Project Engineer Subsea Cables

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • In this role, you are responsible for the engineering of our Subsea Cables projects and designs - within the requirements (safety, quality, time, budget, legal requirements, regulations and other) and in compliance with client/ contract agreements.
  • This includes management of engineering scopes, if necessary, making use of external engineering suppliers.
  • During project preparation phase, you make sure any interface between engineering disciplines (Geo, Production, marine), operations and QHSE is covered.
  • You act as technical conscience throughout the complete lifecycle for medium to complex projects. 
  • Prepare and guide project preparations, work methods and designs that meet all requirements;
  • During project execution, support as field engineer offshore or on the site office;
  • Provide solutions to the customer and mitigate risks to an as low as possible level;
  • Ensure that you are well informed about the contract agreements with the customer and that you know the project management procedures and rules of Subsea Cables;
  • Based on solid knowledge, you convince customers / marine warranty surveyors / authorities of the feasibility and safety of the offered solution / method and the resulting specifications;
  • Structure, plan and budget the project engineering work and inform relevant stakeholders on time;
  • Provide support and advice to the Project Manager and Director engineering with regards to project engineering issues and resources during all phases of the project;
  • Drive continuous improvement of department processes and procedures and evaluation of the engineering process.
  • Responsible for identification of lessons learnt and ensuring implementation of follow up actions related to lessons learned.


  • A Master’s degree in Civil engineering, Marine engineering, Offshore Engineering or Mechanical engineering;
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role;
  • Thorough understanding of the underlying disciplines behind our work as subsea cables installation contractors (Geo, Marine and structural engineering);
  • Knowledge and experience of planning applications - such as MS project and/or Primavera - and basic knowledge of drafting applications - such as AutoCAD or BricsCAD;
  • Good communication skills and a good knowledge of the English language, both written and spoken;
  • You are motivated and eager to develop your skills in this role;
  • You show leadership, are a team player, pro-active and have a hands-on mentality;
  • Extensive knowledge and experience of operational processes (offshore experience).

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