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Apprentice Engineer Support CAE
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Based in
London - Sutton
Business area
Surf and Conventional
Working hours
37.5 hours per week
Contract type
Intern Temp
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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognized globally as a leader across the Energy Industry. For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. Our success and sustainability is only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ At Subsea 7.

Subsea 7 are committed to continually build on its diverse workforce, offering excellent career opportunities, as well as providing a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment.

The Subsea 7 Global Projects Centres foster performance on large offshore Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation projects across the world. Our people share expertise, passion and commitment to deliver and have the opportunity to collaborate with our clients, regional offices, functions and strategic alliances, throughout the full life cycles of offshore energy development projects, from conceptual phase until execution onsite and start-up.

Subsea 7 in Sutton are currently looking to recruit an Apprentice Engineer to support Computer Aided Design (CAE).  The role will report to the Support CAE Lead.



 A significant part of Subsea7 Engineering performance directly relies on Computer-Aided Engineering and Design (CAE & CAD) software efficiency.


This efficiency is supported by the performance of the tools themselves, but also on:

  • How Engineers work with them (methods),
  • How they interact (process),
  • Where they run (High Performance Computing - HPC),
  • How we feed them (Data Management with Product Data Management – PDM - and Product Lifecycle Management - PLM)

 Based within the Design & Analysis Group of Subsea 7’s Global Project Centre, you will be in charge of supporting, improving and developing each aspects to maintain our CAE capabilities at best level.

 Apprentice contract here offered is addressed to student preparing a Master in Engineering Mechanics, Applied Mechanics or Numerical technics.



 3 years program proposed is as follows:

- Year 1: Focused on 3D CAD and drawings production to learn basics. Then work on a particular business case (example: template parametrized model, link with CAE model)

- Year 2: Focused on calculation design (hand calculations and FEA) on a real business case (example: part of a subsea structure, installation aids…)

- Year 3: Focused on a business improvement subject: how to use CAD and CAE tool to improve our engineering efficiency.




  • Validate documents and actions produced under his/her responsibility.


  • Engineers from different disciplines
  • Software vendors



Work-study contract student in Engineering Mechanics, Applied Mechanics or Numerical technics.

Eagerness to learn.

Appetite for CAE software and scripting.

Good inter-personal and communication skills.

Languages - English

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