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Floating Wind Engineer

Floating Wind Engineer

  • Location United Kingdom - Scotland - Aberdeen/Dyce, United Kingdom - South East - London, United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 145605BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Come and join us in Offshore Wind where we are a fast-growing business and a key part of bp’s transition from an International Oil Company to Integrated Energy Company.

As Floating Wind Engineer you will support project development providing floating systems input for design, fabrication, installation and operation of floating substructures (floater and mooring). You will also help us to build modern tools, processes and capability to systematically support projects.

Floating Wind Engineer

This role is advertised in our UK office locations however we are open to considering candidates from Copenhagen, Hamburg & Madrid.
What you will deliver:
  • Provide floating systems input to front-end project development
  • Develop and own specific areas of the engineering tools for concept selection, cost modelling, design optimization and through-life integrity management
  • Perform technical studies to inform key project decisions
  • Develop technical portion of the floating wind substructure (floater and mooring) package requisition including developing technical specifications and information requirements and supply chain engagement
  • Support technical bid evaluation
  • Provide technical leadership for contractor engineering. Verify contractor deliverables for compliance using standards and calculations
  • Support technical queries from other engineering disciplines and project functions, particularly fabrication, transportation & installation, and integrity management
  • Relationship management of third-party suppliers and contractors.
  • Representation of bp in relevant JIPs
  • Remain up to date on key technical development and changes occurring in the floating wind substructure industry
What You will need to be successful:
  • Engineering Degree in a respective discipline. Desirable: Chartered Engineer and advanced degree
  • Demonstrated technical competency in naval architecture or offshore engineering of floating structures with broad understanding of the applicable codes and standards
  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience in the design, construction, installation, or integrity management of floating wind structures and their moorings are desirable, particularly integrated loads analysis
  • Experience of working at multiple project stages is desirable
  • Understand technical risk identification and management processes to deliver safe and competitive projects
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively across functions and within multi-disciplinary teams
  • Fluent English written and spoken
  • Experience of working with multiple contractors
At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Learning opportunities and other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Life and health insurance, medical care package
  • And many other benefits

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