Structural Hull Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • You and your team will be responsible to provide structural analysis, 3D modelling, construction drawings and construction support for offshore units;
  • Interfacing with clients, project management, other disciplines, procurement, construction, classification bureau's and subcontractors.
  • Strength verifications of tanker conversions and new build hulls of FPSO and FLNG projects;
  • Structural and naval design of tanker conversions and new build hulls of FPSO and FLNG projects;
  • Support to the Technology Development department for FPSO,- FLNG,- and Renewable product lines in bringing new products and technology to the market;
  • Support to the vessel acquisition department in the selection of donor tankers for conversion to FPSO or FLNG;
  • Coordination and execution 3D drawings of hull structure and marine equipment of the FPSO;
  • Offshore inspection of tankers and yard support during conversion & new build projects.


  • Looking for candidates who have an MSc or BSc degree or equivalent (i.e. Professional Certification) in Offshore Structures / Naval Architecture with the specialism of structural analysis of floating structures;
  • You have approximately 7 years of relevant working experience in the field of floating structural design;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Very good knowledge of floating structure design process, from the conceptual phase to the construction phase;
  • Good experience and technical knowledge of structural analysis of global and local hull structures;
  • Familiar with rules of classification societies (i.e. ABS, DNV GL, BV and Lloyds);
  • Experience in Engineering & Design of floating units in the Oil & Gas Industry;
  • Knowledge of structural interfaces with related disciplines i.e. mooring structure integrations, topside Integrations and other equipment integrations;
  • Preferably you have experience with ABS hull software ISE/TSA and finite element software FEMAP;
  • Preferably you have experience in the FPSO life extension projects;
  • Professional communication in English (verbal and written).

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01 // Relocation arrangements

If you are relocating to the Netherlands for this position, then we will take all of the hassle involved out of your hands. Based on your family situation and country of origin, STAR will make all the relocation arrangements required to give you a smooth, carefree start.

02 // Work as STAR specialist

As a STAR specialist, you will be employed by STAR and work on the most important projects of today and tomorrow. While you focus all your attention on your current assignment, your personal STAR consultant will be working on your next step. As a specialist working through STAR, we keep helping you further develop your career.

03 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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