Senior Structural Engineer - Topside

Referencenumber MIJL03196, South Holland , Nederland

We are partnering with a global offshore energy client to recruit for a SENIOR Structural Engineer with wealth of experience working on FPSO topsides.  The role sits within the structural discipline, which comprises Structural Topside engineers and Structural Hull engineers, the emphasis is on delivering Structural Engineering services to the Group Product Lines. This encompasses studies, proposals, technology development, Pre-FEED projects, FEED projects, and EPCI projects.  

Filled vacancy

This vacancy has already been filled. Unfortunately, you can no longer apply for this.


 Your responsibilities involves:

  • Taking charge of the Structural Topside team in significant offshore projects, assuming the position of Discipline Lead Engineer when assigned.
  • Handling the structural design aspect of Topside facilities, with a focus on tanker conversions and the construction of new hulls for FPSO and FLNG projects.
  • Providing technical support and consultation to both the discipline and project teams, particularly in addressing intricate problems.
  • Extending support to the Technology Development department for FPSO, FLNG, and Renewable product lines, contributing to the launch of novel products and technologies in the market.

Job requirements

You will  have higher chance of success if you:

  • Hold an MSc or BSc degree, or equivalent Professional Certification, in Mechanical, Civil, Offshore, Naval, or Aerospace Engineering, specializing in the structural analysis of offshore topside structures.
  • Possess around 10 years of experience in structural offshore engineering, including at least 4 years in a leadership position.
  • Demonstrate extensive experience and solid technical knowledge in the structural analysis of topside structures across conceptual, basic, and detailed design stages.
  • Showcase a proven track record in Engineering & Design of topside facilities for floating production units (FSO's, FPSO's, FLMG’s) in the Oil & Gas Industry.
  • Display a thorough understanding of structural interfaces with related disciplines like piping, topside integrations, and other equipment integrations.
  • Be familiar with the regulations of classification societies and exhibit proficiency in structural design software, such as GeniE, SACS, and Staad Pro.
  • Exhibit professional communication skills in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Possess strong team management capabilities.
  • Demonstrate initiative, creative thinking, and the ability to innovate new designs and concepts.


Do you match the criteria and are you ready for your next professional challenge? Apply now to the vacancy and let us discuss future opportunities.

Depending on the professional and personal situation, the position comes with an attractive benefits package. We would like to explain the offer in a personal conversation.

Please reach out to April Ozen || +31 (0)6 24 896 009 ||

Company Profile

Our client leads the international offshore industry in high-end floating production units and mooring systems. They offer a comprehensive range of services, from engineering offshore installations to full operational support for floating oil production systems.

With two branches, they combine technical expertise with operational excellence, supporting cutting-edge installations worldwide. Their key strengths lie in technological innovation and a relentless pursuit of perfection, making them a go-to for industry challenges.

This organization cultivates a vibrant workplace atmosphere with a global perspective, offering abundant opportunities for individual advancement and progress.  Join  the No.1 Home of Engineers and be part of our client in shaping the future of offshore operations.