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Senior SPS Service Engineer - Controls

Subsea/Surface Engineering
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190002L5 Requisition #


Provide technical engineering support for planning and execution of subsea services related technical activities.

Technical support may be required during any of the following phases:

  • EPC Project Execution
  • Services Onshore/Offshore Activity Execution
  • Tender Preparation

The Senior Control Engineer takes the leadership in onshore/offshore controls activities and has the technical ownership for that activity.


Reports to: SPS Engineering Services Manager

Internal Key Interactions: SPS Operations Team, TFMC Engineering Departments (Systems Engineering, C&A, WCS, Structurse/Tie-ins,SURF), Project Team, QA/QC, HSE, Workshop Team and Technicians.

External Key Interactions:Suppliers & Client.


  • Bachelor or Masters Degree in Electrical or Computer Engineering.
  • More than 5 years TECHNIPFMC experience or minimum of 6 years’ relevant industry experience. Detailed knowledge of at least one related subsea product line. Non TECHNIPFMC related candidates should have experience with a topside system supplier or from a related SPS controls system background.
  • Proven enthusiastic self-learner with good and open attitude in learning new technology, system, skills and documentation process.
  • Positive and proactive attitude.
  • Knowledgeable of electrical system, PLC/DCS system, industrial instrumentation, network communications & configurations, and a basic understand of mechanical interfaces
  • Knowledgeable of hydraulic system, familiar with HPU, TUTU, UTH, SDU, Manifold & XT hydraulic system.
  • Preferable experience would include SCM, 150/200/200E control system, ETU, Smart Tool, Subsea distribution, topside controls, or network development.   
  • Good understanding of engineering practices, design methods and calculations
  • Demonstrate good organization, project planning and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to lead at  scopes independelty within a diverse team environment.
  • Confident to present and communicate to all levels of internal and external personnel (including customer).
  • Ability to read, interpret, & prepare applicable technical information & suggest design or process changes to ensure simple, functional, & cost effective results.
  • Customer oriented attitude and the initiative and ability to work independently and work under pressure with minimal supervision.
  • Vast engineering documentational experience, including writing procedures, work instruction, and MOC. Demonstrate some senior level of engineering capabilities including reviewing documents.
  • Good organization, project planning and communication skills (minimum Internal Region level). 
  • Good prior hands-on experience in field environment such as operating HPU and Control Systems.
  • Good command of verbal and written English.


  • To lead, support and execute engineering deliverables in the field (Shop/Site Testing, Offshore Installation and Commisioning).
  • Provide the technical expertise from Design Engineering to Offshore Installation and Commisioning. Execute offshore mobilization, testing, installation and commisioning.
  • Responsible for engineering inputs and expertise to maintainance, preservation and refurbhisment of Life of Field equipments.
  • Provide inputs and recommendations to design team on controls related equipment based on offshore know-how. 


  • Proactively participate in HSE initiatives and standards including Start Stops, JSAs and Risk Assessments.
  • Provide Subsea Services support for all Project Controls related issues.
  • Lead the Controls EFAT/SIT & collaborate with the product team during the FAT, pre-operational planning, onshore and offshore technical support, maintenance operations, troubleshooting field issues, root cause analysis and implementing preventive actions.
  • To participate in Controls Product Group Design Review and responsible for the creation or updating of the relevant controls related (i.e ICP, TST, RPT, LST etc.) when required.
  • Initiate and lead offshore planning and readiness reviews related to the TECHNIPFMC Control Systems to ensure all aspects of the offshore execution plan have been completed.
  • Lead/support the offsite or offshore testing, completion, intervention, commissioning, upgrades and/or troubleshooting of TECHNIPFMC control systems.
  • Provide the onshore technical support for ongoing Controls related operations , troubleshooting field issues, root cause analysis and implementing preventive actions.
  • Act as technical focal point between TECHNIPFMC and customer for assigned projects.
  • Initiate and lead after action reviews related to offshore installation and commissioning in order to gather lessons learnt and implement actions as required.
  • Support all local, regional, and global initiatives to improve quality and operational efficiency.


  • Time allocation estimate: 50% Offshore, 50% Office.
  • Flexible to relocate to remote and non-remote locations and travel frequently for extended periods of time in field environment (5-35 day periods). 
  • All attributes and experience will be considered, but with the growth in control system complexity, the engineer will be required to attend various training courses to improve their product knowledge.

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