Offshore Subsea Controls Hydraulic Technician

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Read, understand, and interpret schematics, P&IDs, sketches, and written instructions to assemble parts or products as well as operations of equipment.
  • Assembles, tests, and operations of subsea production control system, drilling control HPUs, IWOCS, LARS Operations, Test HPU’s, Chemical Injection Units, subsea distribution hardware according to company, customer and industry specifications.
  • Ensures that safety is of the utmost priority when operating, assembling and testing equipment. 
  • Participates in Deepsea Technologies Safety and Quality observation programs.
  • Ensure that quality process and procedures are followed.
  • Performs maintenance and operations of rental equipment both onshore and offshore.
  • Performs fluid analysis on various types of control fluids and / or chemicals.
  • Troubleshoots problems, identifies and communicates design discrepancies. Identifies and suggests design improvements.
  • Completes required documentation, including but not limited to: daily progress reports, service tickets, test reports, failed test reports and Non-Conformance Reports. 
  • Liaise with clients as required during operation, service, manufacturing process, testing and trials. 
  • Prepares test procedures and operations / maintenance manuals in accordance with customer and industry standards and specifications.
  • Domestic and international travel required.
  • Must have a valid passport.


Education and Experience:

  • 5+ years experience in hydraulic topside and subsea controls systems
  • Minimum of 2 years in a service technician role offshore.
  • High school diploma or GED; technical/vocational electrical training or related experience.
  • Mid level of expertise in assembly and testing of Hydraulic Power and Control units, subsea distribution equipment and drilling control systems.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings & BOMs, P&IDs; wiring diagrams and all written engineering procedures;
  • Offshore safety and certification required.
  • Ability to use a computer and Windows Office software

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work harmoniously on multifunction teams; 
  • Ability to balance customer demands against company constraints;
  • Impeccable reputation and high ethical standards;
  • Self-motivated and willing to take initiative with limited direction.  
  • Strong understanding of hydraulic operations and componentry
  • Ability to operate forklifts and overhead cranes

Physical Demands:

  • Physical requirements are those typically found in an office, manufacturing shop and offshore environment. 
  • Must be able to pass an Offshore fit for duty physical

Personal Protective Equipment: 

  • Safety glasses and other PPE as required to work in a manufacturing and offshore environment.
  • Additional PPE may be required at certain offshore and international locations

Location and Work Environment: 

  • This position is based in Houston – Texas – USA
  • Offshore work locations are global.