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Structural Engineer

General Description

Location: Emeryville, California

The Structural Engineering Group splits its focus between current designs, for specific site conditions, and R&D to optimize the performance, fabrication and ultimately the cost of the WindFloats in future projects working toward commercialization of the WindFloat.


Main Accountabilities:

-       Design tasks for current projects including preliminary sizing of steel structures, strength, buckling and fatigue analysis and detailing of the structures;

-       Interface with drafters to produce packages of drawings for certification and fabrication;

-       Follow closely the fabrication planning and execution phases to provide support as necessary.


Required qualifications and competencies:

- Master of science in a relevant field of engineering (ocean engineering, naval architecture, mechanical engineering, civil/structural engineering, material science, etc.)

- Firm knowledge of ABS FOWTI/FPI/MODU, BV ROU, DNV OS and/or API RP2A;

- Strong technical and data analysis skills;

- Systematic and detailed oriented;

- Good communication skills both written and oral;

- Self-driven and motivated;

- Ability to work independently;

- Proven experience of work in multidisciplinary, collaborative and worldwide team context;


The preferred candidate will have:

- Proficiency in two or more programing languages

- Experience in drafting and modeling tools (AutoCAD, Solidworks, Rhino)

- Less than two (2) of professional experience in ship, offshore structure or wind turbine tower structure FEED/detailed/construction design

- Experience in using commercial FEA software such as ANSYS or equivalent;


Please provide resume and motivational cover letter, as well as references.


Fausta Amaral

Global Human Resource Lead

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