, drawings and MTOs quickly and efficiently.
  • Our processes and procedures are key to efficient delivery of projects, and you will ensure all outputs are compliant with our ISO accredited quality, project control, safety and integrity procedures
  • Utilising your experience, you will commit to plan work packages reporting progress and forecasting

 

Essential Skills:

 

  • A good Mechanical, Structural or similar Engineering Master’s degree.
  • An excellent understanding of the fundamentals of solid mechanics and fatigue of metallic materials.
  • Good communication skills combined with an excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • Experience in:
  • Aeroelastic analysis of fixed or floating wind turbines, using Bladed or similar software.
  • General-purpose FE software such as Abaqus
  • Chartered Engineer status with a recognised professional institution
  • Offshore analysis software such as DNV Sesam or Orcaflex
  • Analysis of offshore structures
  • Wind turbine analysis on floating foundation
  • Hydrodynamic analysis of floating structures
  • Engineering consultancy
  • Offshore design and assessment codes and recommended practices
  • Nonlinear assessment
  • Dynamic / modal assessment
  • Fatigue of offshore structures
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Structural assessment and appraisal
  • Blast design
  • Fixed and floating structures
  • Python, VBA, Javascript or other programming language used for engineering purposes
Company Benefits:
  • A competitive base salary
  • Pension Scheme – Standard Life - 3.5% Employee / 7% Employer
  • UK Healthcare – AXA
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
  • Personal Accident insurance
  • Life Assurance (3x Base Salary)
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Share Incentive Plan (SIP)
  • Employee Lifestyle Benefits Scheme
  • 30 days plus 3 public holiday entitlement
  • Plus, much more
Applications are also welcome from candidates who want to discuss flexible working or job-sharing requests. The organisation operates a three-day working week in the office and 2 days working from home.

 

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