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Senior Hull Layout Engineer


Kristiansand, Norway
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June 20, 2024
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Do you want to play a role in solving global energy challenges for future generations?


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 for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

The Floater and Marine Technology group in Kristiansand is the center of excellence for FPSO hull design, and we are now looking for a Senior Hull Layout  Engineer. Our designs range from the well-known TentechTM FPSO designs  (nine vessels in operation) to new FPSO designs such as cylindrical spread moored Buoys and Floaters for LNG production and re-gasification. On the shoulder of oil and gas projects , our group is also developing into renewables markets and new technologies. Examples are development of floater design and systems for marine minerals production, involvement in floater design for offshore wind and specialist consultancy services. With a great ocean view and central location in the heart of Kristiansand, our team of passionate engineers are looking for a new colleague who has the ability for conceptual thinking and a heart for hull layout design and engineering, both high level and detailed. 

What will you be doing?

  • Design of floating structures
  • Piping and Layout discipline engineering at various levels, from concept to detail.
  • Develop area layout of decks and machinery rooms, including equipment and piping.
  • Develop/maintain documentations and specifications for piping engineering.
  • Perform modelling in E3D, including input to catalogs.

We think you should have:

  • Master’s degree within mechanical, marine technology, or another relevant technical field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience
  • Knowledge, experience or interest within any of the following:
    • Functionality of mechanical equipment
    • Design of machinery spaces/areas, preferably ships.
    • Layout of machinery systems by means of 2D drawings or 3D models
    • Specification and standards for piping systems and implementation in project requirements and document/deliverables
  • Strong communication skills and demonstrated team player
  • Fluent in English, verbal and written, preferably fluent in Norwegian
  • Hands on, structured and efficient
  • Experience in Aveva E3D is an advantage

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and excellent career opportunities with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects ranging from oil and gas, renewables (carbon capture, hydrogen, and offshore wind) to aqua culture
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible working conditions throughout the different phases of your life journey
  • Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services provided by Aker Care
  • Access to welfare club with free gym facilities, sports equipment hire and cabins for rent in the mountains and by the sea
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 1-3 days per week
  • Modern office building with sea view and an onsite canteen
  • Immediate proximity to public transport, restaurants and shopping and a 5 minute drive away from Kristiansand city center
  • Free parking and chargers for electrical cars

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact:

Julie Wannebo. Lead Recruiter NES Advantage, phone number +47 239 66535 or Eivind Nordal, Location Manager tel. +47 415 255 77, alternatively Odd Olav Vatne, Senior Principal Layout Engineer, tel +47 415 255 77

Please attach your CV, cover letter and educational documents as .pdf when applying online

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.