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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 Mechanical Technician reports directly to Offshore Diving Technical Supervisor and under his direction carry out maintenance and repair of the mechanical equipment associated with the dive system and related diving equipment.


The Diving Mechanical Technician is expected to contribute to a positive HSEQ culture with in Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.


The Diving Mechanical Technician is expected to contribute to a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea7 and ensure familiarity and compliance with the companies Code of Conduct.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea7’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. (NB: This may involve working in base to assist with equipment preparation and mobilization.
  • Ensures that the equipment is checked in accordance with relevant check lists.
  • Carries out the planned maintenance as instructed on the system and completes technical records and logs, including any authorised modifications and special fits.
  • 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 as instructed by Equipment Supervisors, Senior Technicians, Technical Support Engineers and Maintenance Planner.
  • During all maintenance and operational activities, liaise with and communicate the equipment status to the Dive Technical Supervisor, and Senior Technician and provide logistical and documentary evidence in support of this.
  • Keeps a continuous record, reports defects as they arise and uses these records to assist in the preparation for refits and maintenance periods.
  • Ensuring that spare parts, materials, etc. are available when required.
  • Carries out general operational team duties etc., as required.
  • Ensure that all equipment and stores used by the Equipment 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 training and development needs as instructed.
  • Active participation in the collation and upkeep of all documentation relating to equipment, including: PUWER. and Task Risk Assessments; Operating Procedures; Maintenance Task Lists; Work Instructions; Technical Specifications; Photographic Records; S.A.P. Maintenance System, TM Master, 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 Dive Technical Supervisor and Technical Support Engineers with the preparation of technical reports relating to the performance of maintenance and operations of Group Assets.


Key Requirements:

  • Time served apprentice or Military trained in Mechanical or Hydraulic disciplines.
  • A minimum Standard of ONC or C&G in appropriate Mechanical or Hydraulic discipline.
  • The Mechanical Dive Technician should have completed or be working towards completing the following minimum HSEQ Training requirements.
  • Completion of training periods of twelve to eighteen months.
  • Minimum of two years industrial trade experience after completion of apprenticeship.
  • Hold Valid Offshore Medical
  • Hold Valid OPITO Approved Offshore Survival Certificate
  • Awareness of International regulations, Codes of Practice, Standards and Specifications
  • Competent in using Planned Maintenance Systems.
  • KM Hat Course
  • COBRA Maintenance (Highly desirable)