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Aberdeen - Westhill, Oslo, Zoetermeer

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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of bottom-fixed offshore wind farm solutions, committed to contributing to an efficient and sustainable energy supply for the future.  As a competent and experienced partner, Seaway 7 offers specialist foundation, offshore substation, submarine cable and wind turbine installation services and heavy transportation for the renewables sector.

With capabilities and an extensive expertise in project management, engineering, procurement and fabrication, Seaway 7 can deliver these services in a comprehensive array of contractual structures including Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI), (integrated) Transportation & Installation (T&I) and Balance of Plant (BoP) to our clients in the offshore wind industry.

Our people are at the heart of our business and are the key to our success. Together we operate a high-end fleet with enabling capabilities and scale, allowing efficient worldwide operations, while providing vessel flexibility and optionality to clients. The active fleet comprises ten vessels with two more high-specification assets, designed for the installation of next generation of wind turbine generators and foundations, under construction.


Seaway 7 has an exciting opportunity for a Specialist / Geotechnical Engineer to be part of the specialist geotechnical discipline, located within our Engineering Hub in either Aberdeen, Oslo or Zoetermeer


Specialist Engineering

  • Perform on Geotechnical, Survey, Subsea, Finite Element Method engineering.
  • Review procedures and design documents.
  • Prepare and review reports on in-house analyses.
  • Contribute to internal meetings, client meetings, yard visits, mobilisations and offshore work.
  • Advise up to Project Management Level on technical issues and risks.
  • Act as an authority within Seaway 7. Be able to convince internal parties of the best solution.

Coordination of Third-Party Activities

  • Liaising with subcontractors, clients and Seaway 7 internally on technical and logistical project matters.
  • Technical coordination of subcontractor scopes. Prepare subcontractor scopes of work, review subcontractor and client provided procedures.
  • Contribute to subcontractor evaluation and contents of Master Service Agreements.

Engineering Development Support

  • Keep track of relevant technology developments.
  • Create standardised and or template engineering tools.
  • Develop specifications, guidelines and procedures.
  • Develop specialist know-how exceeding typical Seaway 7 operations.
  • Present Seaway 7 specialist engineering on external events such as conferences
  • Have a solid expert network outside Seaway 7.

People Development

  • Provide guidance to engineers with respect to field of expertise
  • Provide periodic feedback on the performance of the (senior) engineers to the section head.
  • Provide periodic feedback to the (senior) engineers on their performance.


  • Master and or Academic Technical Degree
  • Considerable years of experience within area of expertise is expected.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, builds and maintains strong internal/external business relationships at all levels.
  • Approachable, demonstrates credibility and can engage and influence at all levels.
  • Solutions based with excellent planning and organisation skills, approaches tasks in a structural and methodical manner.
  • Strong analytical skills.

Seaway 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

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