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Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind - Naval Architecture Summer Placement (2019)

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.

Atkins Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind business has helped to successfully deliver some of the largest offshore structures and have been at the forefront of some of the industry’s most pioneering innovations.  The Naval Architecture team typically work on tasks throughout the product lifecycle covering aspects including, concept design, detail design, fabrication support, in-operation integrity management and decommissioning.  Some of our typical clients include; BP, Shell, Repsol, Statoil and E.ON.

What you’ll be doing
With the support of the London team you could find yourself doing some of the following tasks:
Design and analysis of floating and fixed offshore structures including- FPSO/FLNG vessels, semi-submersibles, floating offshore wind turbines, fixed offshore wind turbines.
Analysis of vessels and offshore structures using techniques including - hydrodynamic analysis, mooring analysis, stability analysis, structural assessments.
Learning to use tools such as Ansys AQWA, DNV SESAM, Simulia Abaqus, MathCAD, and Python .
Delivering projects such as those recently undertaken; Kincardine and Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind farms, Shell Prelude FLNG assessment, Premier Oil Solan subsea oil storage tank.

As part of the Naval Architecture team you will interact with a team with recent experience of initial professional development with the Royal Institution of Naval Architects. 

You could also…
In addition to some of the responsibilities you can see above - As a Summer and Industrial Year Placement engineer, you could also be involved in;
Supporting on some major projects across various areas of Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind.
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 and decommissioning of 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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