Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Structural Engineering, Supply & Distribution
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Italy

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.

About Us:

At Baker Hughes, we are transforming the future of energy. With operations in over 120 countries, we are developing and deploying industry-leading technologies and services to take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. Today, we are bringing our expertise to make oil and gas safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve customer challenges big and small. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent, and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.

We're makers, inventors, and leaders who aren't afraid of the tough challenges. We believe pushing boundaries will help to lead the way for a new energy future.

Role Summary/Purpose:

The Lead Structural Engineer for Subsea Distribution is responsible for structure design and analysis, as well as the related documentation issuing. The applications portfolio includes subsea products like: Subsea Distribution Units (SDU), Umbilical Termination Assemblys (UTA), Hydraulic Stabplates and Hydraulic Flying Leads (HFL).

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Lead Structural Engineer, you will
  • Be able to design steel structures, perform structural FEM analysis (for frame and components) and prepare the relevant documentation (design basis and reports) that are required for subsea products (SDU, UTA, HFL, MQC), fulfilling Customer Specs, International Codes and Third Parties requirements and in strict coordination with other disciplines such as modeling, materials and geotechnical engineering
  • Be able to understand customer requirements for geotechnics, interface with geotechnical suppliers, review geotechnical documentation
  • Be able to understand customer inputs of naval engineering (metocean data, vessel features, etc.)
  • Review material requisitions for structure packages and the relevant fabrication drawings, taking care of vendor's and site's activities follow-up
  • Use GE quality tools to measure their performances in terms of timeliness (OTD) and quality (FTY) of the deliverables
  • Be involved in supporting the growth of the business by cooperating to the preparation of technical proposals and/or Design Templates/Practices


  • Mechanical/Civil/Structural/Naval Engineering Degree or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Strong experience in structural engineering (preferably subsea)
  • Good knowledge of FEM tools for structural analysis (for frame and components): StaadPro/Sesam GeniE (similar softwares in alternative), Ansys, Ansys Workbench
  • Good knowledge of major technical International Standards related to the discipline (Eurocode3, DNV, ISO1990, ISO19902, ISO13628-1)
  • Cross-functional team-working skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and respond to urgent executive requests in a timely manner
  • Italian and English language fluency
  • Good knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Hold EU Working Permit

Desired Characteristics:

  • Advanced technical degree (Master/PhD) or equivalent knowledge or experience
  • Good knowledge of Geotechnical Engineering (preferably subsea)
  • Good knowledge of Naval Engineering
  • Basic knowledge of MathCAD
  • Basic knowledge of materials and subsea valves
  • Basic knowledge of 3D CAD systems, such as Pro-Engineer (preferred) or similar, and to interface/exchange models with calculation SW
  • Basic knowledge of piping stress analysis software (Triflex preferred, similar softwares in alternative)
  • Experience in subsea products (preferred) and/or Oil & Gas products
  • Familiarity with major naval registers' regulations and subsea standards (DNV, LLRR, ABS, etc) for fixed and mobile offshore installations
  • Basic knowledge of other technical standards (AISC, ACI, IBC, ASCE , etc.)
  • Global working experience with strong external focus


  • Florence, Italy

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization

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