Graduate Engineer – Houston

Our Houston office is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Graduate Engineer with an aptitude for analytical work.

The successful candidate will perform design activities including calculations, dynamic structural analysis, and system configurations for a variety of subsea structures. They will be responsible for ensuring acceptable structural and fatigue performance of the designs, whilst considering the functional, fabrication, installation, and in-service requirements. The role will also involve extensive communication of technical results and conclusions to other members of the team and clients – including meetings, presentations, and the preparation of written reports, proposals, and other deliverables. We use several software packages, from specialist riser analysis tools such as Flexcom, OrcaFlex and SACS to general-purpose finite element analysis and design tools such as ANSYS and Solidworks.


  • Design and analysis of subsea structures, riser systems, and components from concept through to detailed design
  • Analysis of subsea structures, riser systems, and components using state-of-the-art commercial and in-house software
  • Preparation of proposals
  • Preparation of technical deliverables, including reports
  • Interfacing with clients through technical presentations and meetings


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in mechanical, structural, ocean engineering, or a related discipline with a GPA of 3.5 or above
  • Software experience with Microsoft Office, finite element analysis packages, and some knowledge of computer programming is preferable but not essential
  • Aptitude and enthusiasm for carrying out analytical work efficiently
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Desire to take responsibility and ownership of tasks
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • A desire to develop a career and expertise in the oil and gas industry
  • Previous experience with industry-standard software is advantageous but not essential as full training will be provided.

What We Offer

2H offers a vibrant work environment where technical excellence, operational delivery, continuous improvement, and teamwork are highly regarded. There is also plenty of opportunity for international travel (subject to COVID restrictions), career development, and broadening your horizons into different areas of engineering within 2H’s business. In addition, we offer:

  • 5 weeks’ vacation!!
  • Flexible working hours
  • Structured training
  • Support with professional engineering qualifications
  • Varied, stimulating and challenging project work
  • Fun team atmosphere, team building and regular social events
  • Competitive salary, 401K, medical, etc

How to Apply

If you would like to join our team of highly skilled, dynamic and passionate engineers, submit your application on the Acteon Group careers website: APPLY NOW >