Job Description

Subsea7 are seeking a contract Project Surveyor for a period of up to 6 months to work on subsea cable installation projects.  This office-based role will be deployed from Subsea7’s Survey team to support Seaway7’s Fixed Wind renewables projects in Northern Europe.

Our preferred candidate will be located and work from either of our offices in Aberdeen, UK or Zoetermeer, Netherlands.  Flexible and hybrid working is available.

Consideration will also be given to suitably experienced candidates who wish to work from one of our offices in the UK, Norway or Netherlands, subject to demonstrating a Right to Work in the relevant country.  Remote working for candidates living outwith our office locations may be considered.

The role will be an onshore/office-based position with possible occasional temporary offshore assignments and international travel as required.

What will you be doing?

As a Project Surveyor for Cable Installation Delivery (CID) you will be part of a team of Project Surveyors focussed on providing the technical expertise, procedures and supervision of offshore and onshore delivery to meet the demanding offshore survey and positioning activities and the required geospatial and reporting deliverables for subsea cable installation

You will work as part of an integrated project team to review client requirements, develop associated methodologies, procedures and budgets and facilitate between internal functions and external suppliers to deliver the required services.

You will also be part of the larger global Survey & Inspection team within Subsea7 with opportunities to be involved with other discipline experts working on a wide array of subsea installation and IRM projects for oil & gas and offshore renewables.

  • Provision of survey support to Seaway7 Fixed Wind renewables projects throughout the project life cycle including technical and commercial input to tenders
  • Develop project procedures and quality plans in alignment with Subsea7 processes
  • Ensure that offshore personnel requirements are identified and communicated in a timely manner to the Survey Operations Manager and Offshore Survey Skillpool
  • Identify required equipment and communicate these requirements to the internal survey engineering support group to ensure timely delivery of equipment to worksites
  • Attend Client interface meetings as required
  • Attend onshore calibrations and liaise with 3rd. party service providers
  • Undertake project briefings/ debriefings during periods of mob / demobilisation with key survey personnel / other project personnel
  • Act as liaison on behalf of project both with internal and external interfaces
  • Ensure that end of trip reports are closed out in a timely manner with lessons learned being captured and communicated
  • Collaborate with other Project Survey and Engineering personnel as required

What experience would we like you to have?

  • A degree in a Survey related science subject or professional association is preferred.
  • Demonstrable experience in an offshore survey position working in the subsea construction industry is essential
  • High level of knowledge and understanding of current offshore construction / IRM / survey techniques and technologies
  • Experience with survey operations within Offshore Wind Farm cable installation and burial desirable but not essential
  • Use of standard business IT applications such as the Microsoft Suite.
  • Highly collaborative, with effective written and verbal communication, including report writing.
  • Self-motivated and able to adapt to changing priorities in a 24/7 operational environment
  • Ability to plan, prioritise and maintain own work with minimal supervision to meet deadlines and other operational requirements, while contributing to the wider team as required.
  • Solutions based, proactively seeks to identify and resolve potential issues.
  • Flexibility towards working hours and location to meet business needs

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.

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Project Surveyor (onshore)




Project Surveyor (onshore)


Aberdeen, Stavanger, Zoetermeer

Closing Date:

06 April 2023