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Sharjah, Singapore

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Lead Engineer- Installation
Location: Singapore or UAE

At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognized 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 success and sustainability are only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ At Subsea 7.

Role Overview

Subsea 7 is looking for talented Lead Installation Engineers to join our regional Installation Engineering team based either in UAE or Singapore


Key Responsibilities 

  • Provides specialist skills, integrity and knowledge in key areas of project or discipline engineering, including design codes, legislative requirements and current good engineering practice.
  • Understands clients' needs; identifies and addresses design parameters and problems; develops and implements solutions.
  • Evaluates, organises and prioritises work. Undertakes responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to the Drawing Office, design calculations, specifications, procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various 3rd-party submissions.
  • Signs and issues technical documentation as originator or checker, accepting personal responsibility for its adequacy.
  • Ensures all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed
  • May manage a team of engineers on a project or within a discipline
  • Support the Engineering Manager or Project Engineering Manager and Project Manager in providing engineering knowledge and expertise for successful project delivery Operate within standardised engineering policies, processes and systems of the Business Management System (BMS) and PM7 Lead a team supporting project or discipline Ensure engineering on the project team is effective and quality driven Independently evaluate, organise and prioritise work for self and others.


Role Profile

  • Supervise and be involved in design of installation aids and other equipment required for use offshore or for use onshore in preparation for offshore activities.
  • Manage resources to witness directly or liaise with Subsea 7 Inspectors to ensure that suitable contractual activities such as load test, trial fits, are being carried out in accordance with Subsea 7 minimum requirements.
  • Manage the preparation of any engineering analysis of tasks relating to installation, to ensure the structural/operational integrity of the equipment during installation.
  • Sign and issue technical documentation as originator checker or approver, accepting personal responsibility for its adequacy.
  • Ensure the selection of suitable equipment to perform operational tasks offshore, checking all aspects of the equipment to ensure it is operated safely and efficiently with suitable certification provided to meet statutory regulations.
  • Liaise with vessel departments and third party contractors to ensure all equipment is fit for purpose and fully compatible with offshore worksite.
  • Manage the co-ordination/compilation of as-built material and commercial aspects of contractual variations from site/fabricators/offshore.
  • Ensure full traceability of the technical development of the assigned scope throughout the life of the project
  • Ensure that specifications and scopes of work within the assigned Project scope have been reviewed and agreed by the relevant centres of competence and that all quality issues are captured in the relevant Quality Control Plan Agree and monitor performance objectives with direct reports
  • Actively engage in knowledge sharing, capture of Lessons Learned and application of Engineering Standards
  • Understand Supply Chain Management processes and key SCM commodity strategies
  • Actively engage in Project Expert Committees (PECs) and project risk assessment/ mitigation processes Promote personal CPD (continuing professional development) through regular engagement with the professional engineering community


  • Subcontractors and suppliers for engineering and procurement activity
  • Clients for Technical Reviews, and input into tenders and studies Relevant professional bodies and institutions of learning
  • Project Managers Project Engineering Managers Tendering Managers
  • Engineering Department Engineering Compliance HSEQ and Supply Chain Management Offshore Manager(s) and Supervisors



  • Ability to lead and function within an engineering team and across multiple projects.
  • Ability to prioritise own and others’ workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget.
  • Manage interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers.
  • Manage change control within own remit on a project.
  • Inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget. Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed in creating a diverse workforce and look to offer an exciting and excellent international career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

Along with a range of employment benefits, career development opportunities (mentoring and development programmes) and a flexible working environment, our employees can also further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy and wellbeing through a Medical Private Plan and a Wellbeing support initiatives.

Join Us

All applicants that meet the job criteria will be contacted in the two weeks following the application submission date by our AMEC recruitment team. Remaining applications will be integrated in our database and considered in future job opportunities.

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