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Wind Turbine Analysis Engineer Woking Surrey Permanent role

Woking, Surrey
 Wind Turbine Analysis Engineer Woking Surrey Permanent role

Key Responsibilities:


  • Performing analysis of wind turbine and other offshore structures via hand calculation and finite element analysis
  • Performing roles up to and including Lead Engineer on concept and FEED design projects
  • Producing clear and concise consultancy and technical reports
  • Preparing and/or checking specifications, design calculations, drawings and MTOs quickly and efficiently.
  • Petrofac’s processes and procedures are key to efficient delivery of projects, and you will ensure all outputs are compliant with our ISO accredited quality, project control, safety and integrity procedures
  • Utilising your experience, you will commit to plan work packages reporting progress and forecasting


Essential Skills:


  • A good Mechanical, Structural or similar Engineering Master’s degree.
  • An excellent understanding of the fundamentals of solid mechanics and fatigue of metallic materials.
  • Good communication skills combined with an excellent standard of written and spoken English
  • Experience in:
    • Aeroelastic analysis of fixed or floating wind turbines, using Bladed or similar software
    • General-purpose FE software such as Abaqus
  • Chartered Engineer status with a recognised professional institution
  • Offshore analysis software such as DNV Sesam or Orcaflex
  • Analysis of offshore structures
  • Wind turbine analysis on floating foundation
  • Hydrodynamic analysis of floating structures
  • Engineering consultancy
  • Offshore design and assessment codes and recommended practices
  • Nonlinear assessment
  • Dynamic / modal assessment
  • Fatigue of offshore structures
  • Fracture mechanics
  • Structural assessment and appraisal
  • Blast design
  • Fixed and floating structures
  • Python, VBA, Javascript or other programming language used for engineering purposes


  • Company Benefits:
  • A competitive base salary 
  • Pension Scheme – Standard Life - 3.5% Employee / 7% Employer
  • UK Healthcare – AXA 
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Permanent Health Insurance (PHI)
  • Personal Accident insurance 
  • Life Assurance (3x Base Salary)
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
  • Share Incentive Plan (SIP)
  • Employee Lifestyle Benefits Scheme
  • 30 days plus 3 public holiday entitlement
  • Plus, much more
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