Company: Petroplan London
Skills: Subsea Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

The objective of the Subsea Controls Engineer is to supply reliable subsea controls systems. This will require the team to identify the gaps and develop a plan for closing the gaps between current technology and the technology and equipment required to deliver subsea controls systems around the world. The Subsea Controls Engineer position is individually responsible for specification, monitoring engineering and verifying qualification of subsea controls systems. A successful Subsea Controls Engineer will work as a key member of the Subsea Controls Team and will be responsible for all aspects of engineering delivery ie project engineering, scope management, schedule, interfaces with and change control, Technical Assurance, and Risk Management. A successful Subsea Controls Engineer will be required to work closely with the requisite Regional and Project Teams to ensure that the equipment developed is fit for purpose and acceptable to the final end users

A successful candidate could work on a wide range of activities from delivery, systems, aftermarket, and site coordination.

Ability to perform in a multi-functional team Ability to work with new technology

Interest in applying project management and facilitation skills

Good interpersonal skills

Initiative and flexibility

Collaboration, negotiation, and influencing skills

Familiarity with risk management and technical assurance

Knowledge of project work including subsea engineering design would be useful

Knowledge of subsea controls structural and fatigue loading

Knowledge of drilling practices and equipment

Experience in projects/major modifications

Needs to be familiar with API specs 6A and 17D

Experience with subsea controls equipment and subsea production equipment including trees, connectors, casing hangers, tubing hangers, running tools and operation of the equipment offshore.

Ability to lead quality control, quality assurance.

Basic training in metallurgy and welding.


Petroplan is a global organisation which specialises in connecting skilled professionals with exceptional contract and permanent career opportunities throughout the oil, gas and energy industry. This has been our focus since Petroplan was formed in 1976.

Our aim isn't to be the largest industry recruitment specialist but rather the best. As such, our recruitment services, contractor management and specialised support is tailored to meet the individual needs of candidates, contractors and clients. Petroplan's local offices across Europe, the Middle East, North America, Asia-Pacific, Africa and Australasia support projects in over forty countries. Our client portfolio includes multi-national corporations, together with niche organisations focusing on a specialist discipline or location.

For more information on how Petroplan can help you, please feel free to visit our About Us page here;

Petroplan is an established Global Recruitment Organization supplying technical manpower and administrative services to the oil, gas and petro-chemical industries. Formed in 1976, Petroplan has over three decades’ experience and knowledge of global staffing markets to support feasibility studies through engineering and construction to ongoing operations and maintenance contracts.

Petroplan holds major global supply agreements with leading oil, gas and chemical operators and main contractors on a sole or preferred supplier basis. Our network of offices and strategic partner organizations provide on-the-ground support for clients and contracted individuals and teams in over 30 worldwide locations.

Our key discipline areas, which we regularly recruit for our clients, cover all phases of oil and gas exploration, production and refining projects:

  • Project management & engineering
  • Quality management 
  • Project controls & services
  • Subsea & pipelines
  • Supply chain management
  • Construction & commissioning
  • Logistics & procurement
  • Start-up management
  • Discipline engineering
  • Operations & production
  • Process engineering
  • Maintenance operations 
  • HSE
  • Well engineering & drilling

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