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General Electric Lead Structural Engineer in Barcelona, Spain

Job Description Summary

GE Renewable Energy is one of the world's leading offshore wind energy companies, with a portfolio of offshore wind turbines ranging from 6 MW to 14 MW that offer increased value to customers with proven performance, reliability, efficiency and availability.

To be part of the PMO/T&I Engineering and Asset Management team of GE Wind Offshore. The team is responsible for the design and supply of all the PMO/T&I tools for the GE Wind Offshore projects around the world. The team is directing the design, manufacturing and supply of the tools related to the sea transport, road transport, storage, pre assembly and offshore installation of the wind turbines.

The team is also responsible to ensure full integration of tools and overall T&I requirements into the design of the turbine, as well as transferring a full documentation package, ready to be deployed by the PMO T&I Operations. The team is accountable to continuously enhance the performances of PMO by improving transportability and installability of the WTG, and optimizing tools CAPEX footprint.

Reporting to the Lead Structural Manager the candidate will be responsible to cover a wide range of calculation including stress analysis, fatigue and bolt/welds assessment related to the offshore installation tools and equipment (transport frames and lifting tools) required for the transport of components (Nacelle, tower sections and blades).

Job Description

Significant activities

  • Perform structural evaluation and calculations for our offshore tools and equipment like transport frames and lifting tools (strength, fatigue, buckling, etc) in accordance with recognized offshore rules and regulations (DNVGL, Eurocode, VDI)

  • Follow subcontracted activities from engineering aspect and initiate proposal to meet technical requirements as well as cost optimization

  • Ensure manufacturability of the proposed design as per EN standard

  • Issue analysis reports and documentation for internal and external client as well as certification body

  • Develop design from sketch, CAD software and collaborate in design discussions

  • Perform internal design verification and validation

  • Review documentation from other departments


  • Master’s degree or equivalent in mechanical or offshore engineering

  • Should understand analytical calculation and solid theoretical knowledge of physics

  • Must have experience with ANSYS workbench and good understanding of computer science

  • NX and AutoCAD software are appreciated

  • Experience in wind offshore project is a plus

  • Significant experience in calculation (analytical + FE analysis)

  • VBA and scripting are appreciated

Eligibility Requirements

  • Good knowledge in mechanical engineering

  • Fluent in English both spoken and written

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office

Desired Characteristics

  • Organized and transparent

  • Good communication skills, high flexibility

  • Able to work within a multicultural team

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: No