Location: ABERDEEN
Salary: £ 55,000 per Annum
Reference : 20339


Marine Operations and Dynamic Positioning Services is a team provide:

  • Assurance on Mission Specific Elements like Dive Systems, ROV Systems, Cranes, cable & Pipelay, lifting and Ballast systems.
  • Vessel assurance inspections and marine surveys (CMID, OVID, on/off-hire, condition, suitability)
  • Towing Vessel Approval Scheme (TVAS)
  • Advisory services for rig moves, float-over operations, FPSO relocations, mooring operations, offshore heavy lifts, subsea power cable installations and all operations related to offshore wind farms
  • General marine consultancy
  • Marine casualty/Incident investigation
  • Development and implementation of marine assurance procedures
  • Provision of marine advisory support on traditional oil and gas and renewables projects including as Marine Warranty Surveyor.


This role is for a marine systems engineer to perform a variety of tasks, as listed below, on marine systems auxiliaries (cooling systems, fuel, lubrication, compressed air, ventilation & HVAC, valves), ballast and bilge systems, cranes, pipelay and cablelay equipment:

  • Perform Failure Modes and Effects Analysis
  • Create proving trials programs to support the desktop FMEA
  • Create annual trials programs for the ongoing verification and validation of the FMEA
  • Attend onboard vessels to witness proving and annual trials
  • General Marine consultancy
  • Perform risk based critical analysis on mission specific equipment with regards to design, operational interface, capability and general suitability for intended operations.
  • Assurance audits and inspections of marine systems

We are looking for an experienced marine engineer to further enhance our marine operations team providing support across all aspects of our assurance and surveying services.


We would expect all applicants to have the following:

  • Experience of performing FMEAs on marine systems
  • Knowledge and experience of working with IMCA, IMO, MTS and OCIMF codes and guidelines
  • Knowledge of and experience with dynamic positioning systems
  • Current offshore medical and survival certificate
  • Good communication skills at all levels of an organisation, both internally and externally
  • Good IT skills (Microsoft Office suite as a minimum)
  • Flexibility in working conditions including a willingness to travel offshore and overseas often adhoc or at very short notice
  • Motivation to learn and grow their professional career
  • Good report writing and technical authoring skills

In addition, the following attributes would be welcome although not essential:

  • An Engineering Degree at least Bachelors level
  • Sea going experience as Chief Engineer, ETO or similar
  • DP Maintenance Certificate
  • Achieved or working towards IMCA DP Practitioner Accreditation Scheme
  • Understanding of computer applications (Oracle/SAP/I Inspect, etc.)
  • Good existing network within the UK Maritime and Energy market
  • Good existing network within the offshore industry professional bodies
  • Member or Chartership with an appropriate engineering institute and/or industry bodies/forums/societies.