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Marine Advisor (LNG)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Kitimat, British Columbia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 19/07/2018
  • Duration: ongoing
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (15/08/18)
This vacancy has now expired.
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Our client, an LNG producer and JV project for Kitimat, BC, is recruiting for a Marine Advisor to be based in Kitimat.


Purpose & Accountabilities:
The Marine Advisor will provide technical marine consultancy to the company with specific emphasis on port and terminal facilities development; terminal operations and due diligence and LNG cargo transfer management.
The scope includes: * Liaison with Transport Canada, British Columbia Coast Pilots (BCCP), First Nations Groups, industry, STASCO, STUSCO and other groups on maritime and project specific issues * LNG Berth configuration *
Ship/shore compatibility and mooring systems * Navigation aids and structures * Hardware and infrastructure requirements for tug operations * Control, manage and implement the LNG Vessel Quality Assurance Program * Assurance and advice related to ongoing shipping activities during project development (geotech, dredging, material transport, module logistics) Support to construction team importing heavy lift equipment in through the Marine Offloading Facility on transport vessels * Support the Early Works Construction Team with contractor HSSE, facilitation and performance of marine operations and interfaces * Participate in computer modelling of shipping access, providing
recommendations on upgrades to aids to navigation/VTS required * Attendance/supervision at full mission simulation for vessel maneuvering and berthing including transit in Douglas Channel * Assist in preparation of Basis of Design and Design Package marine content * Advice to team for detailed design review, operational procedures, due diligence and pre-start up audits and operations reviews * Assist in preparation of port operating rules and port information book * Arranging Ship/shore compatibility studies for LNG carriers and terminal * Arranging for mooring analyses of alongside moorings * Attend Marine and HSE audits, contractor assessments, vessel inspections, reviews, risk assessments and incident investigations for marine activities * Support to HSSE with regards to assuring safety of small vessels performing environmental assessments/baseline studies etc * Provision of operational advice and support on specific activities relating to port operations and marine services * Assist in developing marine operational standards ensuring that all marine related activities are covered by fit for purpose processes and procedures, consistent with the Maritime Process Model * Participation in Industry Comittees and Workgroups, contributing to advocacy initiatives and the development of Industry Policies and Guidelines * Assist with developing adequate oil spill response capability in the port area and in the Douglas Channel * Participate in company Emergency Response Team * Participate in HAZIDs/HAZOPs for operations with a marine aspect * Participate in preparation of terminal HSE Case.

Skills & Requirements:
* Minimum of Class 1 (Deck) Certificate of Competency and/or elevant/equivalent degree in Nautical Science, together with Senior Officer experience on LNG carriers and/or oil tankers or Marine Engineering certification * Extensive
knowledge and experience of marine activities, including port and terminal operations, such as a Marine Technical Advisor or a Terminal Berthing Master, is desirable * A professional with high technical and management capabilities in
Gas and/or Oil marine operations with leadership, inter-personal and organizational skills * Team player with the necessary communication (oral and written) skills to interface with other disciplines and external parties in a remote
team * Ability to resolve and provide clear, fit for purpose solutions to project in line with Group and Industry guidelines and practices * Creativity in approach to business development * Combined technical/commercial acumen * Excellent
inter-personal skills to network effectively across internal and external business interfaces and with staff of different disciplines and seniority levels * Demonstrate global behaviors promoting an environment of trust, shared ownership and world class delivery. Shipping Ports and Terminals JG 4;

Primary competencies:

* Prepare Effective Management of HSSE Risk (Skill) * Maritime Operational Support Services (Skill) * Cargo Transfer Operations (Shore based) - (Skill) * Navigation Practice (Skill) * Manage Ports and Berths (Skill) * Canadian Maritime Regulations and Standards (Skill).

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