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London - Sutton

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Subsea 7 are now seeking a dedicated and driven individual to join our Structures and Piping Discipline at our Global Projects Centre (GPC) – Sutton, London. The Subsea Structural Package Engineer has responsibility for the delivery of the PLETs and Spool Structure packages within the targets of HSEQ, Quality, Cost, Schedule, and Engineering.


Specific Key Responsibilities and Activities:

  • Interfacing with internal functions, pipelay subcontractor, LLI Delivery Team, OSS, and client to ensure delivery of products.
  • Ensure successful delivery of the packages and design scopes, throughout the project life cycle.
  • Specific areas of engagement – Interface loads, MTO, convergence plan, PLET and Spool delivery roadmap.
  • Define with the Lead Subsea Structural Package Engineer and Project Package Manager along with Project Functions as required the physical limits of their respective Package and associated HSES, Quality and Schedule Targets.
  • Prepare an Execution Plan and a Convergence Plan, working with Project Planner. Follow budget and control schedule.
  • Undertake regular progress reviews with engineering team, SCM, suppliers, logistics, fabricator and highlight areas of concerns to management. Support readiness reviews.
  • Identify and ensure management of changes. Prepare and follow-up project changes, variation orders through Onshore Technical Change process, contract variation procedures and support the Contracts team.
  • Coordinate and follow up the execution of all Engineering scopes interfacing with Supply Chain, Fabrication and Operations.
  • Take ownership, manage the risks and schedule associated to their work package scope of work.
  • Ensure all interface aspects are addressed in a timely and appropriate manner in sufficient detail to ensure smooth progress of the work and link with the Interface Manager.


  • To Lead Subsea Structural Package Engineer and Project Package Manager any areas of concern and seek guidance in case of conflicts related to internal interfaces.
  • To Lead Subsea Structural Package Engineer or Project Engineering Manager any technical area of concern and seek arbitration in case of conflicts related to internal interfaces.
  • Follow the engineering work executed by the associated Technical Lead and report to the Project Engineering Manager.
  • Engage in design reviews, development of CTRs, RACI matrix, interfaces, MDRs, action tracking, PPM at suppliers, fabricators, audits, convergence plan and management. Ensure compliance with the Project Management process.
  • Participate in the engineering, procurement, fabrication follow-up as well as PPM, FAT, SIT, offshore operations and readiness reviews as required. Ensure all relevant lessons learned are captured and communicated to the project, and performed in accordance with best practice, mitigate risk, promote continuous improvement, safety, integrity, and compliance.
  • Represent the project and Subsea 7 in meetings with project partners (OSS, SLB, EPF) clients, sub-contractors, and 3rd parties, in a technical capacity and provides knowledge of the assigned package.


Key Skills and Experience:

Engineer with suffucient practical industrial experience in Subsea EPCI Projects.

Subsea structures: Intermediate package management of Flowline Structures and Spools. Subsea Production System Hardware Knowledge is desirable.

Willing and able to travel onshore and offshore. Good understanding of HSE policies, procedures. Package Engineers are expected to be promote safety culture and develop into safety leaders.

Demonstrable ability towards budget and schedule awareness.

Excellent communication, collaboration skills, both written and verbal. Competent with up-to-date computer applications including MS Word, Excel and Mathcad.

Ability to:

  • Solve technical problems and be originator of CLIENT issued TQ’s/DVR’s.
  • Prioritise and organise work.
  • Work independently or as a team member depending on project needs.
  • Interface with multidisciplinary team to deliver to strict deadlines whilst complying with the company policies and engineering processes.
  • Prioritise own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect the package.
  • Identify risks and opportunities to the project

Knowledge of Pipelay Methods and Pipelay Vessels along with experience of either offshore support or within fabrication yards.

Degree qualified, preferably in Structural/Civil Engineering or equivalent and membership to a relevant professional body with scope for continued professional development.


Package Engineer reports to the respective Package Manager on the Project alongside the Lead Subsea Structural Package Engineer – PLETs and Spool Structures.



  • Subcontractors and suppliers for engineering and procurement activity.
  • Clients for Technical Reviews, follow-up of suppliers.
  • Relevant professional bodies and institution of learnings


  • Project Management team.
  • Project partners – OSS, SLB & EPF.
  • Project functions - Project Engineering, HSEQ, SCM, Quality, Fabrication Project Controls and Operations Managers.
  • Offshore Managers and Site Supervisors.
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