Senior Structural Engineer



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Petrofac is seeking a Senior Structural Engineer based in Aberdeen, UK for 6 months.

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

Exciting opportunities to work on a diverse range of large projects from FEED through to execution, and an expanding collection of long term EPC contracts. Part of growing team that is accommodating of flexible arrangements to working.

The Scope

  • 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¬†
  • 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
  • Requisition (including SDRL)
  • Construction¬†workpacks
  • Weight control reports
  • Willing to travel offshore/site and capable of completing site surveys
  • 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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