Subsea Hardware Engineer Connectors

Subsea 7

Vacancy information

We are looking for a brilliant Subsea Hardware Engineer Connectors to join our team at any Global Project Centre London office on a contract basis.

What will you be doing?

Reporting to the GPC West Valves and Connector lead, the individual will have responsibility for all Subsea hardware connector related packages of work from initial pre FEED engineering analysis to project execution.  The individual will plan their workload, coordinating the technical expertise required to ensure successful delivery of high-quality engineering to meet commercial and technical needs.  He/she is expected to improve the specific discipline work processes and be a technical governance for the Discipline.

The Subsea hardware connector engineer provides specialist skills, integrity and knowledge in key areas of discipline engineering, including design codes, legislative requirements and current good engineering practice. Understands clients’ needs; identifies and addresses design parameters and problems; develops and implements solutions. Compliance with project plans, relevant engineering standards and contractual obligations is required. The Principal FEA Engineer will work as part of a team but may have responsibility for discrete work packages.

  • Provide expert skills and knowledge in Connector related scopes to the Structures and Piping engineering team, including supporting other engineering disciplines within Subsea7.
  • Works as part of the project team, supporting the Lead Engineer in performing engineering for successful project delivery.
  • Organises and prioritises work scope which is subject to formal issuance.
  • Identifies project opportunities, raising them to the required personnel.
  • Competent in identifying technical clarifications, originating technical queries and deviation requests.
  • Ensures full traceability of the technical development of the assigned scope throughout the life of the project.
  • Ensure engineering performed is effective and quality driven.
  • Actively engage in knowledge sharing, capture of Lessons Learned and application of Engineering Standards.
  • Ensures all relevant safety objectives are adhered to.
  • Trains and mentors other engineers in the discipline specifically junior engineers.
  • Development of engineering solutions in line with defined objectives.
  • Shares knowledge providing guidance and solutions to other engineers in the discipline.
  • Promote personal CPD (Continued Professional Development) through regular engagement with the professional engineering community.
  • Work in collaboration with our alliance partners where appropriate.
  • Maintain communication with the Structures and Piping discipline engineering manager, in combination with project leads where appropriate.
  • Under limited supervision, independently evaluates, organises and prioritises work which is normally subject to internal checking and approval.

What experience would we like you to have?

 Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.

Candidates would ideally have Master of Engineering degree (MEng), or equivalent, from a recognised institute in; Mechanical, Civil, Aeronautical, Automotive or Naval Architecture along with the following requirements:

Extensive and proven experience in a similar role providing Connector expertise. Subsea7 are looking for the correct individuals to join the business. Subsea7 is an equal opportunities employer, each application is considered on a case by case basis.

Connector Engineer

  • Responsible for day-to-day management of Connector Scopes to ensure successful delivery of Projects & Tenders against baseline requirements.
  • Review client specifications and deliver technical scope of work ensuring both client, international standards and Subsea 7 requirements are accommodated.
  • Responsible for technical bid evaluations, delivering feedback to procurement.
  • Originates or checks technical documentation, accepting personal responsibility for its adequacy.
  • Ensures technical deliverables are consistent to maintain contractual, code compliance and the relevant agreements are formalised in due time to commercially protect Subsea 7 (i.e., Client approved TSOWs or TDRQs, Supplier Clarifications and Deviations).
  • Strong knowledge of Solid Mechanics and Strength of Materials.
  • Good knowledge of code and standards such as API, DNVGL, ISO especially DVNGL-RP-C208.
  • Passion for creating innovative, high-quality products.
  • Knowledge of subsea structure such as ILT, PLET , Manifold , foundation ( integrated and pre-installed mudmat) and suction pile is preferable.


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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