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Dovre Group is pleased to offer the following key contract positions: Structural engineer for follow-up of oil and gas topside modification project

Work Location: Bergen - Sandsli 

Startup: 17.06.2019 - 05.06.2020

Option Period: 5x6 months 

Please be aware that the closing date is our closing date for submitting the bid to the customer. Your application must be sent to us in due time


Responsible for following up studies within structural discipline, maturing structural deliverables as required for project phase and ensuring compliance to relevant standards and technical requirements within the discipline.

  • Follow-up Contractor to ensure sound structural integrity, secure technical integrity and barriers in design and execution, and identify and address risks/concerns
  • Follow-up marine system topics (stability, mooring, hydrodynamics) -
  • Within discipline, drive engineering efficiency, secure safety in design, design-to-cost and constructability. 
  • Perform risk-based follow-up of Contractor(s) to ensure deliveries in line with scope of work, budget and schedule.
  • • Establish plans for risk-based follow-up of Contractor(s)
  • • Provide Contractor(s) with input, clarifications and maintain contact as necessary.
  • • Follow-up Contractor(s’) internal multidiscipline interface co-ordination.
  • • Take early corrective actions as necessary. 
  • Contribute to internal project evaluations and documentation, and secure lifecycle information. 
  • Manage change proposals and deviation requests according to Company management system. 
  • Give input to plan for verification of design solutions and fabrication 
  • Provide discipline input to procurement activities for ongoing and future project phases 
  • Ensure necessary dialogue with interfacing disciplines and contribute to resolving interface issues in a timely manner. 
  • Ensure necessary contact with contractor discipline responsible, Company discipline network and advisor, operations and other stakeholders.
  • Obtain relevant design and operation experience from similar projects and installations in production.



  • Shall have MSc/BSc with relevant engineering subjects e.g. civil engineering, marine technology 
  • Should have minimum 10 years of relevant work experience Other competencies or specific expertise necessary for the position are: 
  • Good structural analysis and design knowledge 
  • Familiar with recognized structural analysis software tools 
  • Familiar with relevant Company and NORSOK requirements, and other internationally recognized standards 
  • Good multidiscipline and interface understanding of an offshore oil and gas topside. 
  • Experience of structural discipline in brownfield projects 
  • Experience of FEED and detail engineering phase of projects 
  • Experience with following-up stability, hydrodynamics and marine systems of semi-submersibles

Personal qualities:

  • Strong HSE and security mindset, in personal behavior and in consideration of engineering solutions (safety in design) 
  • Commercial mindset 
  • A strong team player

Other requirements: 

  • Valid offshore safety training and health certificate required 
  • Local candidates preferred. 
  • Start up early August also acceptable.


Dovre Group is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from anyone meeting the requirements for this position.

Reference number

20 539


For more information about the position above or working for Dovre Group, please contact:
Cato Helle

Closing date

2019-04-29 12:00:00
Hordaland, Norway