Job details

Aberdeen - Westhill, Leer, Zoetermeer
Vacancy information

We are Seaway7, a diverse group of experts, change makers and leaders in the delivery of fixed offshore wind projects. What we do makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing sustainable, renewable energy to the world.

We are looking for an Electrical Engineer (Cables) to join our team in Leer, Germany, or Aberdeen, UK on a staff basis.


What you will be doing

  • 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, accepting personal responsibility for its content.
  • May agree and monitor performance requirements with direct reports. Where necessary provide day to day guidance.
  • Ensures all relevant safety requirements and legal requirements are met.
  • Represents the Company in meetings/correspondence with Clients, Subcontractors, 3rd Parties etc.
  • Support the Principal Engineer and Project Engineering Manager in performing and coordinating engineering for effective project delivery.
  • Ensure full traceability of the technical development of the assigned scope throughout the life of the project.
  • Provide technical support to local tendering teams.
  • Agree and monitor performance requirements with direct reports.
  • Become familiar with and learn Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes and key SCM commodity strategies.
  • Assist senior/lead engineers in the project risk assessment and mitigation processes.
  • Assist with undertaking and checking of analysis, design and engineering activities associated with works.
  • Design and detailing in accordance with acknowledged industry Codes, Standards and Design Guides; Client Specifications and Scopes of Work.


What you will bring to the team

It’s the commitment and enthusiasm of our people that gives us our energy to create change and make an impact for the future. And we want you to bring your personality, skills and experience, powering us to be leaders in fixed offshore wind.

  • Committed to teamwork,
  • Sound communication skills, oral, written,
  • Ability to prioritise own workload, manage time and change control accordingly,
  • Ability to support interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client etc.,
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints,
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development,
  • Demonstrable experience/knowledge in HV cables,
  • Good knowledge of FO cable tests.
  • Be ready to travel for site visit on occasion.


At times, there may be specific qualifications we’re looking for, but we also recognise the power of transferrable skills, so if you feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, we want to hear from you.


What we can offer you

We offer the opportunity to create a future to be proud of, for generations to come. Whatever the role, wherever the location, everyone plays a part.

And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. Because we believe that it’s our team spirit that makes us special. Whether we’re getting stuck in, overcoming a challenge, or celebrating a growth, we always do it together.


Alongside this, we’re continually creating the environment for you to be at your best – in and outside of work. This includes:

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.


The next steps

To apply for this role, simply click the ‘Apply’ button found on this page.

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Here are 3 top tips to ensure you submit an application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • 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 before final submission.


Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.


To find out more about Seaway7, please visit our website.


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