Structural Engineer II C12-2317


Job Type

Direct Hire

Start Date

26 November 2012


Houston, TX


Play a major role in the structural engineering and Greenfield design of large modules/topsides for offshore oil & gas platform facilities. Work includes development of all associated engineering documents. Must be able to take a hands-on role in the design and analysis of structures. Minimum Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil/Structural engineering. 1-3 years of offshore industry experience.

Must have previous experience in the engineering of decks & modular units for offshore oil & gas platforms, including the design and analysis of topsides, appurtenances and related secondary structures for the full range of load conditions to which they may be subjected.  Have experience with and be very familiar with SACS and must have experience of working in a team environment and taking a lead role. Full knowledge of analyses for Inplace, Loadout, Transportation, & Lift.

Well versed with AISC, APR RP2A (WSD & LRFD), SACS software and processes applicable to offshore structural designs. Familiarity with offshore engineering/fabrication practices and trends.



*       BS or MS in related field or applicable discipline, typically an engineering degree; or equivalent experience if allowed by law. Thorough knowledge of applicable theories, practices, and accepted procedures. Generally 3-5 years of experience in field with BS, or 1-3 years of experience in field with MS; EIT or relevant professional registration preferred.

*       Recognized expertise within area of focus. Uses best practices to solve functional issues and improve programs and/or processes in support of organizational business challenges. Participates in plan implementation. Independently works through individual projects and/or plays key role in broader projects. Relies on systemic thinking and understanding of broader organizational implications of the work being performed to solve problems.

*       Computer proficiency required. Proficient with engineering software applications; Strong analytical and problem solving skills. Accuracy and attention to detail important. Ability to meet deadlines and manage priorities somewhat important. Strong written and verbal communication skills in English are critical. Usually able to explain why things are done they way they are within a broader organizational context.

*       Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment. Ability to maintain confidential information is critical.

*       Generally characterized as a "Independent Contributor" with ability to discover issues and recommend solutions to business problems uncovered during course of performing assignments. Able to work independently on the more varied and complex tasks and/or functional leadership without direct supervision as needed. Provides expertise and guidance to less experienced individuals.

*       Typically will regularly interface with departmental staff and lower, middle and upper management, and frequently with outside customers.

*       General attributes required of all employees include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Basic Leadership Skills.

*       Willingness to travel or to accept field assignments preferred.

*       Willingness to engage in professional associations preferred.

*       Ability to work effectively in teams.