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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: Senior Equipment Technician

Reports to: Equipment Manager

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

  • Supervise and allocate tasks to Equipment Technician, Pipe Facing Leader
  • Supervise and Liaise with technical partner Technicians.
  • Oversee equipment mobilisation, demobilisation, calibration and maintenance and support activities as required.
  • Deal with technical issues for equipment, problem solving and fault finding.
  • Ensure that certification certificates and equipment records are maintained.
  • Liaise with management.
  • Submit reports as required, including weekly updates
  • Carry out research and modifications
  • Promote safe working practices, lead toolbox talks
  • Carry out training as required with technicians.
  • Maintain Data Acquisition equipment and be point of contact for technical support.
  • Ensure Equipment Spares and Stock is at the correct levels and controlled.
  • Ensure Electrical / PAT Testing is carried out on required equipment and up to date.
  • Provide support to Vessel welding foreman for offshore equipment requirements.
  • Support Tie in operations including purging equipment, umbilicals and other associated equipment.
  • Maintain and support pipeline transportation and alignment equipment.



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





  • 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, electronics and mechanical experience is essential
  • Supervisory experience / man-management would be beneficial
  • 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 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
    • Protem Pipe Facing Machines (PFM’s)
    • Protem Hydraulic Power Units (H.P.U’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

  • 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

Job shadow (during production) with experienced Equipment Engineer – on job training on maintenance procedures / fault findings


Onsite job training/briefings

Health, Safety, Environmental and Site Induction completed (will depend on previous experience on site)

Site walk through to review all main equipment and maintenance requirements within a typical Spoolbase environment

  • safe systems of work
  • company training requirements
  • expected standards of quality
  • care and maintenance of welding equipment and responsibility for others
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