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This role will be based on a day rate contract.

The ROV Pilot Technician has the primary responsibility for the piloting of the ROV, maintenance and repair of the ROV system, implementation and monitoring of technical procedures and reporting, work management and execution of ROV operational tasks

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Must be knowledgeable and experienced with the ROV control, navigational and propulsion systems.
  • Assist in the Launch and Recovery of the ROV System
  • Ensuring that the ROV and all its systems are in complete working order and in compliance with all technical requirements throughout the contract period
  • Carrying out the dive in accordance with recognised operating procedures in order to carry out designated work safely and efficiently. Undertake navigation and observers duties and operating of manipulators and ancillary equipment fitted to the ROV.
  • To be satisfied that prior to any dive the submersible that all pre dive checks have been completed.
  • Check with the submersible engineer on the status of the vehicle buoyancy, special fits or any limitations to the system.
  • On completion of the dive to immediately inform the ROV Supervisor / Senior Site Representative and Submersible Technician of any faults or deficiencies encountered during the period of the dive.
  • To ensure that the dive log is completed in full for the dive undertaken.
  • Undertake maintenance and repair of the ROV System under the supervision of the Submersible Technician
  • The jobholder must ensure that all own work activities and the methods used to execute that work comply with legislative requirements and company policies.



  • Technical / Engineering qualification to a minimum HNC level
  • Must hold a relevant ROV pilot Technician competency 
  • Must have minimum 2 years of experience in the position as ROV Pilot Technician 
  • As per Subsea 7 competence assurance system covering requirements of IMCA C001 Competence Guideline & Competence Tables and IMCA R002 – Entry Level Requirements for ROV Personnel.
  • Experience working on Hercules, Schilling , XLX work class systems will be highly advantageous 
  • Holds valid Offshore Medical Certificate
  • Holds valid Opito approved Offshore Survival Certificate
  • Self motivated and a practical problem solver 
  • Good spoken and written English communications skills
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