Hydrodynamics & Mooring Engineer
SBM Offshore - Houston, TX

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SBM Offshore is an integrated EPCI provider of floating production solutions for the deepwater oil and gas industry. SBM Offshore owns and operates the world’s largest fleet of FPSOs which recently achieved more than 1 million barrels of oil per day throughput. SBM Offshore’s global footprint includes 7 execution centers worldwide.

We are proud of our technological innovation, and are a market leader in R&D and technology development. Some of SBM Offshore’s products include FPSOs, Turret Mooring Systems, CALM buoys, TLPs, and Semisubmersibles.

Careers at SBM Offshore offer our employees:
  • Unique opportunities to participate in the full life-cycle of projects and operations from engineering through construction and installation and throughout production operations
  • Experience with a leader in deepwater floating production and mooring systems, in production operations and in terminals and services
  • Opportunities for roles in Execution centers, in our construction yards and with our specialized offshore installation vessels.
  • A company philosophy of exposing talented individuals to all parts of the business which provides opportunities to expand their personal tool kits.
SBM is currently recruiting for a Hydrodynamics & Mooring Engineer

The primary function of this position is to design and analyze various floating structures with a focus on hydrodynamics, global performance, mooring design and analysis, model testing, DP, and stability for FPSOs, Semi-Submersibles, TLPs, MODU, and various floating mooring terminals.

Typical projects include spread-moored or turret moored F(P)SO, Semi-submersible or TLP based FPU, MODU, deep water offloading buoys, various innovative deep water and shallow water mooring/riser concepts including dis-connectable mooring/riser system, and CALM/SALM terminals.

The position requires familiarity with discipline engineering principles and procedures, and the ability to apply these to the project. It also requires familiarity with National and International Codes and Standards and Classification Society Rules, as well as working knowledge of normal commercial and marine fabrication materials, procedures, and capabilities.

Experience with some of the following software is required: AQWA, Orcaflex, ARIANE, WAMIT, MOSES, StabCad, HydroStar, Dynfloat, and WINDOS.

This position requires minimum 3 -5years related engineering experience with FPSOs, Semi-Submersibles, TLPs, MODU, and mooring terminals.

Bachelors Degree with 5 years relevant experience, Masters Degree and 3 years relevant experience.

Minimum Bachelors Degree in Naval Architecture, Ocean Engineering.

Headquartered in West Houston’s Energy Corridor, the Houston Execution Center of SBM Offshore offers a congenial work environment, excellent benefits, tremendous opportunities for qualified professionals, and competitive salary and benefits packages** (3 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO), 10 paid holidays, 401(k) Plan, 4-1/2 Day Work week, AD&D, Bonus Plan, Education Reimbursement Program, Flexible Spending Accounts, Medical and Dental Plans, Short & Long Term Disability Insurance and Employee Stock Purchase Plan). **subject to employment status.

The SBM Offshore Group is proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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