Structural and Floating Engineer

Bærum, Norway
Apply by:
March 31, 2019
Position type:
Employee (Office / Offshore Core)
Competency area:

We are looking for a Structural and Floating Engineer to strengthen our organization to support development of our oil discovery offshore Ghana.

Corporate overview

Aker Energy AS was founded in February 2018 and is established as the newest member of the Aker Group. The E&P company aims to become the offshore oil and gas operator of choice in Ghana. It is characterised by the entrepreneurial and flexible organisation that is synonymous with member companies of the Aker Group. Aker Energy is now operational with offices in Oslo and Accra, the capital of Ghana. When you join Aker Energy, you join a diverse and experienced team. We need entrepreneurial and dynamic people to take an active and exciting part in this industry adventure. Bold and innovative ideas are strongly welcomed at Aker Energy. The ‘get it done’ team spirit and ambitious objectives will provide exciting growth and development opportunities for the right candidate.

Our values are Transparent, Safe, secure & sustainable, Innovative, Decisive; Respectful; Value Creating. These values are integral part of our Company and the right candidate for Aker Energy identifies with these qualities.

Responsibilities and tasks

Project phase

  • Develop, review and implement requirements for subsea production and mooring system with selected suppliers based on Aker Energy project standards
  • Participate in design and construction phase of FPSO with special attention to structural design developed by FPSO supplier

Operations phase

  • Monitor FPSO supplier management of structural/hull system through regular meetings and audits
  • Act as Technical Authority for mooring systems
  • Act as Company Technical Authority for FPSO structural and hull system

Key responsibilities and tasks

  • Carry out Structural design work and related activities as assigned in project
  • Prepare the Structural deliverables as assigned in project
  • Provide consultation and review of FPSO engineering design packages
  • Assist other disciplines in accordance with Project/operation requirements
  • Write or review company standards, procedures, and best practices in your area of expertise
  • Lead the implementation and continuous improvement of the Offshore Structures Integrity Management Manual, with respect to topside, hull and mooring structures
  • Lead the implementation and continuous improvement of the structure, hull and mooring RBI strategy and maintenance practices in line with Class Rules, industry codes, standards and guidelines as per Aker Energy requirements
  • Participate in design review meetings in accordance with Project requirements
  • Act as Technical Authority for Structural issues

Qualifications & personal attributes

  • As the successful candidate you will hold a bachelor degree in civil, marine engineering from a recognized and approved program. An advanced degree is preferred
  • You will have a minimum of 15 years' of extensive experience in detailed structural design, fabrication, and installation
  • In-depth knowledge of the analysis and design of offshore structures including:
    • In-place, load out, transportation, installation, fatigue, floatation and upending analyses and assessment
    • Vessel hull and mooring systems
    • Hydrodynamic forces on jackets and floating structures
    • Ultimate strength analysis using LRFD codes, reserve strength analysis, and push-over analysis
  • Be familiar with related international codes and standards, such as API, Class, ISO, BS, ASTM
  • Experience in operation of offshore assets in Ultra-Deep Waters
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and interpersonal skills

We offer

  • We offer opportunities to learn and challenge yourself or mentor others
  • Flexible employee package that can be adjusted to suit the changing needs of your life
  • Competitive compensation program

Contact information

For further information please contact:
Elisabeth Ferreira, Senior Consultant, NES Advantage Solutions, e-mail:

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Energy’s recruitment partner.