Project details

You would give us engineering and installation support for our  Offshore Wind development (dynamic cable).

Role Definition

Aventa is currently looking to hire a senior  Analysis engineer for its engineering entity  in the analysis team. Experience in cable and/or umbilical  would be a plus.

The scope of activities of the analysis team is threefolds:

• Global analyses

• Local analyses (cross section)

• Offshore Installation analyses

you  will have an opportunity to work on particularly complex design challenges for a wide range of MRE projects. This is a permanent contract positionMission/responsabilities:


• Contribute to the elaboration of Design brief and design basis documents.

• Perform numerical analysis using industry standard software (Orcaflex, Uflex). Typical analyses could be as follow:

        o Cable configuration definition such as lazy waves, pliant waves, etc…

        o Extreme, interference, fatigue analyses

        o On-bottom stability, free span analyses

        o Cross section mechanical properties determination through FEA

        o Installation analyses (normal lay, pull-in, connector R&A)

• Interpretation of results and development of design solutions in accordance with applicable codes & standards.

• Production design documentation including feasibility reports, detailed in place design reports, specifications, material take-offs, etc.

• Development of internal tools.

• Liaise with method engineer to support the development of installation procedures, provide the lay tables.

• Ensure design in accordance with acknowledged industry Codes, Standards and Design Guides (e.g. API, DNV,ISO); Client Specifications and Scopes of Work. be aware of the Overall project planning and responsible of the planning of his / her Scope of Work.

• Interface with package to contribute to scope of work of various items

• Ensure the quality of all deliverables.


Capability profile –Knowledge, skill, experience:

  • MSc or Phd in mechanical engineering/hydrodynamics,
  • At least 3 years of relevant work experience in the oil and gas industry or equivalent, onto global/Installation analyses and/or in place design of cable/riser/flexible.
  • You are proficient in FEA modeling and you have strong knowledge of Orcaflex or Deeplines software’s.
  • Your English is fluent
  • Strong knowledge of related DNVGL standards

Personal Attributes:

  • Ability of taking initiatives is strongly valued
  • Undertake responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to do, design calculations, specifications, procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various 3rd-party submissions.
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplined system engineering team
  • Ability to prioritize own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of program or budget.
  • Personal interest for analyses tools and development (Python, VBA, …)
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints
  • Ability in working in multicultural group


Based in Biarritz preferred (Nantes or Paris)

  • Start as soon as possible
  • Duration: Permanent Contract
  • Location: Biarritz , Nantes or Paris
  • Country: France
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Seniority level: Junior Engineer, Senior Engineer
  • Field of activity: Power Generation
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