Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind - Naval Architecture Summer Placement (2019)
Within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines. Having worked on thousands of oil and gas installations around the world, you’ll join a team of over 20,000 experts located in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK. We work across the life cycle of the oil and gas industry, finding innovative solutions to complex challenges through the increased use of digital and immersive technologies, and have worked on over 700 projects in the last five years all around the world. We've provided unrivalled technical expertise and support to the oil and gas industry for more than four decades. Our highly skilled teams are leading technical developments across the globe and, with our input, problems are solved and critical decisions are made with confidence.
What you’ll be doing and where you’ll be based
We’re looking for the next generation of engineers to join our Naval Architecture team in London. The Naval Architecture team typically work on tasks throughout the product lifecycle covering aspects including, concept design, detail design, fabrication support, in-operation integrity management and decommissioning. Some of our typical clients include: BP, Shell, Repsol, Statoil and E.ON.
With the support of the London team you could find yourself involved with some of the following tasks:
• design and analysis of floating and fixed offshore structures including- FPSO/FLNG vessels, semi-submersibles, floating offshore wind turbines, fixed offshore wind turbines.
• analysis of vessels and offshore structures using techniques including - hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, stability analysis, structural assessments.
• learning to use tools such as Ansys AQWA, DNV SESAM, Simulia Abaqus, MathCAD, and Python.
• delivering projects such as those recently undertaken; Kincardine and Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind farms, Shell Prelude FLNG assessment, Premier Oil Solan subsea oil storage tank.
Who we’re looking for
• be a talented undergraduate on track to achieve a minimum 2.2 MEng or Master's degree in Naval Architecture
• have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills
• possess a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with clients and with teams who deliver for their clients
• be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty
• have excellent communication and team-working skills, as well as the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions
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Benefits & Rewards
If you join us you will be working on some of the most challenging engineering projects of our time, helping to shape the future of energy. You will have opportunities to work closely with clients, spending time within their organisations and taking learning from some of the most experienced engineers in the industry. As part of the Naval Architecture team you will be supported by a team with recent experience of initial professional development with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects.
Some of our benefits, to name a few, include:
• dedicated support from your line manager who will create personalised objectives with you, so you can get the most out of your time with us to support you with your studies and beyond
• our top performing placement students have the opportunity to be nominated straight onto our Graduate Development Programme