Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Naval Architecture
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe      

Petroplan are working with a client in their search for a Senior Structural Engineer to join their Aberdeen team on a permanent basis.

Salary: Competitive

Location: Aberdeen

Type: Permanent


Ideal Candidate:

  • Extensive experience in the design, analysis and installation of structural steelwork on offshore rigs and vessels.
  • A proven track record in coordinating structural engineering design teams as an integral part of a multidiscipline project.
  • Chartered or approaching Chartered Engineer status.
  • Candidates should be educated to degree level or above in either structural engineering or Naval Architecture.
  • Candidates should demonstrate or have a willingness to undertake role specific training and development.
  • Membership of a relevant engineering institute is advantageous.


  • The position will require candidates to interact with people at various levels within the organisation both regionally and globally and externally with client representatives. It is therefore essential that candidates be in possession of strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills.
  • The position calls for a self-motivated individual who has the adaptability to work effectively as part of team and as an individual.
  • CAD experience would be an advantage but not essential as the candidate will work closely with our engineering draughtsmen.

About Petroplan:

Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our company aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects throughout forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national companies, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information please feel free to visit our website

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

Please visit us at for further information on our services and current vacancies.