Company: Oceaneering
Skills: Marine Supervisor, Port Operations
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: Masters Degree
Location: Luanda, Luanda Province, Angola

Company Profile

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world's premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilicals, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the defense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.

Position Summary


The Assistant Marine Manager shall work closely with Project Managers, HSE Managers and QA/QC and vessel master's to ensure the safe, compliant, and efficient delivery of marine services to the Client.

Duties & Responsibilities


Marine Assurance / Compliance for On Hire Vessels
  • Vessel Management visits and inspections during port calls. Follow up OVID / Client Inspection findings with Master. Meet Oceaneering Offshore Manager and address any "Marine" related concerns. Fill out "Management Visit" report and forward to HSE Supervisor for recoding purposes.
  • Attend Marine inspections with Client's Marine Department. Hold close out meeting with Master and Client Marine Inspector.
  • Maintain and update Central Marine Deficiency Register. (OII internal verification document.)
  • Liaise with master's and Owners to ensure findings are closed out in a timeous manner and report to Client.
  • Complete Monthly and Quarterly Marine reports to OII Management.
  • Carry out Six Monthly Marine crew certification audit.
  • Key Marine Staff Vetting and approval as per OII Process. Liaise with Client and monitor crew lists to ensure only approved Key Staff are on board.
  • Regular meetings with Owners representatives to ensure vessel compliance.
  • Maintain vessel certificate register to ensure certification is in date and safety equipment is serviced at the correct interval.
  • Helideck certification and compliance. Helideck crew certification. Ensure 6-month Helideck fitness checklist is completed by the vessel.
  • Monthly Marine / Sub-sea interface meeting with Client managers as required
  • Draft and issue MOC (Management of Change) document whenever a marine operation is planned / is necessary and it deviates from approved procedures.
  • Advice to Oceaneering Project Mangers on vessel operation issues, marine standards, and certification.
  • Annual Marine Inspection of all vessels operated in the region.


Ensure that the Safety policies and procedures are understood and adhered to so far as is reasonably practicable in order to ensure a safe working environment.


Carry out work in accordance with the Company Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality Systems.

Perform the assigned tasks with due diligence regarding the Integrated Management Systems on the Company.

Eliminate waste of whatever form, to suggest the use of more environmentally friendly substances and practices and contribute to the continuous improvement of the environment.

Incident Investigation - Marine operations
  • Gather all relevant information following a "Marine" incident, breakdown, or anomaly.
  • Assist with incident investigation and draft Incident Reports when incident or event relates to the vessel equipment, machinery, or crew.
  • Close out actions with vessel Master / Owner and report to the Client.
  • Attend pre-startup safety review meetings with Client.
  • Liaise with QA/QC Engineer to write and close out Non-Conformance reports.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities. However, support is required to assist the Marine Manager Eastern Region.

Marine Advice and Project Planning (International Projects)

Assist the Marine Manager (Eastern Region) in the following: -
  • Assess vessel specification suitability client and OII requirements
  • Preparing vessel technical submissions for contract tenders
  • Preparation of Vessel Specifications and Exhibit documentation for insertion into Tender submissions.
  • Site visits to ports and terminals during bid preparation.
  • Advice to Oceaneering Project Managers on Vessel Operations, Marine Legislation and Certification.
  • Conduct Suitability Inspections on vessels prior to On Hire.
  • Attend Sea Trials and DP Trials before and during Charter as required.
  • Conduct Vessel Owner Assessments at Vessel Operator offices.
  • Attend HIRA / HAZID meetings as Marine Advisor as required.



  • Fluent in English
  • Qualified STCW Deck or Engineering Officer
  • Valid Certificate of Competence, Seafarer Medical certificate
  • 5 years seagoing experience as an Officer of the Watch
  • Experience on DP offshore vessels
  • Knowledge of IMCA and MTS DP vessel guidance and its application.
  • Firsthand experience of conducting DP Trials (preferred)
  • Knowledge of the operation and certification of Sub-sea cranes
  • A sound knowledge of IMO conventions (SOLAS, MARPOL)
  • Knowledge of IMCA Guidelines pertaining to offshore vessel operations
  • Second passport (EU, US) preferred
  • A good communicator
  • Valid

Working Conditions

The successful candidate must be able to travel to remote locations for vessel inspections and site visits.

This position is considered OFFICE WORK / OCCASIONAL OFFSHORE which is characterized as follows.
  • Almost exclusively indoors during the day and occasionally at night
  • Occassional offshore work in a marine environment
  • Occasional exposure to airborne dust in the workplace
  • Work surface is stable (flat)

Physical Activity/Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This position is considered LIGHT work.



  • Lift up to 20 pounds
  • Climbing, stooping, kneeling, squatting, and reaching
  • Lift up to 10 pounds
  • Standing
  • Repetitive movements of arms and hands
  • Sit with back supported

Oceaneering pushes the frontiers of deep water, space and motion entertainment environments to execute with new, leading-edge connections to solve tomorrow’s challenges, today.


As the trusted subsea connection specialist, our experience combined with the depth and breadth of our portfolio of technologies allows us to engineer solutions for the most complex subsea challenges. From routine to extreme, our integrated products, services, and innovative solutions safely de-risk operational systems, increase reliability, and enable a lower total cost of ownership.


We are connecting what’s needed with what’s next as the world’s largest ROV operator and the leading ROV provider to the oil and gas industry with over 300 systems operating worldwide. With our safety-focused and innovative approach, we responsively and decisively react to subsea challenges while providing solutions swiftly and efficiently.