Senior ANSYS FEA Structural Engineer – Offshore Wind.

Structural Engineer

Ref: 125Wednesday 3 July 2024

Senior ANSYS FEA Structural Engineer – Offshore Wind.   UK/ EU

Finite Element Analysis Engineer - ANSYS

Our client is currently seeking talented FEA Structural Engineer to join their team and support them with a new Offshore Wind project. This is a Senior / Lead / Principal role - To Review, comment and approve Structural drawings for steel structures based upon Engineering Design.


Leading Renewable Engineering Company, dedicated to pushing the boundaries of green energy. As specialist engineers catering to offshore wind, tidal, wave, and marine energy sectors, they are at the forefront of renewable innovations. Their rapid growth and commitment to sustainable solutions not only make them an exhilarating company to be part of but also offer incredible opportunities for both technical and personal advancement.


  • Perform Structural Analysis tasks in Finite Element Analysis using ANSYS.
  • Performing detailed stress analysis of offshore structures using the Finite Element Technique.
  • Structural Analysis tasks by means of modeling in company standard structural analysis software (SACS, STAAD, and GT-STRUDL).
  • Detailed design calculations in accordance with latest Industry Codes and Standards including statutory rules and regulations (DNV GL, API, AISC, EC).
  • Prepare high-quality Design Reports and to maintain records in accordance with Department Operating Procedures


  • Degree in Mechanical / Civil/ Structural/ Design Engineering or similar.
  • Experience of delivering high-quality Structural Engineering using Finite Element Analysis.
  • Highly Skilled in using ANSYS or SACS for FEA.
  • Ability to apply engineering principles to solve challenging problems and to work effectively within a small team.
  • Background in the design of structures for oil & gas, offshore wind. Or Aerospace.


  • Offshore Wind Foundation design practices and developments
  • Knowledge of any of the following: Primary Steel, Secondary Steel, Fabrication or T&I for Offshore Structures eg review Sea Fastening/ grillage designs of all components during transportation, crane lift & rigging plans  
  • Offshore wind regulations, codes of practice, and design standards
  • Ideally Chartered Engineer or progressing towards charted status.
  • Experience in programming using Python is an advantage.

Role type: Permanent (flexibility).  Location: UK or EU

Hybrid working (3/4 days a week in office, 1/2 at home), 40 hours per week

Client can offer various locations across the UK & Europe with hybrid/ work-from-home options also available. Client truly believes in the continual growth of their employees. Alongside a competitive package, you will gain continual training and development and potential for partnership.

Excellent opportunity to be a part of a groundbreaking team leading the renewable revolution!  Apply now!


For this role you must have engineering experience in FEA.  

Call us or email Clarehill Associates

+44 (0)117 907 4736


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