Current Opportunities

Graduate Subsea Engineer

Employed by SeaFlo - based at the National Subsea Centre, Aberdeen as part of the ADT-LAB project

  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
  • Position Type: Full Time
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

This is a fantastic opportunity for an individual with a BSc or MSc qualification in Subsea Engineering, Marine Science, Ocean Technology or a related discipline to join the SeaFlo team.

Our Anchor Partner, SeaFlo, is looking for a talented individual with core subsea and underwater engineering skill sets. The applicant should have a keen interest in learning and working in a continually changing industry environment that offers great long-term employment and the ability to travel and work overseas. 

SeaFlo is offering a three-year postgraduate structured training programme to applicants with a desire to work with advancing subsea robotics, autonomous underwater vehicles, subsea drone technology and digital twins. Working in the field of remote operations, successful applicants will be able to utilise artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) through Microsoft Azure cloud-based systems. This is of great importance in the approaching years as digital engineering/sciences, software development and digital data analysis/fluency skills will become more significant.

Initially, the successful applicant will be based at the National Subsea Centre in Aberdeen as they support the development of an Asset Digital Twin through to stage 8 of the Technology Readiness Level (TRL) scale. In addition, there will be the opportunity to travel to client asset sites and assignments, some of which may require overseas travel. 

Apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to Charlie Reith at

Closing Date: Monday 3rd June, 2024

SeaFlo Employment Benefits

  • Hybrid working to ensure a good work-life balance is achieved
  • Five weeks of annual holidays
  • Competitive annual bonuses based on agreed performance-based KPIs
  • Competitive base salary with BUPA Health Care Plan, full insurance cover and family package benefits for overseas assignments
  • Access to Company Profit Share Scheme after a minimum of 12 months service and with agreed pension plan contributions in the overall remuneration package
  • Supportive participation, funded by SeaFlo, in ongoing CPD logged training in compliance with SUT/IMarEST
  • Continuous improvement-based training plans as technology continually evolves

Key Contributions

  • Help support company quality assurance, quality control procedures development and the requirements of agreed Bureau Veritas Group, ISO Standards and participate in these annual ISO 55001 audits/ IMarEST auditors
  • The successful candidate must be aligned to company management goals and business objectives, business targets over the next three years and show the right attitude and commitment to the further development of SeaFlo and its Joint Venture, Business Partner Financial Agreements and profit margins
  • There is the potential for career progression, securing a company share-holding and moving into an Operations Management role as part of a Management Succession Plan

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