Subsea Works Supervisor

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  • Regions
  • Country United Arab Emirates
  • City Abu dhabi
  • Type of Employment Contract
  • Job number WTSBK21289

About the job

Job Purpose & Scope
Maintain the integrity of all sub-sea facilities by providing specialties support services in the following fields:
  • Company representative onboard underwater inspection and maintenance vessels.
  • Direct supervision of all offshore work activities, including inspection and maintenance of company sub-sea facilities, pipeline network, offshore structures, and loading terminals
  • Supervise sub-sea contractor, including contracted diving team, equipment and marine vessel.
  • Inspection and maintenance techniques, corrosion and integrity assessment of sub-sea facilities.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Provide technical specifications, requirements, scope of work and procedures for sub-sea inspection and maintenance works, integrity and corrosion assessments.
  • Contribute to the setting-up the inspection frequencies, master and detailed work and execution plans for sub-sea pipelines and structures inspection and maintenance, based on condition assessment and risk- based inspection techniques and methodology.
  • Review, evaluate and analyze sub-sea inspection findings and propose recommend corrective actions and intervention dates based on the integrity assessment, inspection and maintenance history and condition.
  • Assist in providing technical assistance and contribution to Risk Based Inspection strategy study.
  • Ensure safe and efficient implementation of company pre-set inspection and maintenance program per company inspection and maintenance procedures and standers.
  • Review, check and endorse all contracted diving personal certifications. Check, test and inspect contractor hired inspection and maintenance hired equipment and vessel. Audit contractor’s performance and equipment.
  • Direct supervision, monitoring and auditing of contractor activities during executing underwater inspection and maintenance activities for the sub-sea facilities.
  • Ensure that adequate and safe level of material and spares on board the vessel to maintain efficient and uninterrupted work program.
  • Ensure the integrity of the sub-sea facilities at all times by executing the inspection and maintenance by the targeted dates.
  • Contribute to the pre-qualification exercise of sub-sea inspection and maintenance contractors.
  • Liaise with sites and onshore engineers to ensure full implementation of work procedures, efficiency, safety and optimized workmanship. Coordinate with onshore engineers in upgrading work procedures and scope of work.
  • Contribute to the computerization of all inspection and maintenance records.
  • Contribute to new sub-sea related project by conducting pre-inspection surveys.
  • Provide technical assistance and backup to all matters related to sub-sea and marine issues.
  • Use position survey equipment to identify spot pipelines locations and coordinates.
  • Checks and endorse all administrative work and reports related to diving contract daily activities.
Terms and Conditions
  • Location: Offshore
  • Rotation: 28 days ON / 28 days OFF
  • Type: Contract Hire


  • B. Sc. Engineering / HND Engineering
  • Eight (8) / Twelve (12) years' experience in supervising work related to the inspection and maintenance of sub-sea pipeline network and offshore structures in the oil & gas and petrochemical industry.
  • Good knowledge of international standards and codes of practice for:
    • Sub-sea pipelines and offshore structure design
    • IMCA rules and regulations.
  • Good knowledge and experience in sub-sea inspection and maintenance techniques, conventional diving and ROV related techniques and marine crafts and workmanship.
  • Experienced in utilizing positioning survey equipment (DGPS)
  • Fluent in English.
  • Computer literate.
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