Senior Structural Engineer

Technipfmc Houston , TX 77020

Posted 1 week ago

Position Overview

Lead and participate in the design and analysis of offshore installation equipment and pipeline related ancillaries (for flexible pipes, umbilicals and rigid pipelines). Some examples of such equipment and activities include: pull-in systems, vessel deck layouts and seafastening, support frames, lifting aids, pre-commissioning hardware, working platforms, C- Plates, general handling heads, bumpers, stanchions, etc. This position is based in Houston, TX in the Engineering Department of the Subsea Projects Engineering organization (within Subsea Projects Value Stream).

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the detailed design and design reporting of scopes of work as detailed above

  • Liaise with the drafting and design department for preparation and checking of detailed engineering drawing package delivery

  • Work in collaboration with TechnipFMC Global Engineering Centers from other regions of the world.

  • Ensure that the schedule established with the project team and client for delivery of the structural design documents and drawings is accomplished

  • Supervise and guide junior engineers through the design and analysis process

  • Ensure compliance with the established design rules and procedures within the TechnipFMC Group as well as applicable industry codes and standards

  • Strong communication skills are essential, including the ability to interface with the project team and other design engineers

  • Integrate experience gained from previous projects into the design of new projects

  • Maintain, develop and protect Company know how

  • Define all quality control requirements and acceptance criteria for related discipline

  • Liaise with Project Managers and client for manufacturing, quality control and establishing acceptance criteria and other technical aspects

  • Liaise with the Installation Group

  • Follow the structural package from concept design all the way to delivery to the project

  • Travel to worksites (fabrication yards and vessel mobilization location) and provide technical support and guidance.

Position Qualifications and requirements


  • Legally authorized to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor of Science degree in an engineering discipline or equivalent (eg structural engineering, naval architecture or other)

  • 5 or more years of experience as a Structural Engineer preferably in the offshore oil & gas field.

  • PC word processing, MathCad and spreadsheet software

  • Experience with beam element software

  • Prior ANSYS and/or ABAQUS experience preferred

  • Good working knowledge and understanding of offshore hardware & construction and pipeline installation practices

  • Basic understanding of applicable structural design codes and industry standards, vessel motions and seafastening practices

  • Basic structural welding knowledge

  • Effective English Oral and written communication

  • Ability to manage changes or work scopes

  • Ability to work in a fast pace environment

Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

TechnipFMC is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

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