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Vacature Structural Engineer


Functieomschrijving Structural Engineer

  • Receiving information regarding current and new projects from the Lead Maintenance and/or Maintenance and Integrity Manager.
  • Developing and elaborating ideas regarding the approach and execution in design and outsourcing engineering works in consultation with supervisor and/or client
  • Drawing up schedules and budgeting.
  • Studying and discussing the programme of requirements and third-party specifications, based on structural requirements and legislation and regulation.
  • Making calculations and analyses (including on strength), or having them made, regarding platforms, foundations, bearing capacity, etc.; specifying the requirements.
  • Supervising outsourced (engineering) work, identifying deviations and anomalies and finding solutions.
  • Evaluating drawings, specifications, calculations and procedures related to docks for the purposes of load-out and sea fastening for transportations. Advising on improvements thereto.
  • Ensuring the flow of information to the installation contractor; supplying and explaining the data.
  • Evaluating the installation contractor’s drawings, specifications, calculations and procedures to ensure they meet the requirements set and safety needs
  • Explaining drawings, specifications, calculations and procedures to the warranty surveyor; answering queries. Ensuring the warranty surveyor can approve installation works
  • Maintaining oversight of the offshore installation works at platforms/constructions. Flagging up any discrepancies/anomalies; finding a solution
  • Ensuring the certification by government bodies of platforms or constructions installed
  • Evaluating the proposed changes in construction terms; indicating any amendments that are needed
  • Advising the supervisor and the user organisation regarding new developments (and how to apply such)
  • Following developments in the area of offshore platforms and constructions
  • Analysing inspection reports, determining required actions and ensuring prompt follow-up
  • Ensuring the recertification of existing platforms and constructions
  • Evaluating the necessary modifications to platforms and constructions and giving notice of such; ensuring a structural solution. Evaluating the result of adaptations carried out, to ensure that they meet the aims set
  • Analysing the process-technical prerequisites of new projects
  • Evaluating the conceptual design for feasibility and achievability and its degree of satisfaction of legislation and regulations


  • Relevant BSc degree (mechanical and/or civil engineering)
  • Typically a minimum of 5 year experience from a relevant field/ disciplines
  • Requires deep knowledge of the specialist area, the E&P business and Oil & Gas industry.


Xelvin Oil & Gas is de specialisatie binnen Xelvin met focus op detachering van technici binnen de Europese upstream, de Exploration & Production industrie. Wij richten ons daarmee op de voorkant van de olie en gas industrie, specifiek op on- en offshore activiteiten.
Vanuit ons kantoor op de luchthaven van Den Helder werven wij onze professionals en detacheren hen bij zowel nationale als internationale opdrachtgevers. Door ons sterke netwerk kunnen wij onze klant altijd voorzien van ervaren upstream professionals.
Onze opdrachtgever betreft een oliemaatschappij met E&P activiteiten op de Noordzee.



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