Structural Engineer Topsides

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • Making structural design calculations of offshore topsides structures, such as modules, helidecks, flare towers, and hull integrations;
  • Design calculations are made using Finite Element software, in-house developed software, or hand calculations;
  • Working with Structural Designers, other disciplines such as procurement, construction teams, and operations to deliver high-quality and cost-effective designs of the products;
  • Particularly focus on FPSOs & FLNG products;
  • Directly involved in proposals and pre-FEED studies of new concepts related to FPSO & FLNG designs and technology developments.


  • MSc or BSc degree or equivalent (i.e. Professional Certification) in Mechanical, Civil, Offshore, Naval or Aerospace Engineering with the specialization in structural analysis of offshore topside structures;
  • At least 4 years of relevant working experience;
  • In-depth experience and sound technical knowledge of structural analysis of topside structures in conceptual, basic, and detailed design;
  • Preferably you have experience in Engineering & Design of topside facilities of floating production units (FSOs, FPSOs, FLMGs, Semis, TLP) for the Oil & Gas Industry;
  • Good knowledge of structural interfaces with related disciplines i.e. piping discipline, topside integrations, and other equipment integrations;
  • Familiar with rules of classification societies, knowledge and experience with structural design software, like GeniE, SACS, and STAAD.Pro;
  • Professional communication in English (verbal and written);
  • Good initiative, creative thinking and you are a team player;
  • Willingness to travel.

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