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Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind - Mechanical Engineering Summer and Industrial Year Placements (2019)

We’re looking for the next generation of Mechanical Engineers to work within the oil and gas division, our operations focus on fixed and floating offshore structures, terminals, refineries, petrochemical plants and subsea pipelines.

Having worked on thousands of oil and gas installations around the world, you’ll join a team of over 20,000 experts located in North America, Australia, the Middle East, Europe and the UK. We work across the life cycle of the oil and gas industry, finding innovative solutions to complex challenges through the increased use of digital and immersive technologies, and have worked on over 700 projects in the last five years all around the world. We have provided unrivalled technical expertise and support to the oil and gas industry for more than four decades. Our highly skilled teams are leading technical developments across the globe and, with our input, problems are solved and critical decisions are made with confidence.  

What you’ll be doing
We have opportunities for Summer and Industrial Year Placements within the Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind division in the UK.  As a Mechanical Engineer, you could be working in one of the following teams, here’s a little about what they do;

Aberdeen –  You’ll be focused on projects primarily in the Oil and Gas market, as a Summer and Industrial Year Placements mechanical engineer you could be involved in; working with North Sea operators in supporting them in their brownfield modification projects and/or operational support work in their daily production.  This is a dynamic environment ensuring that code requirements, production efficiency and safe operations are maintained using innovative approaches to assets which, in some cases are 40 years old, operating efficiently and safely pushing your knowledge and capability to the full extent.

Epsom –You will find yourself working on projects in a wide array of industries, with a focus on Oil and Gas and Offshore Wind markets. Some of our recent projects include Prelude FLNG and Kincardine Offshore Wind Farm.  We also provide analysis to support large infrastructure projects; notable examples include the Thames Tideway storm tunnel system and the Doha Metro rapid transit system in Qatar. We’re looking for candidates who have a strong aptitude and interest for fluid mechanics and heat transfer.

London - Based in our London office as a Summer and Industrial Year Placement Mechanical engineer, you will find yourself working on projects in the Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind markets carrying out assessments of existing structures, including modifications and repairs, as well as design and assessment for new build projects. Some of our recent projects include Repsol UK Structural Integrity Management (SIM), Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm and the Yme Field Redevelopment. There may also be the opportunity for occasional site based work on offshore Oil & Gas platforms in the North Sea, if this is something that excites you.  We’re looking for candidates who have a keen interest in offshore structures and a desire to work with software tools such as Mathcad, Python, Excel and various Finite Element packages.

Glasgow – Based in our Glasgow or Bellshill office you’ll find yourself working primarily on projects in the Offshore Engineering and Power Generation markets. Some of our current projects include Asset Integrity work for BP and Repsol in the North Sea, Structural Design for the Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm and Mechanical Integrity assessments for Power Stations in the UK and overseas.  We’re looking for candidates who have a keen interest in assessing integrity of aging plant, performing structural & mechanical design and analysis.

You could also…
In addition to some of the responsibilities you can see above for specific locations - As a Summer and Industrial Placement engineer, you could also be involved in;
Supporting on some major projects across various areas of Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind, wave and tidal energy
Reviewing and developing designs to improve plants, equipment, structures and Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind related systems
Carrying out surveys and site inspections, building strong client relationships
Using a variety of engineering software packages, as well as 2D and 3D modelling for new designs and modifications
Producing safety cases, reports and documentation to support the planning, design, operation, maintenance Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind facilities
Carrying out design and assessment for new build projects as well as additions, modifications and repairs to existing assets.

Who we’re looking for 
You’ll have ambition, vision, enthusiasm and the drive to keep on developing your technical skills.  With a passion for working in a consultancy environment, you’ll want to work with customers and with teams who deliver to their customers and you’ll be adaptable and happy to cope with uncertainty.  Communication and team-working will be your key skills as well as having the ability to apply your technical knowledge to analyse problems and create innovative solutions.

How to apply
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This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview. 

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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