Company: Wood Skills: Radioman Experience: 5 + Years Education: High School/Secondary Location: Canada
Overview / Responsibilities
Wood is currently recruiting for a Radio Operator with extensive experience in the oil and gas and/or petrochemical industry to join our team. This position is located offshore Newfoundland and Labrador and will require you to travel offshore via helicopter or supply vessel.
Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:
Monitors and communicates with vessels and aircraft, Marine and aeronautical communications
Performs official Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) functions
Executes critical emergency response tasks
Ensure that Distress / Safety / Weather and Traffic Advisory messages are brought immediately to the attention of the leadership
General understanding of marine operations associated with offshore drilling installations and support craft
Able to operate Platform Radio Equipment; Proficient in the use of radio and satellite telecommunications equipment, including computer applications for helicopter flight and vessel tracking
Ensure the orderly and correct utilization of communications by others while carrying out their duties
Communications with Helicopters, Supply and Support Vessels, Shore Base, etc.
Coordination of Helicopter operations in conjunction with leadership and Helicopter contractors
Communicating messages through the radio station to / from addressees in a timely manner
Weather Observing Duties and liaison with the Weather Forecast Service
Perform general watch duties for the Radar System & Telecommunications Network Management System
Provide support and info for ice management including tracking and logging all ice targets
Handle call and dispatch duties
Maintain various logs / accounting procedures required by the Radio License
Ensure Annual Inspection is up-to-date with respect to the renewal of Licenses, Surveys, etc.
General administration support work
Adherence to Control of Work system while carrying out all activities
Report all accidents, near misses, and hazardous conditions
Other duties as may be required.
Skills / Qualifications
5+ years' experience as a Radio Operator in an Offshore environment, preferably in the oil and gas industry.
General Operators Certificate endorsed for GMDSS issued by Industry Canada
GMDSS Certificate from an accredited GMDSS training institution
Aviation and marine weather observer certification from a recognized institution or qualified instructor
Regulatory Training required for offshore travel such as: Basic Survival Training (BST), H2S Alive, Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) would be an asset.
Effective communication skills (written, oral and computer)
Qualified to MANMAR & METAR standard with INDS Weather
Radar Navigation Certification ARPA
Familiarity with Canadian Rescue Coordination Centre and procedures
Familiarity with ECAREG procedures
Familiarity with computerized maintenance management system
Demonstrated teamwork behaviors consistent with company values;
Familiarity with quality processes;
Ability to recognize and resolve conflict;
Maintain mandatory training and certification for continued offshore work;
Experience working in a producing offshore oil and gas facility or petrochemical environment.
When submitting your application to Wood please upload all your relevant Certifications.
Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world's most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. www.woodplc.com
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We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.