Job Title: Senior Subsea Engineer


Closing Date: 19 July 2023

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Well-Safe Solutions, Aberdeen, though there may be the requirement to visit and work at other company locations or supplier’s premises as required. Offshore travel will be required for key operations.

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Reporting Line:

The Senior Subsea Engineer will report directly to the Wells Subsea Team Lead.


The Senior Subsea Engineer will lead the identification, engineering and delivery of key subsea components to deliver safe and efficient Well Decommissioning operations.

Support offshore execution and coordinate team of offshore engineers towards project and company goals.

Key responsibilities:
The Senior Subsea Enginee will be required to:
  • Onshore planning and execution of Subsea P&A Operations
  • Promote safety in all aspects of manufacturing, fabrication, assembly, testing,planning, operations and performance
  • Plan and support fatigue and wellhead loading analysis
  • Work with operator engineers to maximise use of existing equipment
  • Develop and manage vendor resource plans to support offshore activities
  • Perform detailed subsea Well Decommissioning operational planning, identifyingrisks and providing solutions and contingencies
  • Build and maintain relationships with supply chain, in particular OEM providers, toenable Well-Safe to support Well Decommissioning planning from FEED through toExecute
  • Manage supply chain delivery of subsea equipment (both rental and purchase)
  • Work with OEM’s to identify and source rental and purchase items critical tooperations
  • Work with sub-contractors to understand optimum ways of executing P&Aoperations whilst minimising need for new equipment
  • Work closely with Well-Safe asset teams to identify operational requirements andenable optimisation of subsea operations
  • Act as industry focal point for P&A equipment and be primary link for subsea wellswith other companies and stakeholders
Key outcomes:
  • Technical subsea support for Well-Safe projects, tenders and operations
  • On schedule and budget delivery of all subsea equipment for well interfaces
  • Minimise requirement for new built subsea equipment
  • Maximise efficiency and identify lessons for continuous improvement
Limits of authority:

Full responsibility for all operational activities within the philosophies and constraints laid out in the job description.

The company reserves the right to amend or change the activities listed, taking into account the job holder’s qualifications and experience to enable the business needs to be met.

Knowledge & Competency:


  • Self-starter who can take initiative and work under their own supervision
  • Excellent organisational, time-management and communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • A minimum of eight years’ experience in subsea production systems and intervention equipment
  • A minimum of three years’ operator experience, or equivalen


  • Previous subsea well intervention experience (including EDP/LRP, landing stringsand IWOCS)
  • Strong project management skills and able to deliver across multiple work fronts
  • Experience in design of bespoke well access solutions
  • Offshore and Onshore OEM experience
  • Rig based BOP control system experience