Offshore ROV Supervisor

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What do we promise?

  • An adventureous job around the world
  • Creating new horizons, literally
  • Plenty of room for personal development

What do we ask of you?

  • A good command of English
  • Analytical skills
  • Eager to learn

How you can make your mark

Make your mark as an Offshore ROV Supervisor at Horizon Geosciences!
The Offshore ROV Supervisor leads the ROV teams and is responsible for offshore ROV systems resource management, safe & successful execution of ROV operations.

Your responsibilities as an Offshore ROV Supervisor

  • Supervises the maintenance, repairs & troubleshooting of the assigned ROV systems.
  • Acts as a single point of contact for all ROV operations and daily communications with the Client Rep offshore, Party Chief and onshore management teams.
  • Conducts all the daily ROV work scope briefings with the Client Reps, Vessel/Installation Managers and ROV team members to thoroughly discuss the scope, purpose, and successful proposed methodology for job execution.
  • Dive Permits, system maintenance documents, system lifting gear inspections & re certifications.
  • On offshore spreads where no Party Chiefs/OPMs are present such as standalone ROV projects (Drill Support) etc. ROV Supervisor acts as sole point of contact and also takes responsibility for PDR, Project briefing and debriefing in conjunction with PM and ROV Manager
  • Allocates tasks and supervises the ROV pilot/techs in conjunction with their experience/training & monitors the team performance on a regular basis for feedback on training recommendations & improvements.
  • Compilation & issuance of all Offshore Personnel Evaluation Forms for all ROV Pilot Techs (including Freelance Personnel) under the ROV Supervisor’s responsibility on each project.
  • Evaluates all daily, weekly, and monthly maintenance schedules for the assigned ROV systems and regularly advises onshore management team for any critical spares and technical support required to assist.
  • Ensures that all permanent ROV modifications are reviewed, documented & approved as an Engineering note with the ROV base.
  • Authorised to terminate the operations if the ROV system can prejudice the safety and satisfactory performance of the task undertaken.
  • Assist in all safety inspections & ROV Systems Audit to ensure that the workplace is maintained in a safe and tidy condition.
  • Assess record and control the subsequent risks& identifies HSE resource requirements.  

We offer

Your qualities and experience
You can make your mark as an Offshore ROV Supervisor if you have:

  • Bachelors or Higher National Diploma in Engineering preferably Electronics / Electrical / Mechanical / Mechatronics.
  • Minimum 6 years offshore experience with various classes and types of ROV system out of which minimum 3 years as a Senior Pilot Tech/Submersible Engineer over varied spectrum of construction support/diver support & IRM projects from Fixed Installations & DP Vessels
  • Minimum 2 projects as Night Shift Supervisor (Sr. Pilot Tech) with each type of ROV System within Horizon’s fleet
  • Possesses completion of competency certificates as per IMCA C011 & IMCA C05
  • Working knowledge of Oil & Gas Industry Technical Specifications & Standards
  • Knowledge of AUTOCAD is an added advantage
  • Inspection certifications courses such as CSWIP 3.4u, CP Training is an added advantage
  • Minimum 2 projects as Night Shift Supervisor (Sr. Pilot Tech) with each type of ROV System within Horizon’s fleet
  • Valid Current OPITO, Offshore Medical, H2S and Sea Survival Certificates
  • Fluent written & spoken English Language
  • Knowledge of Administrative software primarily Microsoft Office

What you can expect

  • A dynamic environment: A job where you can make an impact, in an earth-moving company, as part of a diverse, international team of experts.
  • Rewarding conditions: A competitive salary and much more.
  • Warm welcome: We warmly welcome our new colleagues, so they feel at home as soon as possible.
  • Career development: Plenty of opportunities to realize your full potential. Challenge yourself with (online) courses in our Boskalis academy.

Extra information

  • Your team: You will be part of the ROV Department.
  • Where you will work: You will be working offshore for our projects, which are mainly located across the Middle East, Far East, and Europe
  • Fulltime/ part- time job: The position of Offshore ROV supervisor is a full-time job.
  • Procedure: All you need to do to apply for a job is to complete the online application form and send it to us along with your CV and cover letter. As soon as you have sent your application, you will receive a confirmation email. Depending on the job, we will invite you for two or more interviews via Microsoft Teams or at our office. If both sides are happy to proceed after interviews, we will make you an offer to join Horizon. After successfully completing all the steps in the procedure, we warmly welcome you to our organization.

About Boskalis

Horizon Geosciences is part of the Boskalis group of companies.  Horizon Geosciences provides marine survey and geotechnical services to an array of clients around the world.  Working through their network of offices, supporting every stage of offshore and nearshore projects through their comprehensive range of marine scientific services and fully equipped vessels.


Want to know more?
We are more than happy to answer your questions about the position of Offshore ROV Supervisor. Please contact Jenelyn Duran, HR Assistant via our career page.

Please apply before the 11th of December 2023.

Disclaimer for recruitment and selection agencies
We do not accept any unsolicited applications or CVs from recruitment- and selection agencies.

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