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Vacancy information


This is an opportunity to be part of an international vessel operator in the Energy Industry.

You will have the flexibility to part of our pool of candidates for ADHOC or short-term basis assignments.

This role does not require immediate or fixed rotation commitments and we will contact you on short notice for vessel assignments globally.


The Diving Technical Supervisor reports directly to the Chief Engineer and under his direction is responsible for the, maintenance and repair of all equipment related to the dive system and project dive equipment. The technician implements and monitors technical procedures and reporting, work management and execution.


The Diving Technical Supervisor is expected to contribute to a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.


The Diving Technical Supervisor is expected to contribute to a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Ensures that the equipment and all relevant systems are in complete working order and in compliance with all technical requirements throughout the contract period. 
  • Ensures that the equipment is checked in accordance with relevant check lists.
  • Organises the planned maintenance for the system and maintains complete technical records and logs, including any authorised modifications
  • Participate in the continuous development and implementation of Company’s preventative planned maintenance and certification programme, ensuring all tasks are performed in accordance with Regulations, Procedures and Work Instructions and in conjunction with Chief Engineer, Vessel staff, Dive Supervisors, Offshore Manager, Equipment Supervisors, Senior Technicians, Technicians, Onshore Technical Support Engineers
  • During all maintenance and operational activities, liaise with and communicate the equipment status to the Shift Equipment Supervisor,
  • Keeps a continuous record, reports defects as they arise and uses these records to prepare for refits and maintenance periods by ensuring that spare parts, materials, etc. are available when required.
  • Assists the Onshore Equipment Superintendent with the planning, for refit and maintenance periods.
  • Ensuring that all equipment and stores used by the Offshore Resources Group are in a satisfactory condition as regards performance, maintenance and calibration necessary to carry out the operation. 
  • Ensuring the Subsea 7 operating procedures are adhered to in the day to day work execution and carrying out general operations team duties as required.
  • Ensuring that a thorough and detailed handover briefing prior to handing over control of his work activities to a relief– this includes comfort/meal breaks.
  • Be fully aware of emergency and contingency procedures in accordance with safe working practices, company safety requirements and legislative requirements.
  • Responsible for striving to continuously improve systems and personal/team performance within the department and the Company, in conjunction with personnel within and out with the department.
  • Active participation in the recommendation of training and development needs of Technicians on Group Assets.  (This covers both operation and maintenance.)
  • Active participation in the collation and upkeep of all documentation relating to equipment, including: PUWER and Task Risk Assessmen1`` ts; Operating Procedures; Maintenance Task Lists; Work Instructions; Technical Specifications; Photographic Records, Toolbox Talks, Permit to work, S.A.P. Maintenance System, TM Master, or other vessel specific maintenance system.
  • Maintain efficient spares programmes for all Group Assets and ensure inventories are kept up to date.
  • Have a working knowledge of Industry Standards and Regulations to help ensure ongoing legislative compliance of all existing Group Assets.
  • Rectify any defects, as defined by safety audits/inspections, in accordance with safe working and operational practice.
  • Assist Shift Equipment Supervisors and Technical Support Engineers with the preparation of technical reports relating to the performance of maintenance and operation of Group Assets
  • Supervise on an ad-hoc temporary basis on request

Systems with which the Supervisor should be intimately familiar include:

  • Company Standards and Codes of Practice
  • SAT and Air Systems
  • Emergency Procedures
  • DESIGN and IMCA codes of practice.
  • Class Rules (Diving Systems)
  • MOTC process
  • Gas Management
  • Life Support Systems
  • Planned Maintenance systems
  • Report Writing
  • Safety Leadership
  • BMS awareness
  • Proficient in SAP and TM Master Maintenance systems.
  • Subsea 7 letter of appointment
  • Computer literate in Word and Excel
  • Assessments of Offshore Technical Staff
  • On-board Diving system Spares management.
  • Refit and Dry-dock Planning
  • Awareness of Budget Control (In liaison with Onshore Superintendents and Chief Engineer)

Key Requirements:

  • Time Served apprentice or Military trained in Mechanical Electrical, electronic or Hydraulic disciplines.
  • Minimum ONC (or equivalent) in appropriate Mechanical/Hydraulic Qualification
  • Completed a minimum of 5 years as a Senior technician on Saturation Systems
  • The Technical Supervisor should have completed or working towards the necessary Competency and supervisor training courses.
  • IMCA Logbook and previous experience as Dive Technical Supervisor
  • Hold Valid Offshore Medical Certificate
  • Hold Valid OPITO Approved Offshore Survival Certificate
  • Familiarisation with IMCA and Class rules.
  • An awareness of international Codes, Standards and Specifications.
  • Experience of maritime activities is beneficial
  • KM Hat Course
  • COBRA Maintenance (Highly desirable)