Senior Offshore Structural Engineer

Job title: Senior Offshore Structural Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Houston, United States
Salary: Competitive
Reference: BH-117624
Contact Name: Victor Herrera
Phone Number: +1 713 551 4421
Job Published: 25 days ago

Job Description

Senior Offshore Structural Engineer

Location: Houston, TX

Duration: 3+ year contract assignment

Rate: Competitive


  • Assist in the delivery of a cost effective and optimized design of the facilities (UFR, SPS, and Topside) that meets the requirement of the project in terms of safety, reliability, operability and maintainability for a 25 year design life.
  • Provide Structural engineering expertise and ensure consistency of design, execution planning and operational aspects
  • Manage interfaces between disciplines including SPS and URF packages
  • Guide work within the FPU and SPS Packages to ensure that schedule, technical, quality and HSES requirements are met or exceeded.
  • Engage package managers, operations and engineering contractor to ensure clear scopes of work, functional requirements and performance criteria balancing needs of Operations and Maintenance with available project budget.
  • Provide reporting function towards Engineering Manager and FPU Hull Lead Engineer for all work activities within area of responsibility, bring to earliest attention of FPU Hull Lead Engineer issues which present a significant threat to the Package and offer mitigating measures / work plans
  • Ensure that construction of the offshore plant complies with detailed engineering, schedule, and safety practices
  • Provide prompt response to site queries and unexpected technical problems
  • Assist project in all structural matters
  • Verify proper structural design of all lifting appliances
  • Supervise weight control of the FPU
  • Manage the Structural Engineering activities during the Project FEED and Detailed Engineering
Main Interfaces:

  • External - Engineering contractors
  • Internal (Project) - Field Operations, Package managers (SPS, UFR, FPU), Project Engineers
  • Internal (Company) - Technical entities from headquarters


  • M.S. in Structural Engineering
  • 10+ years of experience working for consulting engineers or Oil & Gas exploration/production companies
  • Texas PE Registration is preferred
  • Specialization: Deck, Hull and Foundation structural design for floating platform
  • Firsthand knowledge of safe working practices on offshore construction projects
  • Firsthand knowledge of GOM Deep Water Developments
  • Excellent organizational skills and commitment to meeting deadlines
  • Problem solving skills for complex and integrated processes