Offshore, Self Propelled Jack Up

21st November 2020


We are currently looking to recruit Master for self propelled Jack up for our client from oil and gas production industry. 
Permanent placement, salary depends on experience. 

 Key Responsibilities:
·         All Marine aspects of the Irish Sea Pioneer and focal point for all Class and Flag State issues.
·         Ensuring all tests, checks and procedures are in place prior to any jacking operation and transit
·         Ensuring adequate weather information is collected prior to any jacking operation and transit
·         Commanding of the Irish Sea Pioneer during transit voyages as marine Master
·         Safe navigation of the vessel, its stability and seaworthiness
·         Stability and weight distribution of the elevated unit
·         Watch-keeping as required
·         Monitoring the fire and gas panel and communications, including marine VHF, emergency UHF, shore-side telephones, fax and e-mail facilities during watch-keeping shift on the bridge
·         Correct loading and discharge of all fluid in the Irish Sea Pioneer’s integral tanks
·         Training and supervision of all deck personnel to ensure familiarisation in all aspects of operations and watch-keeping requirements
·         Frequent inspection rounds of the vessel, with particular reference to health and safety requirements, to ensure all is in order
·         On activation of the ISP GPA, reports to bridge emergency control team (ECT) as Incident Controller
·         Review as per schedule company controlled manuals and submit changes under the document control procedures to office
·         Ensure the Petrofac HSSE Advisor is kept informed on safety and pollution control issues
·         Operational handover notes to be compiled for relief at the end of each tour of duty and copy to be sent to office
·         Prepare work orders and work permits, requiring isolation as appropriate to progress maintenance activities
·         Carry out effective reviews to maximize installation efficiency, identify spares required, and initiate ordering of same. 
·         Monitors and controls work by vendors/contractors within own remit.
·         Accountable for execution of deck department planned and unplanned maintenance and assurance activities.  Ensures the asset maintenance management system is updated

Essential Skills
·         Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training course
·         OGUK medical and ENG.1 medical
·         MIST
·         Certificate of Competency as Master Unlimited tonnage (Class II/2) (STCW.95) or
·          Meet requirements of MSN 1856 4.2 certification for Master less than 300GT (Class II/2) (STCW.95)
·         Panamanian Master Endorsement desirable but not essential.
·         Anchor handling or ferry handling experience is considered advantageous.
·         Experience in the offshore industry is advantageous
·         Experience as Master
·         Experience with a similar unit, which includes experience in lift boats, jack-up rigs or supply boats would be advantageous. Anchor handling or ferry handling experience is considered advantageous.
·         LOLER awareness
·         COSHH awareness
·         Permit to work system awareness
·         STOP and/or Synergi awareness
·         H2S / breathing apparatus
·         Advanced ship handling skills
·         Recognised training course for OIM desirable but not essential
·         Introduction to oilfield / well servicing
·         Marine operations of self-elevating platforms desirable but not essential

Minimum Essential Documentation

  • COC : A-II/ 2: Master, Unlimited

Desirable Documentation

  • Offshore Certification : BOSIET-Basic Offshore Safety Induction and Emergency Training
  • Offshore Certification : MIST-Minimum Industry Safety Training

Experience Required

Min 2 years experience as Master with a similar unit


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