Offshore Structures Engineer

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Job Reference 1182607

Location Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Engineering & Design

Job Type Contract

Date Added January 17, 2023

Summary on Airswift:
Airswift is an international workforce solutions provider within the energy, process and infrastructure industries. Airswift serves as a strategic partner to our clients, offering a turnkey workforce solution to capture and deliver the top talent needed to complete successful projects by aligning with the unique needs of our clients.  With over 800 employees and 6,000 contractors operating in over 50 countries, our geographical reach and pool of talent available is unmatched in the industry and the level of experience, exposure and expertise that the organization has is unparalleled.

Our client is seeking an Offshore Structures Engineer to work within their facilities located in Perth, Australia. The client also supports employee to have a work life balance therefore working schedule can be adjust to your needs! 

Title: Offshore Structures Engineer   
Start Date: Negotiable
Employment Type: 12 months contract  
Working Schedule: 32 - 40 hours per week (negotiable) - Hybrid working schedule 

Location: Perth

  • This position will need to provide strong, shore based, Offshore Structures (fixed platform, topsides) and Naval Architecture (hull structure) technical support.
  • The role will be 2nd level (i.e., onshore supporting offshore) Hull structure, topsides structure and jacket structure focused engineering and operations & maintenance support, developing a close working relationship with onshore and offshore, Maintenance and Operations teams.

  • As a member of the Offshore Structures team, you will contribute to all engineering aspects within the Civil Structures Offshore discipline plan and provide high quality technical advice related to the ongoing structural integrity management.
  • Act as the Offshore Structures Subject Matter Expert (SME) assessing structural integrity aspects of activities that impact topsides, hull and jacket structures
  • Handle Classification Society matters and provide technical advice and recommendations
  • Improve and manage existing equipment RBI plans, care strategies and maintenance practices in line with Safety Case, Class Rules, marine industry standards and guidelines
  • Participate in the realisation process as well as brownfield project reviews to identify key hull, topsides, and jacket structure technical risks, and propose resolution.
  • Work within the interface between the Integrated Engineering, Maintenance, Production Operations and Maritime Operations teams along with other engineering disciplines and functions
  • Scope, award and manage support from specialist contractors when required.
  • Liaise with external contractors for the delivery of scopes of work for both on site execution and specialist engineering.

  • Must be a professional bachelor’s degree qualified engineer with education in a relevant engineering discipline (eg Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering, Maritime Engineering or Civil Structural Engineering).
  • Must have 5+ years Floating Production System and Fixed Platform (FLNG, FPSO, FSO, Jacket) in either an onshore office or offshore operating environment, preferably in a role as an onshore structural support engineer or onshore naval architect.
  • Demonstrate skilled knowledge at developing and managing a Risk Based Inspection (RBI) program for offshore structures. The candidate will be able to support short-, medium- and long-term integrity and reliability goals and assure technical integrity.
  • Demonstrate working knowledge and understanding of design and structural evaluation of offshore operating facilities to a range of applicable of codes and standards.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of in-situ structural repair methodologies for offshore operating facilities.
  • Must have good communication, organisation, and people management skills.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in relevant engineering discipline
  • Significant experience working within the oil and gas industry
  • Prior experience of holding a leadership position in project roles
  • Prior experience of checking a wide range of technical deliverables including tendering packages, calculations, simulations, drawings and reports

Australian PR or Citizenship is required to be consider for this position.
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