Controls Lead Installation Engineer


Houston, TX, US

Employment type:  Employee
Place of work:  Hybrid
Offshore/Onshore:  Onshore

TechnipFMC is committed to driving real change in the energy industry. Our ambition is to build a sustainable future through relentless innovation and global collaboration – and we want you to be part of it. You’ll be joining a culture that values curiosity, expertise, and ideas as well as diversity, inclusion, and authenticity. Bring your unique energy to our team of more than 20,000 people worldwide, and discover a rewarding, fulfilling, and varied career that you can take in anywhere you want to go.  

Job Purpose

The purpose of the Lead Installation Engineer is to be the focal point for a team of engineers to ensure proper planning and execution of post manufacturing services to our customers.  The lead installation engineer will also utilize their technical cross-functional knowledge and expertise to provide solutions to complex onshore and offshore technical issues.  

The successful candidate will join a fast pace, technically capable organization that will further refine their technical and leadership skills.

Job Description

  • Assesses engineering personnel capabilities to recommend proper resource for execution of scope of work.
  • Act as subject matter expert to provide planned and unplanned technical support, troubleshooting and leadership for onshore/offshore operations.
  • Performs as a process owner and leads continuous improvement initiatives that impact the overall department.
  • Provide interface resolution between TFMC and non-TFMC equipment.
  • Provide technical input to RCAs and resolution of field non-conformances.
  • Assist in development of specialty equipment needed to support customer operations related to Services engineering.
  • Hold/Attend Technical Readiness Reviews (TRR) prior to on-site or off-site execution of work.
  • Hold/Attend After Action Reviews (AAR) following on-site or off-site execution of work.
  • Approves technical documentation related to engineering changes: ECN (Engineering Change Notices), Part Reports, engineering specifications/requirements and ensure conformance to all policies and procedures related to engineering deliverables.



  • BS degree in Engineering; BS degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering or equivalent preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in the O&G industry, field experience is preferred.
  • Flexibility to travel offsite/offshore, when needed.
  • Possess expert knowledge of shop/lab assembly, field installation and testing. 
  • Experience in the field supporting topsides and controls equipment installation and troubleshooting. This equipment includes but is not limited to: Subsea Communication Modules (SCMs), Subsea Power and Communication Units (SPCUs and SPCTUs), Electrical Power Unit (EPUs), Master Control Station (MCS), Electronic Test Unit (ETU), SmartTool 150 and 200e, and Hydraulic Power Units (HPUs).
  • Experience with TFMC proprietary software programs such as User Configurable Open system (UCOS), SmartTool 200e/150, and ETU.
  • Subsea Production System Knowledge (vertical tree systems, horizontal tree systems, intervention systems, manifolds and jumpers, controls):
  • Operational knowledge of at least 3 subsea systems, Expert knowledge of 1 subsea system, Cross-functional knowledge between subsea systems.
  • Must be able to obtain all the credentials and requirements to work in an offshore environment 


Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. without restriction. For this position we are not sponsoring or taking over sponsorship of an employment visa at this time.

Being a global leader in the energy industry requires an inclusive and diverse environment. TechnipFMC promotes diversity, equity, and inclusion by ensuring equal opportunities to all ages, races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender expressions, disabilities, or all other pluralities. We celebrate who you are and what you bring. Every voice matters and we encourage you to add to our culture.

TechnipFMC respects the rights and dignity of those it works with and promotes adherence to internationally recognized human rights principles for those in its value chain.

Learn more about TechnipFMC and find other open positions by visiting our Career Page.

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Date posted:  Jun 18, 2024
Requisition number:  6671

Nearest Major Market: Houston