Principal Structural Engineer (Hull | FPSO)

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October 9, 2020
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Responsible for preparing the Structural Design philosophy, design basis and functional specification for design, engineering and construction of large FPSO in accordance with vessel standards for the offshore installation and operational life of the FPSO.
  • Responsible for leading a team of Leads and Senior Engineers to have Concept and Basic Structural Engineering activities executed for designing large FPSO (Newbuild & Conversion)
  • Responsible for managing engineering subcontractors during the execution phase of Basic and Detailed Engineering scopes
  • Interfacing with other disciplines for designing the FPSO which maintains structural compliance and integral structure
  • Manage key packages/subcontracting activities including development of SoW, assistance in evaluation and suggesting the best Subcontractor for the specific work pack
  • Oversee the design of hull structures including the interfacing with sophisticated and complex topside structures for floating facilities in excess of 15,000mt
  • Oversee the design of Global and Local Hull Structural Design including Riser, Mooring, Offloading, Topside Module Stools and LQ arrangements for major Floating Facilities
  • Direct and mentor structural teams both internal and 3rd party under direct control


  • Minimum Bachelor Degree in Civil or Structural Engineering or Naval Architecture
  • More than 15 years of experience in structural engineering design, construction and integration for offshore floating facilities
  • More than 8 years of experience in the design of hull structures for large FPSOs with the capacity to carry topsides exceeding 25,000 tonnes
  • More than 5 years of experience in designing Key FPSO structures like Riser and Mooring Porches/Balconies for floating facilities
  • Knowledge of detailed structural design of hull and applicability of internaitonal codes and standards, classification and key client requirements
  • Experience in managing engineering companies, interfacing with fabrication yeards and multidiscipline teams in the structural design of the FPSO hull
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