Posted 02 May 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineOil and Gas Recruitment
Contact NameGary Chapman

Job description

We have a current opportunity for a OFFSHORE COMPANY SITE REPRESENTATIVE (ONBOARD PIPELAY VESSEL) on a contract basis. The position will be based offshore Angola. For further information about this position please apply.

Candidates must have:

  • Minimum 10 years of experience
  • More than 5 years of experience with project supervision in relation to SURF Rigid Pipe Offshore Laying activities.
  • Participation in a recent deep-water project
  • Ideally a qualified Engineer, or equivalent
  • Must have BOSIET & HUET
  • GSES an advantage


  • The Service holder will lead the COMPANY supervision team onboard the vessel.


  • The Service holder is responsible, onboard the installation vessel, to ensure that COMPANY HSE standards are applied throughout the operations and participates to hazard assessments for any activity involving the vessel.
  • He/She is the COMPANY's focal point in case of an emergency onboard the vessel and ensures proper implementation of the Emergency Response Plan procedures.
  • The Service holder is SURF Contractor's focal point for day-to-day activities onboard the installation vessel.

In a narrow coordination with the SURF Operation team based in Luanda, the Service holder shall:

  • Supervise that the agreed procedures are respected during Rigid Pipelay vessel mobilization at Lobito, transit and all the offshore presence of the Rigid Pipelay vessel at B17/CLOV Marine Restricted Area, mainly for the following activities performed onboard the vessel by SURF Contractor:
    • Spooling activities o Supply / Barge activities alongside or at close vicinity of the vessel.
    • Transfer of equipment onboard the vessel.
    • Deck operations.
    • Pipelay activities at Site.
    • Lifting, over boarding, lowering and landing of subsea structures.
    • Subsea ROV works.
  • Ensure that any modification of the agreed procedure is covered by the Management Of Change agreed process;
  • Raise Down Graded Situation (DGS) if required.
  • Sign in due time and when satisfactory preparation level has been achieved each specific Ready For Installation certificate
  • Communicate with onshore support to:
    • Plan the coming operations.
    • Mobilize offshore relevant personnel, if required, from other packages.
    • Review MOC as required
  • Communicate, in accordance with the defined project procedures, with COMPANY Representative acting onboard other vessel(s) working at Site in case of co-activities or SIMOPS activities.
  • Communicate, in accordance with the defined project procedures, with FPSO RSES for all the SIMOPS activities.

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