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Chief Mate

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Company from the Oil & Gas industry is looking for a Chief Mate for an offshore project Worldwide (currently in Saudi Arabia).


▪ Responsible for the safety and security of the ship, oversee the deck department and report to the Master, operate on a seagoing ship of 3.000 gross tonnage or more, and able to operate, according with Company Procedures, any NOT DP vessels ▪ Be the second in charge of the Master and collaborate with him in the definition and execution of the navigation plans ▪ Assist the Master in the safe and efficient General vessel's conduction ▪ Act as the Vessel Safety Officer, as defined by SOLAS regulations and Company HSES procedures. ▪ Act as the Ship Security Officer, as per ISPS Code, whenever required ▪ Whenever required, act as BS (barge supervisor) or BCO (ballast control operator) as defined in IMO resolution A. 1079 (28)


▪ Report to Master, keep watching the Bridge and direct the officers and deck personnel, ensuring that operate with discipline and efficiency according to Company requirements, State, Class, Flag, ISM, ISPS, MLC2006, SOLAS, MARPOL, relevant statutory and client requirements ▪ Act on behalf of the Master to ensure that all the crew respect the company policies and standing order ▪ Assist the Master during navigation, manoeuvring and operative phases as per Company procedure ▪ Propose to the Master to review the operation manual depending on changes to equipment or standard operating procedures ▪ Report to the Master unsafe acts/conditions and other issues with implications for safe operation, marine environment and navigability in compliance with HSES procedures ▪ Carry out stability and lifting calculations prior to allowing any ballasting, considering if trim, stability and stress of the vessel are within the maximum limit allowed, in accordance with international Rules (Conventions; coordinate movements of cranes and ballasting of the vessel ▪ Maintain garbage treatment and record according to Administration rules (flag, local and international) and company policy ▪ Liaise with Master for maintain cargo gear certifications and lifting equipment ▪ Monitoring trim/heel and the ROV launching operation if required ▪ Compile reports as per Company procedures; ensure implementation of the permit to work system and relevant isolation and confined space; oversee implementation of all elements of Ship Security Plan and arrange regular safety drills as per Company procedures and Master instructions ▪ Liaise closely with other departments on matters concerning the Company SMS ▪ Apply and follow the on board training and drill programme in due time as directed by Company, SOLAS/relevant requirements and Master's instructions ▪ Responsible for the Deck Officer and Deck Ratings familiarization Authority ▪ Take command of the vessel in the event of the Master being unableto continue in command for as long as that condition persists ▪ Have the responsibility of safe working practices and propose changes to the SMS ▪ Issue instructions and orders to Deck Officers and Deck Crew. ▪ Support the Vessel Master with reference to Marine related QMS Tasks (see above) based on received instructions ▪ Be responsible for Lifting/Rigging Certification System management and updating based on applicable certification scheme ▪ Be the focal point for Class Inspector during Annual Certification Activity▪ Be responsible/coordinate competent personnel during six month internal certification checks ▪ Be responsible for Pad Eyes Certification/Mapping/Traceability requirements on board the vessel, in cooperation with Field Engineers as applicable ▪ Coordinate with ASSET Project QCC during Vessel Maintenance activities with reference to specification tasks as applicable ▪ Report to Master, ensure compliance with the radio watchkeeping requirements of SOLAS and GMDSS regulations ▪ Maintain a continuous watch on the dedicated distress, urgency and safety communications , receive weather forecast bulletins and meteorological warnings and other Maritime Safety Information, inform the Master as soon as a distress, urgency or safety communication is received Qualifications ▪ STCW required certificates, National CoC Reg. II/2 and endorsement ▪ Completion of all training and certifications as described in the Training Matrix ▪ MOU stability course (where applicable) Experience ▪ Minimum three (3) Years as Officer in Charge for Navigational Watch (Expert Seniority) ▪ A minimum experience of One(1) year on off-shore activity unless a defined rank of Master had been previously covered on board merchant marine vessels ▪ Handling computerized control systems


Minimum 2 years of experience onboard a pipelay as Chief Mate/Anchor Foreman (certified) and with large anchor experience. 


Project, flag:


Worldwide (currently in Saudi Arabia)


Chief Mate

Contract start:

As soon as possible (The contract starting date as per the travel date to work side)

Contract duration:

31.12.2022 - renewable

Work/leave cycle:

35/35 (35 paid work days/35 unpaid leave days)

Working hours:

12 hours per day / 7 days per week




Death & Disability Life Insurance, Medical Insurance and Income protection provided by the company


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