Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Operations Management, Pipe Inspection / NDT
Experience: 15 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.


Position Summary 

Day to day management responsibility for the Aberdeen NDT Operation to ensure compliance with all statutory and company requirements in relation to inspection operations provided from Aberdeen reporting directly to the NDT Manger UK.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate the use of branch labour, facilities and equipment to ensure maximum utilisation
  • Develop medium and long term plans in line with prevailing market trends and demands to ensure the efficient and coordinated availability of facilities, equipment and labour
  • Ensure the maintenance of all technical reporting systems and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with all Statutory and Company requirements relating to control, correct use and transportation of radioactive substances and equipment capable of producing ionising radiations
  • Monitor contracts carried out by the branch to ensure compliance and maximum profitability
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with Operating Procedures Manual
  • Assist Contracts Manager by preparation of bid/tender documentation and quotations
  • Carry out sales visits as necessary and do all possible to assist the continuing growth of the Company by providing good Client relationships
  • Monitor the use of all equipment materials and consumables to minimise wastage and losses and to ensure maximum utilisation
  • Monitor Operational Departments to ensure the provision of systems of work which are so far as reasonably practicable safe and without risk to health
  • Approve all requisitions from the branch for additional temporary and permanent labour subject to prevailing limits of authority
  • Approve all requests from the branch for salary regarding subject to prevailing limits of authority
  • Monitor sound labour relations and morale within the branch
  • Prepare annual budgets for the branch in consultation with the Group Financial Manager. Prepare rolling sales forecast in consultation with the Contracts Manager as required
  • Monitor all branch costs both fixed and variable to ensure the continuing profitability of the branch
  • Undertake any other duties of a reasonable nature as required by Management
  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety , Environmental and Quality Systems


  • Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure safe working environment.


  • Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.
  • Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems of the Company
  • Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of a more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment


Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has direct supervisory responsibilities




  • Thorough knowledge of NDT techniques
  • At least 15 years experience in an NDT environment
  • 5 years experience in operational/supervisory/managerial role
  • Good negotiation skills with ability to obtain further contracts from present clients
  • Excellent organisational and presentation skills with a good commercial awareness


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Ensures that important information from management is shared with employees and others are appropriate
  • Gives and receives constructive feedback
  • Ensures that others involved in a project or effort are kept informed about developments and plans
  • Ensures that regular consistent communication takes place within area of responsibility


Working Conditions

This position is considered OFFICE WORK which is characterised as follows

  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the work place
  • Work surface is stable (flat)


Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions