Senior / Principal Engineers

Sullom Voe Oil Terminal

NIRAS Fraenkel Ltd are looking to appoint Senior / Principal Engineers.


These positions are for engineers who have significant experience in the design of marine structures. In the position you shall take the lead technical or project management role on a number of marine projects including the design of quay structures, jetties, berthing dolphins, sheet piled walls, breakwaters and earthworks etc.
You shall be responsible for the supervision of a team of graduate engineers and technicians.

Key Responsibilities & Duties

  • Technical management and design of marine projects
  • Interaction with Client representatives
  • Design programme and budgetry control of resources within the project allowances
  • Supervision of graduate engineers and technicians
  • Appropriate use of software such as PLAXIS, Robot Structural Analysis, TEDDS etc


The successful candidates will be technically competent and will have good experience of the design and construction of port and harbour works. For a Senior Engineer appointment you will either be a Chartered Engineer or will be within a training regime approaching chartered status. For an appointment to the level of Principal Engineer you will be a Chartered Engineer and will be able to demonstrate significant post chartered experience in a responsible role.

You will have an excellent understanding of the principles of structural engineering appropriate to marine structures and a good or excellent level of understanding of the principles of soil mechanics as they relate to marine structures. You will be ambitious to progress your career in the design and management of a range of marine structures located both in the UK and overseas.

About NIRAS Fraenkel Ltd

NIRAS Fraenkel Ltd (formally Peter Fraenkel & Partners) is a British consulting engineering practice originally established in 1972. The firm provides consulting engineering and project management services in civil, structural and coastal engineering and undertakes offshore engineering consultancy for the oil and gas industry. NIRAS Fraenkel has particular expertise in devising economical design solutions for heavy civil and marine engineering projects.

NIRAS Fraenkel is now part of the NIRAS GROUP.

Jointly we have 100 dedicated marine engineering staff, making us one of the leading independent maritime groups in Europe.

NIRAS is one of the largest engineering consultancies in Denmark, with competences in a wide range of disciplines. Our 1400 employees deliver consultancy services in the following areas: building, public utilities, environment, climate and energy, infrastructure, planning and ecomomics. NIRAS has 14 offices in Denmark; daughter-companies in 10 countries; and departments in Poland, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, and the Ukraine.

Send application + CV to

Duncan MacKillopManaging DirectorE: Send E-mail
(preferably in one file)
Mark your application: "Senior or Principal Engineer"
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