Principal Structural Engineer - FEA, Abaqas, Chartered
A Principal Structural Engineer with Chartered Status, BS EN 1993 and BS EN 1990 and Abaqas CAE knowledge is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Cumbria
This is a contract within Naval Defence so needs to be eligible for SC clearance
Overview of the Principal Structural Engineer contract role
The role involves working in tandem with the production engineering department (PED) Designers as well as interactions with internal customers such as the jig design team, transport team, heavy lifting teams and site facility teams to complete production related engineering tasks safely and on time.
The department is involved in the largest and most complex transport, lifting and assembly tasks at the Barrow in Furness site. This involves the engineering and design work required to safely lift, move, assemble and transport structures for the 2 classes of submarine.
The work involves a wide variety of tasks on a unique site and on unique projects, with opportunity to work with and develop world class manufacturing capabilities.
Responsibilities of the Principal Structural Engineer contract
Completion, checking and approval of calculations in support of production related activities
Design compliance with safety related legislation.
Design compliance with department design procedures.
Design compliance with British, European and other appropriate Engineering Standards.
Key skills required for the Principal Structural Engineer contract
- Degree qualified in relevant subject
- Preferably a chartered engineer
- Engineer with a construction, mechanical, marine engineering or Naval Architecture degree (or equivalent).
- Experience with design substantiation of lifting equipment
- Experience of design substantiation of steel structures
- Experience of working with the restrictions imposed by design codes or standards.
- Finite element calculation experience
- Attention to detail
- Ability to complete work in a safe manner when under time pressures
- Ability to work around issues by making sensible design changes
- Good communications, leadership and team working skills
Experience : Preferred
Chartered Engineer or in final stages of working towards Chartered Engineer status
Specific experience with BS EN 1993 and BS EN 1990
Specific calculation experience using Abaqus CAE
The role is based in Barrow in Furness, Cumbria - commutable from Carnforth, Milnthorpe, Lancaster, Morecambe, Penrith, Workington, Whitehaven and The Lake District
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