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Subsea 7 is one of the world’s leading subsea engineering and construction companies servicing the oil and gas industry. Our skilled and experienced multinational workforce supports our onshore and offshore operations in the Africa, Asia, Brazil, North America, Middle East and the North Sea. Subsea 7 operates in one of the most impressive, technologically advanced and demanding industry in the world. We are in the leading-edge of this market by collaborating with key players in the oil and gas industry and contributing to new deep water developments and significant discoveries of new oil and gas reserves. This success is only achieved because we rely on the most creative and talented people. If you are looking for a company that is awarded successively for its operations, the concern for safety and the career development of its employees, you will find your place at Subsea 7.


Engineering is the heart of our business and people are central to our success. We are committed to the training and development of our engineers. We provide opportunities for exciting and meaningful work with global opportunities and first class career development. Are you ready for encouraging and rewarding career?

Subsea 7 Lisbon office is looking for trainee engineers to join the engineering department on paid internship contract for 9 months.

Under supervision a Trainee Engineer assists more senior engineers to produce detailed engineering relevant to his/her area of specialism. The work scope may include supporting studies and tenders as well as live projects.

As a trainee you can expect off-the-job training, on-the-job development, mentoring and self-development as the first step for your career in the Oil & Gas Industry.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.



Under direct supervision, Trainee Engineers will:

  • assist with production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to do design calculations, prepare product and equipment specifications, installation procedures, installation analyses, study reports.
  • Consolidate their knowledge in areas of discipline engineering, including design codes, legislative requirements and current good engineering practice.
  • Make effort to become aware of all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements.
  • Recognize the objectives for professional development.

They need to maintain regular feedback to the Principal/Lead/Senior Engineer on workload and requests for additional support.



They must operate within the Business Code of Conduct Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles Support standards and procedures for the Engineering Function For level of authority see ‘Expenditure and Authorization Specification’



 Internal Lead/Senior Engineer Engineering Department and project engineering personnel SCM and HSEQ project personnel Offshore Manager(s) and Supervisors Mentor (where applicable).



 Our Trainee engineers typically have one of the following degrees: Mechanical, Civil, Naval Engineering or equivalent.

A current level of English is required.

Ability to function within a design team and across multiple projects.

Ability to prioritize own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of program or budget.

Be aware of interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers. Manage change control within own remit on a project.

Can work within time/budget constraints Commitment to Company Values

 This Role Profile outlines the main areas of responsibility; however the role holder may be required to perform any other necessary duties within their experience and capabilities from time to time. This could be just the beginning - your professional and personal development journey continues throughout your career at Subsea 7.

 We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.