Dive Lead

Vacancy number • PUB408128

Dive Lead

  • Qatar
  • Closes 7 June
  • 84 hours
  • Academic Bachelor

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About this job

  • Branch: Oil & Gas
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Qatar

What is required?

  • hours per week: 84
  • Education level: Academic Bachelor
  • Closing date: Friday, 7 June 2024


  • The purpose of the Dive Lead is to serve as primary interface with Installation Contractor/Diving Sub-Contractor on matters related to saturation & air diving scope of work; monitor the diving contractor, to ensure diving operations are conducted safely and appropriately in compliance with contractual agreement and industry standards; and provide diving technical support to the installation team.
  • The position may require office assignment during the documentation preparation (pre-mobilization), and a site execution position during mobilization, operations, and demobilization.
  • Effective issue resolution through interfacing with both Company and Contractor teams is an essential component of the role to ensure full alignment on the execution of the Project associated diving aspects.
  • The role leads to the safe delivery of construction activities within the approved procedures, schedule, and budget.
  • Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires

    effective communication, initiative, flexibility, and an ability to induce collaboration.

  • Interacts effectively with management and external stakeholders and other entities to discuss project practices and issues.
  • Exhibits team leadership skills, integrity, self-confidence, fairness.

About this role

  • Monitors contractor diving performance including review of Contractors diving personnel certifications and qualifications, ensuring diving related approved specifications and procedures are followed.
  • Assists Project Management with planning, procedure review and technical support of matters involving diving.
  • Conducts diving plant and equipment audits ensuring all relevant certification and audits are in date, and that any closeout actions from audits have been carried out.
  • Acts as the focal point between the operator and the contractor particularly for SIMOPS and PTW.
  • Participates in the development of all SIMOPs documents to ensure that all parties have a clear understanding of diving activities (SAT/Air) and their impact on adjacent work activities.
  • Monitors the contractor to ensure compliance with diving legislation (SAT/Air), IOGP Diving recommended practice and industry best practices, such as IMCA.
  • Monitors all diving activities such as supervisor/diver communications, diver video monitoring, ROV/Diver SIMOPS, diver/crane operations, bell deployment/recovery, diving suitability to environmental conditions and vessel movement.
  • Approves Diving Consent to Proceed (CoP) with Air & Sat Diving Permit/Cert issued by CTR on installation vessel/DSV.
  • Responsible for the emergency response and incident reporting for DCIs and treatment protocols.
  • Be the accountable person for the safety, health, environment, and security for all aspects of the execution of the work scope on the offshore vessels.


  • Sat & Air Diving Supervisor certification from the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) or an agency recognized under the IMCA D 08/09 Mutual Recognition Agreement or equivalent level of certification.
  • Attended a Diving Worksite Representative training course accredited by an operator member of the Association of International Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP).
  • Auditing & Assurance for diving systems (SAT/Air).
  • DP familiarization training on Dynamic positioning vessels.
  • ROV pilot training.
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience with offshore commercial diving and supervision (Saturation & Air Diving).
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience as a certified Diving Medical Technician.
  • Experience performing Diving System Assurance Audits to the IMCA D 023/24 standard.
  • Sound knowledge of international diving standards and regulations.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in diving operations from a dynamic position (DP) vessel.
  • Attended a Dynamic Position Awareness Course accredited by the Nautical Institute.
  • Training and sound knowledge in seamanship and marine/vessel operations.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in sub-sea installation, repair, and decommissioning.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in underwater inspection.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in offshore construction management.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of subsea tooling, installation, and repair techniques.
  • Past experience with Oil & Gas Industry Major Operators and/or Contractors.
  • Experience with Major Projects in the Gulf region is beneficial.
  • Broad knowledge of execution methods and risks associated with offshore greenfield and brownfield modifications and working within a gas production facility.
  • Attended a formal OHS tools and practices training course.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and common E-mail systems.


  • Salary:
    • Day Rate in USD
  • Work Schedule:
    • 12 Hours / 7 Days
  • Duration:
    • 30-June-2027 with possible extension
  • Location:
    • Qatar

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