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During the project or tender, and during the engineering phase, be the focal point for Diving activities with others disciplines / department and be responsible for the delivery of engineering document related to Diving activities. His / her function during offshore activities will depend of skills and certifications.

Responsible of the timely delivery of all technical documents for projects, tenders and internal developments associated to the Diving Engineering scope.

Approve Technical documentation from suppliers and/or sub-contractors for the scope he/she is allocated to.



  • Promote safety behaviour and safety in design.
  • Promote team Spirit within the project team
  • Contribute to project Engineering reviews on all subjects associated to (or at the interface with), the Diving scope.

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Responsible for technical proposal and evaluation of solutions for the projects
  • Deliver project specific Diving engineering documents (such as Tie-I Procedure, Diving Safety Manual, SIT Procedure for diving activities…).
  • Deliver project specific SIT requirements.
  • Deliver project specific technical scope of work for Diving services (3rd party).
  • Prepare and follow-up of Master Document Register and Subcontractor Document Register within project.
  • Responsible for Technical appraisal and follow-up of sub-contractors
  • Deliver specification and requisitions for the design and /or selection of all consumable, tools, installation aids required for the execution of the Diving scope of work.
  • Participate and coordinate SIT, specific trials and offshore/onshore operations, as required
  • Supervise the implementation, revision, follow up of the overall equipment mobilisation lists.
  • Responsible for the Technical interface:
    • With the Client and Third-parties. This includes clear definition of responsibilities when activities are planned on-board third parties’ vessel or platforms. This includes the identification and reporting to Project Management of any gaps that may impact the correct execution of the scope of work.
    • With Other disciplines, operation department. This includes the identification and reporting to Project Management of any gaps that may impact the correct execution of the scope of work.
    • With PMA Aberdeen for diving spread requirement and preparation. This includes Tooling databook, tooling upgrade, mobilisation, demobilisation, repair follow-up.
    • Deliver Interface and responsibility matrix.
  • Assist for the preparation and follow-up project changes and variation orders
  • Prepare feedback summary, reports on project
  • Attend to project and discipline meeting
  • Responsible for the issuance of the operation reports and associated lesson learns.

Resources Management:

  • Assist Principal engineer or package engineer for the preparation of the onshore and offshore resource plan. (onshore / supplier inspection / onshore / offshore)

Engineering expertise:

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Be the project focal point for all Diving activities with others disciplines and department
  • Be responsible for transfer of knowledge from past to future projects (within the discipline)
  • Assist to proper review of project engineering deliverables
  • Co-ordinate all assigned assistance to project(s) and tendering activities
  • Assist to development and maintenance of standard work procedures and design guidelines

Engineering Quality:

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Ensure work is performed in accordance with the latest HSEQ and engineering Group procedures
  • Ensure of the quality of the Diving Subcontractor’s engineering is in line with Subsea 7 requirements.
  • Contribute to Project Engineering review
  • Attend project audits related to Engineering Activities
  • Ensure that technical documents are properly reviewed, checked according to the project quality control plan


Functional: Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Validate documents produced under his / her responsibility
  • Act as a mentor for a Junior or Project Engineer as requested

Commercial / Contractual:

  • Assist Principal engineer, package and supply chain for the evaluation of Diving subcontractor (3rd party Diving), Diving tooling subcontractor and preparation of the Subcontract.
  • Assist supply chain for the evaluation of all installation aids, temporary equipment.
  • Assist supply management for all items relevant to the subcontract follow up.
  • Highlight changes and potential variation order to project management. Assist project management for the preparation and follow up of changes and variation order.


External: MAJOR

  • Customers (for medium size project)
  • Subcontractors
  • Suppliers
  • Third party and Certifying Authorities
  • Professional Bodies


Internal: MAJOR

  • Other disciplines within engineering function
  • Other functions within the Region (Operations, Tendering, HSEQ…)
  • Other regions within Subsea 7 Group

Knowledge and skills

  • Technical skill in in most of the below:
    • Diving Operation including diving limitation.
    • Diving IMCA regulation.
    • Knowledge on both air and saturation diving.
    • Diving Tooling.
    • Knowledge in survey scope.
    • Knowledge in pre-commissioning activities.
  • Large managerial experience in above scope.
  • Large experience in interface management and process.
  • Experience in tendering process
  • Personnel Management
  • Site / offshore scope management


  • Team player.
  • Hands on
  • Active and responsive but remaining rigorous.
  • Willingness for extended offshore mission.


  • Min 5 years in dedicated diving Engineering


Physical environment:

  • Majority of the work is carried out in the regional main office site in Sharjah
  • Offshore / Off-site location during project execution phase as required
  • Working hours according to local regulation and Company's policy