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Vacancy information

We have a requirement for Pipe Facer to join our team.

Sites: Ingleside, Vigra, Bintan, UBU, Angola, Glasgow

Candidates should be prepared to work across variety of locations.

Rotation: 8 On 3 Off   OR   6 On 2 Off  

The Pipe facer reports to the Senior Pipe Facer and is responsible for operation of PFM equipment and preparation of pipe-ends to project specification.


Role Profile


Job Title: Pipe Facer 

Reports to: Senior Pipe Facer

Location:  Worldwide Onshore & Offshore



Responsible for operation of PFM equipment and preparation of pipe-ends to project specification on work sites both on and offshore as required.

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.


Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities


  • Under supervision of the Senior Pipe Facer prepare and configure the PFM equipment and set up tooling in accordance to project specification
  • Prepare pipe-end bevels for production when required.
  • Monitor equipment during operation to ensure that specifications are being met
  • Inspect completed bevel against project specifications.
  • Monitor equipment performance.
  • Check tooling and replace as required.
  • Clean and maintain equipment.
  • Feedback lessons learned to Senior Pipe Facer.
  • Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Senior Pipe Facer.
  • Use of Plasma and Burning Equipment.
  • Use of Bandsaw for cutting pipe coupons etc.
  • Use of External Clamshell type machines.



  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Overhead Crane (NPORS)



  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the Equipment Function





  • Senior Pipe Facer
  • Bevelling Superintendent
  • Welding Foreman/Superintendent
  • Production Manager
  • HSEQ



  • Experience of pipe facing operations and knowledge of pipe facing machines would be preferred.
  • Mechanical or a machining background would be preferred.
  • Experience of using abrasive equipment would be preferred.
  • Communicates effectively and articulately would be preferred.
  • Demonstrates a positive attitude and flexibility in work approach.
  • Works well independently, shows good initiative, demonstrates good decision-making skills and responses proactively to problems/issues.
  • Works effectively as part of a team.
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