Relaunch Installation Engineer Flexible and Reel Lay (Deep Water)

  • Location: La Defense 6, Paris
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #13036

Job title: Installation Engineer Flexible & Real Lay (Deep Water)
Sector: Oil & Gas
Starting date: April 1st, 2024
Duration: 12 months
Renewable: Yes
Location: FRANCE (Paris)
Language: French, English Fluently

The Installation Engineer Flexible and Reel Lay reports to the Deep-Water Lead and is accountable for the installation engineering of the Deep-Water
Flexible pipeline and reel lay installation scope of work completed by the EPCI Contractor. The Installation Engineer Flexible and Reel Lay is based in Paris and is planned to be eventually stationed on board the one of the installation vessels during the installation of the flexibles and reeled pipelines offshore Mozambique.
The job holder shall assume responsibility for installation engineering part of the associated flexibles and reel-lay installation scope working in conjunction with his counterparts in the MTV Consortium. The job holder shall work closely with the other Installation Engineers to ensure consistency of approach exists across both the different scopes of work and that the interfaces are managed appropriately


  • Ensure safe, on time and within budget delivery of the flexible and reel-lay related elements of the EPCI scope of work whilst ensuring a high level
  • of quality consistent with a project design life of 30 years.
  • Monitor and manage all facets of work within the flexible and reel-lay scope of work to ensure that schedule, technical, quality and HSES
  • requirements are, as a minimum, met or improved upon.
  • Oversee a readiness process to ensure a progressive preparation is made by both contractor and company towards the start of site activities and that this is documented.
  • Bring to earliest attention all issues which present a significant threat to the Project and in addition offer mitigating measures / work plans.
  • Provide reporting function towards Deep Water Lead for the flexible and reel-lay installation activities.
  • Define, monitor and manage work tasks with external consultants and contractors as required.
  • Ensure all marine spread inspection, vetting and follow-up activities are satisfactorily carried out and MWS are engaged in that process.
  • Interfacing to ensure that impacts of co-activities are properly managed and minimized.
  • Ensure identification and resolution of technical interfaces, in conjunction with other discipline engineers, in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Ensure, in conjunction with project HSE department, that all deep-water based scope of work activities is performed in compliance with a high regard to Health, Safety, Security and Environmental requirements.
  • Ensure that the flexibles and reel-lay scope of work activities are performed in compliance with a high regard to Quality Assurance and Control.


  • US $20 Billion investment, 17,000-acre LNG facility site that includes private airstrip, marine facilities, and 18 subsea wells – 5-year construction period, delivered utilizing a staff of 1500+ employees and contractors based in Houston, Milan, Paris, Singapore and Mozambique 12.88 MTPA from 2 Initial Trains – 25-year production period
  • Mozambique LNG is a subsea (1,400m) to shore dry gas field development located in the norther part of Mozambique
  • The subsea field will be developed via 18 subsea wells, 7-production manifolds, 1-MEG manifold, 3 x 22in trunk lines, a 6in and 8in MEG lines, 18 x 10in in-field flowlines, 2 x 4in in-field MEG lines, associated ILTs and PLETs for all pipelines and flowlines, 25 control modules, 2 main tie-back umbilical’s, 5 in-field umbilical’s, 12 UTA assemblies, 189 electrohydraulic flying leads, 48 x 10” flexible jumpers, rigid jumpers and spools


  • Engineering of all deep-water flexible and reel lay scope parts of the Deep-Water Team during the project preparation and execution phases.
  • Safe and on time delivery of the deep-water flexible and reel lay scope of work within the EPCI Contract whilst ensuring a high level of quality consistent with a project design life of 30 years.


  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in engineering of large scale EPCI contracts including flexibles, reel-lay and structure installation work scopes in deep and shallow water.
  • Experienced and able to assess and analyze an installation spread, contractors’ capabilities and challenge the robustness of their overall execution planning to deliver the installation campaign.
  • Knowledgeable and experienced in general offshore installation aspects as they relate to flexibles, reeled pipelines and structures installation.
  • Able to oversee and judge interfaces with deep water installation vessels and general offshore construction works.
  • Ability to get along well with others in an international / multi-cultural environment and take a pragmatic approach to problem solving situations.
  • Ability to multi-task and work as part of small and flexible team.
  • Desire to take responsibility for own area of work and to hold self-accountable to deliver in accordance with responsibilities.
  • Ability to manage interfaces between multiple contractors.
  • Ability to develop good working relationships with contractors and contractor personnel and progress collaborative problem solving.
  • A bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent is required.
  • Current BOSIET and OGUK medical.
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