Job Description Summary
The purpose of the job is the development and management of all engineering activities related to design of Offshore Wind Turbine Towers and manage the tool chain and methodologies used on tower structural designs.
With his structural engineering background, the SFE is capable to use GE Tower and Foundation design methods to further develop them and improve existing toolchain proposing validation plans and creating the right certification documentation, discussing with the certification body to achieve such certification.
SFE is also the interface with our external partners (like developers, customers, substructures contractors, certification body) and other internal engineering processes (like site specific load assessment, full structural integrity verification and environmental boundaries wind, sea, soil), manufacturing and installation
At GE Offshore Wind, we are passionate about creating an inclusive work environment. By valuing the ideas and contributions of a diverse workforce, we help inspire others to grow, succeed, and raise the bar for everyone.
We encourage great talent to join us at GE, in the Offshore Wind business, where we drive innovation with highly technological products that provide cleaner energy!
Roles and Responsibilities
Develop and control GE toolchain and methodologies used for Offshore tower structural designs
Elaborate tower and foundation conceptual and detail design proposals
Leading development of Tower & Foundation new components
Interface with external partners involved during all project / program phases in offshore wind farm projects : customers, certification bodies, foundations designers and subcontractors.
Internal execution of the engineering tasks required for site suitability and supporting GE proposal (load site specific assessment, site specific offshore foundation, all related to site specific data like wind, wave and meteocean)
Planning and monitoring of GE activities on the above for on time delivery of GE scope of work.
Engineering degree / university Degree : Offshore, Civil, Structural, Mechanical Engineering. Project Management.
Relevant experience in product development and engineering, at least 3 years.
Experience in structural design, loads, component development, test and validation, transport and installation.
Experience in project management.
Knowledge in large structures dynamics, fatigue and extreme load cases.
General knowledge of manufacturing and construction processes.
Fluent in English.
High level of team working, communication skills and project management.
Fully able to work in a dynamic international working environment
High level of commitment
Finite Element experience
Coding skills is a plus
Ability for efficient reporting. Results oriented : according to quality, cost and delivery targets
Courage and decisiveness. Availability to take decisions in technical complex issues or situations
Excellent in project documentation, report writing, project monitoring and reporting in view of contractual requirements
High capacity of analysis of complex problems and capability of managing uncertainties.