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Project Details

You would have to get a support to our engineering entity based in Biarritz on Offshore Wind project (dynamic cable). 

Current Project Phases

Engineering, Tendering

Role Definition

Aventa is currently looking to hire a Subsea mechanical engineer (umbilical experience would be a plus) for his KRAKEN SUBSEA SOLUTIONS engineering entity in Biarritz. 



 will be supporting tender and/or project for the various analyses


·      In place Global analyses of riser systems for umbilical and dynamic power cable (Fatigue, interference,extreme, …)

·      installation analyses of umbilical and dynamic power cable 


 your main responsibilities will be to:


·      Contribute to elaboration of Design brief and design basis documents for installation/in place analyses

·      use of existing tools and elaboration of new excel spreadsheets / Mathcad spreadsheet

·      Perform the in-place design analysis with Orcaflex, as per design brief and basis,

·      Perform QA/QC of other analyses

·      Interface with installation engineer and field engineers to Understand operation procedure & identify critical steps

·      Elaborate lay tables to be used offshore, identify laying parameters and sea states limitations

·      Elaborate design loads for umbilical ancillaries

·      Interface with package to contribute to scope of work of various items

·      Production design documentation including feasibility reports, detailed in place design reports, specifications, material take-offs, etc.


·      Ensure design in accordance with acknowledged industry Codes, Standards and Design Guides (e.g. API, DnV,ISO); Client Specifications and Scopes of Work.

·      be aware of the Overall project planning and responsible of the planning of his / her Scope of Work.

·      Provide engineering assistance  during mobilizations and occasional periods of offshore or site working,

·       Ensure that know-how is transferred within the discipline. Attend to discipline meeting as required.


Capability profile –Knowledge, skill, experience:

·       MSc or Phd in mechanical engineering/hydrodynamics, you have at least6/7 years of relevant work experience in the oil and gas industry orequivalent, onto Installation Analyses and/or in place design of riser/flexiblebackground

·       You are proficient in FEA modeling and you have strong knowledge ofOrcaflex software.

·       Your English is fluent

·       Strong knowledge of DNV RPC205, DNV RPH103

Personal Attributes:


·       Undertake responsibility for production of deliverables, which mayinclude engineering support to DO, design calculations, specifications,procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports andvarious 3rd-party submissions.

·       Experience in working in a multi-disciplined system engineering team

·       Ability to prioritize own workload, manage time accordingly and informteam members where constraints will affect a project in terms of program orbudget.

·       Personal interest for analyses tools and development (Python, VBA, …)

·       Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints

·       Ability in working in multicultural group


position based in Biarritz (South West of France)

Others informations

Start date : ASAP

Duration : Long term

Seniority level : Senior Engineer, Lead Engineer

Type of project : DEEP WATER O&G Floating unit (FPSO, FLNG etc), SHALLOW WATER O&G platform

Countries : France

Location : France (Biarritz)