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Subsea7 is looking for a skilled Senior Structural Engineer to join the engineering team based in St. John’s, Newfoundland Canada on a full-time, permanent basis. Operating in a technical, innovative and diverse environment the role will involve working with various diverse engineering projects.


The role will be responsible for supporting the execution of structural design scopes with tenders and live projects currently in execution and you will need to have sufficient knowledge and training related to structural design and analysis of structures within Marine or Oil and Gas industry.


What will you be doing?


  • Provide guidance, integrity, and knowledge in key areas of structural engineering, including design codes, legislative requirements, and good engineering practices.
  • Production of key structural engineering deliverables including design calculations, structural analysis and design reports according to relevant design codes and standards
  • Checking of design reports, design calculations and structural analyses as prepared by colleagues
  • Provide direction and support to drafting office
  • Checking of third-party submissions as required
  • Design and detailing in accordance with acknowledged industry Codes, Standards and Design Guidelines (e.g. CSA, AISC, DNV, etc); Client Specifications and Scopes of Work. Design work includes but not limited to: rigging design, seafastening design, grillage design, installation aids design, etc.
  • Stamp documents and drawings as required.
  • Mentoring of junior engineers.
  • Provide stress analysis utilizing STAAD.Pro (and ANSYS, where applicable)
  • Coordinate structural engineering support to project execution in line with defined budget and schedule
  • Liaise with project team and understand the interfaces within a project
  • Provide specialist structural engineering assistance during vessel mobilizations
  • Contribute as required to events such as Kick-off meetings, HIRAs, Design Reviews, etc.


What experience would we like you to have?


Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.


  • Professional qualifications – Bachelor of Engineering Degree (Civil/Structural/Naval)
  • Registered P.Eng with PEGNL
  • Relevant engineering experience (7+ years) in the design of structures within the Marine or Oil and Gas industry – includes but not limited to: rigging design, seafastening design, grillage design, installation aids design, etc.
  • Sound knowledge of STAAD.Pro, MathCAD and AutoCAD (2D) is required
  • Sound knowledge of SpaceClaim and ANSYS are considered an asset
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Sound understanding of relevant design codes and standards (CSA, AISC, DNV, etc.)
  • Organized, self-motivated, pro-active, detail-oriented, and have good communication skills
  • Able to work within time/budget constraints
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role
  • Ability to function with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to work collaboratively with others


What do we offer?


  • Career development – with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development
  • Flexible working – lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it’s hybrid, part-time or flexitime working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but let’s have a discussion to see how we can make it work.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave
  • A fantastic benefits package – which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.


Who are we?


We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.


At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.


In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

Start your journey with us today.


An environment where you can thrive


We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.


We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.


Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.


What happens next?


If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page. 

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.
  • Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.


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