Trainee Dynamic Payload Control Operator 2024

Type: Trainee
Region: South East

We are using and creating technology to transform 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 aging 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 employ people who share our core values. We expect our people to be courageous, trustworthy, and conscientious, driven by a desire to do the right thing. We strive for excellence, work collaboratively, and are genuinely excited by our work.

We offer opportunities for our people to develop beyond their role and span a multitude of disciplines. These are open to all, regardless of background and experience level. Working with us means being part of a team that is harnessing technology and creativity to disrupt a traditional industry.

We are not your average workplace.

About the role

Ocean Infinity is seeking a Trainee Dynamic Payload Control Operator. This will involve learning a completely revolutionary way to control a Sub Sea Payload from one of our Operations Centres and be at the forefront of marine technology.

Remote operators will control Sub Sea Payloads from one of our Operations Centres or Centres of Excellence enabling discovery of the marine world through interactions with vessels operating all over the globe.

Our vessels work for a wide range of clients, and we pride ourselves on looking to lead the way in green solutions. As a trainee, you will be led through the various tasks that we perform offshore. These include interactions with subsea robotics and state of the art remote solutions. The main task of a remote operator is to manage and monitor one of our Remote payloads. This enables us to create a complete picture from the surface to the seabed and below.

You will become a key member of the remote team helping plan and lead day to day operations of the vessels initially under the supervision of senior operators. You will help us to Prove Concept in Service delivery, Remote Operations and the ability to diagnose and fault find operation software. You will aid in a Global transition to our Centres if Excellence and assist in Multi-Cultural training and manning requirements.

What will you do

  • Trained in all the Remote Payload systems that are currently used by the company;
  • Introduced to our innovative remote setup
  • Remotely operate and co-ordinate Dynamic Payload Control Operations for a vessel under supervision
  • Support of the remote operation team.
  • Assist in proving concept in Operational Software fault finding process
  • Operate Dynamic Payload under supervision in Operations Centres for Live Operations and commissioning of equipment under Supervision
  • Responsible to follow outlined project plans and keep to client requirements;
  • Being central to proof of concept to the development, training and manning in the transition to our Centres of Excellence.
  • Able to assist in the training and instruction of junior Team members as you gain experience
  • Understand DPC Payload User Interface
  • Review Logs
  • Understand and Interpret User Interface to Make and instruct logical decisions when Fault Finding
  • Support with Operational Configurations
  • Understand Operations Holistically and support where required.

Who you are

  • Degree level education; Undergraduate degree in software, electronic engineering or equivalent or Software development experience
  • Competent level of English;
  • Strong understanding of quality management such as standards, regulations, applicable policies and procedures;
  • Good practical experience with office tools: MS Office, Google Drive, Teams, e-mail, among others;
  • Integrity, credibility and maturity for confidential issues;
  • 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.


  • Understanding of the marine environment through hobbies or work e.g. sailing, diving, surfing;
  • Linux experience preferable
  • Strong interest in technology and computing.
  • Strong interest in robotics / drones
  • ROV Operational experience
  • Engineering Qualifications and experience

Salary for this position: Up to £32,000 per annum

Salary: The salary varies for this position as we are recruiting in multiple regional locations and job grades. The salary process is based on skills, abilities, and experience required.

What you can expect

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.

There is more work to be done, and we know that we aren’t perfect, but our commitment to these values is unwavering. They are central to our mission and the impact we have on the industry, meaning, we cannot live without them.

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