Aberdeen Graduate Engineer Development Scheme – 2022


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Engineering is the heart of our business and people are central to our success. We are committed to the training and development of our engineers. We provide opportunities for exciting and challenging work with global opportunities and first class career development.

GEDS (Graduate Engineer Development Scheme) is our industry-leading and award winning two-year graduate training scheme which has been developed and continually supported by experts from engineering and other core functions. Graduates are important to the progression of our engineering capabilities.

As a Graduate Engineer with Subsea 7 you will be recruited into a post within either our Central Engineering, Field Development Group (FDG), Customised Solutions or Project Engineering functions –

Central Engineering: Central Engineering consists of the design disciplines which deliver the subsea design elements of the overall subsea system. These typically include Structural engineering, Pipeline engineering, Geotechnical foundation design, Hydrodynamics, Welding & Materials, Coating & Corrosion, Bundle Pipeline Systems, Safety Engineering, Pre-Commissioning, Piping, Controls Systems

FDG: Field Development Group supports our clients during the early phases of their development processes to offer supplier led subsea field development solutions and ensure project value is maximized.  The field development group is at the forefront of developing low carbon solutions to meet our customers’ needs and emissions targets across oil and gas, renewables and emerging technology projects

Customised Solutions: Mechanical design group developing engineered solutions in the areas of subsea tooling, installation aids, pipe line repair solutions and product developments for Subsea7 project teams and directly to external customers.

Project Engineering: Project Engineers are primarily responsible for the execution and delivery of a variety of projects across Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM) and Subsea construction areas. The roles are onshore based with the requirement to go offshore.

The scheme involves both on and off-the-job development, and exposes graduates to a variety of engineering experiences and elements of project execution spanning from detailed design engineering to opportunities to work offshore.  The company has a large focus on developing both project and technical discipline specialists within the engineering department.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Under direct supervision, assist with production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to Drawing Office, design calculations, analysis, reports, specifications, procedures, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various 3rd-party submissions.
  • Consolidate knowledge in areas of discipline engineering, including design codes and standards, legislative requirements and current best engineering practice.
  • Awareness of clients’ needs; address design parameters and problems; develop and implement solutions.
  • Assist in the production of technical documentation.
  • Make effort to become aware of all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements.
  • Participate in meetings/correspondence with Clients, subcontractors, 3rd parties, etc in a junior capacity.
  • Recognise the objectives for professional development and strive to achieve development goals.
  • Be committed to Subsea7 values and works according to the Business Management System and good work practices.

Our Graduates: Our graduates typically have one of the following degrees:

  • Subsea Engineering
  • Mechanical
  • Instrumentation and Controls
  • Mechatronics
  • Electrical and Electronic
  • Civil
  • Structural
  • Marine/Naval Technology
  • Material Technology
  • Offshore Technology
  • Geomatics
  • Welding & Materials

They are also expected to exhibit some of the following qualities and skills:

  • Professional and mature attitude
  • Technical ability
  • Flexible and proactive approach to changes and challenges
  • Initiative and personal responsibility
  • Ability to communicate with impact
  • Innovative and intelligent approach
  • A team player, with the ability to work independently

GEDS commitment to you, Subsea 7 will provide you with:

  • Support from both our local and corporate offices throughout your time on the scheme.
  • Opportunities to develop your technical and non-technical skills by attendance at courses, through field trips, and in your day-to-day job.
  • The chance to network with experts and the global graduate engineering community.

GEDS is just the beginning – your professional and personal development journey continues throughout your career at Subsea 7. The positions are based in Westhill, Aberdeen and start in September 2022.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations. 

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

To apply for this job please visit careers.subsea7.com.

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