Civil Subsea Engineer

Closing date: 
April 28, 2020
Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales

POSITION: Civil Subsea Engineer

EMPLOYER: Minesto UK Ltd, a fully owned subsidiary of Minesto AB

LOCATION: Holyhead, Isle of Anglesey

REPORTING TO: Chief Operating Officer

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 28th April 2020. Please email your application to enclosing your CV and Cover Letter.

QUESTIONS: Please call Louise Marsden at 01407 762907

The Role

As our Civil / Marine Engineer, you will assist and support Project Managers within Minesto in the design and development of subsea systems, foundations, anchoring and mooring systems, connections, umbilical and risers.

The role will include research, conceptualising, sourcing, designing, tendering, evaluating bids and will assist/oversee the approval of final systems, appointment of contractors, design & fabrication and the installation process.

You will oversee the installation of all components to suitable standards and ensuring compliance. You will be a part of the Minesto UK set up where you will play an important part in delivering and operating the Deep Green 500 demonstration project in Holy Island transitioning into the Deep Green Array project and other projects around the world. The role offers you an opportunity to become part of a strong and international team in a pioneering industry.



To ensure concept, design and process are viable, cost effective, to suitable standards, comply with relevant legislation, have suitable third-party evaluation and verification as required. Ensure suitable ISO and other certification standards are complied with.

Key Reponsibilities 

  • Develop and assess concepts for all marine infrastructure including, foundations, umbilical, connections & tethers etc.
  • Develop suitable procedures for the installation of the kite, foundation, connections and umbilical.
  • Provide input and contribute to the work of the Procurement Evaluation Board in their evaluation of potential bids.
  • Provide input and contribute to the team ensuring overall success and long-term viability of the marine infrastructure and kite systems.

Your Profile, Experience and Qualifications

You will have proven experience as part of a team involved in developing offshore and subsea installations, subsea and marine/offshore engineering, design and installation of systems. Ideally in a tidal energy or other marine renewable environment.

You will have knowledge and experience of subsea templates, mooring & anchoring systems, subsea umbilical and cables.

Experience of diver and ROV installation operations, design engineering and offshore engineering.

Key Qualifications

  • Graduate engineer in appropriate mechanical, marine and structural/civil engineering disciplines or equivalent
  • Fluent in English – written & spoken
  • UK Driving Licence

Desirable Qualifications

  • Flexible working approach and ability to fit into a growing team in an innovative technological industry
  • The ability to communicate in Welsh

The Company

Minesto is a leading marine energy technology company with the mission to minimise the global carbon footprint of the energy industry by enabling commercial power production from the ocean.

Minesto’s award winning and patented product, Deep Green, is the only verified marine power plant that operates cost efficiently in areas with low-flow tidal streams and ocean currents.

With more than €40 million of awarded funding from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh European Funding Office, European Innovation Council and InnoEnergy, Minesto is the European Union’s largest investment in marine energy to date.

Minesto was founded in 2007 as a spin-off from aircraft manufacturer Saab. Today, listed on the Nasdaq First North stock exchange with more than 50 employees and operations in Sweden, Wales, Northern Ireland and Taiwan, Minesto is a driving force in the creation of an emerging renewable energy industry. The successful candidate will be joining an international team developing a pioneering technology with exceptional global market potential.

Minesto is an Equal Opportunities employer.