Wind Foundation Engineer

Wind Foundation Engineer

KCI the Engineers

Schiedam, Netherlands

Wind Foundation Engineer

The Wind Foundation Engineer is responsible for the concept, basic and detail design of offshore wind structures such as Wind Turbine Generator (WTG) substructures (jackets, monopiles, tripods, gravity base and floating structures) and Offshore Sub Stations (OSS) substructures. Moreover the Wind Foundation Engineer participates in a project team of (senior) engineers and designers and advises on technical matters in other projects.

Duties & Responsibilities

The Wind Foundation Engineer is involved in various engineering projects such as but not limited to:

  • Generating concept, basic and detail design for the primary steel of various wind turbine foundations such as jackets, tripods, gravity base foundations & monopiles (MP);
  • Designing transition pieces (TP) for the various wind turbine foundation types;
  • Performing the necessary design analyses and studies with accompanying reports;
  • Able to perform independently complex global analyses for load-out-, transport-, lift-, on-bottom stability-, in-place-, fatigue-, natural frequency-, WTG load iteration-, foundation (pile)-, dynamic-, push over/redundancy- and vessel impact conditions as well as the detailed verifications of welds, grout connections, wave slamming, vortex induced vibrations etc. of the substructures;
  • Writing Design Basis, Design Briefs and Specifications as well as liaise with our Clients and Certifying Authorities;
  • Skilled in “serial design processes” and are strong in programming routines;
  • Good understanding of the design process of the dynamically loaded substructure for a wind turbine generator.

Requirements

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Civil Engineering;
  • 5+ years’ experience in structural discipline and relevant market;
  • 3+ years’ experience in this or similar position;
  • Structures engineering experience: Substructures for the Offshore Wind market;
  • Proficient in performing analyses & calculations required for the WTG load iterations and the In-place analysis (ULS, FLS, SLS, ALS);
  • Proficient user of SACS and Ansys and familiar/advanced user of Femap/Usfos/Grlweap;
  • Good knowledge of English and preferably also Dutch (both written and verbal);
  • Team player and like to solve problems instead of making them;
  • Competences: adaptability, assertiveness, critical thinking, focus on quality, problem analysis, result-orientation;
  • Knowledge of turbine modelling software like Bladed is an advantage.

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