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Subsea Engineer

Published 27.10.2022

Odfjell Drilling is looking for Subsea Engineers who are motivated to contribute to the company’s international growth.



  • Mechanical/ hydraulic engineering education is recommended. Preferably an engineering degree. Extensive work experience can replace formal education.
  • Documented all-round experience from maintenance of subsea Well control systems/pressure control equipment, motion compensating equipment, and has been in a subsea engineer position for at least 3 years.
  • Good English & Norwegian communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Sufficient computer skills.
  • Valid well control certificate, in accordance with Client requirements/minimum level 2.
  • Completed Systematic Training Program (OJT) for position.



  • Supervise Assistant Subsea engineers and Trainee Subsea engineers, according to the Odfjell Core values and procedures and following the instructions of the Senior Subsea Engineer.
  • Perform maintenance/repairs to the well control, motion compensating systems and all associated systems as per Odfjell maintenance program and procedures.
  • Daily inspections to verify status of equipment and report status to supervisor.
  • Adhere to the Odfjell Procedures and Core Values and familiarize himself/herself with these.
  • Obtain a good knowledge of the systems on-board, by studying manuals and participating in courses. To be able to maintain and operate all subsea related equipment.
  • Troubleshoot equipment failure in cooperation with supervisor.
  • Assist drill crew when required, during for example landing wellhead tools, Well control drills, Well control situations, etc.
  • Participate in making/updating procedures.
  • Ensure that housekeeping is up to Odfjell standard.
  • Assist supervisor with planning ahead for upcoming operations and maintenance periods.
  • Participate in operational and safety meetings.
  • Participate in safety drills and perform the tasks specified on the station bill.
  • Complete all training specified in the Odfjell training matrix.
  • Ensure that the Odfjell procedures are followed for any changes/modifications to the systems.
  • The Subsea Engineer is responsible for ensuring that the well control systems, motion compensating systems auxiliary systems are in working order and keep the systems maintained at the required level.
  • The Subsea Engineer is responsible for reporting to the Senior Subsea Engineer any faults, defects and irregularities relating to well control systems, motion compensating systems auxiliary systems.
  • Adhere to Odfjell procedures