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Master/OIM Offshore - Liverpool Bay

Offshore - Liverpool Bay, Cheshire, .

Offshore - Liverpool Bay

STAFF role salary neg

Providing 5th week cover for 2/2-2/2-2/3 offshore rota

Key Responsibilities:
  • All Marine aspects of the Irish Sea Pioneer and focal point for all Class and Flag State issues.
  • Act as stand-in OIM to provide fifth week rota cover.
  • Ensuring all tests, checks and procedures are in place prior to any jacking operation and transit.
  • Ensuring adequate weather information is collected prior to any jacking operation and transit.
  • Commanding of the Irish Sea Pioneer during transit voyages as marine Master
  • Safe navigation of the vessel, its stability and seaworthiness
  • Stability and weight distribution of the elevated unit
  • Watch-keeping as required.
  • Monitoring the fire and gas panel and communications, including marine VHF, emergency UHF, shore-side telephones, fax and e-mail facilities during watch-keeping shift on the bridge
  • Correct loading and discharge of all fluid in the Irish Sea Pioneer’s integral tanks
  • Training and supervision of all deck personnel to ensure familiarization in all aspects of operations and watch-keeping requirements.
  • Frequent inspection rounds of the vessel, with particular reference to health and safety requirements, to ensure all is in order.
  • On activation of the ISP GPA, reports to bridge emergency control team (ECT) as Incident Controller
  • Review as per schedule company-controlled manuals and submit changes under the document control procedures to office.
  • Ensure the HSSE Advisor is kept informed on safety and pollution control issues.
  • Operational handover notes to be compiled for relief at the end of each tour of duty and copy to be sent to office.
  • Prepare work orders and work permits, requiring isolation as appropriate to progress maintenance activities.
  • Carry out effective reviews to maximize installation efficiency, identify spares required, and initiate ordering of same. 
  • Monitors and controls work by vendors/contractors within own remit.
  • Accountable for execution of deck department planned and unplanned maintenance and assurance activities.  Ensures the asset maintenance management system is updated.
Essential Skills:
  • Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training course
  • OGUK medical and ENG.1 medical
  • MIST
  • Certificate of Competency as Master Unlimited tonnage (Class II/2) (STCW.95) or
  • Meet requirements of MSN 1856 4.2 certification for Master less than 300GT (Class II/2) (STCW.95)
  • Panamanian Master Endorsement desirable but not essential.
  • Experience with a similar unit, which includes experience in lift boats, jack-up rigs or supply boats is highly desirable.
  • Anchor handling or ferry handling experience is considered advantageous.
  • Experience as Master
  • OPITO Major Emergencies Management and assessed as part of course.
  • OIM Legislation course completion.
  • LOLER awareness
  • COSHH awareness
  • Permit to work system awareness.
  • STOP and/or Synergy awareness.
  • H2S / breathing apparatus.
  • Advanced ship handling skills
  • Recognized training course for OIM desirable but not essential.
  • Introduction to oilfield / well servicing
  • Marine operations of self-elevating platforms desirable but not essential
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