Leading/Senior Specialist Jacket Structures, Offshore Wind

COWI is a leading consulting group that creates value for customers, people and society through our unique 360° approach. Based on our world-class competencies within engineering, economics and environmental science, we tackle challenges from many vantage points to create coherent solutions for our customer.

With offices all over the world, we combine global presence with local knowledge to take on projects anywhere in the world – no matter how large or small. At any given moment, we are involved in more than 14,000 projects.

We have more than 85 years of experience in the business, and COWI is a leader within its field because our more than 7,300 employees are leaders within theirs. Together with our customers, we create coherence in tomorrow's sustainable societies.


Are you enthusiastic about the green transition and making renewable energy solutions happen? Do you want to work closely with major global developers and support the development of the future offshore wind projects? Are you equipped to lead great projects and great people, ensuring operational and technical quality? Then, here is your chance to convert aspirations into actions!

Turn challenges into sustainable solutions

The green transition is rapidly accelerating. COWI is a pacesetter in sustainability as we move away from all fossil fuel projects. To solve the energy challenges of tomorrow, we are looking for a Senior Hydrodynamic Engineer to join our Offshore Wind team. We are 175 enthusiastic colleagues working alongside our customers on some of most significant projects in Offshore Wind. And we are thrilled to have contributed to projects like Empire Wind (North America), Changhua Phase 1 (Taiwan) and Formosa 2 (Taiwan).

Your key activities will be:

  • Providing technical expertise and leadership to the project team as discipline lead for projects worldwide, from feasibility stage through detailed design
  • Interfacing and coordinating with other engineering disciplines
  • Finding structural design solutions in accordance with project requirements
  • Providing fabrication and construction support in accordance with project requirements
  • Preparation of high-quality analyses, reports, and checking of drawings
  • Contributing alongside experts to internal technical development
  • Contribute to the development of COWI's technical execution model for Offshore Wind
  • Co-create with clients and building relationships with clients and other stakeholders
  • Participate and contribute to internal training aimed at improving your skills and of younger colleagues in the offshore wind industry

Your skills. Our team. Together we design the future.

The first step to success in this role is that you are eager to collaborate with the people around you, whether they are colleagues, partners or customers. Developing ties with others is something you do by acting respectfully and delivering on your promises. And you never get set in your ways, but keep exploring new insights and ways to improve.

On top of that, you will have:

  • B.SC., M.Sc. or PhD in structural, marine, or mechanical engineering and significant experience with design of Offshore Wind or Offshore Oil & Gas jacket substructures
  • Minimum 10 years of experience with structural design, numerical analyses and load assessments
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations, for example DNV, IEC or ISO
  • Proficiency in English (oral and written)
  • Outgoing and customer-oriented attitude with great collaboration skills
  • Competence in SESAM and/or Bladed is considered an advantage
  • Experience with automatization/programming in e.g. Python is an advantage

COWI has customers and projects that may require security clearance at various levels. There may therefore be requirements for security clearance in some projects/positions.

A place to work and so much more

At COWI, we work together with our customers to shape a sustainable and liveable world. We do it by applying our knowledge and curiosity – and sometimes even our courage – to create the solutions the world needs today to enable a better tomorrow. That is why we say no to fossil-based projects and aspire to have 100 % of our revenue come from activities that move our customers towards sustainability.

We value differences and development and cultivate an environment of belonging and having fun. Because that is what brings out the best in you, at work and at home.

With offices primarily located in Scandinavia, the UK, North America and India, we are currently 8000 people who bring their expertise in engineering, architecture, energy and environment into play.

What we also offer:

  • Excellent opportunities for personal development through a personal development plan, COWI Academy and the COWI Connect mentoring scheme
  • National and international collaboration across the organization and different disciplines. We have approx. 70 different professional networks and knowledge-sharing communities in COWI
  • An internal mobility programme committed to supporting you in exploring opportunities in COWI
  • Flexible working hours with a home office arrangement
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • 26 days annual leave and paid leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Company cabins
  • Frequent social events
  • An active company sports team offering a wide range of sports and activities
  • Last, but not least, a good working environment. It is important for us to be generous and stand up for each other, which is also reflected employee surveys

Got more questions?

If you have any unanswered questions about the role or what we have to offer, please reach out to:

Get to know us even better at our website, www.cowi.com, where you can learn more about our projects, our strategy, what we want to achieve and what life is like at COWI.

Diversity is fundamental to COWI, inclusion is key

We are committed to creating a respectful and fair work environment where all employees have a sense of belonging and equitable opportunities to thrive and grow. We ensure that our leaders are role models for inclusive leadership by cultivating a culture where diverse perspectives and thoughts are seen as strengths. And we take diversity and inclusion into account in all relevant decisions and processes and when setting teams and fora. We do it because it is part of our values and because it is simply the right thing to do.


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