Project Engineer

Chelmsford, Essex
Job Description

Job Title: Project Engineer  

Location: Chelmsford, Essex or Blyth, Northumberland

Issue date: July 2019


The role of the Project Engineer is to undertake duties within multi-disciplined Engineering team performing a multiple of engineering tasks including: pre-engineering and detailed design. This role would suit an Engineer looking to embrace the next challenge who thrives on technical success. The ideal candidate will have a 3-4 large projects on their CV and wanting to diversify and use their pure offshore experience in a wider portfolio of challenges offshore, not only in Projects, but also O&M, innovation and new product design.

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. 

The role is primarily based in Chelmsford or Blyth, the GMG has various offices around the UK (Chelmsford, Portland, Blyth, Grimsby and Aberdeen) which offers flexibility to working location.  As well as a competitive salary and benefits package, you’ll enjoy a professional and relaxed working environment. 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


  • +3 years’ experience in offshore operations ideally with a background in naval architecture and project delivery

  • Higher Education Engineering Degree/Masters (or equivalent)

  • Understanding of rigging/lifting operations

  • Experience in Grillage and Seafastening design on Ships

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

  • Experience in International project work


Advantageous Abilities/Certification:

  • Cable Lay/Umbilical Lay/Subsea Construction

  • Offshore Windfarm experience

  • Ability to use Solidworks and AutoCAD

  • Associated with a Professional Institution

  • Offshore problem solving skills

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 one of the world’s largest offshore support vessel fleets. The company has installed over 300,000 kilometers of subsea cable, which is around 21% of the total installed worldwide.

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