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Structural Design Engineer

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2mo ago

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  • Kent is looking for outstanding candidates to join our successful structural team within our Engineering and Consulting business. Our Engineering and Consultancy business is delivering engineering, design and consultancy solutions to the renewables, low carbon, and oil and gas sectors all over the world. Our structural teams work on some of the most exciting and varied projects in the onshore and offshore Oil & Gas sector.
  • Within the Oil & Gas division, our services are focused on upstream operations engineering (i.e., maintaining safe and efficient operations for operators), and offshore engineering - encompassing fixed, floating, and subsea facilities. We support oil and gas facilities around the world and we are the operators’ ‘go to’ company for complex problems in design, engineering, integrity management, structural analysis, life extension, and ultimately decommissioning. Although your role will focus on the Oil & Gas market, you may also be called upon to support projects in other markets, such as supporting our industry-leading work in Offshore Wind structural design and analysis.


  • Engineering degree, honours or equivalent in civil, mechanical, or structural engineering, naval architecture or similar.
  • Demonstrable experience or university background in a relevant area of structural design or analysis.
  • Ability to quickly understand and implement new areas of technical knowledge.
  • Ability to use own initiative.
  • An inquisitive attitude, and the drive to seek out and progress areas for improvement.
  • Adaptability, and the ability to effectively manage and prioritise multiple projects
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a proven ability to write accurate, detailed, and concise technical reports (e.g., design substantiations, bases of analysis and calculations).
  • Ability to interpret design drawings and produce design sketches to communicate technical information and design arrangement.
  • Ability to effectively engage with, and work as part of, a multi-disciplinary engineering team.
  • Enjoys new learning opportunities , whilst also wanting to support others within our diverse multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Working on multiple fast-paced projects, balancing the need for high-quality design and analysis with the need to deliver within required time and cost budgets.
  • Experience of structural design and analysis, with either a civil, mechanical, or structural engineering background.
  • Experience relevant to fixed and/or floating offshore structures, such as offshore oil & gas structures.
  • Good understanding of fabrication, construction, and installation requirements for design.
  • Experience of working in accordance with engineering design codes and standards would benefit the role, with the ideal candidate showing the ability to establish robust solutions working from first principles based on a theoretical understanding.

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Support the delivery of structural projects for all types of assets for key clients for all types of offshore facilities including fixed, floating, and subsea structures.
  • Working as part of an integrated team covering client interaction and delivery from multiple locations
  • Produce hand calculations and written reports, to linear and non-linear analysis work in compliance with client, industry and international codes, specifications and standards.
  • Early identification of key areas critical to design or of concern whilst undertaking study or design work.
  • Develop technical and project skills through targeted training, on the job experience, mentoring, and continuing professional development.
  • Focus on the Oil & Gas market, you may also be called upon to support projects in other markets, such as supporting our industry-leading work in the offshore wind market.
  • Undertake surveys if required, both onshore and offshore, to support information and allow execution of scopes of work.
  • Implementation of a safe approach in design and working practices, following the objectives of the company and project specific HSE standards.


Work type

Full time

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