Lead / Principal Engineer
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Lead / Principal Engineer
Are you an experienced Lead / Principal Engineer looking for an opportunity in renewables?
Do you want to work for a world-leading engineering and design consultancy, and be part of some of the largest most complex offshore windfarm projects? If so, we’d love to hear from you
Offshore Wind at Atkins
It is an exciting time to be involved in Offshore wind, there are UK offshore wind targets to reach 30GW of generation by 2030, and similar ambitious goals in other countries around the world.
Atkins has been involved in offshore wind since its inception. We designed Scotland’s first offshore wind farm, and to date we have been involved in nearly 60 offshore windfarm developments around the globe.
- fully designed 19 offshore substation projects and over 300 offshore WTG foundations (both monopiles and jackets),
- design experience on 11 floating offshore wind projects
- an involvement in the daily structural integrity management of over 1000 WTG structures.
Our current portfolio of projects spans around the globe, including; the UK, France, Germany, Taiwan, China, Australia and the US. We are actively working on some of the most challenging foundation solutions the offshore wind sector has experienced.
Atkins is well positioned to deliver market leading engineering solutions to clients around the world. With a track record underpinned by over 45 years of offshore engineering, we are well positioned to service our global clients and develop innovative design solutions to remain at the forefront of the Offshore Wind sector.
We are now in a position whereby we need to grow our existing multi-disciplinary team to enhance our capability and service offering, as such we require Lead / Principal Engineer to join our Offshore Wind team. Someone to help drive the delivery of our global portfolio of projects through the various levels of development (conceptual, FEED and detailed design projects) for major offshore wind assets together with developing innovative solutions for the operation and upgrade of existing assets.
Being a part of Atkins
Atkins is a fast paced, innovative, and exciting environment in which to develop your career. The right individual will play a key part in maintaining our best in class reputation and be part of an integrated team with a strong new business/start up mentality shaping the future of the global offshore wind sector by leading delivery and technical excellence across all aspects of your role.
Our global opportunities and innovation initiatives will allow you to excel and build upon your strengths whilst working with, leading and developing teams of talented multi discipline engineers as we continue our growth into existing and exciting emerging offshore wind markets.
What we’re looking for
We need individuals who can adapt, change and thrive when working in the dynamic and ever-changing conditions of the Offshore Wind Industry.
We want people that work well in teams, both locally and remote and engage with our clients and have a strong drive to deliver and succeed.
Role specific attributes include:
- Degree qualified in an appropriate discipline
- Chartered engineer
- Offshore structural design Experience
- Experience with structural design packages (preferably SESAM, ANSYS, FEA Packages)
- Experience of Structural Design codes (preferable offshore ones including ISO, DNVGL, IEC & NORSOK)
- An ability to lead, mentor and develop staff
- Work package management and delivery
- Client interfacing and company representation
Some work outside normal office hours may be necessary. We work flexibly to support our projects and clients. This means travel to other offices or temporary secondments may sometimes be required,
We work in the UK and Globally, opportunities for international travel exist and applicants with a desire for non-UK based assignments are welcomed.
We know that offshore wind is a new industry, therefore we encourage applications from individuals from similar engineering or project backgrounds who believe they have the necessary skills and experience to join Atkins on their Offshore Wind and renewables journey.
Atkins recognises that there are many well qualified people who are looking to further their career in engineering, but who cannot commit to full time employment. We support flexible working arrangements and are interested to discuss how we can accommodate individual requirements.
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.
If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.
Atkins is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.