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Project Engineer - Installation Analysis

Subsea 7 is looking for a Project Engineer for Installation analysis for its office in Lisbon, Portugal.

The role involves working on studies, tenders and projects in a variety of EPCI and/or Transport & Installation Contracts for topics related to installation analyses for power cables, umbilicals, flexible lines, mooring lines, rigid pipelines and associated offshore structures. It may include some design specifications and follow up of specific suppliers.

This position will also contribute to the development of the discipline through various work on Technology development and / or continuous improvements.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

The Installation Analysis Engineer will be working under the follow up of the Discipline Lead. He is expected to master his scope in full autonomy after suitable training on Subsea 7 ways of working.

Main responsibilities will be as follow:

  • Produce and check design documentations including feasibility reports, detailed in place design reports, specifications, material take-offs, etc.
  • Perform installation analysis with OrcaFlex, as per design brief and basis.
  • Check others, analyses, design and engineering activities associated.
  • Ensure design and detailing in accordance with acknowledged industry Codes, Standards and Design Guides (e.g. API 17J, DNVGL Guidelines, API RP 2STD, 2RD); Client Specifications and Scopes of Work.
  • Interface with project engineering teams (operations, installation, drawing office)
  • Understand Client needs to develop specification for Suppliers.
  • Support the selection of the Supplier through technical evaluation
  • Be aware of the overall project planning and responsible of the planning of his / her Scope of Work.
  • Provide engineering assistance during mobilisations and occasional periods of offshore or site working, including FATs, SITs, Pre-commissioning, etc.
  • Ensure that know-how is transferred within the discipline. Attend to discipline meeting as required.
  • Proposes innovative solutions allowing cost & risks reduction


Preferred Experience and Education

  • Master degree or PhD in Mechanical / Ocean / Offshore Engineering, you have a minimum 4-6 years of relevant work experience in the oil and gas industry or offshore renewables (offshore wind is a plus).
  • Proficient in FEA modelling and you know well OrcaFlex (or similar) software.
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English.

Personal Attributes:

  • Able to take responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to Drawing Office, design calculations, specifications, procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various 3rd-party submissions.
  • Interest for analyses work
  • Excellent report writing skills with the ability to self-check and produce accurate work
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplined system engineering team
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget.
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints
  • Demonstrate commitment to Continuing Professional Development.
  • Demonstrate commitment to HSE and Quality;
  • Shall be self-motivated and have well developed interpersonal skills.
  • Ability in working in multicultural group
  • Ability to travel to on-shore and offshore sites.

Systems where a further knowledge is desirable:

  • Installation Analyses
  • Naval architecture,
  • Flexible pipe design
  • Offshore experience
  • Python & VBA knowledge
  • Abaqus
  • Moses

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.

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.