Company: Leap29
Skills: Structural Engineering
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: United Kingdom, United Kingdom

About you:        

Join us. Unleash your energy within.

If you have world class ambitions to reach the stars while keeping your feet on the ground, we're the team for you. We've created a new breed of company - future focused with reimagined ambition across all disciplines within the energy sector. We respect heritage, talent, hard work and ambition and can offer an environment of truthfulness, optimism, professionalism, and warmth. Are you ready?             

Our values:        

We are driven by the energy within every member of our 12,000-strong team. Whatever our skill, our language, or our culture. We employ and empower the best and let them make decisions. Our values define and drive us every day to be the very best - for ourselves, our clients, our key stakeholders, the communities we operate in and the planet.      

Our vision for Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging:            

We recognize that diversity & inclusion are catalysts for success. We're heightening awareness on the benefits of people diversity, diversity of experiences and diversity of our perspectives. Creating a culture of inclusivity where all employees feel a sense of belonging.


Our combined energy is fuelled by different nationalities, across 6 continents and 24 countries. Our commitment is to celebrate character - no matter what ethnic background, gender, age, religion, identity, or disability.          


 About the Job:

We are looking for an exciting candidate to join our thriving energy transition capability, with experience in designing secondary structures for the offshore wind industry. We want you if you've got superstructure experience, including Internal and External Platforms, J-tubes and, Boat Landing systems.  Join a company with:

•             Over 20 years of history in Offshore Wind

•             A global and domestic project portfolio

•             Industry leading technical innovations

•             Opportunities to solve the world's energy challenges using your technical prowess

The ever-changing conditions of Offshore Wind Industry means we need individuals who can adapt, change, and thrive when working in dynamic environments. Our global opportunities and innovation initiatives will allow you to excel and build upon your strengths as we continue our growth in such a rapidly developing market.

This position provides the opportunity for a passionate person to contribute to the growing renewables sector, actively helping to combat climate change.

We operate a hybrid working model with offices all over the UK, we have locations in Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom, Glasgow, and London. We will happily accept application to any of our UK locations.


Your Responsibilities:

As a member of our team, you will oversee the technical design and development of our global portfolio of future offshore wind structures. You'll support the winning and delivery of our projects through various levels of development, together with developing innovative solutions for repair and upgrades. Responsibilities may include:

•             Leading secondary structure design scopes for a variety of offshore wind projects and the teams of engineers to deliver them.

•             Supporting the innovation and development of our designs, design tools and client offerings.

•             Understanding stress and structural analysis, fabrication, offshore design codes, and the ability to plan, develop, run, and report on complex analysis models using a range of software packages.

•             Providing technical input to support our bidding teams for future projects.

•             Guiding and mentoring the next generation of engineers.

•             Solving complex technical problems, and ultimately leading the delivery of quality deliverables to schedule and budget.

•             Maintaining existing and developing new client relationships.

•             Developing our SME network and a "go-to" for offshore wind secondary structures.

•             Interfacing with fabricators, operators, transportation and installation contractors and operations and maintenance providers.


Your Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

Qualification/ Certification:

•             Chartered (ICE, IMechE, IStructE etc).


Key Requirements:

•             Great leadership, communication, innovation and delivery skills.

•             Previous experience in secondary structure design for offshore wind structures (required).

•             Experience working for an offshore consultant, OEM, developer or EPCI contractor.

•             Working knowledge of offshore structural engineering, relevant Offshore Wind design codes and certification requirements.

•             Linear and non-linear offshore structural analysis & FEA - SESAM, SACS, Abaqus (or similar).

•             Experience with varying materials e.g. Concrete, neoprene, aluminum, plastics, composites and stainless steels.

•             Track record in delivering offshore wind projects at different phases e.g. Concept, FEED, Detailed Design, Fabrication, Operation.

•             Understanding of practical designs, layouts, interfaces, tolerances fabrication and fatigue friendly designs.

•             Cultural awareness and emotional intelligence needed to communicate effectively with a diverse set of internal and external stakeholders.



Details about the role:

Location: Aberdeen, Bristol, Edinburgh, Epsom, Glasgow and London

Relocation required: N/A

Travel required: Occasional need to travel locally and internationally to meet with internal and external stakeholders.

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