Career Opportunities

Structural Engineer II (4+ years experience)

Department: Engineering

Position Type: Office

Location: Belle Chasse, LA

Reports To: Engineering Manager


Job Description:


The successful candidate will provide detailed engineering support and client interface to ongoing projects across all divisions.  This will include performing structural design calculations, engineering and design of new structural and material handling components, developing and reviewing fabrication drawings, developing and reviewing procedural documents, technical interface with clients, and participating in the peer review and checking process.  Projects typically include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Winch skid design and wire routing for riser and umbilical pullins and/or decommissioning
  • Riser flex joint replacements utilizing high capacity (500kips +) bearing or friction clamps
  • Complex heavy lifts using rigging and/or structural frames
  • Material handling by cranes, winches, tuggers, rollers, air casters, and/or rigging
  • Deck raising analyses
  • Temporary and permanent skid packages (single and multiple levels) for fixed and floating platforms

Preferred Skills:

  • Detailed knowledge of the API RP 2A and AISC 9th and/or 13th edition (WSD) Codes
  • Proficient in detailed structural steel design and analysis (ASD/WSD)
  • Proficient in traditional hand calculations to document/justify designs
  • Proficient in linear structural analysis software package programming (DNV Sesam GeniE preferred, SACS, etc.)
  • Familiar with FEA software and analysis techniques (Autodesk Simulation, ANSYS, etc.)
  • Familiar with Autodesk Inventor 3D modeling
  • Ability to author technical reports for client and regulatory body review
  • Ability to develop detailed procedural documents for field operations and project execution
  • Ability to work with a project team of supervisors and peers
  • Strong desire to support onsite fabrication and testing activities as well as travel to offsite job locations primarily in the Gulf of Mexico

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 4-year degree in Civil/Structural Engineering (advanced degree preferred)
  • Professional Engineer License (or the ability to obtain)
  • Valid TWIC card (or the ability to obtain)
  • Valid THUET certification (or the ability to obtain)

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