Naval Architect/Structural Engineer (Hydrodynamics)
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Engineers - Structural




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United States-Texas-Houston

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Full Time

Job Summary

Naval Architect/Structural Engineer

Atkins has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. Globally, Atkins is the largest UK-based engineering and design consultancy and the world's 11th largest design firm with nearly 18,000 employees worldwide. We have the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

At Atkins, we offer our employees more than just a job; we offer an opportunity to shape the world for generations to come through innovative and sound design. As the official engineer of the 2012 London Olympics, few companies can rival the size and diversity of our projects. Whether it’s the concept for a new skyscraper, the upgrade of a rail network, the modeling of a flood defense system or the improvement of a management process, we plan, design and enable solutions.

The Energy business of Atkins has been providing engineering solutions to the Oil & Gas industry since 1975. As the world’s fourth largest global design consultancy, we provide services across a wide range of disciplines and applications covering fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and pipelines.

As part of our global growth strategy to become the world’s leading infrastructure consultancy, we have opportunities for experienced Naval Architects/Structural Engineers with experience in the assessment and design of offshore floating systems. Specific experience in concept and front-end engineering design to class approval, along with overall design project management experience, is preferred.

‘People’ and ‘Development’ are culturally part of the Atkins DNA. We empower people to develop and take responsibility early within their careers with us, knowing they have the back-up of some of the most talented people in the sector which will provide the support where needed.

If you want to become part of the successful Atkins’ Oil and Gas team, and you meet the criteria below, you can apply online.


Minimum of a Master’s Degree in Naval Architecture, Structural Engineering, or other relevant subject

3 to 10 years of engineering related experience in the offshore Oil & Gas industry

Advanced technical skills in the design and assessment of floating offshore platforms, semi-submersibles, TLPs, FPSOs and/or innovative deepwater floating concepts

Must have a solid foundation in naval architecture and/or offshore engineering with solid experience in floating platform sizing/configuration, hydrodynamics, model testing and/or structural engineering

Project management and strong client relationship management skills

Able to identify and follow through on leads associated new and existing clients

Self-motivated and diligent

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including client presentations

A co-operative and helpful attitude to colleagues

Reliable, consistent and mature approach to work

Able to work in a team environment


Perform vessel detailed structural and/or hydrodynamic analyses

Technical assurance using structural and/or hydrodynamic calculations

Prepare and review engineering reports, specifications and procedures

Handle classification society approval when necessary

Project manage both design and consulting activities

To support business development, tender preparation and marketing.

To develop recent graduates and engineers working towards professional qualification

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