Subsea Controls Engineer

Ross Offshore AS is a leading provider of Consultancy, Engineering and Project Management services for the upstream Oil & Gas Industry. Through our established framework agreements we offer our consultants contract security and access to some of the largest oil companies in Norway. We specialize in the supply of senior-level personnel with proven experience, the latest technical skills and in-depth knowledge within their fields. We hire the best talent in the industry.

For One of Our Clients in Stavanger, we are looking for a Subsea Controls Engineer to provide support for a variety of Our Clients activities. Duration 16 months.

Application date: 07.08.2018

Start date: August 2018

Location: Stavanger. Travelling to and prolonged periods at contractor sites is expected.

Language requirements: Fluent in Norwegian and English (oral and written)


Job description:

  • Contribute to a “system approach” during the project execution phases
  • Provide technical expertise for concept development, engineering and construction of subsea control systems
  • Ensure that project standards and functional specifications for control systems are suitable
  • Ensure that engineering and construction of control systems is performed in accordance with project standards and functional specifications
  • Undertake a review of previous industry lessons learned, and the incorporation of relevant lessons learned into the design
  • Review design deliverables and follow up on comments to ensure they are suitably incorporated
  • Contribute to project risk workshops. Identify and follow up relevant risks and mitigating actions
  • Prepare technical and progress reports to support flow of key information to management to assist in decision making
  • Identify and follow-up TQP’s as required
  • Provide input to schedule planning and cost estimating of subsea control systems
  • Contribute to the management of change process in terms of engineering reviews and potential changes and variation order proposals relating to riser systems
  • Assist in the preparation of subsea tender documents, tender evaluation and contract awards
  • Specify subsea control system philosophies
  • Provide input into Design Basis and Functional Specifications
  • Participate in safety review meetings (HAZID, HAZOP)
  • Participate in design reviews, system engineering processes etc.
  • Provide input required for the Customer Decision Gate Support Packages
  • Follow-up contractors engineering, construction, testing and commissioning activities within subsea control systems and umbilicals (if possible)
  • Prepare offshore commissioning phase and follow up offshore during commissioning of the subsea systems
  • Assist with the development of operation manuals/equipment documentation
  • Follow up interfaces between subsea and topside control systems (SAS) including umbilical interfaces
  • Co-operate with the Operations Representative in the development of the Operations Assurance Plan that describes the operational activities, assurance requirements and deliverables, including plans for readiness for handover and commissioning and approve same
  • Assist with the development of operating manuals and ensure that the manuals relating to subsea control systems are produced in a quality and timely manner


University degree in cybernetics/automation or other relevant engineering discipline


  • Minimum ten years relevant experience with subsea projects, preferably with both operators and contractors
  • Track record in subsea projects of both front end design aspects as well as construction/installation and commissioning experience in a multi-disciplinary environment
  • Experience with Direct Electrical Heating (DEH) systems
  • Experience with relevant contractors and the latest market developments
  • Experience with design codes relevant to engineering, design, construction and installation of subsea control systems
  • Experience with Norwegian field developments and legislation

Personal qualities:

  • Creative, open, responsible and entrepreneurial
  • Self-motivated
  • Team oriented
  • Very good communicating skills
  • Open and easy going
  • Good at knowledge sharing
  • Strong professional knowledge
  • Fluent in Norwegian and English (oral and written)



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