Principal Engineer - Structural analysis & calculations

Aibel is a leading service company within the upstream oil & gas and offshore wind industries. We provide our clients with optimal and innovative solutions within engineering, construction, modifications and maintenance throughout the entire life cycle. Aibel's skilled employees are located close to our customers at the company's eight offices in Norway and South East Asia. In addition, we operate two modern yards in Haugesund (Norway) and Laem Chabang (Thailand) with complete prefabrication and construction capabilities.


At our office in Stavanger, we are approximately 300 project engineers with high technical competence. As a Principal Engineer in Aibel, you will work professional independently within a multidiscipline environment. You will take part in small and large maintenance- and modification projects, or studies. You will work closely together with colleagues from your own discipline and other disciplines, and follow up vendors and deliver good solutions for our customers.
We are searching for responsible, visionary, open and flexible Principal Engineer who wants to contribute to Aibel's future. Join an informally and friendly work environment with busy days, and where contribution and delivery are expected.           

Your responsibilities:

  • Structural analysis, calculations and design reports of main, secondary and outfitting structures  
  • Execute structural concept studies/ FEED studies
  • Checking of other engineers analysis, calculations reports
  • Interaction with other disciplines   

Education and work experience:            

  • Master degree in structural engineering 
  • Minimum 10 years relevant experience in structural discipline. Participation in EPCIC projects in Norway is required  
  • Understanding both design and strength analysis of main structures (e.g. offshore modules) and secondary outfitting structures (e.g. deck structures, monorails, pad eyes, walkways, pipe supports, access platforms etc.) 
  • Participation in FEED studies and EPCIC projects
  • Experienced with:  
    Analysis software StaadPro, Sesam, Abaqus, MathCAD  
    Norsok-standards, NS-standards, Eurocodes and DNV-regulations  
    MS Office standard software   
  • Practical understanding and experience from collaboration with the prefabricated workshop is an advantage                

What we are looking for:                              

  • Have good communication skills in Norwegian and English, both orally and in writing
  • Have a cooperative working attitude  
  • Be systematic and accurate 
  • Have a high loyalty to deadline and quality requirements
  • Have the ability to see multiple design – cases (solution oriented) 
  • Contribute to on the job training for oneself and others. Seek relevant information from others in order to complete own tasks
  • Basic Safety Training Course (preferable)  

What we offer:

We can offer you interesting assignments in an informal, dynamic and friendly working environment with good possibilities for professional and personal development. We offer a wide range of social events and competitive benefits.

The applications will be consider continuously


Ivar Nygård
Telefonnummer: +47 852 72 019