Structural Consultant
Faithful+Gould - Houston, TX

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Structural Consultant ( US-000426 )

Job : Engineers - Structural
Industry : Energy, Engineering, Oil and Gas
Primary Location : United States-Texas-Houston
Employment Category : Permanent
Employment Type : Full Time

Job Summary
With 30 years experience working in both the offshore and onshore oil and gas sectors, Atkins has acquired unrivalled experience in structural integrity management and analysis which permits the effective execution of practical engineering and support solutions in oil and gas upstream and downstream processing.

Due to recent expansion, we have a vacancy for a structural consultant in Houston to support our engineering staff to provide engineering consultancy services to the oil & gas industry using assessment techniques to analyze and offshore structures.

Typical studies / projects last from 2 weeks to 6 months and include:
  • Fire and blast response analysis
  • Structural fitness for purpose assessments
  • Design of platform repairs and modifications
  • Fatigue analysis
  • Seismic analysis
  • Preparation of topsides and underwater inspection scope of work packages
  • Engineering evaluation of topsides and underwater inspection data

Job Details
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Civil/Structural or Mechanical Engineering
  • The ideal candidate will have 3 to 5 years experience in structural design including both liner and non-linear finite element modeling.
  • Capable of independent thinking and problem solving but will recognize when to consult with more senior staff
  • Project management experience
  • Ability to build client relationships and network with clients
  • Understand the oil & gas markets
  • Have good knowledge and be able to promote new and/or existing oil & gas technologies
  • Able to identify and follow through on leads associated new and exiting clients
  • Good understanding of financial and commercial operations
  • Self-motivated and persistent
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including presentations
  • A co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues
  • Reliable, consistent and mature approach to work
  • Able to work in a team environment

  • Checking and reviewing technical deliverables including reports, technical notes, drawings and engineering calculations
  • Preparing professional responses to inquiries
  • Preparing proposal documents including development of costs, time and resources
  • Data collection and review
  • Structural model generation and checking
  • Finite element analysis Interpretation and analysis of results
  • Manual calculations as required
  • Project management, managing and coordinating small teams

Company Benefits
  • 15-20 days Paid Vacation
  • 8 days paid public holidays
  • 7 days paid sick leave
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • 401K

Additional Information
  • There may a requirement for you to occasionally travel to other company/client sites (both locally and internationally)
  • Preferred candidates will have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than your current employer