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SW London

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Role Description

We are looking for an Vessel Operations Engineer to join our client, one of the largest turnkey Engineering and Construction contractors in the offshore industry.  This is a staff role based in their Southwest London office.

The role is to provide engineering reviews, address operation, advise (directly and indirectly) best practices both in the tender and in the projects to the Project Manager to assist in the achievement of project/tender objectives, according to the plan/procedures developed by the engineering project team.


The Engineer executes the activities within his area of responsibility, ensuring the compliance with the QA/QC and HSE requirements.

Tasks include:

  • Be introduced in the Operation Engineering groups of our Operating Companies, reporting to the group manager, who will ultimately come up to the OC Operation manager expectations
  • Be assigned to a project or a group of projects
  • Support the technical tenders to follow the most efficient and cost effective solution
  • Suggest all possible operative solutions in order to perform the actual installation in the best way
  • Verify that the considered schedules reconcile with the present vessel productivity, in the actual situation of readiness
  • Be the internal client of the various jobs in the projects
  • Verify that the suggested procedures are correct and that the most efficient and cost effective solutions are followed
  • Be able to suggest modifications and changes leading to improvements taking into account the suggestions of the vessel operations management
  • Take part in the most critical phases on board of the installation vessel or in the preparation yard
  • Confront himself with the vessel management for all most critical subject in order to assure a correct transfer from the engineering to the actual installation
  • Distinguish rapidly the missing points and the optimisation of the equipment used on board and in the yards
  • Earn the respect and appreciation from the on board personnel in order to be the reference point between engineering and operation
  • Record the main activities, the lessons learned during the development to ensure the knowledge management through a specific ICT instrument developed for the scope
  • Promote and organise the meetings for the risk evaluation and for the revision of the procedures with the participation of the vessel personnel management
  • Be involved on preparing the standard methods relevant to the installation of vessel fleet

Experience required;

  • Offshore experience as Vessel Field Engineer or similar
  • Offshore lifting installation activities (preferably within Wind Farm business)
  • Pile driving
  • Offshore construction activities planning
  • Offshore resources planning
  • Survey operations
  • ROV operations
  • Engineering project documents management
  • Technical bid evaluation
  • Risk management
  • Project procurement management

Job Details:

Permanent staff role

Salary - negotiable, please contact us for details

Location: SW London

Start date: ASAP

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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