Lead Structural Engineer Offshore
Hire 4 Group, LLC. - Houston, TX

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Offshore Structural Lead Engineer

Location: This position will be based in Houston TX after 6-12 month working in Seoul South Korea. If you are not able to travel or work overseas, please visit our website www.hire4engineering.com for similar positions for other clients.

Department: Offshore Engineering Department
Report to: Head of Offshore Engineering Department

This position is responsible for Offshore Structural Engineering as follows:
--Lead the Structural Engineering activities in accordance with Project/Proposal requirements within the assigned budget, time schedule and quality standards
--Ensure compliance with all Project interfaces and supervise in/out information flow regarding structural discipline

Primary Tasks and Responsibilities:

--Lead of structural discipline with full knowledge of analyses for in-service and pre-service including inplace, fatigue, vibration, blast, push over, load out, transportation and lifting analysis, etc.
--Evaluate new technology advancements against existing design standard and revise where applicable
--Propose and control the solution on technical issue considering not only engineering but also procurement, fabrication and installation

Commercial support
Support the Proposal/Project Manager during technical clarification meetings with the Client
Ensure the achievement of the assigned goal and the fulfillment of the Project quality and contractual requirements
Take the necessary corrective actions within the Discipline to meet the assigned goal

Overall supervision of structural engineers
Ensure Discipline work progress, monitor and control manhour consumption
Ensure proper Discipline workflow, interfaces, quality checks and approval of all Discipline Project documents, including Vendor ones
Secondary Task
(Networking, training, consulting, etc) Strengthen inexperienced Offshore Project capacity
Train structural engineers to develop capabilities for offshore business to be at world’s top class level
Provide technical expertise and mentoring to team members
Recruit offshore structural engineers to accomplish client's Vision
Support Offshore Business Unit to solve non standard technical issues
Update Discipline workflows and technical standards
Interface other disciplines
Provide technical support to Project functions including Procurement and Construction
Monitor Discipline Project KPIs

Education: Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Civil or Ocean Engineering


--Minimum twenty (20) years of structural engineering experience
--Including a Minimum fifteen(15) years of experience as structural engineer in the engineering/fabrication/installation phase in the offshore oil & gas industry
--INCLUDING Minimum five(5) years of experience as lead structural engineer in FEED or detailed design stage for topside & jacket of fixed platform and topside of floating unit

Skills & Capability:
Candidates must be well versed in AISC, API RP2A(WSD & LRFD) & ISO codes,
familiar with SACS and FEM tools such as ANSYS, MSC patran& nastran
familiary with offshore engineering and fabrication practices & trends

Strong written and verbal communication skills in English
Ability to work successfully with other disciplines, management, contractors and vendors in a functional support and team role
Effective interpersonal and communications skills, particularly the ability to communicate technical expertise and lead multi-discipline teams
Excellent presentation and documentation skill to explain and resolve effectively on technical issue to Client

Qualified candidates must have no restrictions on travelling or working abroad