Floating Systems Engineer

Houston, Texas

We are looking for a candidate with a solid technical background to make fit-for-purpose recommendations to business leaders. In addition, the successful candidate needs strong stakeholder management skills and can effectively communicate the technical outcomes using risks to ensure engineering risks are understood, controlled, and continuously reduced across the business to deliver safe and reliable operating results.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Delivering the regional floating systems and structural integrity management plans for supporting assets based on company guidance and industry codes, owning the asset floating systems and structural inspection, monitoring, and maintenance strategies determining the facility's current condition.
  • Being the owner of the floating systems and structural performance standards of the supported facilities. Assessing whether, in its current condition, the facility meets the performance standards following company guidance and industry codes. Reporting significant deterioration in structural condition or any deviation from the performance standards through the company dashboard, emerging risk process, and risk assurance tool as appropriate.
  • Driving efforts to ensure floating systems or metocean engineering risks are understood, controlled, and continuously reduced across the business to deliver safe and reliable operating results. Quantifying and effectively communicating risks to business and technical stakeholders.
  • Ensuring design and operations follow industry codes and/or technical practices and performance standards, assessing the impact of significant changes in load (weight) or changes to operating conditions on the integrity of the assets.
  • Being accountable for defining the floating systems and structural engineering scope of work for brownfield or greenfield projects and providing technical assurance for third-party engineering deliveries, maintaining relationships with third-party providers and contractors.
  • Supporting agile working as part of an agile team or providing support to an agile team as required.
  • Actively contributing to the floating system's Community of Practice and sharing best practices and learnings.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements

  • Degree in civil/structural engineering, naval architecture, ocean engineering, or a closely aligned discipline.
  • Chartered engineer, professional engineer, or near chartered/professional status in closely aligned discipline, or evidence of progression towards full chartered/professional status.
  • Capable of communicating both verbally and in writing clearly and succinctly.

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