• Lead Structural Engineer

    Job Locations UK-Aberdeenshire-Aberdeen
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(19/11/2018 13:10)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain helps to improve people’s lives by deploying technology-based engineering solutions to meet urgent national needs across the UK’s energy, water and transportation infrastructures.


    Costain is a leading provider of full lifecycle engineering services in the development, design, delivery and maintenance of oil and gas infrastructure. We offer consultancy and engineering services for all aspects of the project lifecycle, throughout the lifetime of our customers' assets.

    We are looking to add a Lead Structural Engineer with extensive oil and gas experience to the team, based in our Aberdeen Office.

    Please note that this is a contract role.

    What will I be doing?

    • Detailed knowledge of structural steel design particularly topsides structural steelwork and jacket modifications
    • Experienced in structural steel detailing and calculations
    • Ideally with experience in onshore structural design, concrete structures and subsea structural design including associated foundations
    • Proven understanding of structural design regulations and standards including API, DNV, Norsok, BS and Eurocode 3
    • Experienced in performing structural stress analysis in FS2000 or Staad Pro
    • Experience at screening through to detail design level projects
    • Experience in structural fabrication and construction
    • Proven ability to lead structural design projects
    • Proficient in cost estimations and control of schedule and man hour budgets
    • Ability to write reports and present to clients effectively
    • Good communication and team working ethic 


    About you

    • Civil Engineering or Structural Engineering Degree
    • Previous experience within a similar role
    • Chartered engineer (desirable)

    Final Statement

    We listened to our employees so our Core Benefits are funded by us and include a Group Pension Scheme, Employee Assistance Programme, Life Assurance, Income Protection and funded membership to a Professional Institute. In addition to this we also offer a Private Healthcare Scheme, Private Dental Scheme, Childcare Vouchers, Cycle to Work, Volunteering Days and Save as You Earn Scheme. 


    At Costain we aim to be an accessible, diverse and inclusive organisation to continue to meet our customers’ needs. We will be industry leading in our approach and people from all backgrounds will be proud to work for Costain. Our goal is to have a workforce that is representative of society.


    We actively encourage applications from candidates who have a relationship with the armed forces community whether as a currently serving member or reservist, ex-military or wounded personnel or as a member of a service family.


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