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Principal Engineer - Structural


London, United Kingdom
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April 28, 2024
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Do you want to play a role in the transition to sustainable energy production?

At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society to #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high for supporting a sustainable energy future. By 2030, renewables and low carbon solutions will make up two-thirds of our business. 

At Aker Solutions, we design, manage, and build some of the most complex energy projects in the world. We are committed to the transition and are at the leading edge of decarbonizing oil and gas and developing zero carbon energy. Building on our renowned front-end engineering skills, we are creating a world-class consultancy which will utilise the experience and data gathered from our early mover advantage in such areas as low carbon oil and gas, electrification, CCS, hydrogen and floating offshore wind to provide robust decision-making analysis and advice to our customers. The team is also developing and expanding our offerings in permitting/licensing, regulatory, due diligence, ESG, and origination.

In the developing energy mix, commercial risks are as prominent as technical risks, and our consultancy will provide broad multi-faceted advice to our customers. This developing market, coupled with an unprecedented demand for our execution experience, means that we are looking to grow our consultancy team with dynamic, technical, consulting and commercially minded individuals who can help us meet the challenge of a just and orderly energy transition.

We are currently looking for a Principal Structural Engineer who wants to join our consultancy team in the London office to strengthen our capabilities.

What will you be doing?

Responsible for the performance of all or a specific part of the structural & Civil engineering activities / tasks such as:

  • Perform structural engineering and analysis for initial feasibility study, concept design and pre-FEED project phases.
  • Preparing and delivering structural reports
  • Preparing structural philosophies and conceptual MTOs / quantities
  • Preparing and delivering technical presentations.
  • Preparing structural input to proposals

We think you should have:

  • University civil or structural engineering degree or relevant education with more than 15 years post graduate experience in front end or FEED projects.
  • Prepare estimates , costs and schedules, using a varitey of front-end techniques (analogues, volumetric, weight based, material take-off based etc.)
  • substantial experience within the offshore oil & gas/renewable energy sector.
  • Experience in the design of jackets and topsides ( greenfield proejcts)
  • Excellent working knowledge and experience of structural analysis software / tools such as STAADPro and SESAM.
  • Knowledge of design software such as E3D, Navisworks and Autocad.
  • Knowledge of non-linear software, such as Abaqus is beneficial.

More reasons to work with us:

•    Professional development and career opportunities•    Competitive pay and benefits•    Healthy work-life balance•    Join a company committed to becoming a significant player in the energy transition   

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact Dawn Aindow, Regional Manager : email

NES Advantage is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.