Lead Engineer

Job Description

This role would suit an Experienced Engineer looking to embrace their next challenge, wanting to take on line management of a team of engineers.  The ideal candidate will have experience as a design engineer, project engineer or technician delivering large offshore projects and wants to diversify into a wider portfolio of offshore challenges, not only in Projects, but also O&M, innovation and new product design.   Working within Global Marine Group, you’ll enjoy taking on multiple scopes of work across different Business Units and managing the expectations of your colleagues relying on you to deliver.

Working on the new and keeping away from the routine brings about challenges.  The successful candidate will need to be a highly motivated, team player, fully committed to safety, open to new ways of working and have a healthy obsession with delivering work to the highest possible standard.  There is pressure in the role which will need to be managed, requiring good self-discipline and excellent teamwork. 


As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, you’ll enjoy a professional working environment. GMG has various offices around the UK (Chelmsford, Portland, Blyth, Grimsby and Aberdeen) which offers flexibility to working location, although you will be expected to maintain a primary presence in the assigned office. In addition, there is plenty of opportunity for travel, working offshore, a busy social calendar and active sports culture to keep you motivated.  

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • Experienced in offshore with a background in subsea design and implementation.

  • Bachelor or Master’s Engineering Degree

  • Experience in grillage and sea fastening design on Ships

  • Well versed in standard offshore Rules & Regulations and dealing with Class Approvals

  • Experience in International project work

  • Willing to travel both nationally and internationally

Advantageous Abilities/Certification:

  • Cable Lay/Umbilical Lay/Subsea Construction

  • Offshore Windfarm experience

  • Ability to use AutoCAD or SolidWorks

  • Offshore Survival & Medical

  • Associated with a Professional Institution

About The Company

The Global Marine Group is an innovative market leader in offshore engineering and consists of three business units; CWind delivering power cable and asset management services topside and subsea to the offshore renewables and utilities market, Global Marine providing fibre optic cable solutions to the telecommunications and oil & gas markets and Global Offshore delivering trenching and power cable lay services to the oil & gas industry.

The company has two successful joint ventures in China, SB Submarine Systems and Huawei Marine, demonstrating the true global reach of the company.  The combined experience and knowledge has led to significant embedded intellectual property and an enviable track record.

GMG has an outstanding health & safety record, completing 1.65 million hours worked in 2016, without injury and stands by a core value of safety first.

The company is in a unique position owning the world’s largest independent marine contracting fleet, and a workforce that has an impressive total of over 6,300 years’ service, and an average service length of 11.8 years.  The company has installed over 300,000km of subsea cable, 21% of the world total and has conducted worldwide.

The Group aspires to achieve its vision ‘Engineering a clean and connected future’.