• Principal / Senior Structural Designer

    Posted Date 1 week ago(28/11/2019 12:46)
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  • About Costain and your project.

    Costain, the smart infrastructure solutions company, helps to improve people’s lives by providing integrated leading edge, digitally optimised smart infrastructure solutions for clients in the UK’s energy, water, transportation and defence markets. We keep water clean and flowing. We power communities sustainably. We connect and keep the nation moving. We keep our people safe.


    Costain Upstream are looking for an experienced Structrual Engineer to join the Aberdeen team. Along with the usual brownfield modification work we can offer you a variety of workscopes including greenfield developments, nuclear and carbon capture projects.


    We would expect you to have demonstrable experience building structural models and details ideally using Inventor 3D from concept to detailed design level as well as experience with offshore structural design including topside modifications and subsea structures.


    Experience with subsea layout, pipeline routing or civils design would be an advantage as would experience in E3D/PDMS but this is not essential


    What will I be doing?


    • Preparation of design documentation as requested by Senior/ Principal or Lead Engineers.
    • Ensure that asset or project discipline draughting activities are executed within budget and schedule, while maintaining technical integrity.
    • Ensure work is carried out in accordance with relevant codes, standards and procedures. Maintain and develop current awareness of relevant codes and standards.
    • Implement company, and where applicable, client/project policies and procedures.
    • Remain abreast of legislative requirements.
    • Ensure all interfaces to other disciplines are clearly defined and correctly designed
    • Liaise with other disciplines, departments, project personnel, vendors, clients, etc.

    About you


    • Qualified to City & Guilds or HND Level 
    • Expert Inventor 3D design experience
    • Ideally E3D/PDMS experience
    • Offshore structural design experience - topsides and subsea
    • Ideally civil design experience
    • Good communication and team working ethic

    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, 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.



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