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Principal Engineer - Structural


London, United Kingdom
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May 31, 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 #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?Our London team provides front-end studies, engineering, procurement and project management services for initiating and executing oil & gas field, offshore wind HVDC, renewable energy and carbon capture developments. Our Business very much depends on our people; all our major achievements are team efforts.

We are currently looking for Principal Structural Engineer for our team, the role will be based at our Chiswick office, UK. 

What will you be doing?

  • Ensuring Structural Engineering is executed in accordance with the Project Execution Model / Plan (PEM/PEP) and in accordance with the schedule, budget and contractual requirements, keeping a focus on Quality and HSE aspects.
  • Interface coordination with other engineering disciplines, procurement, construction, completions, operations and third parties.
  • Monitoring the project structural engineering schedule and manhour budget.
  • Structural engineering change control.
  • Performing structural engineering for different project phases from initial feasibility study, concept design, basic design to final detailed design.
  • Preparing and finishing structural reports, and provide design input for the drawings for the detailed design phase
  • Updating and revising the related documents and drawings on time according to construction requirements.
  • Preparing structural philosophies, MTOs and specifications.
  • Structural engineering integrity and compliance coordination.
  • Preparing and delivering technical presentations.
  • Risk management, to identify project threats and opportunities related to structural engineering.
  • Keeping the Engineering Manager and Client representative informed of structural engineering progress.

We think you should have:

  • University civil or structural engineering degree or relevant education with significant post graduate experience in front end, FEED and/or EPC projects.
  • Significant experience within the offshore oil & gas/renewable energy sector or onshore oil & gas / carbon capture sector, with an emphasis on offshore.
  • Track record in Lead / Principal Structural Engineering role(s) from a minimum of one FEED, E&P or EPC project.
  • Good working knowledge and experience of structural analysis software / tools such as STAADPro and SESAM.

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.