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Aberdeen - Westhill, London - Sutton, Paris (Suresnes)

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Subsea7 are looking for a Field Engineer to join our Pipeline Group (PG) team responsible for delivering fit for purpose rigid pipeline installation methods and analysis to projects and/or tenders supported by the group with specific focus on safe and cost-effective installation operations.  This role will be split with an offshore/onshore rotation, but candidates will be expected to spend regular periods of work in either our Sutton, Aberdeen or Suresnes offices.

As a Field Engineer you will perform a key role in the offshore operations aboard an assigned Pipe Lay Vessel, providing the link between the vessel and the onshore project team to ensure that installation and construction activities are performed in accordance with procedures in a safe and efficient manner whilst also supporting key management of change activities. With their focus being on the support of the project team and delivery of projects, the FE will be the project interface assigned to the vessel on a rotational rota basis and, when not offshore, will be required to contribute to project or tender support activities onshore or any specific task as agreed through the functional manager.


What will you be doing?

  • Offshore
    • Provide consistent technical interface between the onshore project(s), construction, and marine personnel on the vessel during tender, planning & execution phases.
    • Assist with the planning and organisation of project mobilisation and demobilisation port calls, preparing the deck / vessel crew for loadout of project materials.
    • Lead sequential project planning efficiency optimisation, i.e., installation aids re-use, tensioner pad change-outs, equipment mob / demob, ROV tooling consistency as required.
    • Assist with preparation and distribution of Task Plans, ensuring all relevant safety and quality issues are included.
    • Promote safety culture and initiatives to the construction crew throughout all offshore activities.
  • Onshore
    • Develop and maintain various vessel documentations such as Vessel Specification, STPs, Standard Lift Plans, NORMs, Project History.
    • Participate in review of installation procedures, drawings, and Lift Plans.
    • Participate in review of tender deliverables (installation scope) such as Time Estimate, Databook and Method Statement.
    • Participate in project PHAs, HAZIDs and HIRAs (level 0 to 3), design / operability reviews, readiness reviews and convergence plans.
    • Assist with interface between project / installation team and Offshore Resources to ensure that equipment/assets to be used are fit-for-purpose with adequate documentation, required operational performance and level of preparation.


What experience would we like you to have?

  • You should be degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • You will have experience working in a project installation engineering role, ideally within a rigid pipelay role but this is not essential.
  • You should be a strong team player with the ability to function as a team member across multiple projects and vessel departments.
  • Strong interface management with the ability to bring together various people within a project structure, including other disciplines, logistics, project management, clients, suppliers, vessel departments.
  • You should be able to demonstrate strong safety leadership.


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?

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  • 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.

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