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Vacancy information

We have a requirement for Equipment Technician 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 / 6 On 2 Off



Role Profile


Job Title: Equipment Technician

Reports to: Senior Equipment Technician

Location:  Worldwide Onshore & Offshore




Responsible for the repair, maintenance and calibration to all welding production equipment, peripherals and associated components.

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


  • Equipment calibration, maintenance.
  • Support welding and production activities as required.
  • Deal with technical issues for equipment, problem solving and fault finding as required.
  • Ensure that certification and equipment records are maintained.
  • Promote safe working practices.
  • Maintain Data Acquisition equipment and be point of contact for technical support.
  • Ensure Electrical / PAT Testing is carried out on required equipment and up to date.
  • Support Tie in operations including purging equipment, umbilical’s and other associated equipment.
  • Maintain and support pipeline transportation and alignment equipment.
  • Help Maintain spare equipment/component stocks and ensure inventory is updated at site.
  • Ensure planned maintenance regimes on equipment are carried out and recorded.
  • Fault find/trouble shoot/problem solve as required.
  • Feedback lessons learned and help update Site Task Instructions where required.
  • Help oversee equipment set up on site as requested by the Senior Equipment Technician.
  • Take responsibility for safety of self and others.
  • Conduct online maintenance checks when required and as scheduled.
  • Carry out any other duties as are within the scope, spirit and purpose of the job as requested by the Senior Equipment Technician, Welding Foreman/Superintendent or Production Manager as requested.



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





  • Senior Equipment Technician
  • Equipment Superintendent
  • Equipment Technical Manager
  • Welding Foreman/Superintendent
  • Production Manager
  • Equipment Department Personnel
  • HSEQ



Organisation Structure can be accessed via SharePoint.



  • Experienced time served engineer with electrical, electronic and mechanical experience is preferred.
  • Experience of production / automated manufacturing maintenance would be preferred.
  • Must have proven fault-finding skills and ability to resolve minor malfunctions/equipment errors at shop-floor level.
  • Must be computer literate ideally with experience of software interfaces e.g. PLC programming, robotic.
  • Experienced in the following equipment would be beneficial-
  • Vermaat / Lincoln Mechanised Equipment
  • CRC P625 System
  • CRC CMT System
  • Laser / Camera systems
  • Operation of Selmers Line Up Systems
  • Siemens S7
  • Maintenance & Fault Finding of Pipe Line up systems.
  • Plasma Cutting Equipment
  • Miller Inverters
  • Fronius Manual Welding Equipment
  • Induction Heating Systems
  • Pipe Facing Machines (PFM’s)
  • Hydraulic Power Units (HPU’s)
  • Internal Line Up Clamps including Purge Clamps
  • Compressors
  • Generators
  • Assumes accountability for successful delivery of own work objectives.
  • Communicates effectively and articulately at all levels
  • 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.
  • Risk focused and demonstrates effective forward planning.
  • Works effectively as part of a team.
  • Demonstrates professional approach when representing Subsea7, builds and enhances relationships with Internal Stakeholders where required.




 Dependent on the experience of the post holder


Equipment Training

  • Job shadow (during production) with experienced Senior Equipment Technician – on job training on maintenance procedures / fault finding
  • Automatic welding equipment – direct manufacturer training or structured internally designed programme
  • Bevelling equipment – direct manufacturer training (ideally onsite) or structured internally designed programme
  • Line up equipment – direct manufacturer training (ideally onsite) or structured internally designed programme
  • Calibration and maintenance procedure under instruction of experienced Equipment Engineer



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