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ROV Trainee Pilot Technician
United Kingdom
Feb 09, 2019
Salary: Negotiable
Experience 0.0-5.0 years
Job Category Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Employment Type Full time
Industry Oil & Gas
Skill Helicopter Pilot / Operations, ROV Ops / Tech
Role Other Oil and Gas Support Jobs
Designation Other
Education Diploma
No. of vacancies 1
About Company

Oceaneering is a global oilfield provider of engineered services and products primarily to the offshore oil and gas industry, with a focus on deepwater applications. Through the use of its applied technology expertise, Oceaneering also serves the defense, entertainment, and aerospace industries. Oceaneering’s business offerings include remotely operated vehicles, built-to-order specialty sub sea hardware, deep water intervention and manned diving services, non-destructive testing and inspection, and engineering and project.

Job Description

Position Summary 

To pilot the ROV system as directed by the ROV Supervisor, to carry out survey, inspection or work tasks for the client at offshore work locations.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • To perform planned maintenance and repair tasks on ROV units and ancillary equipment as required by regulations, Company and Client procedures.
  • To ensure that they understand the pre-dive briefing.
  • To ensure that they are conversant with any equipment that they are to use during the dive and that it is operational.
  • Familiarising themselves with all relevant task or inspection procedures prior to diving, so that correct methods are employed to gather data so that all relevant data is reported.
  • To conduct pre/post dive checks, assist in deployment and recovery of ROV with adherence to Company's Quality Assurance, Safety and operational procedures.
  • To assist the Pilot of the vehicle in observation of video, monitoring of survey equipment and operation of vehicle tooling systems.
  • To conduct a high quality, informative commentary of ROV operations onto video tape for presentation to Client.
  • To maintain familiarity with Client data recording/reporting requirements and specifications for the operational activities which are being conducted in order to enhance quality of data capture.
  • Ensure application of safety at work regulations.
  • To perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the quality, safety and environmental management systems of the Company.
  • To eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment

Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.
Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.
Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.
Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has NO direct supervisory responsibilities.



  • Completion of a recognised Trade Apprenticeship or college education in at least one of the following areas- Electrical/ Electronics/ Mechanical/ Hydraulic.

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics
  • Know, understand and apply training.
  • Identify and report safety incidents.
  • Recognise and correct unsafe behaviour.
  • Recognise and correct unsafe conditions.
  • Report all injuries minor or serious.
  • Follow procedures.
  • Make suggestions for improvement.
  • If in doubt stop the job.
  • experience of working with electrical/ electronic and/ or mechanical/ hydraulic systems and equipment.

Additional Information 

Physical Activity/Requirements 
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position is considered Medium/ Heavy work.

  • Lift 50-100 pounds
  • Work in confined spaces, kneel, jump, run, work while lying on his stomach/back, crawl, and use repetitive movements of the arms and hands.
  • Differentiate between colors
  • Wear PPE for skin protection.
  • Eye protection.
  • Steel/safety toed shoes/boots
  • Lift 25-50 pounds\
  • Wear PPE for head, hands
  • Climb stairs/ladders, stand, balance, stoop, squat, reach, and lift/carry objects.
  • Twist, sit with back supported, head forward/flexed, head tilted/rotated
  • Work with arms extended below the waist, unsupported, elbows flexed, wrist supported and unsupported.
  • Operate a motor vehicle
  • Lift 10-20 pounds
  • Standing and walking
  • Wear PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection

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