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Stress Engineer - South East England

Ref: 422 Date Posted: Monday 13 Nov 2023

2020 Recruitment are working with our global engineering client who are looking to add a Stress Engineer to their team. This position is a full time office position and can be located in Hersham, UK or The Hague, Netherlands on an initial 6 month contract position.

The ideal person must be highly motivated, able to work independently and efficiently in a fast paced, changing environment with competing priorities


●    Play a lead role or supporting role in the planning and execution of projects and product development.

●    Play a lead role in the development of Project Execution Strategy.

●    Perform pipe stress analyses on critical piping systems in accordance with applicable codes and standards.

●    Preparation of specifications and requisitions for expansion joints, spring hangers, constants, and pre-insulated pipe supports.

●    Review and approve project deliverables and stress calculations while ensuring compliance with internal specifications, standards, and industry practices.

●    Participate in plant model review meetings.

●    Navigation of 3D model using Hexagons Smart 3D and Smart Plant Review.


Skills & Abilities

●    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

●    Excellent organizational skills

●    Proactively seeks information from others

●    Independent and creative thinker and decision maker

●    Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

●    Ability to develop a high level of confidence in proposing value added solutions


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications

●    BS in Engineering with min 10 years of related experience

●    Expert level of proficiency in the use of Caesar II

●    Understanding of ASME B31.1, B31.3, ASME BPVC and other piping codes

●    Excellent understanding of API and NEMA Standards

●    Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite


●    Experience with finite element analyses (for example Ansys, FePipe and NozzlePro)

●    Experience with Hexagon Smart Plant software tools (Intergraph Smart® 3D and Intergraph Smart® Review)

●    Experience with Microstation or AutoCAD

●    Experience in Air Separation (ASU), Hydrogen, Steam methane reforming (SMR),  Syngas, Ammonia, Liquid Natural Gas (LNG)

●    Experience with ASCE Standard 7-10 and 7-16 (Minimum Design Loads and Associated Criteria for Building and Other Structures)

●    Preferred - Professional Engineering License

●    Preferred - Project Management Professional Certification