Pipeline Analysis Engineer

Greater London, London

Role: Pipeline Analysis Engineer (Senior)
Location: United Kingdom - London
Contract: FTC 12 months (Salaried) - Potential to move to full time staff

Our client is actively seeking a Senior/Principal Engineer level with considerable experience with Non Linear Analysis problem solving in FEA, Contact FEA modelling or have FEA reeling Analysis experiences on Reel Lay Vessels.
The Engineer should have a strong background on FEA, Solid modelling and Abaqus. They should have a strong programming background with Python on Abaqus, having knowledge on other FEA package, especially in ANSYS is an advantage.
This position will be on a fixed term contract basis for an initial 12 months with potential to move to a staff role down the line.
Overall Responsibilities:

  • Performs reeling analysis for the project on various vessels
  • Design pipe transition for reeling for two Pipe with different OD and/or Different Wall thickness
  • Perform Reeling analysis for Pipe In Pipe, defining Load for Centralisers, Reeling of Water Stop, Pipe Stretching analyses
  • Buckle Arrestor design which could be reel.
  • Predict Straightener setting with FEA
  • Probabilities based analyses for Reeling
  • Provides support to offshore reeling operations
  • Participates actively to engineers training and development
  • Participates actively to the department know-how consolidation
  • Proposes innovative solutions allowing cost & risks reduction


  • Previous experience in a similar role, and similar type of work on FEA of reeling analysis
  • Previous experience working with Abaqus and Python is essential
  • Previous experience working with Excel and VBA is essential
  • Previous experience working with ANSYS and ANSYS APDL

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