Structural Engineer - Resource Center Malaysia

Req Id:  13538
Job Family:  Engineering - Structural

Kula Lumpur, MY, 50470


Our Vision.

SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.


Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 



Contract Type: Pernanent

Locationn: SBM KL Office

Target Date:01st Jan.2024

Job description:

The Principal Structural Engineer utilizes technical expertise to develop and deliver safe and quality solutions with minimal guidance.

The Principal Structural Engineer works well and effectively with project stakeholders, inter-discipline leads and engineering team to achieve project objective and ensure quality in engineering delivery in a timely manner. You ensure successful resolution of complex technical issues directly and indirectly related to structural and structural interfaces.

You engage with peers and expert within Kuala Lumpur execution centre and across international centers to collaborate, promote knowledge sharing, reach alignment and develop or expand engineering methodologies, internal standards, guidelines and best practices for continuous improvement


Job requirements:

Minimum Bachelor Degree in Civil/ Structural/ Mechanical Engineering/Naval Architectural

Expert in structural analysis, calculations and code check.

Expert in finite element analysis, FEA result interpretation and post-processing.

Demonstrate depth and breadth of technical knowledge to ensure technical solutions account for constructability, maintainability as well as schedule and budgetary constraints.

Proactively provide Discipline Manager and Discipline Lead with updates regarding activity status, highlight concerns as they arise, and provide guidance to support Discipline Lead to stay within the allocated budget.

Challenge technical solutions to ensure all options have been considered and promote best approach.

Collaborate with Discipline Lead to propose or optimize methodology within the framework of project requirements.

Ensure activities are completed in compliance with applicable policies, client requirements, codes, standards, regulations and industry practices.

Participate in Client meetings to influence decision making and resolve complex technical issues.

Working experiences:

Minimum 15 years working experience in structural engineering design and analysis calculation for strength, buckling, fatigue of steel structures.

Experience in FPSO hull structures concept development, framing, weight estimation, MTO, detailed design and construction support.

Familiar with ABS Rules on Floating Production Installation

Familiar with ABS Eagle ISE and TSA

Familiar with BV MARS 2000

Familiar with ABS and DNV guides on fatigue assessment and plate buckling calculations.

Familiar with AISC Specification 1989 Edition, AISC 360-16-ASD, API RP2A-WSD and AWS D1.1M.

Familiar with Femap NASTRAN and DNV SESAM GeniE software or equivalent.

Experience in basic structural vibrations and troubleshooting.

Experience in structural nonlinear analysis (ship collision, blast analysis).

Experience in interface with Vessel Team (Marine and Naval)

Experience in interface with Topside and Mooring Team

Experience in full ship length analysis (strength and spectral fatigue) is an added advantage.


 Behaviours &inter-personal skills - Key points:

  • Team spirit and good communication skills at all level
  • Ability to monitor and follow up with all stakeholders
  • Autonomous and able to think out of the box
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Curious and motivated to propose and/or explore new ideas





SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.


SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.