Marine Supervisor

Offshore - Accra / GH - AA

Core Responsibilities

·         Operates marine systems and utilities safely, with minimal environmental impact and in compliance with legislation and the requirements of the Company’s HSEQ Management System

·         Coordinates and supervises maintenance of all safety equipment including lifeboat, rescue boat, life rafts and work boats.

·         Coordinates and supervises maintenance of all ballast/cargo tanks and cargo storage and offloading systems.

·         Coordinates and supervises all Marine and Safety equipment related contractors / vendors.

·         Prepares, plans, and monitors facility stability data and coordinates ongoing cargo tank loading.

·         Supervises and coordinates all ballasting and deballasting operations.

·         Carries out tank washing and gas freeing operations and supervises tank entry operations.

·         Coordinates and carries out discharge of produced water from cargo/ballast tanks.

·         Performs gas tests and isolations as per Permit to Work and Confined Space Entry permits.

·         Carries out toolbox talks and HSE meetings as required.

·         Maintains and be responsible for lifting gear register and crane log book.

·         Supervises and coordinates maintenance of all facilities lifting equipment including export tanker toolbox/equipment, mooring hawser and associated equipment.

·         Operates and performs tests on GMDSS equipment in accordance with SOLAS requirements.

·         Carries out HLO duties as required. Carries out supervision/ monitoring of helicopter flight, landings and departures and compilation of information required for safe helicopter operations.

·         Controls and manages the safe and efficient materials handling to/from supply vessels.

·         Controls and manages all marine activities with respect to safe and efficient bunkering operation from supply vessels in conjunction with maintenance department.

·         Assists in the training and development of Marine personnel as required.

·         Prepares data for input to daily report.

·         Monitors usage of consumables and liaises with materials coordinator with respect to departmental requisitions.

Qualifications & Experience

Educational Qualification:

·         A tertiary qualification and holds a valid STCW Management Level License (Class 1 Master Mariner Unlimited).


·         Master Class 1 Certificate of Competency with oil tanker endorsement or equivalent Marine technical background with FPSO experience

Relevant Experience:

·         8-10 years’ experience onboard crude oil/product carriers as Master Mariner, Chief officer, Mooring Master or Marine Supervisor of Offshore Facilities

·         Thorough knowledge of FPSO marine practices, including deck operations, engine room activities, navigation, marine regulations, tank entry and inspection etc

·         Previous experience with the hydrocarbons industry and FPSO’s is preferred, with a working knowledge of hydrocarbon operations, safety systems and permit to work procedures essential

·         Understanding of relevant legislative requirements with respect to overall operation of FPSO’s inclusive of Principles and effects of loss stability and its control

·         Strong marine operations knowledge in key areas such as: Marine Oil and gas terminals, oil tankers/gas carriers, FPSOs Marine Systems, Offloading Systems, Environmental protection, safety, reliability, efficiency and regulatory compliance issue: Auditing of offshore marine terminals including FPSO

·         Proven management / supervisory skills and leadership and planning skills

·         Maintenance Management systems Experience

·         Maintenance/Production/Marine Operations experience

·         Management of Major Emergency response duties/fire team trained

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