Dynamic Positioning Officer jobs at Transocean Nigeria 2013

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Our Client – Transocean is urgently looking for Drilling Engineers and Drilling Supervisors for contract roles in Nigeria.

Job Title: Dynamic Positioning Officer

Job Description

  • Operate dynamic positioning equipment under the direction of the Senior DPO
  • Operate and understand the ballast control system, Power Management System and fire and gas systems
  • Maintain the rig in a stable condition and at the correct draft and trim
  • Assist in the setup of the DP system operational parameters
  • Ensure that all DP system data are recorded
  • Advise the Driller and Chief Mate of potential position loss
  • Assist in performing Preventive Maintenance on DP equipment
  • Assist with running and maintaining records for hydrophones and subsea beacons
  • Make regular use of the onboard simulator, where available
  • Ensure that there is adequate power and reserves of power for the maintenance of position and operations; give immediate attention to any problems
  • Ensure that all defects and anomalies are reported to the Chief Mate or Senior DPO and relevant department heads. Maintain records of these and ensure that they are corrected adequately
  • Understudy the Senior DPO
  • Stand navigation watch as authorized by the individual’s license
  • Manage the deck crews, working outside with them as required
  • Sound ballast and bulk tanks. Assist with loading and sampling of bulk products as required
  • Assist Chief Mate and Master with deck operations as required.
  • Operate vessel’s radios as required / Operate vessel’s radars as required
  • Perform emergency duties and responsibilities as stated on the Station Bill, DP Emergency Response Plan and vessel specific Emergency Response Manual
  • Complete ISM familiarization material
  • Monitor all DP room alarms including DP system, VMS, Fire & Gas; Prioritize alarm response as necessary to maintain

Desired Skills & Experience

  • University degree or equivalent
  • STCW 95 unlimited OOW, 2 yrs experience as 2nd mate, DP license
  • 2 years DPO experience
  • Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates
  • Knowledge of basic technical calculations required for the safe operation of the marine aspect of the rig
  • Basic computer skills
  • Meet all requirements as listed on the WWTM and the WW Licensing Matrix including but not limited to the following: Unlimited Nautical Institute DP Certificate, GMDSS license, Lifeboatman certificate, Radar observers certification with ARPA endorsement, ECDIS training required on vessels with ECDIS equipment installed.

Application Closing Date
27th December, 2012

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should:
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