DPO

Helix ESG
Houston, Texas, United States
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2 + Years Experience


Company: Helix ESG
Skills: Dynamic Positioning
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US


Basic Function:

 

1 The keeping of a safe navigational watch as Watch Officer, as directed by the Master / Chief Officer and guided by applicable company procedures and standing orders.

2 The keeping of a safe port / cargo watch as Watch Officer as directed by the Master / Chief Officer

3 Ensuring that all cargo is secured and cargo transfers are organized correctly, if required

by the Master / Chief Officer.

4 Ensuring that the Master or Chief Officer is informed immediately of any condition or

incident that arises as per standing instruction

5 Ensuring that no major action will be undertaken or executed without informing the

Master or Chief Officer or, where applicable, the Superintendent and Chief Engineer.

6 Ensuring that all navigational charts and publications are corrected up-to-date and

navigational warnings displayed, if so delegated by the Master

7 Ensuring that all navigational equipment is functioning correctly and reporting

equipment defects.

8 Ensuring that all GMDSS communication equipment is functioning correctly and

reporting any defects. Performing daily, weekly and monthly checks and maintaining the

GMDSS log book.

9 Performing emergency duties in accordance with the vessel's Muster List / Station Bill.

10 Any other tasks as delegated by the Chief Officer or the Master.

11 Assisting with the administration and application of Helix Safety Systems as required.

12 Acting as DP Operator or stand-by DP Operator as directed by the Master

13 Ensuring that all relevant parties are kept fully informed of vessel movements and

activities

14 Deploying DP reference systems as required by the operation in hand

15 Maintaining a personal log of his DP experience which is to be approved by the Master

16 Ensuring that DP logbooks and checklists are correctly completed

17 Reporting and recording of DP equipment defects and DP incidents

Complete other duties and/or projects as required and assigned by management

 

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Education:

The OOW acting as SDPO or DPO shall be, as a minimum, qualified in accordance with STCW 95 Regulation II/1 and

hold a DP Operator's Certificate, issued by the Nautical Institute. (Additional requirements are contained in the

Vessel Qualifications and Training Matrix appropriate to each vessel).

 

* Experience: Minimum 2 years experience as 1st Officer or 2nd Officer on a DP operated pipelay or construction vessel.

 

* Skills: Fluent in both verbal and written English.

Computer literate.

Special Requirements:

Additional requirements are contained in the Vessel Qualifications and Training Matrix appropriate to each vessel.

In his role as Officer of the Watch, he has the authority to take any action necessary (or stop any activity) in the first

instance (in the absence of the Master / Chief Officer) to ensure the safety of the vessel, personnel and the

protection of the marine environment.