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Offshore Superintendent

City:  Milano
Country/Region:  IT

About Prysmian Group  


Prysmian Group is the world leader in the energy and telecom cable systems industry. Each year, the Group 
manufacturers thousands of miles of underground and submarine cables and systems for power transmission and 
distribution, as well as medium low voltage cables for the construction and infrastructure sectors. We also produce a  comprehensive range of optical fibers, copper cables and connectivity for voice, video and data transmission for the  telecommunication sector.  

We are almost 29.000 employees, across 52 countries. Everyone at Prysmian Group has the potential to make their 
mark; because whatever you do, wherever you are based, you will be part of a company that is helping transform the  world around us. Make Your Mark Video



Team Overview and Job responsibilities 


The Installation superintendent role covers two main functions, Installation Engineer in the office work and Operation Superintendent in the offshore installation sites.  


1. Installation Engineer in the office work 

This activity can be called Detailed Engineering for project specific installation works. 

Tasks are conducted in coordination with other colleagues of Installation Department and with other functions such as System Design Engineering, Manufacturing, Project Management, Quality, Purchasing with the aim of supporting the execution of the submarine systems projects awarded to Prysmian. 


Duties and responsibilities are including but not limited to: 
• Prepare installation documentation for the project execution (usually called “Installation Manual”), mainly including: 
- operative procedures for the full range of cable installation activities, from the preliminary works (such as route clearance, PLGR, crossing preparation activities) to those ones actually involving the cable handling, such as cable loading, laying, protection by different burial machines 
- calculations, drawings, plans, according to need, in order to support, better present, justify the technical solutions  
- time schedules of installation works 
- risk assessments for installation activities 
• Define, select, prepare installation assets (vessels, burial machines, general installation equipment) 
• Cover technical responsibility in the subcontractor selection, starting from the preparation of specification to be used as technical documents in the request for quotation  
• Interact with project Clients, mainly on technical, planning, operative aspects, in conference telecommunications or direct meetings  
• Prepare As-built documentation during project completion phase (usually called “Final Reports”), mainly gathering all reports, records, certificates, quality documents, etc issued throughout the project execution from all operative sites.


2. Marine Operation Superintendent in the offshore installation sites 

This part of the role covers the operative execution on all marine installation sites activities for the implementation of a Project.  
The activity is carried out mainly on installation vessels or, more in general, on other marine installation sites, such as landing points, offshore platforms, etc. 
He/She works in teams of different dimensions depending on the work importance and complexity.  


Once on site, duties and responsibilities of the Superintendent in the operative execution of cable installation works, include a full variety of aspects: 
• Technical/Quality, with regards to cable and equipment management and installation procedures, in compliance with specification and Project documentation 
• Health and Safety, for all personnel involved in the operations and reporting to the installation team 
• Environment, as far as compliance with statutory and Company policy to preserve the environment and prevent pollution are concerned (not excluding suitable measures of standard practice) 
• Company Asset Care, for preliminary verification of test/certification, correct use during operations and respect of predefined maintenance for all assets, from the vessels and burial/subsea machines to all installation equipment and tools 
• Project constraints and specification, as far as the specific Contract clauses are concerned 
• Operative Schedule, in terms of efficiency and respect of plans 
• Client relationship care, with the Client Representatives present on site 
• Supervision of Subcontractors during the installation phase (including once more all above aspects, Technical, Quality, HSE, Contract, etc)  
• Interface with Installation Department Management and other Company Departments, mainly Project Management, Manufacturing, System Engineering, Quality, in terms of regular, suitable and correct reporting



Who are we looking for? 


Preferably Technical Engineering degree (mechanical, electrical, aeronautical).



at least 2-3 years of experience as site technician or Assistant Superintendent. As alternative, offshore experience as ship mate. Experience preferably taken in complex organizations.



procedures and technologies for laying submarine cables, basic knowledge of high voltage cables and accessories, previous experience in offshore operational environments and site management. Good HSE culture. Focus on technical aspects and quality assurance together with basic understanding of main economic and contractual notions related to a EPCI Project.

Good-Fluent knowledge of English language (spoken and written)

Team working, ability to build interpersonal relationship in an international environment


Prysmian Group, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, aims to attract and recruit individuals with diverse backgrounds,  skills and abilities, who will enhance the quality of service and contribute to the Group’s success. Prysmian Group is 
committed to the development of an organization that prioritizes talent, where people feel respected, appreciated and  free to fully express their human potential. Prysmian Group strongly believes that diversity drives meritocracy and 
brings significant value at all levels of the organization, increases the possibility of capturing market opportunities and  maximizing value for our customers and shareholders. Prysmian Group bases its decisions on principles of equality, 

with evaluations based on the type of position and with a focus on best practices so individuals succeed based on their  efforts and skills and their alignment with applicable job requirements.  Line Mangers, Hiring Managers, HR Corporate and HR Local are responsible for ensuring that diversity and inclusion   are respected during the recruiting process. Unconscious bias and stereotypes must not influence our selection  processes. We look for the best candidates and for the real value they can bring into the organization. We value  meritocracy. We value diversity. We turn off our bias. All persons shall have the opportunity to be considered for  employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age,  sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, military service and  veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, or any other characteristic protected by  applicable federal, state or local laws. Prysmian Group will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the  known physical or mental limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose  an undue hardship on the operation of our business. 

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