Subsea Electronics Engineer


Location: Base - Aberdeen
Salary: Competitive
Closing Date: October 2018

Stena Drilling is one of the world’s leading companies in the development, construction and operation of offshore drilling rigs and drillships. Our fleet of four ultra-Deepwater drillships and Three semi-submersible rigs.
Stena Drilling manages an international drilling operation, based on experience from worldwide projects. Our core values are focused on care, innovation and performance.
The pursuit of these goals looks to ensure positive client relations, exceptional performance within our industry and strives to improve the safety, both to the environment and to all personnel involved.
As a family owned company, we realise the importance of our world class employees in the successful delivery of our safe and efficient drilling operations.

Role & responsibilities:
o Responsible for shore based support relating to BOP, Subsea and Well Control Electronic Systems.
o Support of Offshore Subsea Electronic Personnel.
o Supervision of repair and maintenance activities relating to subsea electronic equipment and associated topside controls.
o Ensure that equipment failures are properly investigated, root causes identified and remedial action taken in order to ensure reliability.
o Ensure offshore Subsea Personnel are informed of any fleet wide issues, product bulletins and safety alerts.
o Advise on preventative maintenance strategies relating to subsea/surface well control electronic systems.
o Co-ordinate and execute BOP/Well Control System upgrade and modification projects.

Understanding or experience in the following:
o Solenoids, actuators, transducers & sensors as utilised in the subsea electronic control systems.
o Equipment utilised for power distribution including transformers, UPS & Batteries.
o Subsea Umbilical cables.
o Acoustic Control Systems.
o Signalling/signal processing equipment & techniques.
o Subsea electrical cables and connectors.
o Delivery execution of subsea electronics projects and upgrades.
o Siemens Step 7 PLC’s, CAN Bus Networks, Wonderware HMI software as utilised in BOP surface electronics package.

Qualifications/Experience:
Essential:
o Bachelor of Science/Engineering in Electronic Systems or Automation & Control.
o Previous experience in the design review, maintenance and troubleshooting of Electronic control systems.
Desirable:
o Membership of a Professional Institute & working towards Incorporated/Chartered Status.
o Experience gained as a Service/Project Engineer with particular focus on Subsea control systems/electronics.