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Aberdeen - Westhill, London - Sutton, Paris (Suresnes), Stavanger

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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Project Surveyor to join our team in Paris.  The role is for a 12 month contract duration, however, consideration may also be given to a permanent opportunity.

Reporting to the Survey Operations Manager 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 Paris office, with possible occasional temporary offshore assignments and international travel as required to meet business needs.  Consideration may also be given to the role operating out of Aberdeen, Sutton or Stavanger..


  • 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 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.


  • 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.
  • Must be familiar with standard business applications such as Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Working knowledge of Geographical Information Systems is desirable.


  • 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


Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.

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