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London - Sutton
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Vacancy information

At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.


Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore oil, gas and renewables industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments. We are looking for an Installation Project Engineer to join our Pipeline Group based in our Sutton, London office on either a full-time staff or contract basis.  The Pipeline Group provides 'bid to execution' capabilities to our Tenders and Projects with consolidated expertise and knowledge in the areas of pipelay operations and engineering, materials, welding, coatings and lay analysis.

The Installation Project Engineering role incorporates the full installation process from the procedure preparation, the definition of installation aids, up to the mobilisation of the vessel and subsequent offshore operation. The successful candidate will be responsible for delivering fit for purpose rigid pipeline installation engineering on projects or tenders with specific focus on safe and cost-effective installation operation and will be responsible to the Senior Installation Engineer.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and look to provide excellent career opportunities as well providing a wide range benefits and a flexible working environment.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Performs detailed feasibility studies and installation procedure, considering all associated risk and ensure that all safety rules are considered for various operations such as pipe laying, riser installation, pipeline structure in line installation.
  • Determines and optimizes operations installation times.
  • Ensure the quality of their deliverables while respecting the agreed schedule.
  • Interfaces with associated subsea related disciplines and understands the interfaces within a project environment.
  • Provides engineering support during operations with occasional periods offshore or on yard.
  • Ensures all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed.
  • Participates actively to the PG department know-how consolidation.
  • Proposes innovative solutions allowing cost & risks reduction.


  • Operate within the Code of Conduct.
  • Support standards and procedures for the Engineering and Operations Functions.

 Key Relationships/Stakeholders


  • N/A


  • PG Installation Engineer Senior
  • PG Field Engineers
  • PG Reel Lay Installation Engineering Team Lead
  • PG Reel Lay Technical and Compliance Lead
  • PG Vessel Manager
  • PG Package Lead
  • Project Engineering Managers


  • Previous installation engineering background (methods or analysis, field engineer) is essential.
  • Previous experience working on pipelay projects (i.e. Fixed Lay, J-Lay, S-Lay) is essential/beneficial.
  • Previous offshore worksite experience will be beneficial.
  • Ability to work in small teams and to regularly interface with teams located in other Subsea7 offices.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to build and maintain strong business relationships at all levels.
  • Collaborative team worker able to work autonomously and take ownership.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as well providing a wide range benefits and a flexible working environment.