Job Title : Practice Leader, Offshore Structural Engineering - Houston

Category : Oil and Gas
Global Engineering Projects
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Job Description :

The Role
The Company

Our Client is a rapidly developing company providing scientific, engineering, safety and risk management consulting services to clients across a wide range of industry sectors. We are seeking committed, high quality scientists and engineers to join our office in Houston and share in our success.

The Opportunity

Our Client has an opportunity for a senior individual to assume the role of Offshore Practice Leader within our structural engineering team. Much of the work performed by this team is in support of safety studies or engineering development and covers the full spectrum of project phases, from concept development to detailed design. The position is ideal for an individual who is experienced in all aspects of offshore engineering, including fixed and floating offshore structures, topsides and subsea structures.

The successful applicant will be involved in the structural integrity management (as well as new design) of jacket and topside structures and floating/subsea systems, under in-place and extreme loads. The role will involve business development, personnel management and development, together with leading and executing studies on behalf of Operators and EPC’s. Knowledge of fire and explosion assessment of topsides structures would also be attractive.

This is an opportunity for a dynamic and experienced individual to assume a senior management role with the objective of growing our structural practice in Houston.

Background / Experience

Preferred candidates will have an advanced-level degree from an accredited college or university in an engineering or science discipline, a background in offshore structures and a minimum of 15 years of applicable oil and gas industry experience. Our professionals are drawn from a variety of backgrounds, including consulting, design, operations, academia, research, vendors, and regulatory agencies. A key aspect of this role will be the development of strong client relationships that can be utilized to provide a continuous work stream for the structural team.

To be considered for this position, candidates must possess exceptional leadership, business development, and technical and writing skills, have a commitment to technical excellence and quality and be capable of leveraging their existing professional network to showcase the Client’s advanced engineering capability and ultimately deliver a continuous stream of challenging projects to the Firm.

This is a senior position within the Houston operations and we are seeking an individual who has the attributes necessary to grow and sustain our offshore structural engineering practice in Houston. These attributes include a demonstrated passion for the engineering consulting business, a commitment to lifelong learning and growth and the desire to build a long and rewarding career with the Firm.


Excellent compensation packages commensurate with experience. We provide comprehensive employee benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, and employer matched 401:* plan, bonus plan and profit-sharing. We are wholly owned by our employees and an opportunity to participate in the Company Stock Ownership program will be available for the right candidate. We also participate in E-Verify.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

Key Demographic Requirements - applicants must be:

United States National
About the Company
Global Engineering Projects is a completely reengineered recruitment company. We utilise the latest technology advancements which enables us to deliver solutions in a way not previously seen in the Engineering sector. Through technology we have reengineered our routes to candidates which has significantly changed the delivery to our clients and our candidate experience.

We have not only changed the way we engage candidates but the candidates that we engage. In an overcrowded recruitment marketplace we believe there is no point in offering our clients what they have already. To add real value to our clients we engage candidates that are exclusive.

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