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Radio Operator

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Malaysia
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/07/2019
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
Works directly under guidance of the Offshore Installation Manager. Shall be capable or working independently with minimum supervision. Must be flexible to changing priorities.
The person is responsible for operation, surveillance and mentoring of company radio and other communication equipment used on the platforms. Knowledgeable in offshore emergency response. Ensures good communication within inter-platform, satellites, helicopter, vessels and other land base stations. Must be familiar with helicopter refuelling and Helicopter Landing Officer procedure.
Operates radio and other communication equipment eg tax, PABX, as required to maintain contact with supply vessels, tankers, drill ship, helicopters, satellites, platforms and land based station.
Maintain and ensures readiness of radio and communication including emergency systems.
Prepares all document for disembarking/embarking to/from shore via helicopter or supply vessel.
Maintains log of location of supply vessel/crew vessel at all times.
Monitors all radio frequencies as requested. Response to radio and telephone calls, transmits or relay messages between platform or satellite and any other station on a timely basis.
Be familiar with Emergency Response plan and take appropriate action

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Malaysian Certificate of Education or SPM
Possessed certification or attended Telecommunication or Radio Communication Training with Maritime training or having working offshore for at least 5 years as Radio Operator on offshore platform
Attended Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) course
Understanding of International Abbreviation, Radio frequency
Well verse in Telecommunication VHF, DHF Frequency and its limitation, distress signal and usage
Understand visual signal during vessel anchoring, transferring of dangerous goods
Knowledgeable in Offshore emergency response, helicopter refuelling and helicopter landing procedures.
Only for Malaysian national

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