FEA & Structural Engineer
Porto, PT, 4465-671
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FEA & Structural Engineer

PT, Porto Professional Full-Time ID : 15578

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Tower Technology

Tower Module in Vestas Power Solutions is maintaining and developing the complete Vestas tower program. The tasks range from structural engineering over highly specialized FEM calculations, requirements specifications, DFMEA, test planning, and execution to risk assessments and compilation of certification documentation.

Tower Technology is a sub-department of Tower Module. The department is Responsible for the technology strategy of the tower module and delivers the needed technological solutions for towers in alignment with future wind turbine requirements, module strategy, and module KPI's like year on year Levelized cost of energy reduction.

The team is located at 3 different sites : Aarhus in Denmark, Porto in Portugal, and Chennai in India. The team consists of 12+ highly skilled engineers with a background in Mechanical / Structural / Civil engineering.


As a Tower Structural & FEA Engineer in Tower technology team your primary responsibility will be participating in Technology projects in design towers and Internals through structural calculations / FEA and assist in developing / optimize designs and processes, in particular :

  • You will design towers & tower Internals structural parts for wind turbines
  • FEA-based structural assessments of towers and tower Internal
  • Deliver tower structural calculations / FEA and assist in developing / optimize designs and design methodologies
  • Proposing and implementing design improvements & - Documenting the result
  • Development and optimization of FE models and post-processing tools
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Structural / Mechanical / Civil Engineering
  • Professional experience 2-5 years
  • Experience in the design of steel structures
  • Experience in structural assessments using FEA
  • Experience with design of towers for wind turbines or another mast / chimney structures is an added value
  • Competencies

    We see the ideal candidate possessing the following competencies and personality :

  • Knowledge on Bolted Connections, Fatigue analysis, Fracture Mechanics, Buckling Analysis
  • Structural certification, DNV
  • Knowledge of welded and bolted joints design, calculations
  • Experience within several of the following disciplines is expected : FEA (preferably ANSYS Classic / ADPL), Structural Analysis, Fatigue Analysis and Tools Programming
  • Knowledge of dynamic loaded structures
  • Experience in programming and scripting in VBA or similar
  • You are able to undertake complex and repetitive calculations
  • You will need to display keen commercial awareness and understand the business implications of the decisions you make
  • You have good communication skills which enable you to convey complex problems to a wide range of stakeholders
  • You'll have good problem-solving skills and be able to handle sub-projects and it's important that you can meet deadlines
  • You are process-oriented and have a structured way to work
  • What We Offer

    We offer a challenging workplace with great professional and personal development opportunities in an inspiring, international work environment with the world's principal wind turbine manufacturer.

    We value initiative, responsibility, and the right balance between creativity and quality in all solutions. You will become part of a highly professional environment with a good technical commitment.

    Additional information

    We look forward to receiving your application as soon as possible, as we will be reviewing applications on a rolling basis.

    About Vestas

    Vestas is the energy industry’s global partner on sustainable energy solutions. We design, manufacture, install, and service wind turbines across the globe, and with more than 113 GW of wind turbines in 81 countries, we have installed more wind power than anyone else.

    Through our industry-leading smart data capabilities and unparalleled more than 96 GW of wind turbines under service, we use data to interpret, forecast, and exploit wind resources and deliver best-in-class wind power solutions.

    Together with our customers, Vestas’ more than 25.000 employees are bringing the world sustainable energy solutions to power a bright future.

    Vestas promotes a diverse workforce which embraces all social identities and is free of any discrimination. We commit to create and sustain an environment that acknowledges and harvests different experiences, skills and perspectives, and gives everyone equal access to opportunity.

    We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at www.vestas.com and following us on our social media channels.

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