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Naval Architect / Structural Engineer (M/F/D)

Hamburg, Germany

Are you motivated by creating value, and would you like to be a part of a unique and ambitious leading global independent energy and marine consultancy? 

ABL Group, headquartered in London, is a leading independent global energy and marine consultancy working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition.

ABL Germany (Hamburg) is looking for a Naval Architect / Structural Engineer with 1-3 years of marine Transportation & Installation (T&I) experience to join their growing team of experts in Hamburg, Germany, and to cross-functionally collaborate with other ABL group offices worldwide.

The role

As Naval Architect / Structural Engineer, you will undertake a varied range of Consultancy Projects, mainly as Owner’s Engineer (OE) or Marine Warranty Survey (MWS), covering loadoutT&I of fixed platforms, floating units, wind turbines, subsea structures, foundations, other project cargoes as well as general marine and offshore operations: heavy lift, towing, mooring, sea fastening, anchor handling, dynamic positioning, jack-up, and vessel inspection.

Role responsibilities will include:

  • Project management, communication with clients; reporting, and management of deliverables.
  • Assisting the senior project team with document review (reports, procedures, and analysis related to vessel survey, loadout, sea transportation, and offshore installation) including independent spreadsheets and hand calculations.
  • Be part of project teams providing consultancy services which may consist of in participating to carry out engineering calculations, operational planning, risk analyses, feasibility studies, concept developments, roadmap assessments using the internal guideline, ABL group database of experience, and engineering knowledge.
  • Work independently or as part of the project team, ensure that the projects are delivered in accordance with the client contract requirements and timely invoicing.
  • Conduct attendances worldwide for project meetings and marine operations (onshore/offshore).
  • Collaborate with other disciplines and members of the ABL Group regarding operational and specialist matters.
  • Develop new business initiatives and take part in the preparation of technical and commercial proposals in conjunction with the project team.

The role is based in Hamburg, Germany, and the incumbent has the right to work and reside in Germany. Flexibility to working hours and willingness to travel locally and globally at short notice for periods of time will be required.

Qualifications and experience required

We imagine you are keen to learn and develop both technically as well as from a desktop point of view (organizational, financial, commercial, and HSEQ). You have a hands-on approach and entrepreneurial mindset and are driven by taking on new responsibilities and building experience in the Marine Transport & Installation world. In addition, you will:

  • Be degree qualified in Naval Architecture, Structural, Civil or Mechanical Engineering.
  • Have 1-3 years of relevant experience with a proven engineering track record for Marine T&I (experience onshore/offshore during operations is an advantage).
  • Possess up-to-date awareness and basic knowledge of Loadout, T&I methods, Codes of Practice, Rules, and Guidelines.
  • Be an enthusiastic team player with a “can-do” approach willing to take part in the growth of the company.
  • Be able to effectively cope with the workload through planning, and prioritizing.
  • Have excellent communication skills, being able to develop relationships with project teams, and existing and potential clients.
  • Fluent in English. German language skills are desired.

Why work for us

This is a great opportunity for someone looking to learn the technical and commercial aspects of a consultancy business; including office work, site mission, and learning curves with dedicated training sessions, whilst working alongside a professional and dedicated team of experts.

Contact and application

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Emek Takmaz at emek.takmaz@abl-group.com.

Join us – make a difference and apply via the form below. Remember to attach your application and CV.

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    Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we will only respond to those selected for interview.

    Who we are

    ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime and oil and gas sectors, offering our clients the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine, engineering and adjusting disciplines from more than 300 locations worldwide.

    Headquartered in London, the ABL Group has offices in all major marine and offshore energy hubs worldwide. We have 63 offices in 39 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

    The ABL Group is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Børs (Aqua).

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