Company: Puglisevich
Skills: Dynamic Positioning
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


SUPERVISES: Junior Marine Crew

JOB SUMMARY: In charge of the vessel and operation of the DP system during desk assignment and all other Bridge Equipment. Vessel Management System (VMS) and ballast/stability control when off the desk. Also in charge of specific safety equipment and other deck tasks as directed by SSL or OIM

  • Valid US Coast Guard License - 3rd Mate (or higher) or STCW equivalent
  • Valid Nautical Institute DP Unlimited Certificate
  • 2+ years previous experience on an offshore drilling rig
  • Previous experience with Kongsberg systems
  • Valid BOSIET
  • SafeGulf/RigPass
  • Electronic Chart Display and Information System (ECDIS)
  • STCW Radar Observer
  • STCW Automatic Radar Plotting Aids (ARPA)
  • STCW Basic Safety Training, Proficiency in Survival Craft, Advanced Fire Fighting, First Aid
  • STCW Security Awareness
  • Valid USCG Marine Medical
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Government issued ID (Driver's License or Passport)
  • Knowledge of basic technical calculations required for the safe operation of the marine aspect of the rig
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks
Position Requirements
  • Responsible for the safe navigation of the vessel and set up assignment of the DP position reference systems when on duty. Shall not leave the bridge unless relieved by another qualified person
  • Operate dynamic positioning (DP) equipment as per company and vessel operating procedures
  • Ensure the bridge and DP logbooks are maintained
  • Operate the ballast control system to maintain the rig in a stable condition at the correct draft and trim as directed by the SSL
  • Set up operational parameters for the DP system and ensure system data is correct
  • Advise relevant personnel as per Well Specific Operating Guidelines (WSOG) of potential position loss
  • Referencing riser analysis create WSOG document for well planning. Ensure WSOG are followed while on location
  • Ensure that all defect and anomalies on any bridge equipment are reported to the OIM and relevant department heads. Maintain records of these and ensure that they are corrected
  • Monitor Vessel Management System (VMS) and fire/gas alarms. Take appropriate action.
  • Ensure marine publications and navigational charts are up to date and maintained
  • Ensure GMDSS systems are functioning, routinely tested and a log maintained
  • Ensure watch checklist, procedure checklist and bridge equipment checks are completed. Liaise with other departments, clients, supply boats, etc.
  • Responsible for monitoring and ensuring the safe transfer of fluids internally and between the rig and supply vessels
  • Other duties as assigned

Puglisevich USA is an equal opportunity employer.

Position Senior Dynamic Positioning Operator/Dynamic Positioning Operator (Gulf of Mexico) Location Puglisevich USA Ltd. EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Puglisevich USA provide qualified personnel to drilling contractors, ensuring continued productivity and efficiency on their offshore rigs. At the same time, we offer candidates the chance to start or continue an exciting career in a dynamic and challenging offshore environment!


We specialize in contract and temporary positions, that could potentially to lead to full time positions. Our main goal is for employees to be successful in obtaining full time employment offshore, in an equal time rotation.


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