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Aberdeen - Westhill, Zoetermeer

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Seaway 7 is a global leader in the delivery of fixed offshore wind farm projects, supporting developers to bring sustainable, renewable energy to the world through the construction of fixed offshore wind farms.

We are a global company headquartered in Oslo - Norway with five further main offices in Aberdeen – UK, Leer – Germany, Vejle - Denmark, Taipei - Taiwan and Zoetermeer - the Netherlands, and furthermore a local presence in all key offshore wind regions around the world. We employ more than 500 people onshore, and an offshore workforce of around 400.

Our values are what guide us every day: safety, integrity, performance, collaboration, sustainability and innovation.

With more than 10 years of offshore wind experience, a state-of-the art fleet, specialist technologies and a range of integrated contracting models, we are well positioned to seize the opportunities of this rapidly growing market. We are expanding our teams in readiness for this growth. Will you be the next addition to join Seaway 7 for this exciting future?


We have a new opportunity for a Senior Technology Engineer to join the business based either in Aberdeen, UK or Zoetermeer, Netherlands.  The focus of the position is to work within the strategic technology programme for offshore wind on the development of novel cost effective fixed offshore wind turbine foundations and related technologies.

The ideal candidate should have demonstrable experience of technology development and knowledge of the offshore renewables industry.  Experience of managing technology development programmes and in delivering concept studies is preferable.


Role Specific - Responsibilities & Activities

  • Deliver packages of engineering work for the technology programme in fixed offshore wind
  • An ability to coordinate engineering design & technology development teams as an integral part of a multidiscipline project
  • Understands clients' needs; identifies and addresses design parameters and problems; develops and implements solutions.
  • Perform engineering from concept design to detailed design.
  • Liaise with those necessary to comply with the task.
  • Undertake responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include preparation and checking of design reports, engineering support to Drawing Office, design calculations, specifications, procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various third party submissions.
  • Develop and maintain good working relationship with design consultants, and relevant research bodies.



  • Clients for input to the technology programme, tenders and studies.
  • Engineering design houses, academic and research bodies.


  • Technology teams, EPCI teams as well as business development and tendering.
  • Community of Experts in relevant engineering disciplines
  • Reporting to senior management as required.


Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor and or Master’s Degree (Civil, Structural, Geotechnical or Mechanical Engineering or equivalent).
  • Membership of a relevant professional body.
  • Related experience at an appropriate level, including a period as Senior Engineer.
  • Candidates should show a commitment to Continuing Professional Development.


  • Planning and review
  • Strong communication & presentation skills
  • People development
  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Resource Management and Workforce Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Financial Management and Reporting
  • Proven problem solver and capable of innovative thinking


  • Knowledge of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental best practice
  • Knowledge of Project Management, Planning and Performance Measurement
  • Knowledge of tender preparation in the energy sector or similar
  • Demonstrable specialist knowledge and competence of technical subject matter


  • Upholds Subsea 7’s core values and reputation both internally and externally:
  • Safety, Integrity, Sustainability, Performance, Collaboration, Innovation.

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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