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Seaway 7, the Renewables & Heavy Lifting business unit of Subsea 7, is a uniquely capable and experienced partner for the delivery of offshore wind farm projects as well as specialist heavy lifting and cable installation services. With combined expertise in project management, engineering, procurement, fabrication, heavy lifting and cable installation services, Seaway 7 delivers these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including EPCI, T&I and BoP (Balance of Plant), to our clients in the offshore Renewables and Oil & Gas sector.

Seaway 7 operates from 4 main offices:

  • Heavy Lifting (Zoetermeer, Netherlands)  

Transportation and installation of offshore structures

  • Offshore Cables (Leer, Germany)  

Installation of submarine cables & umbilicals, trenching and IMR related business

  • EPC (Aberdeen, UK) 

Delivery of EPC solutions for the Renewables sector

  • Integrated Solutions and Floating Wind (Paris, France)

Delivery of integrated T&I solutions for the Renewables sector and Floating Wind development

We are looking for a fulltime Lead Engineer to join our Engineering Department in Zoetermeer.

The Lead Engineer coordinates and ensures quality of calculations and development of methods and procedures for installing, removing and transporting large offshore structures.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and coordinate procedures, methods, drawings, etc. for various phases of the work
  • Resolve technical queries and recommend solutions to engineering problems
  • Review calculations on project related subjects such as rigging, padeyes, seafastening, barge grillages etc
  • Ensure compliancy with engineering standards and relevant codes
  • Liaise with other departments and participate in project meetings
  • Supervise and provide guidance to Structural Engineers with respect to calculation methods and procedures

Capability Profile / Qualifications:

  • Minimum Bachelor (HTS) / Master level (Civil Engineering, Offshore Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent)
  • Minimum of 7-10 years working experience in an offshore construction environment
  • Experience in the offshore construction industry is a must
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both spoken and written
  • Team player
  • Flexible and hands-on mentality
  • Willing to travel abroad to sites and sometimes offshore to our vessels

We offer:

A full-time job (40 hours per week) in an internationally orientated company in Zoetermeer. As well as a salary conforming to the market norm, we also offer excellent secondary terms and conditions.

Please be aware that we’re looking for someone who’s willing to join Seaway 7 as an employee and we’re not hiring (independent) contractors for this position. We aim to source this vacancy by our own means.


If you wish to apply or if you want to learn more about Seaway 7, please visit our website You can also contact Rob Olijslager (HR Business Partner) on +31 79 363 77 00 with any questions you may have.

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