Graduate Opportunity

Trainee Methods Engineer

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About Saipem

Saipem is one of the largest turnkey E & C contractors in the Oil and Gas industry. With a strong bias towards oil and gas related activities in the world including remote areas and deepwater, it is a leader in the supply of engineering, procurement, project management and construction services, with distinctive capabilities in the design and execution of large-scale offshore and onshore projects.

Saipem Limited is based in South London and its core business is the installation of Offshore Oil and Gas platforms, Pipelines and Subsea Infrastructure, as well as installation in the offshore renewables sector, and decommissioning of offshore facilities.

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Saipem has developed complete in-house capabilities for the design and management of the largest and most complex integrated infrastructure projects.

The role - who are we looking for?

Saipem Limited is currently looking for high calibre graduates, possibly with some work experience in either the offshore / civil / structural / naval industries to work as Trainee Installation Engineers in the offshore sector.

You will join a bespoke training scheme for Offshore Installation Engineers that includes office, site and offshore installation training and experience on-board a variety of key offshore construction vessels.

The course is tailored to provide training within the office to cover the expected engineering and project expectations complemented with specific training courses at our fabrication sites and tailored courses with specialist training providers. Saipem Limited encourages and supports all engineers in their professional development to achieve Chartered Engineer status.

We require candidates for this course, which will take circa Nine months to complete whereby the candidates will be ready to fulfil the Installation Engineer role described below. The course is due to begin in September this year.

As an Offshore Methods Engineer you will:

  • Provide installation support and engineering design services in the office for projects being executed within Saipem Ltd.
  • Provide on-site Installation engineering support and be our representative for installation preparations on site for the relevant projects.
  • Support the offshore execution phase of installation projects.
  • Assist in the development of procedures, bids and studies for installation work within the company.

Essential Skills for the Job

You should have:

  • An interest in a mix of office, site and offshore work locations.
  • An understanding of engineering projects.
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to travel.
  • An understanding of Offshore Oil and Gas projects is an advantage.


Recent graduate in relevant engineering discipline (Civil/Structural/Subsea/Naval Architecture/Offshore Engineering).


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