Senior Structural Designer Contractor (Offshore Rotation)


Petrofac is seeking a Senior Structural Designer – Contractor (Offshore Rotation) for 6 months, based in Great Yarmouth, UK.

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

The designer will be working primarily offshore on barge campaigns to Southern North Sea and Dutch sector assets, on a variety of brownfield modifications and integrity related repairs.
The role will generally be part of a 2-week offshore rotation, working with another designer back-to-back. Approx 2 days per week may be required for onshore assistance to the offshore engineer.

Scope of Services:

·         Carry out engineering survey of structural elements identified as requiring replacement or repair;

·         Provide engineering sketches for reinforcement/replacement/modification of steelwork in accordance with standards;

·         Input into lift plans;

·         Report progress to barge supervisor & participate in weekly progress meetings;

·         Coordinate with material coordinator to order required supply of loose material for offshore fabrication;

·         Raise site queries to ensure visibility by all team members of scope growth;

·         Provide support as required for other disciplines, mechanical & piping, rigging, E&I, etc.

·         Issue signed off sketches/drawings to Shell DCC.

·         Ensure scopes are executed offshore in accordance with the design drawings.

·         Provide technical expertise for the structural design of new infrastructure and modifications to existing infrastructure for the energy sector.

·         Interface with other disciplines, clients and third parties on emerging issues

·         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 sketches

·         Input to project execution plans

·         Construction workpack input

·         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

·         Requisition (including SDRL)

·         Construction workpacks

·         Weight control reports


·         Brownfield Project Experience desirable

·         Experience within the Oil & Gas or Petrochemical Industry will be preferable but not essential

·         Suitable design experience within other engineering industries will be considered where appropriate

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