Land Installation Specialist Engineer



At Nexans, our global vision is to electrify the future. In our Generation & Transmission division, this means designing and manufacturing the world’s best cables. We deliver turnkey EPCI projects all over the world. This means having the best tools and equipment, as well as the people with the skills and know-how to install and maintain these cables.

Nexans recognizes the differences that make each employee valuable and unique. Diversity is the key to performance and to our global ambition to lead the world in the energy transition to a sustainable planet. We know this from experience. All differences are valued and respected at Nexans. As a result, you will be a key player in a multinational organisation where we cultivate a common culture of sharing. That’s why we encourage diversity in our recruitment – bring yours to Nexans, it’s welcome !

Onboarding you to the Company

At Nexans our global vision is to electrify the future. In generation and transmission business unit this means designing, engineering, and fabricating the worlds’ best cables and related installation methods and equipment. It also means having project execution competence and skillset and resources to install and service those cables. 

Welcoming you to the team

Our team enable the company in its ability to plan and execute submarine and onshore cable installation activities anywhere in the world, overcoming the scheduling and resource constraints and client’s requirements with our unique HV cable installation -know-how. We are a group of highly skilled engineers that thrive in a busy environment and strive for continuous improvements in multidiscipline teams.

Getting a flying start

To succeed in our department, you have extensive experience from the energy, subsea or construction industry. You have experience with a combined office and site work environment. You have worked in companies that are project driven, preferably with activities related to installation of HV subsea cables. You have experience working domestically or internationally, ideally with projects related to interconnectors, windfarms, or power from shore. You will be comfortable with ensuring quality and safety during the projects. You have experience as “Lead Engineer” and have experience in leading others through your natural initiative and drive.

Our growth Culture

At the individual level our growth-culture is built on trust and collaboration. We wish to welcome you as a valuable member of our team. To enable impact, we believe in freedom and autonomy at the individual level at same time as we encourage knowledge sharing, team-work mentality and can-do attitude amongst our team members.

How you make an impact

You will work in project teams as a engineer with responsibility within the onshore and topside installation of submarine cables and belonging accessories. We provide an unique opportunity to follow a project from project award to energizing the cable system. To do this you plan for the project execution phase and lead work during the onshore/topside installation. In cooperation with the project team you manage installation packages, suppliers and subcontractors, make sure that required procedures, plans, analyses, calculations and other documentation are prepared. You will also participate in developing technical solutions within the department. You make a solid impact by participating in Quality and HSE activities internally.

Your starting point when you join

  • Higher technical education (BSc / MSc degree) and relevant work experience.
  • Minimum 5 years relevant experience from the energy, subsea, construction or infrastructure industry.
  • Experience with planning operations, write technical procedures and specifications.
  • Able to read, understand and assure compliance to relevant codes and standards
  • Responsible and structured.
  • Able to delegate within the project group; understand requirements, contracts and define scope of work.
  • Proactive, practical, able to “see the whole picture” and “gather loose ends”
  • Creative, with an analytical and solution-oriented approach to challenges.
  • Excellent Norwegian and English language skills – both written and verbal.
  • Enjoy working both in teams and independently.
  • Like to seek more knowledge within own discipline area and other interface areas.
  • Strongly aligned with Nexans values; Pioneers, Dedicated, United.


Our employees share the same values: we are pioneers in the energy transition, committed to the highest standards of performance and united to achieve our ambitious goal.

At an individual level, our culture of growth is based on trust and collaboration. We want you to be a valued member of our team. To facilitate your integration, we believe in autonomy, while encouraging the sharing of knowledge within our organisation.


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