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  • Job reference: RMS0218438

Barge Master

  • Sector: Commercial
  • Location: Scotland
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 24/10/2019
  • Duration: 6 months +
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The Role:
* To have sufficient understanding of process safety and major accident hazard management to be able to effectively contribute and influence business decisions impacting process safety.
* Commitment to incident free operations.
* Where appropriate, position to provide input to major accident hazard management, in particular the prevention, detection, control, mitigation and response to major accidents.
* Ensuring all marine & deck activities are conducted in a manner that protects the health, safety, environment and welfare of the people and assets of the installation.
* Ensuring work programs are executed in a safe, competent and timely manner, are correctly prioritised and resourced (manpower and equipment) and optimised within the overall work load on the installation, to meet asset business goals and objectives.
* Build effective working relationships with other departments and shifts.
* Responsibility for heading control and/or station keeping.
* Management and effective operation of cargo storage and export, ballast control, and power management systems, and be able to demonstrate compliance with the asset assurance & verification scheme elements under his authority.
* Responsible for Lifting and Rigging Operations, including maintenance and certification of equipment and appliances and planning and risk assessments of tasks.
* Responsibility as department head for ensuring that all operational & first-line maintenance activities strictly adhere to safe system of work, all contractors and vendors are adequately supervised and time managed.
* Responsibility for installation safety systems which provide the means of evacuation and / or escape, and to ensure helicopter systems & life saving appliances are at optimum readiness.
* Supervise, coach and support direct reports in a professional manner.
* Responsible for controlling costs within scope of responsibility.
* In co-operation with the other installation departments and onshore support, is jointly responsible for ensuring that the marine systems, structure & moorings are inspected and maintained to Class, Flag State and Company Verification standards.
* Contributing to identifying and agreeing the work programs and budgets for following years.
* As part of the Asset team, responsible for delivering;
o Continuous performance improvement for the facility
o Optimisation of offshore crew.
o Cross facility assistance
o Management of contractors onboard
* Recommend changes to equipment and assurance routines to improve performance, efficiency, cost management and productivity.
* Comply with Company procedures and ensure a full and comprehensive handover detailing all relevant information in accordance with these procedures.
* Commit to Competence Assurance System and undertake any training and assessment activities as appropriate to the role.

Context and environment
Leads a team of 8 personnel (Staff) to ensure the installations statation keeping, vessel stability during loading/offloading operations and associated marine activities.
* Manages the Marine Department on the FPSO, ensuring that the station keeping and marine systems are operated safely and effectively, and in a manner which re-enforces company values and assures the integrity, reliability and compliance of the asset.
* In accordance with delegation of authority
* Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of crew, and areas of environment pertaining to their position.

The Company:
Our Client is one of the world's largest Oil and Gas companies. Their operations cover the entire energy chain, including oil exploration and production to trading, shipping and refining and marketing of petroleum products, as well as chemicals. Our Client has operations in over 130 countries and has more than 95,000 employees worldwide.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
* STCW Reg ll/2 (Chief Mate) + experience in an FPSO supervisory position.
* Preferably Masters Certificate of Competency
* Minimum 10 years experience
* Tanker Endorsement (Oil)
* DP or TAMS experience with DP Advanced Training.
* Written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present technical issues in a clear and concise manner.
* Ability to create positive relations to peers and stakeholders internally and externally.

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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