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Aberdeen - Westhill

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We are looking for a ROV Technical Support Specialist to join the Fleet & Equipment team within our Projects & Offshore Operations business area in Aberdeen.

As part of a team, the role holder will be responsible for the Mobile Equipment Group fleet of ROV equipment.  They will ensure that the equipment operates as per technical specification, is maintained as per Subsea7’s maintenance processes, is mobilised with all relevant documentation, and will provide technical assistance when required while the equipment is operational.

Reporting to the Mobile Equipment Technical Support Lead, the role will mainly involve the management of maintenance, refurbishment, and upgrade projects of ROV equipment.  

Alongside role relevant technical knowledge, effective communication and collaboration skills are key elements for this role, which will liaise closely with equipment, workshop, fleet, operations technical and engineering teams.  Also liaising with external service providers and manufacturers.

What will you be doing?

  • Primary responsibility is for the readiness and support of Offshore Resources Mobile ROV Equipment.
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of company’s preventative planned maintenance and certification programme.
  • Provision of technical assistance to all Company departments on all aspects of maintenance for Mobile ROV Equipment.
  • Assisting in setting annual maintenance budget.
  • Support of equipment maintenance onshore by working with regional workshops, to achieve required work scopes in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • During all maintenance activities, liaise with and communicate the equipment status to the Mobile Equipment Technical Support Team Lead.
  • The management and maintenance of documentation relating to the safe operation and reliability of equipment, including but not limited to Risk Assessments, Management of Change records, Drawings, Maintenance Instructions, Financial Reports, Specifications, and Photographic Records.
  • Responsibility for direct liaison with primary equipment vendors to ensure maintenance and modification works are carried out in a technically correct manor.
  • To have a working knowledge of Rules and Regulations and ensure ongoing legislative compliance of existing Group Assets.
  • Responsible for keeping accurate records of onshore maintenance performed via designated maintenance system.
  • Any other duties as directed by the Mobile Equipment Technical Support Team Lead.

What experience would we like you to have?

Please note, if you don’t tick all the boxes below but feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience, we’re looking for, please do consider applying. We would encourage you to apply with a CV that highlights your transferable skills and experience.

  • Educated to degree level is preferred, a nationally recognised qualifications such as an HNC (or equivalent) in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering would also be considered alongside role relevant experience.
  • Relevant onshore/offshore technical experience in the maintenance, repair, or manufacture of ROV Equipment.
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Computer literate with a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to self-manage and work under own initiative.
  • Disciplined and systematic approach to workload management with proven ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Proven ability to collate detailed technical reports, plans, & specifications.
  • In depth technical working knowledge of maintenance systems such as TM Master or SAP.
  • Previous experience of drawing interpretation/validation and responsibility for key documentation approval and management.

What experience would we like you to have?

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, builds and maintains positive collaborative relationships.
  • Accustomed to updating computerised and manual systems.
  • Effective planning and organising skills, able to identify and effectively prioritise workload and efficiently meet multiple, often competing deadlines.
  • Flexible to adapt to changing priorities within a fast-paced 24/7 global business.
  • Pro-active with a solutions-based approach, demonstrates initiative and ownership to deliver workload unsupervised while flexible to support wider team activities.
  • Committed to continuous improvement and identification of efficient work methods and processes.
  • Attention to detail, methodical, works at all times in a safe manner.

What do we offer?

  • Career development – with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development
  • Flexible working – lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it’s hybrid, part-time or flexitime working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but let’s have a discussion to see how we can make it work.
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave
  • A fantastic benefits package – which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more.

Who are we?

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy.

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on challenges that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage.

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further. Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning and development.

Start your journey with us today.

An environment where you can thrive

We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our success.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking.

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.

What happens next?

If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page. 

You may be prompted to set up a profile with us. It’s quick and easy to do. Or, if you have already created a profile with us, simply log in and submit your application.

Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful application:

  • Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role.
  • We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.
  • Take your time with your application and check there are no errors before final submission.

Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.

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