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Senior Marine Systems Engineer

Position Type: Full-time 
Location: Emeryville, CA
Functions: Structural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Requirements Management, 3-D Design  
Position Start: ASAP
General Description
Working within the Marine Systems Engineering and Design Group in Emeryville, CA this position’s main responsibilities include performing systems level engineering and design; defining design methodologies and requirements; and interfacing with project managers, clients, turbine suppliers, and fabricators. The chosen candidate will work alongside a team of inter-disciplinary engineers and modelers / drafters and will be expected to provide technical and project leadership within their scope of responsibility. Work will focus on mechanical and structural design including requirements management.

Main Accountabilities

  • Gathering, interpreting, and managing technical requirements

  • Writing of high-level project documents related to such topics as safety, material handling, corrosion, and access

  • Design and optimization of platform layouts

  • Specification of platform systems including those related to safety, material handling equipment and corrosion protection

  • Writing of equipment specifications, datasheets, material requisitions, and technical bid evaluations

  • Preparing various fabrication deliverables such as MTOs, technical queries, etc.

  • Detail review and approval of fabrication drawings and specifications

  • Interfacing with engineers from other company disciplines (Structural, Hydrodynamic, Mooring, Fabrication, and Installation) to ensure project requirements are met

  • Developing, maintaining, and delivering work products to project schedules for assigned work scopes

  • Organization of multidisciplinary work packages between drafting and analysis groups

  • Developing 3-D designs using SolidWorks and producing 2-D drawings from solid models

  • Providing mentorship and guidance to other team members


Required Education: 

  • Bachelor of Science, or equivalent degree in mechanical engineering, structural engineering, naval architecture, ocean engineering or equivalent.  Master of Science would be an advantage.


Required Professional Experience: 

  • 7+ years of experience

Required Knowledge:

  • Experience working in a project environment and managing requirements

  • Understanding manufacturing constraints and an interest in the commercialization of developing technology

  • Proficient in 3D design software preferred but nor required

  • Knowledge of the offshore wind, offshore oil & gas, or maritime industry preferred Operational ship/offshore experience is a plus

  • Proficient with Microsoft tools, namely Word and Excel

  • English proficiency is mandatory both written and spoken. Additional language skills will be considered an advantage, particularly French, Portuguese and Japanese

  • Experience working in a multi-cultural and multi-time zone environment would be beneficial

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Autonomous, systematic, and detail oriented

  • Meticulous and persistent

  • Self-motivated

  • Team player and ability to work well with international interfaces 

To apply, please send CV and cover letter to