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Aberdeen - Westhill, Oslo, Zoetermeer

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Vacancy information

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?

About the job

We are looking for a Project Engineer to join our Heavy Transportation division, preferably with skills in naval architecture and marine engineering.

For this role, you will use your creativity and skills to plan projects and be at the centre of a team of experienced engineers specialized in marine operations.

One of the significant competitive advantages of working in Seaway 7 is the flexibility and versatility of our team members, as well as the can-do attitude and good collaboration in the team.


Skills and Knowledge

Below are the required skills and knowledge in our preferred candidate:

  • Engineering skills: excellent understanding of hydrostatics, hydrodynamics, marine operations, technical drawings and vessel strength evaluation.
  • A Senior/Lead Naval Architect/Marine Engineer or a junior with a few years of experience.
  • Experience with float-on/float-off or roll-on/roll-off operations is an advantage.
  • Required Engineering Software skills:
    • Autodesk AutoCAD
    • Skilled in Microsoft Office
  • Competence in one or more of the following Standards and Engineering Software is an advantage:
    • DNV rules or other class rules related to marine operations
    • Autoship/Autoload or similar stability calculation software.
    • ABB Octopus or similar motion calculation software.
    • Autodesk Inventor
    • Visual Basic for Microsoft Office
    • Orcaflex
    • Other programming languages, like Python or C++
  • Personal skills:
    • Trustworthy and transparent.
    • Great time management skills.
    • Excellent team player and ability to communicate with the team.
    • Can work independently.
    • Fluent in English.
  • Computer skills above average, including:
    • All key Microsoft Office software: Outlook, Excel, Word.
    • Microsoft online ecosystem (Teams, Planner, SharePoint). 

Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Production of:
    • Engineering studies and feasibility studies
    • Method statements
    • Transport manuals (a heavy transport engineering plan)
  • Engineering including
    • Stability calculation
    • Motion behaviour analysis
    • Marine operation analysis
    • Skidding and load transfer operation calculation
    • Strength evaluation of vessels
    • Time studies and operability
  • Ensure that the operations are planned in a way that maintains the safety of personnel as well as minimizes environmental impact.
  • Ensure adequate quality and efficiency in own work.
  • Operating discussion with the Heavy Transport Operation department.
  • Participating in technical meetings with clients
  • Participating in loading/discharging operations as and when required



A higher technical education in marine technology and/or naval architecture or similar at MSc. Longer relevant working experience may replace education requirements partly.


Personal Specification

The successful candidate will be a self-starter, highly motivated, solution-seeker, and reliable. 

You must have the curiosity and interest to actively deliver the most elegant solution for the team and our clients. We are looking for a person who is innovative, yet rational and able to focus on workable solutions.

This Role description outlines the main areas of responsibility; however, the role holder may be required to perform any other necessary duties within their experience and capabilities from time to time.

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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