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Dynamic Positioning Advisor

  • Job reference: 918187
  • Location: France
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 09/02/2018

Our client, an international oil & gas operating company, are currently recruiting a Dynamic Positioning Advisor for a contract opportunity based in Paris, France.

This role is within the Logistics and Support Operations (LSO) Marine Speciality team.


* Provide technical support and operational assistance in the area of upstream marine operations (in particular DP assurance of deep offshore drilling rigs). This will include but not be limited to:

- Review rig DP documentation;

- Issue recommendations for corrective actions and/or improvements;

- Assess DP position keeping capability in anticipated drilling location;

- Conduct on site DP audit.

Same exercise could also be required for support vessels associated with drilling rigs.

* Conduct call for tender technical analysis and make technical recommendations for contractor and unit selection,

* Conduct marine units vessels inspection (OVID, technical suitability, DP)


− Experience as Master of a drillship;

− Merchant Marine Master or Chief Engineer (unlimited tonnage / power);

− Unlimited DPO certification;

− OVID accreditation although not a requirement can be considered as an advantage;

- Deep and broad knowledge of the marine offshore industry in particular in the area of dynamic positioning, including experience with FMEA study, proving trials and DP acceptance tests.

To apply or for further information, please submit CV applications.

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