Installation Engineer – Offshore power cable installation / USA Offshore Wind Project

Project details

Installation of offshore power cable for several offshore wind farm development in US. 

Role Definition

Aventa is looking to hire an installation engineer in order to participate to US offshore wind development. 

Responsibilities and specific technical competencies:  

  • Act as a technical interface with the client for document preparation 
  • Act as technical point of contact for scopes of work within the project  
  • Report to Installation Department outcome of meetings and technical discussions 
  • Critically evaluates technical and contractual information  
  • Analyses and understands customer technical challenges  
  • Development of technical design solutions against client scope of work.  
  • Fully grasps all engineering challenges and effectively utilizes engineering tools and techniques to overcome challenges as they occur
  • Develops technical procedures associated with installing cables in the offshore marine environment
  • Ensures that the engineering technical solution provision is best in class and effective with respect to cost, quality, and Safety    

Engineering including preparation of method statements for the following activities:    

  • Cable burial risk assessment (CBRA)  
  • Route Engineering
  • Burial assessment study (BAS)  
  • Survey works
  • Cable installation works
  • Pre-sweeping/ dredging works
  • Mattress installation works
  • Rock placement (rock dumping) 
  • Trenching works
  • Cable pull-in at landfall and at offshore substation    

Preparation of RAMS, ITP (inspection test plan), DPR (Daily Progress Report), HAZID, HAZOP, HSE and Quality documentation, construction drawing, calculation     


  • Italian and English are mandatory. Spanish or Greek are a plus. 
  • HNC/HND or equivalent in a technical Engineering subject  
  • An advantage to having a Bachelor’s or Master’s Degrees in Engineering Technology or other Engineering related subjects
  • Good word processing skills 


Ideally based full time in US (Boston) but possibility to do some rotation between UE and US

  • Start as soon as possible
  • Duration: long term assignement
  • Location: Boston but remote work is possible
  • Country: United States of America
  • Field of activity: Offshore / subsea oil &gas

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