Technical and Operations

Senior ROV Pilot Technician


Aberdeen, United Kingdom





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Job Description

Do you want to join our Geo-data revolution? Fugro’s global reach and unique know-how will put the world at your fingertips. Our love of exploration and technical expertise help us to provide our clients with invaluable insights. We source and make sense of the most relevant Geo-data for their needs, so they can design, build and operate their assets more safely, sustainably and efficiently. But we’re always looking for new talent to take the next step with us. For bright minds who enjoy meaningful work and want to push our pioneering spirit further. For individuals who can take the initiative but work well within a team.

The role

  • As a Senior Pilot Technician you will assist the Supervisor in the smooth operation and maintenance of the Remotely Operated Vehicle System.

  • Coordinate planned maintenance schedules for ROV, TMS, LARS and all associated equipment and tooling.

  • Assess weather conditions and operational parameters for safe Launch/Recovery and ROV operations.

  • You will ensure that all work is undertaken to the highest quality and professionalism in accordance with the company Business Management System and project specific documentation.

  • Ensure that all activities are carried out with the highest regard to the health and safety of all involved and to the protection of the environment and prevention of pollution.

  • Identify personal training needs, bring them to the attention of the department manager and to take full advantage of the training opportunities provided.

  • To be safety aware, e.g. awareness of legislation/guidance to include reporting accidents – managing safety of team when required to supervise a shift.

  • Maintain a high standard of communication of operational and safety information to team members when supervising a shift as well as directly supervise teams during night shift.

Who we’re looking for:

  • Personnel with at least one main Technical Discipline with knowledge and experience in other fields.

  • Competent and capable of piloting an ROV and the use of manipulators.

  • Experience and knowledge of working with different ROV’s, Subsea Tooling and LARS.

  • Background working on a variety of subsea operations and in different operational conditions.

  • Has experience working as part of a team during mobilisations and demobilisations.

  • Personnel that are safety aware and work to the highest of safety standards in line with the company safety management system.

  • Works well as part of the team during an emergency, can communicate effectively with all other team members.

  • Capable of pro-active involvement with projected work scopes to meet client requirements.

  • Demonstrate working knowledge of the company BMS and associated ROV procedures.

  • Act as a mentor and ensure Pilot Technicians carry out all tasks in accordance with company procedures.

What we offer:

Fugro provides a positive work environment as well as projects that will satisfy the most curious minds. We also offer great opportunities to stretch and develop yourself. By giving you the freedom to grow faster, we think you’ll be able to do what you do best, better. Which should help us to find fresh ways to get to know the earth better. We encourage you to be yourself at Fugro. So bring your energy and enthusiasm, your keen eye and can-do attitude. But bring your questions and opinions too. Because to be the world’s leading Geo-data specialist, we need the strength in depth that comes from a diverse, driven team.

  • Extensive career & training opportunities

  • Competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package including contributory pension scheme.

  • Contributory Pension

  • Private Medical Cover

Our view on diversity, equity and inclusion

At Fugro, our people are our superpower. Their variety of viewpoints, experiences, knowledge and talents give us collective strength. Distinctive beliefs and diverse backgrounds are therefore welcome, but discrimination, harassment, inappropriate behaviour and unfair treatment are not. Everybody is to be well-supported and treated fairly. And everyone must be valued and have their voice heard. Crucially, we believe that getting this right brings a sense of belonging, of safety and acceptance, that makes us feel more connected to Fugro’s purpose ‘together create a safe and liveable world’ – and to each other.

Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated**.**