Marine Advisor

Job Title Vacancy ID
Marine Advisor TR2019110
Salary/Rate Job Type
TBD Contract
Consultant Department
N/A Engineering

Job Description

Our client based in Aberdeen has a requirement for an experienced Marine Advisor on an ongoing basis to meet the needs of the business.
This role is to provide marine assurance and compliance with industry standards and regulations for all contracted vessels, working closely with all key stakeholders to achieve safe, compliant and cost effective marine activities.


• Marine technical and assurance focal point
• Monitoring of deck and underdeck bulk cargo operations
• Monitoring of vessel bulk management systems (auditing / compliance)
• Maintain relationships with all vessels regarding the day to day vessel operations
• Ensure all bulking operations (including tank cleaning) are carried out in a safe and timely manner
• Monitor tank inspection / cleaning contractors and conduct audits to ensure safety compliance
• Focal point for vessel breakdowns, general shipboard problems and associated restrictions
• Vessel performance and compliance management
• Ensure vessel cargo fuel & water management procedures and maintenance are updated complying with fuel and water quality delivery requirements
• Monitor and maintain fuel and water records including arranging all periodical sampling. Arrange sampler attendance times, attend and monitor samplings
• Ensure samples are correctly taken, analysed and results assessed promptly
• Liaise with shore base to ensure vessels are berthed and cargo handled to minimise disruption / delay
• Monitor shore base cargo management ensuring cargo is delivered to and from the vessel in compliance with industry guidance and best practice requirements
• Conduct marine audits and maintain records ensuring audit findings are actioned and closed out in a safe and timely manner
• Monitor crew experience matrix management ensuring client contracted vessels are always crewed with knowledgeable and experienced persons
• Assist the duty marine co-ordinator in day to day vessel management
• Monitor client voyage reporting systems ensuring vessels are providing accurate and up to date information compliant with ongoing requirements
• Provide technical authority for client associated marine documentation
• Any other marine technical and assurance related activity as directed by Company

Desired Qualities/Qualifications


• Previously held senior position as Master / Chief Mate or equivalent
• Substantial experience in PSV and ERRV vessel operations
• OVID / CMID accredited Inspector
• Master / Chief Officer Certificate of Competency
• Lead Auditor Certification
• Accident / Incident Investigation experience
• Proficient in Microsoft Office: Excel, Word and PowerPoint
• Exemplary Safety Leadership
• Knowledge of vessel maintenance systems
• Knowledge of vessel reporting systems
• Knowledge of vessel position holding systems
• Excellent communicator verbal and written


• Vessel and / or Port Security Officer or equivalent certification
• Cargo Handling Endorsement Certificates
• Oil Spill Response experience
• DP Operators Certificate

An in-depth knowledge of and experience in the below disciplines would be advantageous:

• Vessel on-hire inspections and briefings
• Vessel assurance and assessment voyages
• Vessel and offshore installation auditing
• OVID and / or eCMID accreditation relevant to PSV and ERRV operations
• Pre-on hire review of vessel documentation
• ERRV assurance activity reporting
• Marine Incident Investigation, tracking and close out monitoring
• 500m zone management knowledge training and compliance monitoring
• Understanding of annual revalidation trails for ERRV masters
• Understanding of ERRV verification reports
• Understanding of REWS systems / operations
• Understanding of ERRV standby compliance and sharing procedures
• Understanding of Logistics supply base operations

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