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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


For our Leer office we are looking for a fulltime Senior Electrical Engineer to join our Engineering team

Senior Electrical Engineer (m/f/d)

As a Senior Electrical Engineer you will be involved in the projects from the design phase to execution, with main focus on e.g. the termination of submarine cables to the switchgear within wind turbine generators or offshore substations as well as the commissioning of the submarine cable.

Position overview:

  • Act as a senior counterpart for the Project Manager, Project Team and other Stakeholders
  • Delegate and monitor individual work load of Electrical Engineers assigned to project team
  • Review technical drawings and specifications of submarine cables to ensure that these fulfill the requirements of the scope of work and are technically compliant and complete in line with project and company’s specifications as well as applicable QHSE requirements
  • ­Support the tender process
  • ­Support project execution preparations
  • ­Prepare project specific drawings, such as block, singe-line and connection diagrams
  • ­Assist with project budgets, estimates and other calculations
  • ­Assist with the preparation of the project specific scope of work documentation
  • ­Analyse and report incurred or planned deviations
  • ­Prepare procedures for and participate installation and commissioning works
  • ­Perform inspections and witness Factory Acceptance Tests
  • ­Perform root cause analysis of major breakdown and evaluate potential impact
  • ­Assist with closeout of HAZOP actions


Authority / Dimensions:

  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7's Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the relevant Function
  • For level of authority see Expenditure and Authorization Specification


Key qualifications/experience:

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or similar qualification, e.g. technical electrician (Techniker oder Meister)
  • ­5-7 years experience in high voltage sector, preferably with cable systems
  • ­Good knowledge of MS Office, AutoCAD and electrical software packages
  • ­Fully conversant in English (verbally and in writing), preferably also in German
  • ­Keen and analytical with hands-on attitude
  • ­Team player with good communication skills


We offer an informal work atmosphere and interesting challenges with opportunities for further development in a dynamic international environment and secondary benefits. 


If you wish to apply or if you want to learn more about Seaway 7, please visit our website and . You can also contact Ronald Kajuiter (HR Department) on +49 491 91243-257 with any questions you may have.

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