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Senior Cable Installation Engineer (m/f/d), Offshore Wind

Senior Cable Installation Engineer (m/f/d), Offshore Wind

  • Location Germany - Hamburg
  • Travel required Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Engineering Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ072231
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary


Gas & Low Carbon Energy

Job Family Group:

Engineering Group

Job Description:

At bp, we have only one thing on our minds: the energy of tomorrow. We want to reimagine energy so that we achieve net zero by 2050 at the latest. To achieve this, we are rethinking energy and relying on the expertise and passion of our 66,000 employees worldwide, 4,000 of them in Germany. Every day, with the products and services of our bp, Aral and Castrol brands, they ensure energy and mobility for millions of people - today and in the future.

Become part of the future and support bp in the energy turnaround in the German offshore wind market! With the award to develop two North Sea wind projects with a total capacity of 4 GW, bp enters the German offshore wind market.
Our global offshore wind project pipeline of up to 9.2 GW net, lines up with hydrogen, biofuels as well as electric mobility solutions in our transformation and sets another sign for a climate-neutral future. #netzero2050


How you can help shape the future:

You will join us in Ports, Transport and Installation where we are building a team to deliver our ambitious renewables targets. You will have the unique opportunity to be in from the start so you can use your experience to set things up right from the very beginning.
You will be responsible to develop technical scopes following the guidelines, review and steer from the Senior and Lead Engineers, including design works, calculations, preparation of specifications, review of offers, review of external designs, etc.
You shall be open to learn and be proactive to take responsibility within the assigned scope of work and shall professionally grow to acquire the required capabilities to get more responsibilities.
You shall develop the assigned technical works optimizing the LCoE of the project, maintaining a safety design and the quality, standards, certification and procedures requirements.

Your new area of responsibility - challenging and future-oriented:

  • Develop the infield cable installation logistics strategy and procedures
  • Develop the technical requirements for contracting the infield cable installation package and support other packages with interface requirements
  • Lead the technical clarifications and contract negotiations with the installation suppliers
  • Review the technical documentation, method statements and risk assessments from the suppliers
  • Identify opportunities and apply continuous improvement methodology throughout the project and implement learnings from elsewhere in the portfolio
  • Set up and implement HAZID/HAZOP for installation design / offshore installation operations
  • Provide progress reports for all managed contracts incl. technical risks and develop contingency plans
  • Prepare notes and presentations to internal/external stakeholders, in order to inform status, forward strategies and key decision making
  • Prepare cost-, time- and resource estimates to inform the project planning
  • Establish models and generic templates for effective cross-portfolio working
  • Identify innovative T&I solutions available in the market and assess the feasibility/implement ability for the project at hand

Your qualification profile - profound and passionate:

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Master Mariner, or related fields
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Experience in offshore wind farm development and construction projects with strong track record of infield cable T&I with a minimum of 8 years’ experience
  • Strong in negotiating subsea cable installation contracts
  • Strong project management and communication skills
  • Profound technical knowledge on infield cable T&I, installation vessels and mission equipment regarding cable load-out, PLGR, cable laying, trenching/jetting, pull-in, T&T and CPS systems
  • Previous experience in demonstrating creative and proactive approaches to addressing engineering and procurement-related challenges
  • Competency in comprehending and interpreting engineering & construction specifications, reports, drawings, and other technical documents
  • Ability to perform effectively in a team environment, inclusive of demonstrating collaborative, cooperative, flexible, adaptable, respectful, and tactful personal characteristics

Work-life balance and what else speaks for us:

  • Flexible, hybrid and family-friendly working, at least 30 vacation days and programs to improve work-life balance
  • Very attractive basic remuneration plus bonus payment, participation in the share program possible, parental allowance as a one-off payment, extra bonuses for special achievements, attractive company pension scheme, regular salary review, group accident insurance, relocation allowance in special cases, job bike, subsidised meals and more
  • Job sharing and part-time work
  • Career and development opportunities as well as extensive internal and external subsidised training opportunities
  • Structured onboarding programs and buddy support
  • Match funding; bp doubles donations made by employees to charitable organisations and rewards voluntary time commitment
  • Employees can offset their personal carbon footprint; bp doubles this amount


We are committed to equality, diversity and the compatibility of work life balance People with a disability are given priority in employment if they are suitable.

Travel Requirement

Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

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