Company: Worley
Skills: Rigging / Scaffolding
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Job Title: Barge Operator

Ref No: 14054

Project: Total

Location: GP3 and Gryphon FPSO

Duration: Long-term

Start Date: ASAP


Worley is currently recruiting multiple Barge Operators for ongoing contracts, working on a 3/3 rotation.

We are looking for a highly motivated candidates to join our offshore team on both the GP3 and Gryphon FPSO's


Key aims and objectives:

  • Direct responsibility for the safe and efficient operation of the installation's process control systems from the Central Control Room, including vessel systems power management; loading, storage & discharging of oil cargo; ballasting, trim and stability of the vessel; COW, tank cleaning, gas freeing for entry, mooring and unmooring of Shuttle Tankers, water management and gas process, metering; chemical injection; water emissions, in compliance with regulatory reporting and constraints


Role Requirements:

  • Detailed knowledge of Topsides and Marine process systems, plant layout and controls, including their function and operation, as specified in Operating procedures, vendors' manuals and other relevant documentation
  • Actively support a working environment based on respect for health, safety and environmental issues and maintenance of a high level of asset integrity
  • Effectively communicate plant conditions and status to the Emergency Response Team in the event of an emergency
  • Sufficient understanding of process safety and major accident hazard management to be able to effectively contribute and influence business decisions impacting process safety
  • Participate as a member of the Barge Supervisor's team in delivering company performance against agreed targets
  • Build effective working relationships with other departments and shifts
  • Ensure vessel position and heading is monitored and any adverse conditions appropriately responded to
  • Maintain an effective marine and aviation radio watch, in Co-ordinating in-field operations involving shuttle tankers, support vessels and helicopters
  • Relevant knowledge of the Installation Safety Case, Cause and Effects and process systems with lead responsibility for monitoring plant conditions with respect to the PCS, PSD, ESD and F&G systems
  • Monitor plant status and react to changes in vessel systems and request assistance from other departments as required, whilst maintaining focus on the protection of People, Plant and Environment
  • Maintain accurate and appropriate maintenance records and ensure that the data is entered into the appropriate information management systems
  • Maintain marine/process plant records, log sheets and equipment running data sheets, using appropriate management information systems and recognise readings outside set values and informs the Barge Supervisor as required
  • Responsible for fault identification and initial investigation on control systems
  • Highlight defects, procedures, equipment and tools to the attention of relevant staff
  • Ensure necessary and timely preparation for activities is undertaken, including the issuing of relevant work permits
  • Prepare the correct inhibit and override risk assessments for equipment requiring maintenance
  • Under the guidance of the Barge Supervisor, responsible for completing verification assurance and routine activities
  • Isolation and preparation of equipment for maintenance
  • Liaise with other departments and contract personnel to ensure awareness of work ongoing which may affect the CRO's response to situations
  • Commit to company Competency System and undertake any training / assessments required
  • Comply with Company procedures and ensure handovers with all relevant information are undertaken at the end of shift and mobilisation
  • Encourage good, open communication promoting ownership, engagement and adherence to company values
  • Ensure that the CCR is constantly manned


All candidates should hold the following Qualifications & certification:

  • Marine Certificate of Competency
  • DP Operator (basic)
  • Tanker Endorsement (Oil)
  • Approved Offshore Medical


Ideally, candidates will also have the following experience:

  • Working on a Tanker or FPSO/FSO previously
  • Detailed knowledge of Topsides and Marine process systems and plant layout and controls