Be proactive & Apply! Marine Engineer opportunities in Portugal (local contract)

Req Id:  10864
Job Family:  Operations - Onshore Operations

Porto, PT, 4100-136

Energy is a fundamental basic need of our society. Fossil fuels, including oil, are an essential source of energy and will remain so until renewable energies have the capacity to meet the growing demand for energy.

Nearly 5,000 SBMers globally are proud to design, build and operate floating facilities that produce more than 1% of the world’s oil. We do it in the safest, most affordable, and most sustainable way. And we continuously strive to reduce emissions, in line with our emissionZEROTM program.

As a leader in floating technologies for the oil and gas industry, we recognize the significant importance of climate change and the growing need for renewable energy. We invest in products and services that enable the transition towards renewable energy, with a focus on Floating Offshore Wind, Wave Energy, and Carbon Capture and Storage. In addition, we also develop Smart Digital Services to improve and support everything we do.

Oceans play a central role in producing the energy of today and of tomorrow. We work together with the world’s leading energy companies to make that happen. We act responsibly and ethically so that communities where we operate benefit from our presence and activities.

We are committed to sharing our experience to deliver safe, sustainable, and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come.

We are Energy. Committed.



This posting has for objective to give ourselves the chance to work together, in the short, medium, or long term. SBM Offshore's active leadership position on the market, combined with our People Development and Succession Planning activities, requires us to be ready to onboard and mobilize our future Marine Engineers as soon as a new vacancy opens! 


  • You are considering a new challenge in a few weeks, months, or even years? If you match the requirements below, APPLY NOW!


Main responsibilities:


The Marine Engineer is responsible for managing matters relating to marine and cargo operations, providing active support to existing and future marine operations. Below you can find more detailed responsibilities:


  • Review the marine-related Management of Change processes.
  • Ensure the marine-related Manuals are up to date.
  • Provide expertise and technical support for marine systems related issues.
  • Participate in the investigations of marine-related incidents/accidents/equipment failures.
  • Support any emergencies in the Monaco Emergency Control Center.
  • Keep updated the stability software for the Units in operation and run the software in the MECC as necessary.
  • Review and verify the applicability to the Region units of all internal SBM alerts such as GTS Alerts, Safety Alerts, Maintenance Alerts related to the Marine System.
  • Collaborate with the budget preparations for the units.


Marine Support to the Future Operations and other Company Departments:

  • Participating in HAZID, HAZOP during the project phase.
  • Reviewing Operations Manuals before an issue.
  • Participating in pre-sail away audits in the yards and pre-start-up audits onboard the units for the marine discipline.
  • Support and provide marine operational experience to all other SBM departments such as the Assets Integrity, Technical Authorities, and the Marine Safety Working Group.


ABS/FLAG and other support:

  • Assist in maintaining high-level contact with ABS to ensure that the FPSOs fleet 5 years fee agreement and the RRDA agreement are in place allowing an effective day-to-day management by the respective Shorebases.
  • Maintain high-level contact with BMA allowing an effective day to day coordination by the respective Shorebases of the FPSOs compliance with flag requirements.
  • Liaising with Classification Society Head Office on behalf of the local Operations Management for requests for exemption, extensions, etc.
  • Review incoming Rules and Regulations updates, verify applicability to RoW Fleet, and initiate process to get the RoW Fleet to comply with these updates as required.
  • Keep abreast of technological, market, political, financial, execution, and economic developments in the offshore/shipping/shipbuilding and related industries.




  • Marine Engineering degree or First Class University Degree and/or Class 1 Steam or Motor Certificate or equivalent qualification and experience.
  • Experience in offshore operations / FPSO experience and/or Sailing Vessels (Oil Tankers, LNG tankers, etc).
  • Adequate knowledge of steam plants and all associated components.
  • Knowledge of stability software is a plus
  • Process Safety Management knowledge
  • Incident investigation
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work effectively with team members of all disciplines
  • Fluent English (both spoken and written)
  • Availability to travel to shore bases and offshore sites, as required.

SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”).  SBM Offshore provides floating production solutions to the offshore energy industry, over the full product lifecycle. The Company is market leading in leased floating production systems delivered to date, with multiple units currently in operation and has unrivalled operational experience in this field. The Company’s main activities are the design, supply, installation, operation and the life extension of floating production solutions for the offshore energy industry.  As of December 31, 2018, Group companies employ approximately 4,350 people worldwide, including circa 650 contractors, which are spread over offices in key markets, operational shore bases and the offshore fleet of vessels. Group Companies employ a further 400 people, working for the joint ventures with two construction yards. For further information, please visit our website at The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V. directly and indirectly owns investments are separate entities.

SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.  SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law.  All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.