Engineer (Civil/Mechanical/Offshore)

Engineering Department Stokesley, Middlesbrough


Your responsibilities

As an Engineer your primary responsibilities are to conduct studies and make technical calculations in consultation with and subject to the approval of the Senior Engineers, taking into account the client's wishes and in line with current 'Internal Engineering Instructions' and statutory norms and standards. Duties to include:

  • Contribute to finding efficient and effective methods for transport and installation of the foundation and wind turbine components
  • Being able to come up with concept designs of tools and equipment for transport and installation of the components
  • Design of Seafastenings for the transportation of deck components to current design codes
  • Developing operational plans with respect to vessel arrangements, lifting plans, vessel positioning, etc
  • Contributing to standardisation and optimisation of work processes

Job requirements

The Engineer will be pro-active, decisive and result driven person who can manage challenging projects in a structured way. A creative thinker with strong communication skills to effectively work in a team on multiple projects, together with:


  • A Civil / Mechanical / Offshore engineering degree, or equivalent
  • Willingness to occasionally travel (inter)nationally to project locations
  • Proven experience within a structural design environment providing:
    • Detailed design and engineering of structures 
    • Solutions to project deliverables.
    • Able to produce structural calculations by hand and computer to current design codes.
    • Able to offer technical support and advice during the project execution phase. 
    • Knowledge of 3D / FEA software, i.e. Inventor and Ansys.


  • Post-Graduate employment as an engineer for offshore structures or civil technical projects, preferably in the offshore or offshore wind sector 

We offer

Working in an international, high demanding and dynamic organisation, with the possibility to truly have impact on our business, people and environment. At Van Oord Offshore Wind UK, we offer a competitive employment benefits package.

About Van Oord

Van Oord is a leading global contractor in dredging, hydraulic engineering and offshore projects (oil, gas and wind). We are an innovative partner for our clients and have been contributing to the infrastructure of tomorrow's world for over a hundred years. Our people are committed, enterprising professionals with a passion for water and technology. 

Working at Van Oord Offshore Wind UK (MPI Offshore) you will predominantly work with our offshore wind installation vessels MPI Resolution and MPI Adventure. MPI Offshore aim to work closely with our clients, working safely and with respect for one another and the environment. Working together proactively on safety is a natural part of that.

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