Metocean Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1239427

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - FPSO

Function Geoscience

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 5, 2024

About the Role:
Our client is Woodside, one of the world’s leading Energy companies, with a commitment to the safety, reliability, efficiency, and environmental performance of their operations, leveraging more than 35 years of experience.

An exciting opportunity has opened up for an experienced Metocean Engineer who will interface and work collaboratively with several internal and contractor stakeholders across Assets, Projects, and New Energy opportunities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate internal and external metocean engineering activities and the interdisciplinary interfaces, in close liaison with Team Lead.
  • Ensure that all activities and studies are carried out within the framework of the company Management System.
  • Prepare cost, time, and resources for studies and seek budget approval.
  • Support cost management and control activities and project reporting.
  • Prepare metocean deliverables including Scopes of Work; Project Execution Plans, Assurance Plans, Basis of Design documents, Metocean Engineering Datasheets.
  • Develop and maintain strong contractor relationships, including acting as Company Representative and occasional on-site representation during metocean survey.
  • Lead scopes of internal metocean analysis work.
  • Liaise with Technical Authorities and Technical Integrity Custodians to assure metocean deliverables.
  • Apply “Safety in Design” principles in the development of metocean engineering solutions.
  • Support Team Lead with internal and external design reviews.
  • Apply and maintain Metocean standards and guidelines for use in projects.

Key Skills and Experience Required:
  • Higher degree in meteorology, oceanography, environmental engineering, or a related discipline essential, with a CPEng (or equivalent) accreditation highly desirable.
  • Extensive Metocean experience, preferably in the (international) oil and gas or renewables industry
  • Strong working knowledge of relevant national and international industry codes, standards, and guidelines
  • Broad and demonstrated understanding of metocean risk management, engineering design and analysis from Concept Select to Abandonment
  • Experience with Meteorology and weather forecasting services.
  • Experience with wind and wave modelling for forecasting, hindcasting and generating synthetic databases for environmental criteria development.
  • Experience with hydrodynamic modelling for ocean forecasting, hindcasting and generating synthetic databases for environmental criteria development.
  • Experience with derivation of environmental design criteria and operating statistics using industry standard and state of the art techniques.
  • Experience with floating systems and response-based analysis.
  • Experience with Data science techniques and machine learning application to environmental datasets.
  • MATLAB or Python scripting skills advantageous.

If you are an experienced Metocean Engineer keen to join a market leading organization committed to delivering low cost, lower carbon energy, we invite you to apply and join the team.

Please note only candidates located within Australia, with full Australian working rights will be considered.

If you would like to be considered for the position, please apply direct to this advert with your CV & contact details or contact Brendan Fernandez OR +61 407 181 977.


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