Principal Structural Engineer


Petrofac is seeking a Principal Structural Engineer – Contractor for 12 months based in Aberdeen, UK.

The role is outside IR35 and we invite Limited Companies to engage.

Scope of Services:

  • Provide technical expertise for the structural design of new infrastructure and modifications to existing infrastructure for the energy sector.¬†
  • Provide¬†technical¬†input to estimates for project work scopes¬†
  • Provide input to¬†progress and planning meetings¬†
  • Provide technical expertise to the resolution of technical queries ensuring¬†that all design changes are captured by the change control process¬†
  • Conduct site surveys¬†on offshore or onshore assets¬†
  • Produce¬†structural¬†calculations¬†and analysis¬†
  • Participate in design reviews, constructability reviews / HAZIDS¬†
  • Provide¬†checking¬†and approval of¬†discipline documents, complete¬†interdisciplinary¬†checking of¬†documents where necessary.¬†¬†
  • Interface with other disciplines, clients and third parties on technical project issues¬†
  • Production of¬†discipline¬†documentation deliverables for inclusion in¬†work packs¬†
  • Provide a level of technical support that satisfies the appropriate Asset Safety Case and that the PFEER performance standards¬†ensuring they¬†are not compromised by any¬†discipline¬†engineering¬†activities¬†
  • Compliance with company engineering procedures, industry, international and client codes and standards¬†
  • Ensure that all work complies with the Contract Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality policies and procedures as appropriate



  • Survey Reports¬†
  • Structural Design Calculations ¬†
  • Structural Design and Analysis Reports¬†
  • Input to Project Execution plans¬†
  • Input to project basis of design documents¬†
  • Input to concept study / FEED reports ¬†
  • Requisition (Including SDRL)¬†
  • Construction¬†Workpack¬†input¬†
  • Weight Control Reports¬†
  • Presentations sketches¬†etc.¬†to assist in scope communications¬†


Design Deliverables to Check:


  • Structural general arrangement drawings¬†
  • Structural detail drawings¬†
  • Structural destruct drawings¬†
  • Installation methodology drawings / documents¬†
  • Rigging drawings¬†
  • Survey reports¬†
  • Structural design calculations ¬†
  • Structural design and analysis reports¬†
  • Project execution plans¬†
  • Project basis of design documents¬†
  • Concept study / FEED reports ¬†
  • Requisition (Including SDRL)¬†
  • Construction¬†workpacks¬†
  • Weight control reports¬†


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