SOCAR-Petrofac Caspian is looking for a Lead Construction Diving Engineer


Position title:  Lead Construction Diving Engineer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the development of the equipment and tooling requirements in conjunction with the design contractor to support all diving-based installation activities
  • Review design contractor technical studies to select optimum diving equipment/tooling and installation methods.
  • Participate in developing the installation schedule for all diving-based installation activities, including identifying schedule requirements for scope of diving equipment supply covering qualification, manufacturing, testing and delivery to support project schedule.
  • In conjunction with the design contractor, develop FAT, SIT and SRT work scope for all diving equipment
  • Consider subsea intervention interfaces in term of the ability to install and the ability to maintain during the life of the field.
  • Participate in Design & Construction reviews and risk assessments
  • Manage the diving activity interface with the Installation Team, design contractor and equipment’s suppliers.
  • Responsible for evaluation and assessment of the diving contractor’s Diving Safety Management System.
  • Consider marine operational impact issues with heavy lift barges, construction/ROV vessel and DSC in connection with all required diving activities
  • Act as the focal point for all diving related hyperbaric emergency response incidents


  • Relevant engineering degree with current knowledge of QHS&E Management Systems.

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • At least 20 years’ saturation and air diving related subsea engineering & installation experience within the Oil & Gas industry.
  • Have excellent understanding of, and familiarity with, International Codes, Standards, Industry Guidelines and Practices related to Marine Installation and diving activities including but not limited to; IOGP, IMCA, DMAC, ADC / ADCI recommended practices and UK HSE Legislation
  • Proven capability in assessing and evaluating risks and opportunities.
  • Strong presentation skills and software knowledge/competence.
  • Good interpersonal skills in a multi-discipline, multi culture environment

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position title “Lead Construction Diving Engineer” in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.