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Job Title:  Offshore Project Engineer


Offshore Project Engineer


Are you a project engineer with experience from offshore construction? Do you want to be part of the world’s renewable energy transformation? Do you want to work with large scale offshore projects with a global customer base and exposure in the renewable, oil & gas and the interconnector industry?  


Then apply for the role as NKT offshore project engineer. NKT is currently expanding our offshore engineering team and are offering a unique opportunity to join one of the leading suppliers of the largest and most complex submarine cable projects.


As part of NKT’s offshore engineering department you will be surrounded by collages within various offshore engineering disciplines. You will be required to tender, plan and execute the installation and protection of our submarine cables. The engineers are deployed in project teams that are responsible for the preparation of complex projects from start to finish. There are opportunities to be located in Rotterdam, Malmö or Karlskrona.


NKT’s offshore engineering department is highly versatile and regardless of the competences you hold at the moment you will be given the opportunity to broaden your offshore engineering competence.



You will be working with and coordinate with internal stakeholders, clients and subcontractors. Regular travel to NKT’s offices in Sweden, Germany, Netherlands and project sites.


Typical tasks and activities include:

  • Follow up and drive project planning and deliverables
  • Develop procedures and other technical documentation for projects and tender and/or follow up on documentation produced by internal and external resources
  • Be part of vessel engineering operations for NKT Victoria and other CLVs which includes; near-shore and shallow water works with cable-float-in and landfall works, cable pull-in at offshore platforms, cable laying in ultra-deep water, trenching and trenching equipment, seabed intervention and cable protection and more.
  • Communicate with offshore vessel crew during planning and conceptual design
  • Allocation of personnel and equipment for planned activities and operations
  • Follow your project offshore during the installation phase
  • Determine most suitable technically solutions and methods in the tender and project phases, both from a technical, commercial and QHSE perspective.
  • Development of method statements and schedules in tender phase
  • Static and dynamic cable laying analysis as well as structural analysis
  • Support smaller development and investment projects to help expand NKT’s offshore installation capabilities and competitiveness



  • An engineering degree with 2-5 years’ experience from offshore projects
  • Competent design and drafting skills
  • Strong understanding of the challenges and associated risks involved when working with offshore construction projects
  • Hands-on mindset with a strong background in project engineering.
  • Proficiency in English is required, as are strong written and spoken communication skills.
  • Experience from power cable installation, trenching of flexible products, back deck engineering on construction vessels and shallow water operations/construction is beneficial.


NKT are looking for a highly motivated person that can take ownership of their work and deliver a high quality result according to agreed deadlines.

At NKT we want you to thrive in international and fast-moving environments, where you have the opportunity of applying your analytical abilities, practical knowledge, social skills, and integrity.


Last day to apply: January 12th, 2020.


Do you have any questions about the role? Please contact recruiting manager Anders Boklund - anders.boklund@nkt.com , +46768115005


Working at NKT
NKT is a global company, world leading in high voltage cables. Head office is located in Broendeby, Denmark. NKT has approximately 3500 employees, 14 production sites in Europe and sales offices all over the world. NKT is owned by NKT A/S, listed on Nasdaq Copenhagen.

Our employees are the key to success
The work culture at NKT bases itself on high ambition, strong performance and great commitment. We have a clear goal in our strategy, to be a workplace where the most qualified workers in the industry choose to make a career. To support these strategic goals, NKT offer their workers an environment with continuous opportunities for personal development and carrier opportunities.

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