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Engineer - Structures (FEA)

Ref no. BHN557258
Location Glasgow, Scotland
Start date ASAP
Job type Contract 12 Months
Job status Closed

Job summary

Structures (FEA) - 12 month contract - Scotstoun - £55.25ph UMB or PAYE rates available (Inside IR35)

Key skills required for this role

Structure Engineer, FEA, Stress Engineer


Structures, FEA, Stress

Job description

Due to the security of this role, we can only accept applications from candidates that are a permanent resident of the UK.

Carry out Finite Element Analyses and investigations involved in the design of ship scantlings or equipment seatings. In addition maybe required carry out technical analyses and investigations involving the design and calculation of ship scantlings or equipment seatings.

Core Activity

  • Undertaking FEA analyses as part of the Central Structures Team.
  • Undertake FEA of significant ship sections and apply multiple load cases in accordance with project guidelines.
  • Perform linear-elastic FEA of steel structures as assigned.
  • Using local sub-modelling techniques identify local stress issues and provide suitable design solutions.
  • Produce other structural design solutions, supported by calculations, for either ship scantling issues or seat designs as required.
  • Prepare Design Sketches of structural solutions as required.
  • Peer reviewing of other team members calculations where required.
  • Checking calculations.

Key Accountabilities

  • FEA Analysis of wholeship and ship scantlings.
  • Structural solutions, calculations, design sketches and drawings supporting design and assessment tasks.
  • Design and Assessment Studies
  • Technical Reports
  • Peer reviewing of other team members calculations where required

Qualifications/Functional Knowledge

  • Knowledge and competence in ship structural design including the derivation of scantlings and major equipment seatings from first principles.
  • Sound capability in general structural theory and analysis and its application to ship structures.
  • Able to perform analysis using recognised FEA tools, preferably Hypermesh and Abaqus.
  • At least 5 Years' experience in engineering or a defence or related industry
  • Knowledge of class rules, particularly Lloyds Rules.
  • Typically degree qualified (not essential) , likely to be in Naval Architecture or other engineering related discipline
  • Meeting or working towards the requirements for registration as Incorporated Engineer or Chartered Engineer with the Engineering Council

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