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Company Info
Green Door Recruitment
www.gd-rec.com
renewables@gd-rec.com
0845 337 2773
 
Structural Design Engineer - Main Structures Wind Turbines & Marine Devices (based in Bristol, UK)
Location: , Outside US (United Kingdom)
Compensation Range:
Employment Type: Full Time (Experienced) Job ID: 9769

Job Details:
Structural Design Engineer - Main Structures Wind Turbines & Marine Devices (based in Bristol, UK), ref 1107-37

Travel Requirement: Travel to the Netherlands office and Clients in Asia and America (over night stays)

Role Purpose
Our client is the world's largest independent technical and engineering consultancy for renewable energy and the recognised global authority on onshore and offshore wind power and also serving the wave, tidal and solar sectors.

This new role involves both the design and structural analysis of the main structures of wind turbines and marine devices using Finite Element Analysis software, ANSYS.

Key aspects of the work include:
Use of Finite Element Analysis at complex levels.
Regular use of hand calculations.
Design of hub, main frame and shaft to achieve required function and strength.
Report writing.
Working independently and as part of an integrated team.
Working closely with the Netherlands office (max 2-3 day visits every other month).
Attending review meetings with Clients in Europe, America and Asia

Person Specification:
To be successful in this role, you will need to demonstrate the following qualification, professional expertise and personal attributes:

Technical / Professional Expertise:

Essential:
Experience of using one or more fatigue analysis software at complex or advanced levels.
At least an upper second class degree (or equivalent) in mechanical or aeronautical engineering with structures content.
Proven record of structural analysis of wind turbines.
Use of tools across a wide range of mechanical applications with the ability to apply knowledge to new, innovative wind turbine methods.

Desirable:
Experience with ANSYS Workbench.
Proficiency in a recent ANSYS version (version 10 or higher).
Knowledge of ANSYS programming language.
Experience of designing of structural components.

Competency Requirements:
Flexible approach to work, to ensure deadlines are met.
Capable of working independently and as part of an integrated team.
Good organisational and effective time management skills.
Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with suppliers.