Senior Diving Engineer in Subsea 7 at Sutton, England, United Kingdom

Website Subsea 7

This listing is about Subsea in Sutton, England, United Kingdom
in 2022

About the job

At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry. For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world.

Our success and sustainability are only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ at Subsea 7.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as well providing a wide range benefits and a flexible working environment.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.


During the project or tender, and in particular during the engineering phase, be the focal point for Diving activities with other disciplines/department and be responsible for the delivery of engineering document related to Diving activities. Function during offshore activities will depend on skills and certifications.



  • Promote safety behaviour and safety in design.
  • Promote team Spirit within the project team
  • Contribute to project Engineering reviews on all subjects associated to (or at the interface with), the Diving scope.

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Responsible for technical proposal and evaluation of solutions for the projects
  • Deliver project specific Diving engineering documents (such as Tie-I Procedure, Diving Safety Manual, SIT Procedure for diving activities…).
  • Deliver project specific SIT requirements.
  • Deliver project specific technical scope of work for Diving services (3rd party).
  • Prepare and follow-up of Master Document Register and Subcontractor Document Register within project.
  • Responsible for Technical appraisal and follow-up of sub-contractors
  • Deliver specification and requisitions for the design and /or selection of all consumable, tools, installation aids required for the execution of the Diving scope of work.
  • Participate and coordinate SIT, specific trials and offshore/onshore operations, as required
  • Supervise the implementation, revision, follow up of the overall equipment mobilisation lists.
  • Responsible for the Technical interface:
  • With the Client and Third-parties. This includes clear definition of responsibilities when activities are planned on-board third parties vessel or platforms. This includes the identification and reporting to Project Management of any gaps that may impact the correct execution of the scope of work.
  • With Other disciplines, operation department. This includes the identification and reporting to Project Management of any gaps that may impact the correct execution of the scope of work.
  • With PMA Aberdeen for diving spread requirement and preparation. This includes Tooling databook, tooling upgrade, mobilisation, demobilisation, repair follow-up.
  • Deliver Interface and responsibility matrix.
  • Assist for the preparation and follow-up project changes and variation orders
  • Prepare feedback summary, reports on project
  • Attend to project and discipline meeting
  • Responsible for the issuance of the operation reports and associated lesson learns.

Resources Management:

  • Assist Principal engineer or package engineer for the preparation of the onshore and offshore resource plan. (onshore / supplier inspection / onshore / offshore)

Engineering expertise:

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Be the project focal point for all Diving activities with others disciplines and department
  • Be responsible for transfer of knowledge from past to future projects (within the discipline)
  • Assist to proper review of project engineering deliverables
  • Co-ordinate all assigned assistance to project(s) and tendering activities
  • Assist to development and maintenance of standard work procedures and design guidelines
  • Assist Diving Operation Manager for Diving spread audit and/or Diving spread mobilization if needed

Engineering Quality:

Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Ensure work is performed in accordance with the latest HSEQ and engineering Group procedures
  • Ensure of the quality of the Diving Subcontractor’s engineering is in line with Subsea 7 requirements.
  • Contribute to Project Engineering review
  • Attend project audits related to Engineering Activities
  • Ensure that technical documents are properly reviewed, checked according to the project quality control plan


Functional: Within the scope he/she is allocated to:

  • Validate documents produced under his / her responsibility
  • Act as a mentor for a Junior or project Engineer as requested

Commercial / Contractual:

  • Assist Principal engineer, package and supply chain for the evaluation of Diving subcontractor (3rd party Diving), Diving tooling subcontractor and preparation of the Subcontract.
  • Assist supply chain for the evaluation of all installation aids, temporary equipment.
  • Assist supply management for all items relevant to the subcontract follow up.
  • Highlight changes and potential variation order to project management. Assist project management for the preparation and follow up of changes and variation order.



  • Customers (for medium size project)
  • Subcontractors
  • Suppliers
  • Third party and Certifying Authorities
  • Professional Bodies


  • Others disciplines within Technical direction
  • Others directions within the Region (Operations, Tendering, HSEQ…)
  • Others regions within Subsea 7 Group


Knowledge and skills

  • Technical skill in most of the below:
  • Diving Operation including Diving limitation.
  • Diving IMCA regulation.
  • Knowledge on both Air and saturation Diving.
  • Diving Tooling.
  • Knowledge in pre-commissioning.
  • Large managerial experience in above scope.
  • Large experience in interface management and process.
  • Personnel Management
  • Site / offshore scope management


  • Team player.
  • Hands on
  • Active and responsive but remaining rigorous.
  • Willing for extended offshore mission.


Physical environment:

  • Majority of the work is carried out in the regional main office site in Suresnes or Sutton
  • Offshore / Off-site location during project Execution phase as required
  • Working hours according to local regulation and Company’s policy

Company: Subsea 7

Vacancy Type:  

Job Location: Sutton, England, United Kingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

Apply Here

To apply for this job email your details to