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Construction Vessel Representative – Pipelay barge

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Baku
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/02/2016
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The Company:
A global Oil & Gas operator with extensive operations in the Caspian Region.

The Role:
A leading international oil & gas operator.

The Pipelines Construction Vessel Representative(s) (CVRs) are key members of the Pipelines Team and are responsible for offshore management of the construction vessel(s).


General Responsibilities

As a member of the Project M&SS Team the Construction Vessel Representative (CVR) will have the following general responsibilities:
• Implementing safe and efficient execution of project scopes
• Awareness and promotion of project goals in respect of HSE, cost, schedule & technical integrity
• Direction, motivation, support and leadership to project team members and contractors.
• Awareness and promotion of COMPANY expectations of Safe Design and Quality Build and conformance to the Operating Management System (OMS) requirements including risk management, continuous improvement and management of change.
• Promoting an effective and collaborative working environment with a ‘One Team’ approach.
• Ensuring lessons learned are captured and shared with the onshore management team
• Fulfilling the Site Safety Lead role in-line with Personal Safety Guide expectations.

Pipelines Construction Vessel Management

The Construction Vessel Representative will have the following direct responsibilities:

• Providing expert input to contractors installation procedures, mobilisation plans and vessel operating and procedures
• Providing expert input and support to risk assessments, identification of hazards and implementation of mitigation measures to reduce risk to ALARP
• Assuring vessel capability to complete the offshore works and supporting vessel readiness
• Leading the offshore input to assuring all personnel, equipment, procedures and permits are in place to undertake the offshore work-scope
• Representing COMPANY on the offshore vessel and driving adherence to COMPANY expectations and practices
• Building and leading a high performance team to facilitate successful delivery
• Managing all COMPANY & Vendor representatives on-board the offshore construction vessel
• Proactively building and maintaining an exemplary safety culture on-board the construction vessel
• Assuring the offshore work-scope is completed in accordance with the approved installation procedures and permits
• Managing the quality control and specifically the welding, NDT and field joint coating
• Offshore management of contractor project execution performance and scope delivery
• Accurately recording and reporting any non-conformances and expediting all appropriate detail for onshore assessment
• Assuring the MOC process is rigorously adhered to for all proposed plan & procedure changes
• Managing communication with the onshore team and the marine operations team to ensure rigorous tracking of safety performance, schedule progress and SIMOPS planning
• Managing the offshore communication with all COMPANY assets offshore and the pipe-lay marine spread (incl. AHT’s, PCV’s, Supply & Survey vessel) to assure efficient implementation of SIMOPs and vessel operations
• Leading the daily progress call and ensuring quality communication on safety, progress & concerns
• Assuring the quality and accuracy of the vessel daily report (DPR)
• Issuing all formal site instructions / directions to the contractor on behalf of COMPANY
• Offshore contract administration compliance and maintaining an accurate record of events, instructions and communications
• Assuring the contractor has received and reviewed vessel / worksite bridging documents
• Providing the COMPANY focus for any incident or emergency and subsequent investigation on the construction vessel
• Ensuring that formal risk assessments, safety meetings, emergency drills and regular work site meetings are conducted to safely perform the works scope.
• Assuring contractor awareness, comprehension and compliance with COMPANY & contractor practices, policies and procedures in particular verification that contractor manages maximum periods offshore and working conditions are maintained for operational personnel.


Skill Requirements:

• Exhibits understanding of COMPANY practices and the latest international standards that assure integrity of build and construction quality.
• Proactively demonstrates sophisticated decision-making and leadership skills needed to address complex stakeholder groups and issues associated with Major Projects.
• Ability to intervene in critical situations in order to redirect focus and achieve the required result.
• A high level of proven communication, interpersonal and people management skills.
• Financial and commercial awareness.
• Self-motivated.
• Computer literate

Key Behaviours:

• Demonstrates personal commitment to achieving the highest standards of HSE and responsibility for the safety and well-being of everyone around them.
• Proven capability to develop team safety and risk management skills.
• Follows the requirements specified in OMS, and contribute to the delivery of safe, compliant and reliable operations and task execution.
• Play a leading role in the promotion of an excellent HSE culture, and demonstrate COMPANY’s commitment to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of HSE.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• An engineering degree or professional qualification relevant to pipe-lay barge operation (e.g. welding and/or NDT)
• A minimum of 15years experience of general offshore construction
• Direct experience of holding a senior CVR position managing offshore pipe-lay barge operations
• Proven capability of building and leading successful teams
• Experience with site management activities related to health, safety, and environmental issues
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