Structural Engineer

  • Location

    Barrow-In-Furness, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Structural Analysis

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  • Salary:

    Up to £50.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Steve Roberts

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  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Job Description

Carrying out engineering analysis and verification of large and complex jigs (sizes up to 13m x 30m). Lifting and turning arrangements, transportation of large structures (weights up to 1,600 tonnes).
Harnessing engineering knowledge to offer support, guidance and assurance on the wide range of activities for which the department is responsible.
Ensuring solutions are agreed by all stakeholders and also within the team to produce a solution which considers the product from design through manufacture, operation, storage and maintenance.
Working with structural design codes.
Attending regular reviews.
Ensuring safety in mind at all times.


As a Principal Engineer, you will be responsible for the calculation, analyses and verification of a number of activities such as, the transport, handling and shipping of large elements of the product including assessment of large modules required in the build of a complex submarine. You will also be involved In the design of jigs from initial design through to operation ensuring equipment is fit for purpose delivering engineering solutions in accordance with a strict framework of safety.

The Individual

Degree or equivalent qualification or experience in mechanical, civil, structural engineering or closely related discipline.
Chartership desirable, but not essential.

Demonstrable knowledge of the analysis of fabricated structures, Finite Element Analysis and calculations - Typically using S-Frame, ABAQUS (or equivalents).
Experience of verification and validation of structural engineering analysis.
Knowledge of, or experience of, working to structural design codes.
You must possess excellent communication skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders at all levels. You must also have the ability to influence others and provide effective solutions when dealing with conflicting requirements.