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Reports to: P & OO Management

Location: Onshore yard on Rotational Basis and will then move to Offshore

During the initial onshore rotation, you will be responsible to the P&OO management for the control, daily operations, maintenance and repair of all VLS equipment including the implementation and monitoring of technical procedures, reporting, work management and execution.

A detailed Job Description is noted below.

Responsible to the Chief Engineer for the control, daily operations, maintenance and repair of all equipment related to deck operations and assist in engine room activities as required including the implementation and monitoring of technical procedures, reporting, work management and execution.

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


Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the equipment and all relevant systems are in complete working order and in compliance with all technical requirements (NB: This may involve working on base to ensure that the system is acceptable prior to mobilisation.)
  • Ensure that the equipment is checked in accordance with relevant check lists.
  • Organise the planned maintenance for the system and maintain complete technical records and logs, including any authorised modifications and special fits.
  • Has responsibility for the day to day man management of the Deck Engineer Team on maintenance, assessment and competency scheme.
  • Participate in the continuous development and implementation of the Company's preventative planned maintenance and certification programme, ensuring all tasks are performed in accordance with Regulations, Procedures and Work Instructions and in conjunction with Equipment Superintendent, Technical Support Engineers and Maintenance Group.
  • Responsibility for all maintenance activities including: communication of equipment status to the Chief Engineer, Offshore Manager, Onshore Technical Superintendent, Onshore Equipment Manager, Onshore Technical Support Engineer, and Maintenance Planner.  Also responsible for providing logistical and documentary evidence in support of this.
  • Keep a continuous record, reporting any defects as they arise.  Utilise these records to prepare for refits and maintenance periods by ensuring that spare parts, materials, etc are available when required.
  • Carry out general operational team responsibilities, planned maintenance and other activities as required.
  • Responsibility for ensuring that all equipment and stores used by the Equipment Group are in a satisfactory condition with regard to performance, maintenance and calibration necessary to carry out the operation.  
  • Ensure the Subsea 7 operating procedures are adhered to in the day to day work execution.  
  • Carry out general operational team assignments as required.
  • Perform a thorough and detailed handover briefing prior to transferring control of work activities to a relief.  This includes comfort/meal breaks.
  • Be fully aware of emergency and contingency procedures in accordance with safe working practices, company safety requirements and legislative requirements.
  • Responsible for working to continuously improve systems and personal/team performance within the department and the Company, in conjunction with personnel within and outwith the department.
  • Effective participation in the recommendation of training and development needs of Technical Team on Group Assets.  (This covers both operation and maintenance.)
  • Extensive participation in the collation and upkeep of all documentation relating to equipment, including: PUWER and Task Risk Assessments; Operating Procedures; Maintenance Task Lists; Work Instructions; Technical Specifications; Photographic Records; SAP Maintenance System, TM Master, AMOSW or other vessel specific maintenance system.
  • Maintain efficient spares programmes for all Group Assets and ensure inventories are kept up to date.
  • Have a working knowledge of Industry Standards and Regulations to ensure ongoing legislative compliance of all existing Group Assets.
  • Rectify any defects, as defined by safety audits/inspections, in accordance with safe working and operational practice.
  • Assist Chief Engineer and Onshore Technical Support Personnel with the preparation of technical reports relating to the performance of maintenance and operation of Group Assets.
  • Be involved in the consultation process (talk & listen). Participate in Toolbox Talks and Pre Job-Safety Meetings. Attend HSE Meetings as required.
  • Remain aware of their HSE requirements under legislation and in support of the Company.


Key Requirements:

  • STCW 95 (A-III/2) Certificate of Competency (STCW 2nd Engineer Unlimited) meeting legislative requirements of the Flag State
  • Appropriate prior experience for the type of vessel for which employed.
  • Recognised Seaman's discharge book
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing in accordance with STCW Code Table A-II/I
  • Strong coordination, organisation and liaison skills with the ability to seek and gain consensus solutions to complex issues.
  • Fully conversant with ship's Safety Management System (Ref: ISM Code)
  • Completed Security Awareness training relevant for the position (Ref: ISPS Code)
  • Hold at all times a valid seafarer medical fitness certificate and offshore survival certification suitable for geographical area of work.
  • Training in accordance with the Subsea & training matrices
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