Assistant Subsea Engineer
The Assistant Subsea Engineer assists in the maintenance and operation of the subsea Blow-out Preventer (BOP) and related equipment, as well as all heave compensating equipment.
WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW TO HOLD THE POSITION?
In order to hold this position, you must have the following:
- Marine engineer STCW III/2, or alternatively certified mechanic with subsea experience
- Well Control certificate, Supervisor Level, Combined Surface and Subsea BOP Stack, issued by an institution approved by IWCF.
HOW DO I GET THERE?
You typically start your offshore career in the maintenance department as a Mechanic or similar. Once you have a couple of years’ experience on a deepwater drilling unit you can transfer to subsea.