We are a technology company that is transforming operations at sea to enable people and the planet to thrive.

We are open-minded and fearless in our approach to innovation and don’t believe in boundaries. We challenge everything and have massive ambitions to drag ageing industries into the tech era.

We take safety, equality and education very seriously, and our responsibilities don’t stop at our front door. Our business is built on the belief that there’s definitely a more environmentally responsible way to operate at sea.

We only employ the best people. People with a desire for excellence, a curious nature, people who are thoughtful, humble, collaborative and accountable.

We reward our people well. Beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average’.

The opportunities for people in our business can be limitless, spanning a multitude of disciplines and open to all, regardless of background and experience level.

We are not your average workplace.

Ocean Infinity is seeking a Trainee ROV Pilot / Remote Control Centre Operator who will be working in Ocean Infinity’s ROV team.  The trainee will learn how to pilot, maintain, fix, and mobilise our ROV systems at various locations Worldwide and at our UK base in Southampton amongst others.  The Trainee will train both Onshore and Offshore using our different Remotely Operated Vehicles.  The Role will eventually transpose into a dual role where you will operate ROV’s from our Remote-Control Centre in Southampton.

This position is considered to be Offshore work and is characterized as follows:

  • Outdoors and indoors, day and night, as well as over/near water.
  • Standing and walking
  • Wear PPE for body, vision, and hearing protection

What will you do:

  • Perform activities in a safe manner in accordance with legislative and operating company requirements;
  • Participate in emergency procedures as required on the vessel or installations where operations take place;
  • Perform in a Team and co-operate in all operational activities in a safe and reliable manner;
  • Undertake all routine preventative maintenance activities that are required to be carried out on ROV electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical systems;
  • Undertake routine fault-finding activities on ROV mechanical, hydraulic, electrical, and electronic systems;
  • Perform as an observer, including deck checks, during normal operational activities;
  • Undertake routine administrative tasks that are required during normal ROV operations;
  • Pilot an ROV system during normal subsea activities including launch and recovery operations.

Who you are:

  • A valid Passport, Offshore Survival and Medical and be prepared to obtain any other regionally required documentation as is necessary;
  • English Level B2 or above;
  • Ability to travel globally;
  • Ability to formulate and maintain good working relationships;
  • Ability to work as part of a team both offshore and onshore with others to achieve results in a professional manner;
  • Treats others fairly and with respect at all times;
  • Ability to prioritise while promoting a strong safety culture;
  • Ability to adapt with a fluid work environment;
  • Thoughtful, thorough and conscientious;
  • Interested in others and strives for the continued development of their team;
  • Ability to take ownership and engage in their work;
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Driven, proactive and able to work autonomously with little supervision towards the company’s purpose;
  • Critical thinking and ability to show initiative;
  • Open and receptive to new and different ideas;
  • Ability to work well in a team and independently;
  • Enthusiastic about protecting people, culture, environments and the planet.


  • Technically recognised industrial qualification in either: Electrical, Electronic, Hydraulics or Mechanics.

What you can expect:

Since our beginning we are committed to provide all our people with the best possible work conditions and benefits. Therefore, as we grow globally, we are constantly striving to go beyond what’s usually considered to be the ‘market average.

At Ocean Infinity, we believe in creating equal opportunities for all, celebrating each and everyone’s differences.  We are driven by transforming the industry, through our technology, thoughts, behaviours and actions.  Being inclusive and respectful to all is fundamental to who we are.  It is the right thing to do and enables innovation and creativity to thrive.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and believe that our environment can be anyone’s environment, and one that is sensitive to local needs.


  • Complies with Ocean Infinity Policies, practices, programs and procedures as described in the Ocean Infinity management system;
  • Successfully completes required training as identified by Ocean Infinity Training Program;
  • Participates in improving the Ocean Infinity management system by reporting events, attending meetings and workshops, reporting problems, and recommending improvements, and other related activities;
  • Informs their manager / responsible person of any unidentified risks, hazards, or system deficiencies in the workplace by using Stop Work authority, SOB card reporting, Incident reporting or by reporting directly to relevant personnel;
  • Communicates and implements Ocean Infinity’s policies and procedures and their requirements to employees, visitors, and contractors;
  • Supports Ocean Infinity’s Health & Safety, Environmental and Social goals.

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