• Onshore
  • World wide
  • Full time
Start date:
Various start dates
End date:

The position

Currently we are recruiting for a skilled Tension Machine Operator (TMO) to manage and operate tensioning equipment in a marine environment. The ideal candidate has experience on Pipe laying vessels. 

Key responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the project team to coordinate and execute tensioning activities effectively;
  • Keep detailed records of operational activities, maintenance logs, and any incidents for documentation purposes;
  • Operate and oversee the functioning of tensioning machinery in accordance with project specifications and safety guidelines;
  • Adhere strictly to safety protocols, identifying and addressing potential hazards or risks associated with the operation of tensioning machinery; 
  • Conduct routine inspections and maintenance of tensioning equipment to ensure optimal performance and troubleshoot any issues that may arise; 
  • Monitor and adjust tension levels during various phases of marine operations, ensuring the safe and efficient installation of pipelines or related structures. 


  • Participation in challenging and innovative marine projects; 
  • Proficiency in operating and maintaining tensioning machinery and equipment;
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to work collabortively within a team; 
  • Understanding of tensioning techniques, equipment calibration, and adherence to safety standards;
  • Knowledge of safety regulations and procedures related to tensioning operations in marine settings;
  • Proven experience as a Tension Machine Operator, preferably in a marine environment or related industry;
  • Strong mechanical aptitude with the ability to conduct routine maintenance and perform minor repairs on machinery.

Interested in this job?

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Interested in this job?

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Do you have any questions?

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Tom van der Kaay
Tom van der Kaay