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Metocean and Coastal Engineer / Scientist

Europe & Africa

Longitude Engineering, headquartered in London and Singapore, is a specialist engineering, design and analysis consultancy, specialising in marine operations engineering, vessel design, and marine asset design, conversion and upgrade. Set up in 2006, Longitude works in renewables, maritime, defence, oil & gas, infrastructure.

Part of ABL Group – the energy and marine consultants – Longitude also includes OSD-IMT – leaders in vessel and newbuild design.

We seek to transition and navigate our clients towards a more sustainable future. We empower our people – we celebrate the diverse and inclusive work culture. We cherish the differences, and we value the power of different backgrounds, experiences, and talent because it makes us stronger. Together we will make the world a better place. Would you like to play your part?

Longitude Engineering is seeking a motivated Metocean / Coastal Engineer and/or Scientist to join our Metocean and Coastal Engineering team in Genoa (Italy). The candidate will support our team to meet the growing demands from our clients for support on oil & gas and renewable energy projects. As a result, we are looking to grow our Metocean team and looking for people with the drive and enthusiasm to embrace the challenge.

The successful applicant will expect to:

  • work alongside a dynamic team of engineers,
  • contribute to and gain experience across a wide range of metocean engineering and renewable related projects,
  • support the offshore installation and design team with Metocean criteria interpretation/definition,
  • support in the continuous improvement and optimization of our internal procedures and in-house tools,
  • work on international projects in close collaboration with our UK and Singapore offices.

Specific requirements:

  • A Master Degree (MSc or equivalent) in civil/environmental engineering or physics/environmental science or other relevant degree with background on hydraulic/coastal engineering.
  • Demonstrated skills and/or interest in either metocean process analysis and modelling (wave and/or hydrodynamic) attained through work experience or education will be an advantage.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desirable software/OS

  • Windows/Linux,
  • SWAN (or similar),
  • Delft3D (or similar),
  • Python,
  • Fortran,
  • QGIS,
  • MS Office.

Behavioral skills, knowledge, abilities, personal attributes, competencies, and behavioral traits

  • Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team including engineers, contract managers or QHSE personnel.
  • Ability to work under own initiative with a minimum level of supervision and be a self-starter.
  • Attention to detail and high level of numerical accuracy and the ability to priorities work.
  • Ability to work in a structured and organized way.
  • High level of proficiency in English language

Contact and Application:

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Jake Anderson at telephone number (+44) 07739 819131.

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Sector(s) of interest



Oil & Gas