Subsea Mechanical Engineer

  • Job Sector: Onshore
  • Location: Aberdeen, UK
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • REF: VC70
Description of function

The successful candidate should have a strong commitment to the company’s HSE Policy. The role is ongoing with a 3 months’ probation period followed by rolling 6 month review.

Job responsibilities
  • Manage and deliver all aspects of onshore/offshore engineering work
  • Carry our mechanical engineering and design for subsea oilfield operation.
  • Prepare calculations and perform mechanical/structural analysis as required
  • Support and supervision of design/drafting personnel
  • Preparation of specifications for procurement/manufacture/fabrication of appropriate items and equipment
  • Sub-contract and Vendor liaison, management and expediting
  • Preparation of onshore test/FAT and offshore operations procedures
  • Technical oversight and supervision of onshore testing as required
  • Technical oversight and supervision of offshore operations

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required

  • Candidates should ideally be degree qualified in mechanical or related discipline.
  • Candidates with HND or HNC qualification or similar will be considered, subject to demonstrable track record.
  • Offshore survival certificate
  • Relevant medical certification
  • MIST

Minimum Professional Experience Required

  • 5-10 years’ experience in the subsea engineering, equipment and operations sector.
  • Previous experience of the design manufacture, testing and installation/operation of subsea wellhead/xmas tree and subsea production equipment
  • Good working knowledge of applicable industry mechanical, piping, subsea codes and standards.
  • Sound materials engineering awareness.  Capable of producing detailed design calculations and performing computer based analysis (e.g. ANSYS) finite element analysis and the like.
  • CAD drafting capability desired, however the candidate must have the ability to translate designs into drawings for manufacture and installation/operation working with/supervising design and drafting personnel.
  • Vessel based experience, deep water preferred.
  • Previous experience of installation of subsea Xmas Tree/Choke/Intervention equipment from a Rig/DSV/RSV
  • Previous experience of offshore Scale Squeeze/Acid stimulation/Pumping treatments would be highly desirable
  • Electrohydraulic controls experience highly desirable

Additional Skills/ Qualities

  • Charted Engineer status desirable.
  • Self-starter able to work alone and set targets and priorities in support of the wider business/project goals.
  • Willingness for potential overseas travel to manufacturing and offshore sites
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