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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 have an exciting opportunity for a Materials Engineer within our Pipeline Group based in Old Kilpatrick, Glasgow.

Responsible for procedures and technical knowledge for the purpose of supporting qualification of welding procedures specifically regarding activities associated with pipe material, ECA, fatigue and corrosion for the benefit of identifying risks and opportunities, improving efficiency and advancing projects and tenders to completion. Additionally, support NDT personnel during NDT assessment programs in relation to the applied acceptance criteria.

Roles and Responsibilities

Assessment of Materials

  • Provide support to ensure required quality of project pipe material is obtained.
  • Review client documents for purpose of tendering and / or projects to highlight any risks and / or opportunities, cost implications, qualifications and / or clarifications.
  • Perform assessment of pipe mill supplier quality qualifications / clarifications.
  • Undertake material testing and conditioning programs, i.e.; full scale reeling, full scale resonance fatigue, fracture toughness, corrosion testing for the purpose of supporting the qualification of the applicable welding procedures.
  • Ensure alignment between required qualification testing programs and ECA analytical activities, including management of schedule relative to delivery of project specific documents.
  • Deliver project specific applicable documents within the identified schedule and costs for all projects. Any variations to schedule and cost shall be discussed and agreed with Department Manager and project Package Manager.
  • Liaise with applicable Pipeline Group engineers to identify any potential operational problems associated with identified acceptance criteria and assist in the development of a solution.
  • Identify acceptance criteria for non-destructive testing procedures.


  • Maintain awareness of lessons learned throughout company to enable implementation in future working practices.


  • Maintain material property database. 




  • Clients
  • Material Testing Suppliers


  • Package Managers
  • SCM Leads
  • Technical Managers


  • Degree qualified in relevant subject area
  • Experience of materials for oil and gas linepipe applications


Skills and Behavioural Expectations

  • Shows commitment to and promotes Subsea 7 HSEQ policy.
  • Assumes responsibility for delivery of ECA, enquiry tenders, material quality and project objectives.
  • Communicates effectively and articulately at all levels, internally and externally.
  • Works well as part of a team and as an individual to achieve objectives.
  • Develops a culture of excellence.
  • Is risk aware and demonstrates good analytical skills when making decisions.
  • Demonstrates effective forward planning and awareness of overall company objectives.
  • Demonstrates professional approach when representing PPT, builds and enhances relationship with clients and manages interface effectively.
  • Develops and builds effective working partnership within management peer group within Subsea 7.
  • Shows commitment to continuous improvements.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations. Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

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