The Sr. Subsea Engineer is the experienced specialist on board a floating drilling vessel who is responsible for the performance of all marine related subsea and surface well control, and associated, equipment.
- Subsea Engineer
- Trainee Subsea Engineer
- The Sr. Subsea Engineer is the specialist on board a floating drilling vessel who is responsible for the performance of all marine related subsea and surface well control equipment on his rig. His background is normally mechanical and/or hydraulic. For MUX rigs an electrical background is accep
- Normally has a minimum of two years experience as a Subsea Engineer.
- He is capable of fully understanding, operating, maintaining and troubleshooting all aspects of the BOP control system, including at least the basics of the electrical components.
- Ensures that all components of the BOP Stack Assembly and Marine Riser System have been thoroughly cleaned, inspected, serviced, repaired and tested as required before use.
- Ensures that all well control or marine related subsea and surface support equipment such as running, retrieving and testing tools, subsea TV system and any other equipment associated with the subsea stack and surface well control equipment have been thoroughly inspected, serviced, repaired, function and/or pressure tested as applicable before running or connecting.
- Troubleshoots as necessary all subsea and surface equipment operating problems and advises the Rig Superintendent, and/or Chief Engineer/TC, on the safest and most efficient means of solving the problem.
- Witnesses all pressure tests and latch up and weight set tests on subsea and/or completion equipment to ensure that all tests are safely carried out within the limitations of the equipment being tested or connected.
- Is responsible for ensuring that the entire riser tensioning system is thoroughly inspected, serviced, repaired and tested before use and also that the pressures in use are applicable to the current well and situation.
- Is responsible for providing Houston, in a timely manner, with sufficient details to carry out a riser analysis for each well, and then following the results of that analysis for that well.
- Troubleshoots, as necessary, any operating problems with the Compensator systems and ensures that all maintenance procedures are properly carried out as and when they are due.
- Maintains the internal / external preservation, lubrication, appearance and records of all subsea equipment that is in surface storage and not in use.
- Maintains up to date files of all the applicable subsea and surface equipment that he is responsible for which includes, but is not limited to, blueprints, drawings, dimensions, specifications, catalogues, spare part booklets, plus pertinent measurements of subsea equipment in all assembled and or operating positions.
- Carries out, or witnesses, measurements of operator provided subsea equipment in a timely manner before running to ensure that it is compatible with the other equipment that it is to be fitted to, joined with or run with and advises the rig superintendent of any complications that might occur with using the equipment.
- Advises and recommends on the minimum and maximum spare part stock levels for all of his equipment and assists the storekeeper with the ordering and safe storage of such replacement parts.
- Monitors the inventory of all subsea critical spare parts together with all oils, fluids and gasses required for subsea operations.
- Maintains an up to date knowledge of the latest innovations and techniques in subsea equipment usage and appraises the rig superintendent and the subsea superintendent of any findings which may benefit our operations.
- Maintains accurate maintenance and repair history files for all of his equipment in Maximo, together with a daily log of all observations regarding the operation of the subsea department so that his colleagues can benefit from his experiences.
- Provides proper instruction to the Subsea Engineers and Trainee Subsea Engineers as is appropriate to extend their knowledge and usefulness.
- Participates in the Safety Training Observation Program (S.T.O.P) and weekly safety and operational meetings.
- Develops and implements Job Safety Analyses and prepares risk assessments as required.
- Reports all hazards and communicates ideas for enhancing safety standards.
- Performs all duties in accordance with the Permit to Work System.
- Acts as a member of an emergency team in the event of a fire or other emergency; participates in meetings and drills as a member of an emergency team.
- Performs other duties and special projects as requested by management.
- Bachelor's degree in engineering or educational equivalent from an accredited technical school, trade school, or institute is preferred.
Skills - Technical:
- Must have 3 or more years experience as a Subsea Engineer.
Skills - Communication:
- Bi-lingual is preferred (English, Spanish, French, Portuguese)
- Verbal communication skills necessary.
Skills - People:
- Ability to interact with individuals in a cross-cultural environment.
- Experience as a supervisor is preferred.
- Team oriented.
Licenses, Certifications, Credentials, and Other Requirements:
- Offshore survival and medical certificates as mandated by government regulations are required.
- Certified in all required safety training programs, including but not limited to underwater safety, fire fighting, and helicopter underwater escape.
- Must pass pre-employment and random drug tests.
To be considered an applicant, you must apply directly to our company website.