Role Title: Graduate Analysis Engineer


Tekmar Energy Limited


Newton Aycliffe, UK

The Role

Tekmar Energy are pioneers in the Offshore Wind Industry and have a reputation for delivering technical solutions to a wide range of subsea asset protection applications. Working for Tekmar Energy, the Graduate Analysis Engineer will be required, as part of a team to be involved in the delivery of dynamic analysis and finite-element services for the Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas sectors. The Graduate Analysis Engineer will contribute towards the continuous improvement of analysis techniques and work with software such as; OrcaFlex, and Ansys.

This role requires an ambitious and motivated individual, someone possessing good interpersonal and communication skills and have a strong interest in all aspects of the business.

Key Responsibilities

The role will strengthen the Engineering Department and duties will include, but not be limited to the following:

  • To learn, develop and progress within Tekmar under guidance of the Engineering Team, underpinned by the determination and self-drive to learn new skills.
  • Preparing analysis input data – liaising with the Engineering Team to ensure the most appropriate data is available and utilised.
  • Building analysis models.
  • Using scripting to increase efficiency.
  • Running simulations and interpreting results.
  • Suggest engineering solutions to analytical challenges.
  • Compile technical documents to support the development, sales, project, and manufacturing phases.

Knowledge and Experience

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  • Conversant with using design FEA analysis tools such as ANSYS, Abacus and Finite element theory.
  • Experience with Orcaflex
  • CAD skills such as Autodesk and Inventor.
  • Knowledge of scripting (Python/MATLAB or similar)
  • Capability of producing/checking engineering calculations by hand and with common software such as Excel and Mathcad.
  • Possess a good understanding of engineering principles, such as mechanics and heat transfer to deliver engineering design solutions.
  • Able to identify and work with colleagues to develop innovative proposals for new work.  Take ownership of design/analysis activities and take appropriate corrective actions.
  • Experience of Subsea engineering and Offshore Wind farms
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 1st of 2:1 Mechanical Engineering Degree.

Behavioural Competencies

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  • Leadership and decision making – takes accountability; self-starter using initiative, decisive and convincing; motivates, empowers, and provides clear direction.
  • Interpersonal skills – effectively communicates and interacts at all levels, including customer based – understanding customer needs and able to communicate with the organisation.
  • Supporting and co-operating – works well with people; collaborator, builds trust; upholds and promotes Tekmar’s values and principles.
  • Interacting and presenting – builds relationships with key stakeholders (internally and externally); ability to influence, persuade and negotiate; confident presenter and strong communicator.
  • Organising and executing – planning and organising through monitoring of clear objectives; customer orientated, and results driven; complies with company policies and procedures to ensure the job is done.


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Closing date for applications: 09 May 2023