Engineering and construction

Student Assistant in Cable Installation for Offshore Wind Farms

Imagine a future where you support building new offshore wind farms and combine your theoretical knowledge within mechanical engineering with practical experience

Join us in this role where your primary tasks will be to assist in performing overall analyses and recommending and optimising installation and logistic concepts.

Welcome to Construction
You’ll be part of Offshore Cable Installation where you, together with your colleagues, will be planning and executing the installation of array and export cables. You’ll be cooperating closely with colleagues across Europe, the US, and APAC who all go the extra mile for a safe and efficient offshore construction campaign. We’re a diverse team of 70 global offshore installation managers, specialists, and engineers who share complementary skillsets and common commitment to delivering high-quality work. In our department, we embrace learning opportunities. As a team, we value open and honest communication to work together to learn, train, excel in our scopes, and keep an open mind to take on new challenges.

You’ll play an important role in:

  • assisting the engineering team in analysing and recommending installation spread procedures prior to and during installation
  • supporting the construction project by cooperating with the Contractor's Engineering department and the Marine Warranty Surveyors
  • assisting in creating and maintaining an overview of the different static and dynamic influences to be accounted for with regard to cable installation solutions
  • assisting in developing cable installation guidelines and incorporating lessons learned into new designs and solutions.

To succeed in the role, you:

  • are currently studying on a master's programme or have just graduated from a bachelor’s programme in mechanical engineering or similar
  • have studied hydrodynamics or wave dynamics, have worked with mechanics during your studies and have an understanding of strength of materials
  • are able to perform basic programming, such as MATLAB, and have a strong track record in logical problem solving and technical report writing
  • preferably have analytical skills, incl. finite element analysis
  • speak and write English fluently.

Maybe you’ve read the above and can see you have some transferable skills, even though they don’t quite match all the points. If you think you can bring something to the team, we still encourage you to apply.

Join a global leader in renewable energy
Ørsted is a growing green energy major and global leader in climate action. With us you’ll play a part in driving change towards a green energy future. You’ll grow your talent in a fast-paced and high-growth industry where you have plenty of opportunities to learn and develop through challenging assignments and industry-leading experts. Here, you can perform in a friendly work environment based on trust, respect, and collaboration.

Shape the future with us
Send your application to us as soon as possible. We’ll be conducting interviews on a continuous basis and reserve the right to take down the advert when we’ve found the right candidate.

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Please note that for your application to be taken into consideration, you must submit your application via our online career pages and answer the screening questions relevant for your country.