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Construction Vessel Representative

  • Job reference: 922320
  • Location: Baku city
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Construction & Fabrication, Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 25/10/2018

Responsible for offshore management of the construction vessels

Implementing safe and efficient execution of project scopes

Awareness and promotion of project goals in respect of HSE, cost, schedule & technical integrity

Direction, motivation, support and leadership to project team members and contractors.

Awareness and promotion of Safe Design and Quality Build and conformance to the GPO Operating Management System (OMS) requirements including risk management, continuous improvement and management of change.

Building and leading a high-performance team to facilitate successful delivery

Promoting an effective and collaborative working environment with a 'One Team' approach.

Ensuring lessons learned are captured and shared with the onshore management team

The Construction Vessel Representative will have the following direct responsibilities:

Providing expert input to contractor procedures, mobilisation plans and vessel operating procedures

Providing expert input and support to risk assessments, identification of hazards and implementation of mitigation measures to reduce risk to ALARP

Site Safety Lead in-line with the GPO Personal Safety Guide expectations and pro-actively building and maintaining an exemplary safety culture on-board the construction vessel

Oversight of contractor safety performance identify trends and intervene as needed

Assuring the contractor has received and reviewed vessel / worksite bridging documents

Providing the Client focus for any incident or emergency and subsequent investigation

Ensuring that formal risk assessments, safety meetings, emergency drills and regular work site meetings are conducted to safely perform the works scope.

Assuring contractor awareness, comprehension and compliance with client & contractor practices, policies and procedures and, in particular, verifying that contractor manages maximum periods offshore and working conditions for operational personnel.

Assuring all personnel, equipment, procedures and permits are in place for the offshore work-scope

Liaison with the Offshore Representatives of other vessels and facilities in the working area and, where necessary, help or contribute to the organisation of a SIMOPS strategy and schedule

Manage Asset OIM notifications for vessel moves inside 500m zone, within 200m of existing pipelines or other critical activities within 1500m of live pipelines

Assuring the delivery & quality of survey activities is in accordance with the Scope of Work, Technical Specifications and Project Procedures.

Supervision and QA/QC of the contractor's survey operations in confirmation that all positioning hardware and software is calibrated and operated according to good survey practice and the contract, and offsets, calibration results and datum conversions are used appropriately.

Monitor the contractor's production of survey data and reporting and ensure that delivery meets with the project schedule / requirements

Carry out in depth analysis & checking of survey field reports & charts as necessary.

Assuring the offshore work-scope is completed in accordance with the approved installation procedures and permits

Offshore contract administration compliance and maintaining an accurate record of events, instructions and communications

QC reporting of Contractor performance in all survey & operational aspects

Managing communication with the onshore team and the marine operations team to ensure rigorous tracking of safety performance, schedule progress and SIMOPS planning

Leading the daily progress call and ensuring quality communication on safety, progress & concerns

Assuring the quality and accuracy of the vessel daily report (DPR)

Issuing all formal site instructions / directions to the contractor on behalf of the client.

Responsible for oversight of project completion report compilation

University degree or equivalent in Surveying/Geomatics.

Hydrographic surveyor with a minimum of 10 years' Offshore Oil & Gas industry experience as an Offshore Survey Representative and preferably experience in the Caspian Sea Area

A thorough understanding of the principles and practical application of Hydrographic Survey and Acoustic Metrology applications

Minimum of 3 years' experience working as a Project Surveyor on hydrographic surveys and/or charting surveys linked to construction work.

Direct experience of holding a CVR position managing offshore construction

Experience with site management activities related to health, safety, and environmental issues

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