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London - Sutton
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Vacancy information

Subsea 7 have a requirement for an FEA Reeling Analyses Engineer to work in our Pipeline Group based in our Sutton, London office.

Due to renewed client project activity we are looking actively seeking a Senior/Principal Engineer level  with considerable experience with Non Linear Analyses problem solving in FEA, Contact FEA modelling or have FEA reeling Analyses experiences on Reel Lay Vessels.

The Engineer should have a strong background on FEA, Solid modelling and Abaqus. They should have a strong programming background with Python on Abaqus, having knowledge on other FEA package, especially in ANSYS is an advantage.

This position will be on a fixed term contract basis.


Overall Responsibilities:

  • Performs reeling analyses for the project on various Subsea 7 vessels.
  • Design pipe transition for reeling for two Pipe with different OD and/or Different Wall thickness
  • Perform Reeling analyses for Pipe In Pipe, defining Load for Centralisers, Reeling of Water Stop, Pipe Stretching analyses
  • Buckle Arrestor design which could be reel.
  • Predict Straightener setting with FEA
  • Probabilities based analyses for Reeling
  • Provides support to offshore reeling operations
  • Participates actively to engineers training and development
  • Participates actively to the PG department know-how consolidation
  • Proposes innovative solutions allowing cost & risks reduction


  • Previous experience in a similar role, and similar type of work on FEA of reeling analyses
  • Previous experience working with Abaqus and Python is essential
  • Previous experience working with Excel and VBA is essential
  • Previous experience working with ANSYS and ANSYS APDL

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.

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