ROV Support Engineer

Our client is looking for an ROV Support Engineer for a permanent position, located in Aberdeen


  • Process received offshore MRs and assist with expediting as required.

  • Assist in sourcing new ROV parts, provide clarification on part queries.

  • Implement and organise any approved modification to the ROV system, ensuring all changes are fully documented and included in the manual as per Quality Procedures.

  • Create specifications for purchasing new ROV equipment.

  • Assist with recording statistics on ROV reliability, by subsystems.

  • Monitor maintenance logs, collate information for analysis, MTBF, etc.

  • Assist with monitoring cost of ROVs R & M, including cost sheets.

  • Monitor receipt of ROV technical reports.

  • Conduct ROV System audits including checking inventories.

  • Assist with refurbishment or ROV equipment.

  • Second source suppliers of ROV spares and equipment.

  • Prepare operational procedures relevant to ROV operations on company managed vessels and assist Division Project Engineers in preparing ROV Procedures for Division projects.

  • Process received Project ROV equipment MRs and assist with expediting as required.

  • Ensure all ROV spares and related equipment shipments are dealt with in line with planned schedule and to minimise possible interruption of the operational activities.

  • Distribute received offshore paperwork to the applicable departments.

  • Perform acceptance inspections before mobilisation of any vehicle (ROV/Trencher) and / or ROV related equipment supplies to the project.  Request demobilisation reports for applicable equipment.

  • Verify that offshore ROV personnel assigned to the project are fit for purpose.  Identify any potential problems with allocated resources or planned crew changes and report to Project Manager/ROV Personnel Supervisor.

  • Provide ROV technical support to the Commercial Department when required.

  • To be conversant with all ROV items and conditions of the Project both technically and commercially and to have a full understanding of the scope of work related in individual projects.

  • Assist in the implementation, control and monitoring of overall Safety and Quality Assurance in all ROV Project related activities as laid down in the Company’s Safety Quality Manuals and Procedures.

  • Assist in the preparation and maintenance of budgets for Projects in relation to ROV services and associated equipment.

  • Assist the Project Manager in ensuring that the Cost Controller is provided with timely adequate financial information in relation to ROV services.

  • Encourage any technical developments or suggestions that will enhance the overall Project or Operational efficiency.

  • Assist in ensuring that all ROV related aspects of Project Administration, Engineering and Operations fulfil the Contract requirements and are conducted in a safe, efficient and profitable manner.

  • Participate in the off duty rota.

  • Vessel visits / system audits as required.

  • Promote safe working practices.

  • Train, mentor and/or guide ROV offshore personnel in their area of expertise


  • Previous offshore experience with ROV systems/operations.

  • Good communication skills, ability to communicate with several departments to coordinate ROV support.

  • Ability to specify, select and order mechanical, hydraulic or electrical equipment for offshore use.

  • University, College or Industry education and/or training in Engineering, Electrical or Mechanical

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