Engineering and construction

Metocean and Load Engineer

Imagine a future where you play a key role in the green energy transformation by contributing to the development and design of our US offshore wind farm structures

Join us in this role where you’ll be given a unique opportunity to follow our US projects from early development to detailed design, including follow-up during installation. You’ll be responsible for providing reliable wind and marine conditions as well as loads for the design of structures in our US offshore wind farms.

Welcome to Metocean & Loads
You’ll be part of our Metocean & Loads department which consists of skilled and dedicated metocean and load experts. Together with your colleagues, you’ll provide technical guidance and make decisions for our US offshore asset projects, including proactively ensuring reliable and high-quality input for the design of the wind farm structures.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • providing technical support and guidance to our specialists who assess metocean site conditions and execute load calculations for the design of offshore support structures for US projects
  • performing, documenting, and reviewing metocean assessments based on hindcast data from subcontractors as well as structural design load calculations using our in-house hydro-aero-servo-elastic tools
  • being one of our licensed US Professional Engineers responsible for the stamped metocean and load deliverables submitted to BOEM
  • following up on assessments and calculations, facilitating review meetings, attending weekly project meetings and technical discussions, and performing QA of deliverables
  • identifying risks related to site conditions, loads, and load effects throughout the US project lifecycles and notifying the relevant stakeholders
  • replying to technical queries from the team, which is based in Europe, in relation to applicable US regulatory requirements, design standards, site characterisations, and general engineering practices.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • have technical experience in metocean assessment or dynamic load calculations 
  • are eligible to be a licensed Professional Engineer (PE) within two years
  • master’s degree in civil/structural engineering, mechanical engineering, or similar is preferable 
  • are self-motivated, take responsibility, and have a pragmatic approach to your work
  • thrive in an international and diverse work environment.

Join a world leader in green energy
Ørsted is a global leader in offshore wind energy and ranked the world’s most sustainable energy company. To be a frontrunner, we invest significantly in employee development, and from the moment you join us, we’ll support your personal and professional growth. Here, you’ll get the opportunities that will unleash your full potential, and you’ll experience a collaborative, diverse, and dynamic work environment.

Shape the future with us

Send your application to us no later than July 26, 2021. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis.

Please don’t hesitate to contact Talent Acquisition Operations US, Recruiting Specialist, on or Laura Hulliger, Lead Engineer, on +18573609374 if you’d like to know more about the position.

Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages.

Vi arbejder efter fem styrende principper:
  • Integritet
    Vi er åbne og troværdige og har en høj etik
  • Passion
    Vi brænder for vores arbejde og er stolte af det, vi opnår
  • Team
    Vi viser hinanden tillid og respekt, arbejder uformelt sammen og sætter pris på mangfoldighed
  • Resultater
    Vi sætter overliggeren højt, tager ansvar og får de rigtige ting gennemført
  • Sikkerhed
    Vi går aldrig på kompromis med vores sundhed og sikkerhed

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