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Aberdeen - Westhill, London - Sutton
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Vacancy information

We are currently recruiting for a Project Surveyor on a contract basis of up to 12 months to join our team in our Aberdeen or Sutton offices. 

Reporting to the Project Survey Lead the successful candidate will provide technical expertise and support in the definition and supply of survey related requirements to Subsea 7 projects and tenders. The role will involve working as part of an integrated project team to review client requirements, develop associated methodologies, procedures and budgets and facilitate between internal functions and external suppliers to deliver the required services.

The role will be an onshore position based in our Aberdeen or Sutton offices, with possible occasional temporary offshore assignments and international travel as required to meet business needs. 


  • Ensure that all Survey related activities are undertaken in accordance with Subsea 7 HSEQ procedures
  • Provide technical and commercial input to tenders
  • Provision of survey support to SURF/IRM/Survey projects throughout the project life cycle
  • Develop project procedures and quality plans in alignment with Subsea 7 processes
  • Ensure that offshore personnel requirements are identified and communicated in a timely manner to the Survey Crewing & Logistics co-ordinators
  • Identify required equipment and communicate these requirements to the internal survey engineering support group to ensure timely delivery of equipment to worksites
  • Support project during Client meetings and act as liaison on behalf of project both with internal and external interfaces
  • Attend onshore calibrations, SIT/FAT, mob/demob briefings at various locations and worksites as required
  • Manage and lead 3rd party service providers and non-S7 personnel ensuring that the services are provided in line with agreed specification and internal standards
  • Undertake project briefings/ debriefings during periods of mob / demobilisation with key survey personnel / other project personnel
  • Ensure that end of trip reports are closed out in a timely manner with lessons learned being captured and communicated
  • Identify and communicate opportunities for improvement in survey capabilities through improved process efficiency or technology
  • Ensure final client deliverables are of suitable quality and delivered on time and within budget
  • Collaborate with other Project Survey and Engineering personnel as required
  • Any other duties as directed


Qualifications and Education

  • A higher education qualification in a Survey related science subject or professional association is preferred.


  • Demonstrable experience in an offshore and/or onshore survey position working in the subsea construction support and inspection industry is essential
  • High level of knowledge and understanding of current offshore construction/IMR/survey techniques, technologies and best practice

IT Systems

  • Must be familiar with standard business applications such as Microsoft Word & Excel.

Behaviours / Attributes

  • Strong English language skills in both written & verbal communication
  • Team working skills with a high degree of self-motivation
  • Ability to plan and manage own work with minimal supervision to meet deadlines and other operational requirements
  • Attention to detail, quality and safety
  • Flexibility in working hours and location to meet business needs

Location: Aberdeen, UK or Sutton, UK

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce, offering excellent career opportunities, as well as providing a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment.