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Subsea Superintendent (Operations) - VR/21506

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Status: Permanent
Location: Tullos
Ref: VR/21506
Rate: Available Upon Request

Currently recruiting for an experienced Subsea Superintendent (Operations) on a permanent staff basis for a large, international drilling contractor, based in Tullos, Aberdeen. The Subsea Superintendent will manage subsea support and activities for the company’s offshore drilling units. Although primarily onshore-based, there will be a requirement to work offshore, on occasion, therefore applicants must be willing to do this.

The Subsea Superintendent will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Providing support to the Subsea Manager and Rig Managers for all subsea equipment and associated activities, offshore and onshore.
  • Responsible for all subsea equipment and associated activities, offshore and onshore, in conjunction with the Rig Manager and Subsea Manager.
  • Liaising with the Subsea Manager and Rig Managers to provide support for the Operations Department and on-going projects.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of all well control equipment to standards required by the certifying authorities.
  • Monitoring the status and effectiveness of planned maintenance schedules, to ensure maximum equipment efficiency.
  • Providing written procedures and safety instructions regarding subsea equipment.
  • Responding to all documentation, reports and other communications regarding subsea equipment.
  • Preparing job packs and budgets for all surveys, modifications and projects.
  • Directing all offshore subsea staff to ensure that all equipment under their control is maintained and operated in a safe manner, consistent with current legislation and Company Code of Safe Working Practices.
  • Participating in operational and project meetings, as required.

Experience / Qualifications:

  • An HNC qualification is preferred.
  • IWCF Well Control certification is preferred.
  • Previous experience in a similar Subsea Superintendent type role, within the Oil & Gas Industry, is essential.
  • Previous experience in a similar role, directly with a drilling contractor, is preferred.
  • Previous experience of working offshore, as a Subsea Engineer, is essential.
  • Previous experience of working with subsea systems is essential.
  • Applicants will be expected to be able to read technical drawings and AutoCAD experience is desirable.
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