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Senior Engineer – Mooring and Cable

Position Type: Full-time, Permanent.

Location: Lisbon, Portugal or Aix en Provence, France

Education Required: Master of science or above in a relevant field of engineering (Mech Eng, Naval Eng etc...)

Position Start: ASAP


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Founded in 2007, Principle Power is an innovative technology and services provider for the offshore wind energy market. Our proven, patented technology, the WindFloat, is the leading floating offshore wind foundation enabling a radical reduction of costs and risks. Principle Power's mission is to make the WindFloat the most competitive, safe, reliable and environmentally friendly technology for offshore wind projects while enabling global offshore wind markets to reach their full potential. As an Organization, we are a Diverse Team located in 3 Continents, where different approaches, ideas and contributions are welcomed aiming at supporting a more Sustainable World.

In the context of our multiple worldwide projects on the next generation of WindFloat® platforms, we want to reinforce our European team, based in Lisbon and Aix en Provence, with a Senior Mooring and Cable Engineer.


General Description

The Mooring and Cable Group splits its focus between the execution of engineering activities in support of current commercial projects and the execution of R&D studies to optimize the performance and ultimately reduce the cost of the WindFloat technology for future projects, while maintaining reliability of the overall technology.

The Mission of the Mooring and Cable Group is to provide reliable station keeping solutions to the WindFloat technology deployment around the world, as well as a reliable transmission of the renewable energy produced by the assets.

Within this group, the Senior Mooring and Cable Engineer is capable to carry out engineering work with minimum guidance. This position reports to the Mooring and Cable Lead Engineer. However, the engineer in this position can carry the supervision of engineering work as delegated by the Lead.


Main Accountabilities

  • Define and execute design methodologies to provide reliable technical solutions for station keeping solutions and subsea power transmission systems applied to Principle Power floating offshore wind projects around the world.

  • Participate to the production of technical documentation to external parties, mainly clients, classification societies and suppliers.

  • Support discipline technical improvements through technical involvement in major commercial projects, R&D initiatives, as well as through the mentoring of other engineers of the Group.

  • Assume ownership of technical interface to internal parties, and external entities.

  • Ensure quality work products on projects by application and improvement of QAQC processes.

  • Collect and analyze return of experience in deployed units to drive technical improvement on next generations of floating offshore wind units.

  • Maintain Group at the cutting edge of the state of the art through active technical watch (newsletters, trainings, seminars, conferences and workshops).


Required Qualifications

  • Master of science or above in a relevant field of engineering (Mech Eng, Naval Eng etc...)


Required Competences

  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience in the design of mooring and/or cable systems for pre-FEED/FEED/Detailed design.
  • Minimum 3 years of professional experience working with tools such as OrcaFlex and openFAST or equivalent software.
  • Advanced proficiency with FAST, Orcaflex/Deeplines, Matlab/Python and Microsoft Office.
  • Comprehensive experience in performing mooring and/or cable analysis, design and engineering deliverables.
  • Proven technical skills in the field of mooring and/or cable systems. Hydrodynamics and/or aerodynamics.
  • Proven analytical skills.
  • Meticulousness and persistence.
  • Ownership of the technical solutions proposed.
  • Proven reporting skills in English, both oral and written.
  • Self-motivated team player.
  • Proven ability to work in multicultural and diverse environments
  • Experience in offshore work.


The preferred candidate will have

  • Interest in witnessing field work to gather feedback.
  • Interest for renewables and technical innovation.
  • Flexibility to travel


Other Requirements

  • Be eligible to work in the required location


Please reply with resume and cover letter to:

Apply now