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Marine Technician - Permanent

Job Description

Working onboard an FPSO In the North Sea on a 3 on 4 off rotation

The Marine Technician is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of marine activities including cargo, ballast, mooring and lifting operations, security of watertight compartments, supervision of heading control tugs and first line maintenance of all cargo equipment.


Monitoring of hull stresses and the vessel stability and control of cargo/ballast distribution to maintain these within pre-defined limits and statutory requirements, whilst optimising the vessel loading condition in line with environmental conditions and vessel operations.

Supervising Cargo reception, storage and offloading together with ballast systems, including operation of cargo and ballast control systems.

Quality control of cargo for export includes sampling tanks, removal of excess free water, etc

Tank cleaning and gas freeing operations.

Tank entry and maintenance operations within tanks.

Acting as Area Authority for all areas which come under the auspices of the Marine department.

Knowledge of Maximo system along with the ability to input/extract data as required.

Maintaining Marine department Maximo inputs and managing same on a regular basis.

Helicopter Radio Operations as required.

Radio communications with vessels in-field as required.

Ensuring continuous compliance with the companys Competency Assurance scheme.

Compliance with and commitment to:

Companys Corporate Management System.

Companys Operational Safety Case.

The development and review of operational procedures and manuals.

Company Policies and Procedures.

Companys Environmental Management System.

Comanys Competency Scheme.

Performing tasks in a safe and responsible manner, ensuring all personnel under his jurisdiction do the same.

Standing in as Marine Lead as required.

ISSOW system Area Authority for Marine designated areas

Internal cargo/ballast transfers to control hull stresses and stability

Offloading supervision

Tank cleaning and gas freeing operations

Monitoring of vessels within 500m safety zone

Desired Qualities / Qualifications

Emergency Response Duties

Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain

Communications / Marine Systems

Support in ECR as required (including any cargo/ ballast/ stability and telecoms matters)

Muster checker as required

Education & experience


Combined Offshore Survival, Fire Fighting and HUET Certificate


Oil & Gas UK Offshore Medical Certificate

ENG 1 (Seafarers) Medical

STCW ’95 Certificate of Competency as Chief Mate (Unlimited) preferred OR Officer of Watch as a minimum combined with sound experience in ships handling/ dynamic positioning

Dangerous Cargo Endorsement (Oil)

Sufficient Tanker experience as deck officer or equivalent FPSO experience

COW and IG experience desirable


Role Training

  • Arrival Installation Safety Induction
  • GMDSS (ROC or GOC)
  • Specialised Oil Tanker Training – 5 day
  • Authorised Gas Tester
  • Electronic Permit to Work, Area Authority
  • Isolating Authority
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Banksman/Slinger
  • CAA Offshore Operator
  • Rigger Stage 1
  • Dangerous Goods by Air Awareness
  • Maximo
  • Ship Handling/ Dynamic Positioning
  • Offshore Lifeboat Coxswain
  • Competence Assessor
  • Accident Incident Investigation (Standard)

Supplementary Training

  • S/NVQ Level 3 Management / Supervisory Management Development
  • Accident Investigation (standard)
  • Offshore Emergency Helideck Team Member
  • Behavioural Safety Training
  • Consultant(s)

    Claire or Natalie

  • Vacancy ID


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