Graduate Engineer

Full Time

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Who are we?

First Marine Solutions (FMS) are a service provider to the local and international renewables and oil & gas sectors specialising in the engineering, design, procurement, installation, and maintenance of mooring systems for floating platforms. FMS also specialise in the planning and undertaking of marine activities related to floating platforms such as towage, vessel loadouts, marine assurance, and assisting with location planning and consent.

The Role?

An entry position within FMS on a path to becoming a Naval Architect / Engineer / Senior Engineer. Through development opportunities provided, the successful candidate will become an integral part of FMS’ Engineering Team, planning and executing a variety of Engineering activities supporting our clients within the Renewables and Oil and Gas Industries.

What will you do?

This list does not represent an exhaustive list but indicates the main responsibilities the post holder will be required to undertake:

* Assist the Principal Engineer(s) and Engineering Manager to design Mooring Solutions and perform engineering analyses.

* Implement technical or non-technical research and development activities relating to floating wind and traditional energy projects in the UK and internationally.

* Assist with the preparation of client proposals and tendering processes including any business development activities are required.

* Assist to identify opportunities to develop the FMS business objectives.

* Liaise with internal and external parties to contribute to debates on relevant issues and promote institutional learning from them.

* Support the team to increase the company’s involvement with existing clients across all areas of the business.

* Support the Engineering Team to ensure the technical requirements of all activities are managed and delivered in accordance with business requirements.

* Maintain awareness of operational and commercial risk relating to the engineering function, ensuring any risks are raised in a timely manner.

* Maintain technical competence ensuring on going continuous personal development (CPD).

* Assist the Engineering Team to consult and negotiate with clients regarding work specifications.

* Attend FMS or clients’ sites on or offshore as and when required

* Assist with any other duties as and when required.

Your Qualifications & Experience


* Degree (2.1) in engineering or naval architecture.

* Ability to review designs/drawings and solutions based on engineering fundamentals.

* Effective/Competence MS office suit user.


* Previous experience in a similar role e.g. through summer work or interning.

* Previous experience operating hydrodynamic / structural analysis software such as Orcaflex, SolidWorks / Inventor.

* Chartered or working towards professional registration.

* Proficient in general engineering tools and software with some programming skills (e.g. Metlab, Simluik, MathCAD).

* Experience working within an office environment.

* Holds a full UK Driving License.

Who are you?

* A pro-active self-starter who can operate both individually and as a part of a team.

* Effective verbal and written communication skills.

* Detail orientated.

* Actively maintain own competence professional/personal development.

* Ability to think creatively and negotiate with individuals/groups internally and externally.

First Tech Group companies include First Marine Solutions, First Integrated Solutions, First Subsea, First Competence, Mooring Systems based in Aberdeen, Montrose, Dundee, Glasgow, Lancaster, and London