Subsea Engineers are responsible for the design and installation of equipment and structures below the surface of the sea.
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- Provides technical and engineering support and guidance to offshore or on site teams.
- Manages the installation of wellheads on the seabed and the pipelines joining them to the platform.
- Management of all subsea workscopes related to an asset, including the management of contractors/suppliers for the workscope.
- Produces budgets and plans for specific studies or modifications and manage the cost control process.
Subsea Engineers support subsea projects and activities offshore.
Subsea Engineers can work for a range of companies including companies who own or manage production facilities (known as Operators), Service Companies and Engineering Consultancies.
- HND in a related engineering subject with relevant work experience or equivalent or;
- Degree in a related engineering discipline or equivalent.
- Willing to become a Chartered Engineer (a professionally recognised qualification)
- Willing to and has the ability to gain offshore safety training and Medical Certificate
- Work experience in a similar role gained during University/study
£27,000 – £40,000
Through your career you might progress to become a Senior Engineer, Principal Engineer or a Consultant.
It may also be possible to become a Team Leader or Manager.