Company: COSL
Skills: Barge Engineer
Other Skills: OIM certification (STCW 95 compliant) GMDSS General Operators Certificate.
Experience: 6 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee
Location: Saudi Arabia, Saudi Arabia

Title: Barge Engineer

Department: Operations - Offshore

Reports to: Rig Superintendent

Location: Offshore Drilling Rig

  • Reports directly to the Rig Superintendent in the day to day management and long range stewardship of the drilling rig.
  • To organize, direct, control and monitor marine/ stability operations.
  • Demonstrates safety leadership qualities as a supervisor of deck crew personnel.
  • Directly responsible for fuel bunkering/ transfer from supply vessel and inboard transfers of fuel
  • To supervise inspection and certification of all lifting equipment onboard the installation.
  • Must have advanced knowledge of fire fighting techniques and emergency planning.
  • Must have good understanding of Offshore Safe Working Practices.
  • Responsible for the Safe and efficient transfer of bulk materials and daily reporting for bulk volumes.
  • Responsible for the maintenance and repair of all fire fighting, life saving and safety equipment.
  • Ensure all personnel, under their supervision give a clear and accurate report of work status, their responsibilities and duties to their relief
  • Ensure regular inspections are carried out in accordance with COSL Middle East (CME) policy.
  • Monitor and manage load conditions to ensure loads are within the design limits of the unit.
  • Communicate with personnel to develop their skills and motivation for their current position and next promotional position.
  • Personally demonstrate a commitment to safety and protection of the environment.
  • Responsible for all waste management on the drilling unit is in compliance with regulatory and Company requirements.
  • Act as Facility Oil Spill Response Coordinator (FOSRC) in the event of a spill.
  • Maintain comprehensive handover notes.
  • Review pre shift look ahead for future planning and permits etc.


  • Commitment to HSE
  • Enthusiasm to build a new company with cultural diversity
  • Six (6) years experience, two (2) in current position with relevant experience during rig move and jacking operations aboard offshore JU rigs.