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We are Subsea 7, a world-leading seabed-to-surface contractor in the oil, gas and renewable industry. We are collaborative, curious and always open to learn. Our people bring new perspectives and smart technology to some of the most challenging and inspiring energy projects around the world.

Diversity makes us smarter. You will be surrounded by a diverse, international community of experts, who bring different skills and ideas that help us challenge the status quo and inspire innovation.

Proactive participation in the Energy Transition is at the heart of Subsea 7’s evolution. Our target is to achieve Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people leading the way - shaping the subsea future.

Subsea 7 has an opportunity for an experienced Offshore Geotechnical Engineer to be part of the specialist geotechnical discipline within the Subsea 7 Stavanger office. The applicant shall have relevant offshore geotechnical competence, have experience in managing and supervising junior geotechnical engineers and check geotechnical work.


Key responsibilities:

  • Complete geotechnical engineering aspects of tenders, studies and projects, with support from senior team members, for the Oil & Gas and Renewable markets
  • Manage and supervise junior geotechnical engineers on various project
  • Evaluate the quality of available site investigation data for tenders, studies and projects, and be capable of specifying and supervising site investigations when needed
  • Interpret and use offshore site investigation data and be able to integrate results into parameters for detailed design of subsea infrastructure
  • Undertake detailed design and installation of gravity based, piled & suction installed foundations and evaluate/recommend reeled-pipe-lay initiation anchorage
  • Use of 2D and 3D finite element software (Plaxis) for analysis and design of complex soil-structure interaction problems
  • Carry out soil/pipeline interaction analyses, and support the associated engineering disciplines for pipeline & umbilical installation analyses, stability analyses, buckling and walking assessments
  • Complete offshore trenching and rock dumping assessments
  • Be able to present their work effectively to multi-disciplinary teams and in front of clients
  • The selected candidate will have good commercial awareness and experience of producing Cost, Time & Resource plans for tenders & studies
  • The selected candidate will report to the Discipline manager and be part of a successful multi-cultural and international team


 We can offer:

  • A very good working environment and collaboration culture
  • Challenging and exciting workdays
  • Personal development and career opportunities
  • Competitive terms including attractive insurance policies and pension schemes
  • Sports & Social clubs with social and recreational activities for both you and your family
  • Workplace flexibility


Capability profile / Qualifications:

  • Master degree or equivalent in Civil Engineering with specialization in Geotechnical Engineering
  • 5-15 years of relevant working experience as an Offshore Geotechnical Engineer
  • Ability to demonstrate an understanding and experience of offshore site investigations, foundation design, pipeline / soil interaction & pipeline mechanical protection aspects
  • Good knowledge of codes and standards within the field of Offshore Geotechnical Engineering
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative problem solving - able to suggest and develop new methods and ways of working
  • Understanding of clients’ needs and ability to suggest and apply “fit for purpose” solutions
  • Sound communication skills – able to communicate ideas and results to various stakeholders
  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually with a minimum of supervision

The position is based in Stavanger.  

Only candidates with offshore geotechnical experience will be considered for this position.

For queries regarding the position please contact Discipline Manager Christian Linde Olsen, +47 51 72 12 25

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