Senior Structural Design Engineer

Location
Flexible
Application Deadline
2017-06-04
Ref.-Nr.
RG-00199

Vattenfall is one of Europe’s largest electricity generators and producer of heat and operates in Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands and the UK. Our strategy is to reduce emissions from power generation with a road map to achieving climate neutrality by 2050.
 
For our Civil and Structural Engineering department within Business Area Wind, we are looking for a Senior Structural Design Engineer to be the technical backbone and drive forward our new foundation solution.
 
Are you interested in a job with a lot of potential, possibilities and responsibilities, and be a part of a growing organization with special focus on Offshore Wind, you may be the person we are looking for. 
 
The Civil and Structural department is the competence centre for all civil and structural related aspects of a wind farm on- and offshore, supplying cradle to cradle services, technical competences and project management all under one roof. We build on continuous improvement and entrepreneurial mind-set in order to set the standard for future wind foundations.
 
Your job
As our Senior Structural Design Engineer you will be the corner stone in design optimized and fit for purpose foundation design based on the monopile concept. This includes tool development and calculation methodologies, mainly targeting primary steel. Your main responsibility will be focussed around the design of foundation for a specific project but you will work together with our integrated design team and thereby impacting the overall design philosophy
 
Furthermore, the main responsibilities include:  
 
• Site specific design for primary steel for monopiles
• Identifying key areas of optimization both site specific and on general level
• Conceptual development of the monopile foundation
• Technical queries relating to primary steel design and certification
• Coordination with internal stake holders
• Identifying design drivers and potential R&D areas for the concept
• Keeping an overview of the project plans including securing deadlines are met and reporting is made
• Driving and developing design tools and methods to achieve continuous improvement
 
Your profile:
You are a structural engineer to the bone, but also possess the ability to see things from the helicopter and can advise and help based on your knowledge and knowhow without doing thorough calculations. You have an innovative mind-set and can see yourself working in an environment where we value entrepreneurship, the pragmatic approach and helpfulness in our daily work. You can work self-dependent while sharing and seeking knowledge in the team. You show initiative and have a flexible approach to your work. You possess good interpersonal skills and can communicate technical messages on a clear and constructive way both internally and to external partners. You have an innovative mind-set working result-oriented and meet required deadlines. In addition, the following qualifications are important for this position:
 
• B.Sc or M.Sc degree in structural engineering or equivalent;
• More than 5 years of experienced with structural design preferably within wind or offshore applications
• Experienced with structural design codes such as e.g. DNV, ISO, API and EC.;
• You are fluent in English, both in speech and writing.
• Experience with monopile design preferred
 
We offer:
We offer you a challenging and independent job in an informal working environment. You will be working in interdisciplinary teams and you can always count on support from committed colleagues as ‘Ask and Share’ concept is essential for the way we work. We offer attractive employment conditions and opportunities for personal and professional development
 
Location:
Office can either be Kolding or Copenhagen in Denmark but frequent travel within northern Europe should be expected.
 
More information:
For more information about the position you are welcome to contact Head of Dep. Kasper Roed Jensen on +4560377671.
For more information about the recruitment process contact Jette Ingeberg, Senior Recruiter on +45 22570751.  
 
We welcome your application in English, including CV and cover letter via the application button at this page.
 
We look forward to receiving your application!
 
We kindly request that you do not send applications by any means other than via our website as we cannot guarantee that we will be able to process applications that are not made via our website.
 
Our organization:
Energy is our contribution to quality of life – day after day. With around 20,000 colleagues Vattenfall provides comprehensive electricity and heating offerings to several million customers in northern Europe. For the work ahead we need people who are fully dedicated to our customers and to a sustainable society – people like you.
 
Business Area Wind is responsible for Vattenfall’s Onshore and Offshore Wind as well as other non-hydro Renewable activities. Today we develop, construct and operate wind generation in UK, Sweden, Denmark, Germany and the Netherlands.

Last updated: 2017-05-16 17:45