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Offshore Wind Research & Development Engineer (R&D Eng)

Houston, TX 77024

Posted: 01/26/2023 Industry: Engineering Job Number: LB140896106 Pay Rate: 82500

Job Description

Offshore Wind Research & Development Engineer
Zip Code: Houston, TX  77024 | LocationWest Houston
Employment TypeDirect Hire | Workplace Type: On-site
Schedule: Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm | Salary: $75,000 to $90,000 a year
Marine specialty firm with international operations has a need for a degreed Offshore Wind & Development Engineer to join a rapidly expanding team based in the West Houston area.
Wind Research & Development Engineer’s Responsibilities
  • Develop physics-based models from engineering principles for the placement of rock on the seabed around offshore wind structures and trenches. Model will include fallpipe, dispersion and Subsea Interaction. Utilizing Masters students &educational institutions in order to assist with the development of the models
  • Work with a multi-discipline team to develop and build a production estimating methodology based on the engineering models and vessel operations
  • Work to build a production estimating software for the offshore vessel to assist in operational challenges, production estimating, and project procurement
  • Assist in the developing production reporting formats, production standards and protocols supporting implementation with documentation and manuals
Wind Research & Development Engineer’s Qualifications
  • Masters of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Coast/Ocean Engineering or Marine Engineering
  • 3+ years of current experience in a similar role, internship or thesis
  • Experience in design/analysis and engineering of complex marine or mechanical systems
  • Experience in European Offshore Wind Engineering is a definite plus
  • Must have current authorization to be employed in the US without employer sponsorship
  • Must have received COVID vaccine or provide eligibility for exemption upon starting employment
Company Culture & Perks
  • DIRECT HIRE position offering comprehensive benefits package including 401k with 100% company matching; annual profit sharing; medical, dental, vision, prescription, life and disability insurance plans
  • West Houston location close to restaurants and shopping with easy access on/off freeways
  • Employer with international ties aligned with well-known environmental and safety protocols that are well regarded in the marine industry
  • Dynamic work culture with strong beliefs in promoting within and recognition of hard work
  • In-House and On-the-Job training and mentoring provided
Salary: $75,000 to $90,000 a year
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Meet Your Recruiter

Laura Bowen, CTS, CSC

Laura has over twenty-five years of experience in the staffing and recruiting industry. An integral part of creating and developing ExecuTeam’s Healthcare division, Team1Medical, Laura became President of both ExecuTeam and Team1Medical in 2013. Her collaborative approach creates long lasting professional relationships while providing the highest level of service to her team, clients and candidates. With a bachelor’s degree from the University of Houston, Laura remains active with alumni functions. Laura has served ten consecutive years on the executive board of HAAPC – Houston Area Association of Personnel Consultants including two years as President. Since earning her CTS accreditation in 1996, she continues to attend several national staffing conferences to stay current on policies and industry changes. As of December 2020, Laura also earned her CSC accreditation. Laura has been an integral part in growing and developing ExecuTeam & Team1Medical Staffing into the award-winning company of today.

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