Rigs, Deck team, Master
Description of the offer
Rig Mover/Barge Master
Employer: Saudi Saipem
Desired Expertise: Captain, Rig Mover
Experience: 10+ years Minimum
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Various, Saudi Arabia
The Rig Master shall to cover all main spread to project:
Construction Barge (Pipeline and Structure Installation), quantity:2 nos
Diving Support Vessel, quantity: 2 nos
Hook-up Vessel, quantity: 2 nos
Cable Laying Vessel, uantity:2 nos
HLV: 1 nos
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Must have completed the Aramco Marine Training program successfully passing the practical and theoretical examinations to possess either a certificate of competence as Captain 1000 vessel or Captain 2000 ton vessel. OR Completion of Diploma in nautical studies from the Arab Maritime Transport Academy or UK nautical college.
Must hold a 1st class certificate of competency as Unlimited Master. OR Must possess an Unlimited Master's license for any gross tons any ocean as issued by recognized authority.
10 years experience including 5 years at sea having served one year as either Captain 1000 ton vessel or Captain 2000 ton vessel and one year as trainee Rig Move/Barge Master. 5 years experience including 3 years at sea one of which serving as Captain 1000 ton vessel or Captain 2000 ton vessel and one year as trainee Rigmove/Barge Master. 3 years in a position of responsibility in marine work.
The candidate must hold a 1st class certificate of Master Mariner (Unlimited Master). The certificate must be valid and in accordance with STCW-95 requirements. Skillfully and safely capable of handling and positioning of Drilling Rigs in restricted docking situations to specific coordinates. Good knowledge of offshore marine operations. Total command in oral and written English. Must have at least fifteen (15) years experience of sea service including seven (7) years experience in anchor handling and directing Drilling Rigs operations on construction or pipe laying barges; and at least two (2) years services as a captain of 2000 + tons vessels.
Directs the movement of offshore Drilling Rigs and work barges from one well site or location to another within Saudi Aramco's offshore areas. Commands Saudi Aramco-owned or chartered self-propelled maintanance/producing jack-up barges. Pre-plans rig moves and attends pre-rig move meetings to coordinate with responsible Producing and Drilling personnel.
Assigns boats to towing stations for moving rig or barge, plots course and is responsible for safe navigation of tow and directs maneuvering approach and positioning on new location. Gives direct commands regarding steering orders, engine speed and use of anchors and directing boats involved via radio.
Acts as Master of one of the 100 self-propelled jack-up barges owned/leased by Aramco. Directs contract crew and is fully responsible for the operation of the vessel. Commands marine craft used in salvage, rescue or towing operations of marine equipment. Makes regular inspections of tugs and self-propelled barges to ensure compliance with Aramco safety, security and good housekeeping rules. Evaluates weather conditions prior to rig move in consultation with weather forecasters and continually updates forecast throughout rig move. Maintains permanent log of all drilling rigs and barges handled. Ensures the safe passage of rigs and barges through the offshore oilfields, and that all movements of rigs, barges, anchors and legs do not threaten or damage underwater pipelines or oilfield installations.
If available. Please send your documents and CV at email@example.com