Job description

Offshore Renewables Chief Structural Engineer within the Operations area of business is responsible for leading structural engineering analysis and design work for various offshore renewable projects involving fixed and floating structures.

Our scope of services for structural engineering activities covers the following:

  • Concept, FEED and detailed structural design
  • Structural finite element analysis
  • Strength assessment
  • Fatigue assessment
  • Offshore Codes & Standards compliance
  • Special Model development

This Chief Structural Engineer opportunity to join our growing team based at our Head Offices in Nantes working with other talented engineers on Concept, FEED and detailed design of major offshore projects.


As Chief Structural Engineer you have the responsibility of our Technical Consultancy projects in structural engineering including the following tasks:

  • Supervision of structural engineering consultancy works for offshore renewables structures
  • Providing technical guidance and ensuring the provision of efficient high quality structural engineering across projects for:
    • Structural modeling and FE analysis
    • Offshore Structural design
    • Offshore standards compliance
    • Writing and Review of Specifications, Calculation notes, Analysis Reports, Deliverables
  • Technical assistance to Clients
  • Clients continuous interface and reporting
  • Ensuring the provision of efficient high quality structural engineering
  • Project and team management

Suitable candidates will possess the following qualifications and experience:

  • Degree in engineering (Naval architecture, Ocean, Mechanical or Marine)
  • Relevant experience in offshore structural engineering
  • Experience with application of FEA tools for structural assessments
  • Project management experience
  • Supervision of more junior engineers

Additional skills required:

Self-motivating, reliable, consistent and mature approach to work

  • Able to work independently and in teams Self-motivated with a drive for results, improvement and innovation
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), French is an asset


We offer candidates with a portfolio of training and development schemes designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits

A package will be defined upon your profile and experience.