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London - Sutton

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Subsea7 Global Project Center (GPC) specialises in the realization of turnkey projects for the Energy industry. Subsea 7 designs and implements innovative solutions for seabed to surface in the marine environment. Recognized as a global name in its field, the organisation is distinguished by its deep water offshore projects that require sophisticated technical skills and use of innovative technologies.

With an international presence, Subsea 7 puts GPC global expertise alongside partnering regional teams to achieve project growth. Placing people at the heart of its benefit, Subsea 7 allows its employees to develop their skills and offers exciting career opportunities that will allow you to express your creativity and participate in an extraordinary human adventure.



We are looking for a Principal Installation Engineer to be part of our "Installation and Project Engineering" discipline within GPC Engineering on a Staff basis. You will represent the discipline on tenders and projects (providing the conduit for technical challenges) and responsible for maintaining discipline expertise as well as develop new capabilities. You will be responsible for developing the installation of subsea structures, mooring systems, risers systems, flexible flowlines and umbilicals. You will prepare the scope and support the offshore crew during the operation. You will ensure the interface with the Client, suppliers, offshore crew and the design team.


Your main responsibilities will:

  • Direct installation work packages on a Tender, FEED or Project,
  • Deliver scopes within budget to the agreed quality and timeframe,
  • Direct scope both technical and commercial scope change,
  • Able to support a team of engineers and contribute to their professional development,
  • Technical point of contact for specific installation subject matter,
  • Manage interface topics with all stakeholders; external (clients, suppliers) and internal (other disciplines, installation, manufacturing, purchase),
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality documents and studies related to tenders, FEEDs and Projects. This shall be through example and robust reviews,
  • Direct engineering activities related to the preparation and installation of products,
  • Plan, develop and review specific procedures/task plans and associated calculation notes (design lifting slings),
  • Support vessel mobilization and installation phases on vessel to support current project delivery,
  • Ensure activities are conducted in compliance with the Project standards in terms of Quality, Cost & Time,
  • Maybe required to be the Technical Owner for a subject/product and provide policy making for choice of subcontractor and technical oversight of their work,
  • Validate concepts and control changes accounting for HSEQ criteria,
  • Actively participate in the development of our discipline and mentor junior engineers,
  • Taking ownership and promote an area of technical expertise, as required contribute to the update or development of corporate standards and guidelines,
  • Offer and promote innovative solutions that enable the reduction of costs.



You will be able to demonstrate knowledge, skills, experience and behaviours in the following areas:

  • Graduated with a Master of Engineering and relevant work experience in the energy sector,
  • Minimum 10 years experience within Offshore/Subsea installation,
  • Maintain expertise in two or more of the following areas;
  • Subsea Structures Installation,
  • Hook-ups or Pull-in’s,
  • Riser systems,
  • Flexible Flowlines,
  • Umbilicals / Flying Leads
  • Mooring Installation, shore-pull and other relevant experience is desirable,
  • Experience working in deep and ultradeep water construction,
  • Experience working on Tenders and Projects,
  • Practical experience of project or contractual management,
  • Developing operational documentation; procedures, task plans and rigging design,
  • High level of relevant operational offshore experience,
  • Deliver work autonomously with minimal supervision,
  • Capacity to priorities, plan, coordinate and communicate to enable effective delivery,
  • Experience co-ordinating or leading teams (including handling others workloads),
  • Contribute to the development of engineers,
  • Ability to accommodate different working cultures and behaviours,
  • Fluent in English.

Working conditions:

  • Majority of your time will be carried out from Sutton office (not a remote working position),
  • Requirement for international travel,
  • Requirement to occasionally support Offshore/Off-site location during project execution.


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 opportunities 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 growth.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that enable us continually promote the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment promotes 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.



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