Structural Engineer - Atlantic Shores
Shell TechWorks, Boston
5d ago

Job Description : Where you fit in

Where you fit in

Shell is a willing and able player in the energy transition with the ultimate objective of maintaining a sustainable business model.

As a part of this, we are growing our Renewables and Energy Solutions and Offshore Wind portfolio by developing new sites and through buying into projects started by others.

The offshore wind market is growing in size and competitiveness. The offshore wind team is growing in size to enable Shell to successfully participate in these opportunities.

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind is a 50 : 50 partnership between Shell New Energies US LLC and EDF Renewables North America.

The joint-venture (JV) company was formed in December 2018 to co-develop a 183,353-acre lease area on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf.

The lease area (OCS-A-0499) is located within the New Jersey Wind Energy Area.

More information on Atlantic Shores : Website, Press Release

The Structural engineer will work on the Wind Turbine Generator and Offshore Substation foundation packages. Day to day the structural engineer will work under the projects Foundation Manager.

The Structural engineer will report to the Team Lead WTG and Structural Engineering in the Shell global wind team.

Responsibilities :

Foundations Engineering

Provide design guidance and technical verification of the Wind Turbine Generator foundations and Offshore Substation. Includes guidance inputs for the design, fabrication, transportation, and installation phases of the structures

Support commercial and technical work with external foundations and Offshore Substation vendors

Generate and maintain technical design basis for Wind Turbine Generator foundations and Offshore Substation

Participate in technical investigations, incident investigations / Causal Reasoning workshops as required / appointed

Identify activities required within engineering scopes to advance foundation definition to meet internal milestones

Execute project archiving and handover to the next project phase / Operations

Ensure design and execution meets all Joint Venture HSE requirements

Interface Activities

Provide support for interface with regulatory agencies and Certified Verification Agent. Prepare required documents for submittal and approval

Interface with other Atlantic Shores technical, development, and commercial teams to ensure communication of required inputs and outputs

Support interactions with external stakeholders as requested

Assist in HSE and Quality evaluations of potential fabricators, vendors, vessels and ports

Attend and possibly present at industry conferences

Management Activities

Support Foundations Manager to address ad-hoc requests from Atlantic Shores Technical or other Directors

Contribute in preparing schedules and cost estimates for Wind Turbine Generator foundations and Offshore Substation.

Support preparation of weekly and monthly status, progress, and forecast updates as part of standard Project Key Performance Indicator functions

Ensure that all changes comply with the Management of Change process

Identify areas where expert knowledge and peer reviews are necessary and coordinate the sharing of specific and succinct information relevant to the area of review

Ensure compliance with internal quality standards for project execution.

What we need from you

Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.

Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Civil Engineering, Naval Architecture or similar is a must.

Minimum of or more years related industry / supervisory work is required.

Broad knowledge of the abilities of US and European contractors in offshore wind

Experience in offshore wind project front end design and / or execution preferred

Experience in Offshore Structural design

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities :

High energy, self-motivated, collaborative individual

Ability to work in a multi-cultural context

A high degree of organizational skills as well as skills in written and oral communications

Ability to think critically and support decision quality in Assess and Concept Select phases

Travel requirements

Ability to travel every other month to a separate Atlantic Shores (Brooklyn) or parent office for 3-5 days at a time (Upon lift of COVID-related travel restrictions ).

Travel to fabrication sites, installation vessels and vendor offices.

Working Conditions :

85% of time is spent in the office environment, utilizing, phones, and general office equipment. Approximately 15% of the time is spent in offsite workshops or visiting other Atlantic Shores or parent offices, in offsite training, or visiting contractors or the project site.

Personal protective equipment required. Possible requirement for offshore survival training and other safety training.

Company description

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries.

We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible.

We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors.

We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these.

They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business.

Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners.

A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today : bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress together, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we’re nurturing an inclusive environment one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills and reach your potential

We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles.

Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

We’re closing the gender gap whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

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