Vacancy for Principal Welding and Materials Engineer in Singapore


Deadline: 30 april 2020



  • Acting as a focal point within discipline
  • Plan, produce, review and approve (as applicable) Subsea 7 specifications and related technical documents covering all materials, fabrication and welding aspects associated with subsea structure/ pipeline design, construction and installation.
  • Review client generated specifications and related documents pertaining to materials, fabrication and welding.
  • Review and approve contractor/subcontractor/ vendor welding procedures and related documents.
  • Provide specialist technical support to projects, fabrications sites and other disciplines within Subsea 7 with regard to materials selection and solution of technical issues generally.
  • On behalf of projects, liaise with client and contractor /subcontractor /vendor discipline personnel on all matters relating to materials & welding.
  • Liaise with third party certification bodies where appropriate.
  • Contribute to bid process broadly as described above.
  • Where appropriate delegate above tasks to suitably experienced engineers and/ or provide support and coaching in these activities to less experienced members of team.
  • Maintain both personal and team knowledge base
  • Maintain awareness of recognised industry codes and standards) relevant to materials and welding discipline. (eg API 5L, DNV OS-F101, BS 4515, EEMUA 158,Norsok etc.etc) providing advice and guidance on interpretation and use where appropriate.
  • Provide engineering assistance during mobilisations and occasional periods of offshore or site working.
  • Manage and allocate personnel to following up of sub-contractor qualification, preparation for fabrication, packages and fabrication welding with regards to quality, schedule, budget, contract and documentation
  • Advice in technical contract issues – VO work.
  • Provide specialist skills, integrity and knowledge in key areas of discipline engineering, including design codes, legislative requirements and current good engineering practice.
  • Understand clients’ needs; identify and address design parameters and problems; develop and implement solutions.
  • Independently evaluate, organise and prioritise work for self and others.
  • Undertake responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to DO, design calculations, specifications, procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various 3rd-party submissions.
  • Sign and issue technical documentation as originator checker or approver, accepting personal responsibility for its adequacy.
  • Ensure all relevant safety objectives and legal requirements are observed.
  • Actively participate in relevant training, review and development of new technology to pursue continuing professional development.
  • Ensure project fitness-for-purpose, HS&E compliance and adherence to project budget & schedule.
  • Train / mentor more junior engineers.
  • Recognise and accept HSE Roles & Responsibilities as defined in DOC-GL-HSE-001


  • Ability to lead and function within a design team and across multiple projects.
  • Ability to prioritise own and others’ workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget.
  • Manage interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers.
  • Manage change control within own remit on a project.  Inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget.
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints


  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct.
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles.

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