Company: Wood
Skills: Subsea Engineer, Subsea Engineering
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Aberdeen, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is looking for a Subsea Engineer to provide onshore and offshore support for our future workload within our Subsea Operations Team. This role is based in Aberdeen but flexibility in location and hybrid working can be discussed.

Join a culture of innovation, pushing the boundaries of what is possible to seek the best solutions for our clients.

The Role

The purpose of the role is to provide onshore and offshore subsea technical support on platform, diving and ROV campaigns across aspects of inspections, repairs, maintenance, and construction.

Key Responsibilities
  • Preparation of operation and intervention procedures relating to the subsea facilities
  • Develop and maintain key asset operations documentation and drawings of the subsea infrastructure
  • Respond to emergent issues and manage fault finding, investigation, repair or replacement activity
  • Participation in client / vendor meetings and risk assessments (HIRA)
  • Ensuring that any selected contractor / vendor complies with local regulations and procedures
  • Ensure work procedures are followed and that any deviation is captured by a management of change process
  • Liaising directly with the contractor to ensure work is carried out with proper regard to HSE protection and legal obligations, and monitoring performance through regular inspections of the worksite
  • Provide technical knowledge and experience of the worksites (platforms and vessels)
  • Provide technical advice to contractor / vendors in execution of subsea work scopes
  • Liaison with onshore operations engineers as required
  • Contribute to lessons learned and offshore campaign improvements

Our Clients and Projects

It's a future for all of us. We aspire to shape a better tomorrow by unlocking solutions that address the biggest challenges facing our clients and our society. Wood are the world's leading independent provider of subsea and export systems, engineering and technology solutions. We also have significant project experience with renewable and sustainable scopes of work that are currently continually expanding.

What we can offer
  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across subsea and export systems, engineering and technology solutions.
  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Competitive salary with regular salary reviews to ensure we are rewarding at the right level in line with the market
  • Flexible benefits package; inclusive of 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), generous contributory pension scheme, private medical cover, 4x base salary life insurance; all of these and more that can be adapted to suit your own lifestyle
  • Commitment to continued professional development; development plans that are tailored to your individual needs and interests
  • Global connections; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.

Skills / Qualifications

You may read these details and are potentially thinking about not applying due to not having every single skill, knowledge or experience listed, and that's understandable. However, we'd still like to hear from you.. At Wood, we understand and acknowledge that everyone is different, and we are committed to equal opportunities and want to access all of the talent that is out there. We are committed to attracting a broad range of skills, knowledge and experiences and embrace differences. So even if you feel you don't have everything listed, but feel you have some of the experience, knowledge or skills to help us unlock solutions to the world's most critical apply.

Required Qualifications, Experience and Competence:
  • Engineer with a minimum bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Subsea Engineering or other similar disciplines relating to upstream oil and gas from a recognised university
  • Demonstrate understanding of subsea operations and other subsea disciplines areas (IRM, pipelines, hardware, controls, integrity management) within UKCS region
  • Experience in the range of 3-5 years' in subsea operations support roles acting as subsea technical representative offshore on platforms and diving / ROV support vessels
  • Offshore BOSIET / MIST / Medical

Personal Skills:
  • Good at building and maintaining client relationships and developing opportunities
  • Ability to work without close supervision, but availing of support from experienced personnel in complex circumstances
  • Strong communication and report writing skills
  • Compile e-mails describing results, premises, reports, and technical notes
  • Can deliver effective presentations to clients
  • Able to work offshore as required in support of execution
  • Able to be adaptable and flexible to varying work scopes across disciplines

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.