Senior Fracture Mechanics Engineer

Subsea 7

Vacancy information

Subsea7 are looking for a Senior or Principal Fracture Mechanics Engineer to join our Pipeline Group (PG) team on a full time, permanent basis located at our Sutton, London office.  PG is tasked with supplying projects with rigid pipeline installation and fabrication that meets specified requirements.

As a Senior or Principal Fracture & Fatigue Engineer you will sit within the Engineering Critical Assessment (ECA) team who carry out assessments on our subsea pipelines, specifically around fracture mechanics-based welding, ensuring accordance with industry codes and standards, design guides, client specifications and scopes of work.

Whilst candidates will ideally have experience working in the energy industry, we welcome applications from other industries such as, but not limited to, nuclear, utilities, aeronautics, academia (e.g., PhD graduates), etc.


What will you be doing?

  • Supervise project ECA activities and assess required resource adjustments
  • Provide ECA engineering support to Concept study, Tendering and FEED study execution
  • Conduct advanced 3D finite element analyses associated with subsea pipeline installation engineering
  • Write technical project documents
  • Perform checking of analysis work of peer ECA analyst
  • Interface with other engineering disciplines (material and welding, installation, and pipeline design engineering) client and 3rd party
  • Coordinate internal R&D study and engineering improvement projects as assigned


What experience would we like you to have?

  • You will be degree qualified in a relevant engineering or similar subject
  • You will have relevant experience working within a similar role, with a documented history of fracture mechanics and fatigue assessment of welding
  • You should be proficient with Abaqus for 3D FE modelling
  • You should have a comprehensive knowledge of relevant structural integrity assessment codes, i.e., Bs7910, DNV, API, etc)


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 before final submission.

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