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Wind - Structural Engineer

Employer:
Offshore Wind Energy Development Company
Posted:May 12 2010
Experience: 6+ years
Minimum Education: Masters Degree
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Netherlands
Reference Code: www-114441
Job Status: Closed - No longer accepting applications
Job Description:

Position description
You will be responsible for the design, calculations and specification of structural wind turbine components, to be manufactured by third parties. The structural engineer is part of the mechanical team and reports to the Team Leader Mechanical Engineering.

Tasks and responsibilities

- Design and strength assessment of structural components like hub, frame and shaft
- Write component specifications for third party supply
- Write component certification documents
- Write first article qualification specification
- Maintain the technical contacts with the components suppliers
- Involvement in supplier qualification, first article inspection, etc

Requirements:
Education

Advanced degree (MSc) in Mechanical Engineering or in a closely related discipline

Working experience

- At least 5 years proven experience in design of welded, cast and forged components
- Working with certification bodies (e.g. Germanischer Lloyd)
- Technical point of contact for the components suppliers
- Vendor qualification
- Experience in the wind industry would be beneficial

Personal skills

The candidate must have good organizational and communication skills and must be able to work within an international, multi-disciplinary team
Self-starter and pro-active problem solver

Software skills

- In-depth experience with ANSYS, LMS Virtual Lab/Falancs, or similar software
- Experience with CAD systems is beneficial

Language skills

The candidate must have a good command of business English, written and spoken
Command of German language is beneficial

Duration:  Permanent

Start:  ASAP


This Position Is Closed to New Applicants

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