Company: Transocean
Skills: Ships Deckhand / Deck Crew, Ships Mate / Officer, Crane Operator
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Angola

Offshore Marine Group
Transocean is focused on being the employer of choice for the drilling industry.
We are challenging ourselves every day to push the performance of the company through technological advances and passion for our work.

Job Summary
Supervise cranes and deck operations and ensure these operations are carried out in a safe and efficient manner
Job Description

Reports to the Barge Supervisor, Chief Mate or Toolpusher/Tourpusher SUPERVISION: Supervises the Crane Operator and Roustabout

- High School Diploma (U.S.)/ Proof of Completion of Formal Education or Relevant Craft Certificate (where applicable)
- Experience working as a Crane Operator - Knowledge of all technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit - Valid medical examination and vaccination certificates - Successful Military Discharge - Preferred for U.S.
- Graduate of Trade School or University where knowledge and training acquired are applicable to job requirements - Preferred


Provide Crane Operator and Roustabouts with relevant instructions for current and forthcoming operations
Ensure pre-tour meeting is done prior to all non-routine deck operations
Supervise all cranes and deck operations such as running casing, picking up or laying down tubular, placement of equipment and supplies, etc
Coordinate supply boat traffic, particularly during loading and unloading materials
Check lifted loads for clearance, obstructions in movement, balance, and proper attachment
Assist in the operation of bulk system for loading, transfers and general usage
Monitor quantities of expendables such as fuel, potable water, and drill water
Supervise the replacement or installation of mooring lines and bulk fill up hoses
Supervise the maintenance, inspection and repair of cranes and barge equipment. Ensure the Preventive Maintenance tasks on the equipment are completed and recorded
Ensure a clean and organized main deck and pipe deck
Maintain an organized barge equipment store
Operate, maintain, and repair as needed, the rig's fire fighting equipment and systems
Keep a running inventory of slings and lifting equipment in use. Advise the Barge Supervisor of shortages or damaged slings
Monitor the weather conditions and rig motions
Record daily activities in official logbook and ensure that proper documents and licenses are valid and posted as required
Assist the Barge Supervisor during mobilization, demobilization, and rig move operations
Maintain good communication with Barge Supervisor, Ballast Control Operator and drill floor
Act as HLO as required and assist with the training of the helideck crew (where applicable)


Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
Participate in the START process
Ensure subordinate personnel are properly trained in the START process
Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
Perform assigned duties during safety drills and emergency situations as per designation on station bill
Actively participate in the weekly safety meeting and other safety management system issues


Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process
Mentor, develop and train crew members to ensure they are competent to work at their next job level
Assist with training of deck crews. Training to include but not limited to proper rigging, materials handling and techniques, use of hand held radio, and painting procedures
Recommend promotion or disciplinary action up to and including discharge

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No matter where in the world Transocean people are working, we are all pioneers at heart. We don’t shrink from challenges. They inspire us. Which is why we’ve been a company of firsts since our inception. Although we come from different countries, cultures and backgrounds, we’re united by our shared pursuit of excellence. We value the different perspectives represented throughout our organization, recognizing that our people are our most valuable asset. 


In today’s competitive environment, when Transocean has asked our employees to embrace a performance culture that requires us to constantly seek improvement no matter how productive we are, our team has risen to the occasion. And in fact, they are changing the way we operate. If you are motivated by a work environment that consistently challenges you, one where you can have an impact that is felt on every rig and on the bottom lines of both Transocean and our customers, we encourage you to browse our available positions below and at


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