Lead Installation Engineer at Subsea 7

Lead Installation Engineer at Subsea 7


Lead Installation Engineer at Subsea 7. Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Lead Installation Engineer – Africa

Vacancy ref: 60808
Location: Lagos
Business area: Surf and Conventional
Contract type: Staff
Languages in which you may apply:English
Functional Unit: Subsea 7 – Africa
Business Unit or Division: Engineering
Reporting to: Engineering Manager


  • Within the framework of our Projects/Tenders in the Africa region, we are looking for an experienced Lead Installation Engineer to join our Installation Department within the Africa Engineering Management Department.

  • You will be in charge of the installation of subsea structures in shallow and deep waters, mooring systems, risers systems, flexible flowlines and umbilicals.

  • You will prepare the missions and then support the offshore people during the operations.

  • Your interface will be at the heart of the project and you will ensure the liaison between the client, the suppliers, the operational people and the design teams.


  • First of all, Manage a team of engineers within projects/tenders,

  • Also, Accountable for the engineering budget and planning of the scope of the engineer’s team,

  • Also, Manage all external interfaces (clients, subcontractors, suppliers) and internal interfaces (other disciplines, installation, fabrication, purchasing, operation),

  • Supervise the engineering activities in connection with the preparation and installation of the products,

  • Validate the production of all documents and preliminary studies linked to tenders and projects developed by the installation teams,

  • Also, Plan, prepare and confirm the specific procedures (validation test on site, transportation and installation) and associated calculation notes (design lifting slings, design installation aids) defining priorities,

  • Also, Be the technical owner and ensure choice of subcontractors and supervise subcontracted studies,

  • Validate concepts and manage changes accounting for HSEQ criteria,

  • Also, Advise adequate improvements taking into account HSEQ and Group standards,

  • Actively participate in the training and the career progression of your team,

  • Also, Take an active part in the consolidation of the installation team’s expertise,

  • Suggest innovative solutions that enable cost reduction.


  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct,

  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles,

  • Support standards and procedures for the Engineering Function.


  • Graduated with a Master of Engineering, you have 10 years of experience as a minimum in engineering on Oil & Gas related installation projects.

  • Your autonomy, your capacity to coordinate and communicate at all levels within the organization are key assets to succeed at this position.

  • Ability to lead a team across multiple projects.

  • Ability to manage interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers.

  • Missions on constructions sites onshore and offshore during execution phases according to requirements.

  • A fluent level in English (spoken, written and read) is essential.

Application Closing Date
25th March, 2019.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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