Requirements & Summary

Company: Puglisevich Skills: Barge Master Experience: 1 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Employment Type: Full Time Contractor Location: St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada No location/work authorization restrictions found.

Assistant Barge Supervisor


Reports to the Barge Supervisor


Supervises the Ballast Control Operator (BCO), Crane Operator, Roustabout and Painters


Offshore location


High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education.
Valid Unlimited 3rd Mates License o Barge Supervisor License
Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the marine aspect of the rig
Basic computer skills
Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
Valid Ballast Control Operator License

Assist the Barge Supervisor in ensuring that all marine aspects of the rig’s operations are carried out in accordance to statutory and regulatory controls and guidelines.



Check variable deck load on a daily basis in order to calculate and maintain unit stability           
Coordinate all helicopters and supply boats traffic to the rig and assist in supervising transfers of materials to and from the rig              
Monitor quantities of expendables such as fuel, potable water and drill water              
Assist in ensuring that all marine and navigation equipment is properly maintained and ready for use at all times                                       
Assist in monitoring the stability of the rig and ensure that all loads are appropriately dispersed throughout the rig                                                          
Operate and assist in maintaining the bulk system as required
Assist in ensuring that all lifting gear is color-coded, maintained and stowed correctly           
Supervise tests on firefighting equipment, obstacle lighting, and audible Signals                          
Supervise Crane Operators, Roustabouts and Painters in work related to drilling operations, deck maintenance, loading and offloading workboats, etc.                                                                                                   
Assist in planning rig moves, anchor patterns, and associated mobilization preparations
Maintain accurate daily marine logs.  Forward copies of these reports to the shore-base office
Assist in monitoring weather/environmental conditions.
Advise the Barge Supervisor/OIM on conditions likely to affect drilling operations and seaworthiness of the rig                                                           
Assist in ensuring that all safety equipment, including lifeboats and firefighting equipment is maintained in a state of operational readiness at all times                                                            
Assist in ensuring that all Flag State and Classification Society requirements are complied with including manning scale for marine personnel                                                                   
Participate in the effective management of the Rig Maintenance
System (RMS) as directed by the Barge Supervisor.  Ensure that all records are maintained properly   
Deputize for the Barge Supervisor as required                                                        
Maintain ballast and bulk transfer systems                                                   


Incorporate the THINK planning process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team        
Participate in the START process                                                                  
Ensure subordinate personnel are properly trained in the START process       
Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed                                                        
Play an active part in the weekly meetings, FOCUS Improvement Process, and all other Company Safety Management Systems                                          
Review, understand and become familiar with the rig’s safety case                    
Ensure that a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the rig             
Partake in weekly emergency drills along with monitoring and evaluating the deck crew responses          
Assist the Barge Supervisor during emergency situations and emergency protection responses as designated on the station bill                                            
Assist in communicating all Company QHSE policies and other to all rig Personnel                                                                                             

Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training  Matrix                                    
Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure that they are competent to work at their next job level                                                  
Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process                              
Ensure proper and relevant communication with all personnel                            
Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company and regulatory disciplinary procedures                                                                     
Conduct OJT training for marine personnel                                                 
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.

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