Company: Athens Group
Skills: Subsea Engineer, Well Control
Other Skills: 3rd party experience
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Athens Group is seeking Subsea Engineers interested in joining our Global Pool of Consultants for BOP/WCE Inspections. You must have a Limited Company in place and or be willing to create one in order to provide subcontract services to Athens Group. This is NOT a Full-time opportunity.
Job Summary
Deliver Athens Group services per contractual scope of work at designated customer locations while interfacing with customer representatives.
Establish self as technical SME to foster a relationship with the customer based on technical credibility using Athens Group Proven Practices, personal integrity, deep technical knowledge, and unsurpassed understanding of shipyard, installation and project dynamics and limitations for the benefit of the customer's project and Athens Group's business.

a) Write reports using Proven Practices templates and check-lists.

b) Evaluate, assess, review and correct as appropriate customer equipment technical documentation, e.g. specifications, line drawings, general arrangement drawings, test plans, acceptance plans, etc.

c) Understand relevant regulatory requirements and their application to customer equipment and installation.

d) Recommend improvements to customer test plans.

e) Establish self as subject matter expert with customer and expert in designated technical discipline(s).

f) Demonstrate ability to expend extra effort and time when necessary to meet commitments.

g) Demonstrate self-starting capabilities to fill standby time with productive tasks that benefit the customer and / or company.


a) Provide valued, relevant and significant assessments, reviews, observations, and recommendations to achieve maximum practical installation from startup time to post project completion on items falling within the Athens Group scope.

b) Observe yard and installation political dynamics.

c) Understand customer decision making factors and process.

d) Adopt behaviors and posture to effectively achieve Athens Group and Customer common goals and objectives.

e) Conduct interactions with others with ethics and integrity


Adhere to Athens Group, Customer and Regulatory requirements, methods and processes to achieve maximum economic benefit for the customer and Athens Group by utilizing established and required methods and processes.


Work safely and ensure Athens Group's and the client's HSE Policies are adhered to.


Maintain situational awareness pertaining to new business opportunities by a) understanding the customer's business needs b) how they align with Athens Group services and c) by working closely with project personnel and on site leadership to better serve the customer's ultimate goal of increased uptime from their mission critical installations

Required Education

a) High School or GED


a) Education: Engineering College Degree or BOP Training Certified


a) Minimum of 8+ years experience as a Subsea Engineer or 5 years with a Degree


a) Ability to read and understand electrical drawings, logic drawings, cause and effect documentation.

b) Demonstrated Understanding of Certification Societies/Enforcement- MODU, ABS, DNV, MMS, ISM, IMO, USCG, NTL

If you meet the above qualifications, have a sense of adventure and want to join an elite, disciplined team of consulting professionals who are focused on meeting the challenges and opportunities of the upstream Oil & Gas industry, we're very interested in talking to you.

Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: Athens Group (AG) does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any AG employee. AG will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered property of AG and will be processed accordingly.

Athens Group is an equal opportunity employer.

Athens Group, founded in 1998, provides Measurable Risk Reduction for Drilling and Production Assets. 


Our suite of industry-leading technology assurance services helps our customers design, construct and operate safe, reliable rigs and platforms in compliance with the highest standards for performance and reliability. 


We identify and remediate risks that, if left unchecked, can lead to project delays, expensive non-productive time, and health, safety and environmental incidents.