Lead Structural Engineer

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Job Description

Petroplan is recruiting for a Lead Structural Engineer to oversee a global team of Structural Engineers and designers/modelers for detailed engineering work on a fast-paced modularized LNG project. The ideal candidate should have 7 to 10 years of experience in a leadership role.

This position will be based in our clients downtown Houston office and require 5 days a week in person.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage the structural design aspects of an LNG onshore project, ensuring compliance with relevant standards and regulations.
  • Review engineering and design documents related to piling, foundations, and steel structures for modules and stick-built pipe racks.
  • Ensure compliance with standards, specifications, and local codes.
  • Lead a team of 15 to 20 Engineers and Designers/3D Modelers.
  • Drive improvements in design efficiency and cost reduction.
  • Manage multiple assignments simultaneously.
  • Provide technical guidance to contractors and vendors.
  • Respond to RFIs from construction teams, vendors, and EPC contractors.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Civil/Structural Engineering required.
  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years of relevant experience in the refining, petrochemical, or LNG industries, with at least 7 to 10 years in a leadership role.
  • Licensed Professional Engineer preferred.
  • Up to 25% travel may be required.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Collaborative mindset, able to work across departments and involve others in problem-solving.
  • Proficiency in software such as STAAD Pro, Risa, Navisworks, Microstation, and AutoCAD.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

About Petroplan

Petroplan is the trusted, specialist global Talent Solutions partner of choice for employers and professionals in the Energy sector. Since 1976, Petroplan has been here to help people like you make the most of the opportunities available and find the best fit for you as an individual.

Over 10,000 placements in more than 55 countries for over 550 clients across 65 disciplines.

In an industry where skilled and experienced professionals are increasingly sought after resource, we appreciate the true value of what you have to offer. What's more, we understand that different things are important to different people in today's world of work - it's about making exactly the right connections for you as an individual.

Our reputation for contractor and candidate care, understanding what makes you tick, and finding you the best match is second-to-none. We understand the industry inside-out and seek to understand YOU and your motivations in the same way. We take the time to evaluate your individual strengths, understand the most important things to you, and establish exactly what you're looking for from your next role.

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