Barge Operator GP3

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Barge Operator GP3
AberdeenLocalOil Operations/ProductionRef.: MO-111826
Maersk Oil is an agile, medium-sized oil company with the financial might and global network of the A.P. Moller-Maersk Group, one of the largest conglomerates in the world.

Turning challenging and complex fields into commercial successes has been a cornerstone of our business since the company was founded in 1962 and we now operate in Denmark, Kazakhstan, Qatar and the UK. We also have interests in Algeria, Angola, Brazil, Ethiopia, Greenland, Kenya, Kurdistan, Norway and the USA.

We are currently looking for a Barge Operator who will have the primary role of watch keeping in the CCR, ensuring that the station keeping and marine systems are operated in a safe and efficient manner.

This role will be working an equal time rota on a 3/3 basis
We Offer
A challenging, stimulating working environment with the opportunity for huge personal and business growth alongside a very competitive salary and benefits package.
Key Responsibilities
•To have sufficient understanding of process safety and major accident hazard management to be able to effectively contribute and influence business decisions impacting process safety.
•Commitment to MOUK incident free operations.
•Actively support a working environment based on respect for health, safety and environmental issues and maintenance of a high level of asset integrity.
•Participate as a member of the Barge Master’s team in delivering MOUK performance against targets.
•Build effective working relationships with other departments and shifts.
•Loading, storage and discharging of oil cargo.
•Ballasting, trim and stability of the vessel.
•COW, tank cleaning, gas freeing for entry.
•Mooring and unmooring of shuttle tankers as designated by the Barge Master.
•Vessel systems power management.
•Ensure vessel position and heading is maintained and implements changes to vessel heading as required.
•Maintain an effective marine and aviation radio watch.
•Co-ordinate in-field operations involving shuttle tankers, support vessels and helicopters.
•Assist with the inspection and maintenance of life saving appliances and firefighting equipment.
•Execute duties as specified in the station/bill/emergency response procedures or as directed by the OIM.
•Carry out first-line maintenance on marine systems where competent, or assist as appropriate.
•Ensure that the CCR is constantly manned.
•Monitor vessel status and reacts to changes in vessel systems, and requests assistance from other departments as required.
•Isolation and preparation of equipment for maintenance.
•Complete verification assurance and routine activities and maintain accurate records.
•Liaise with all departments to minimise disruption to operational activities.
•Maintain accurate records of onboard marine operations, vessel and aircraft movements.
•Comply with Company procedures and ensure a full and comprehensive handover detailing all relevant information in accordance with these procedures.
Who we are looking for
•STCW II/1 OOW Qualification
•Tanker Endorsement (Oil)
•Oil tanker experience
•Dynamic positioning experience preferred
•Written and verbal communication skills and the ability to present technical issues in a clear and concise manner.
•Ability to create positive relations to peers and stakeholders internally and externally.
Maersk Oil is an international oil and gas company with a 2016 entitlement production of 313,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. Our production comes from Denmark, the UK, Norway, Algeria, Kurdistan Region of Iraq, Kazakhstan, and the US Gulf of Mexico. Exploration or development activities are on-going in Angola, Kenya, Brazil and in the producing countries. Turning complex and challenging fields into commercial successes has been the cornerstone of Maersk Oil business since 1962. Maersk Oil focuses on pioneering technologies and harnessing talent to continue to operate safely and successfully, creating value for partners and host governments. For more information about Maersk Oil, please visit the website at