Company: RSL Recruitment
Skills: Marine Engineering
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Germany, Germany
Status: Active

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.

Located in region: Europe

First Assistant

Pipe laying Vessel

Location: currently in Europe

Start: ASAP

Duration: 12 months (renewable)

Salary: Negotiable

Unpaid leave / Travel days paid

Overtime: TBC

Rotation: 35 /35 days

Working week: 12 hrs p/day - 7 days p/week

Medical & Life Insurances / Income protection provided by Client

Coordinate work and manpower on board for the assigned shift in compliance with Project specification, in order to ensure efficient performance and respecting HSE and Quality procedures and practices

Assist the Offshore Construction Manager with regard to interdisciplinary coordination of all works on board
Supervise the team of foremen and supervisors, with regard to the various disciplines/categories of construction and assembly work, in order to comply with the quality and safety standard
Coordinate the construction activities during the shift and optimise all production phases
Ensure that the Offshore Construction Manager is kept fully informed of potential problems and construction status
Liaise with Chief Mate, 2nd Engineer and Vessel Equipment Engineer in order to ensure preventive maintenance and construction activities
Liaise with subcontractors' supervisors to optimize production
Solve matters related to coordination, priority and interface between the different disciplines in order to meet the scopes of the project
Ensure that the Permit-to-Work system for construction crew is adhered to and ensures that the daily Tool Box Talks and JSA, if required, are carried out according to the procedures
Motivate all construction crew/subcontractors with regards to health, safety and environment awareness
Ensure the compliance with the standards dictated by QHSE policies and safety procedures, in order to perform the activities in a safe manner
Report incidents and near-miss events
Manage the Crane operations, including coordination with the Chief Mate for main crane movements on board, ROV launching and underwater operations
Assist marine operations if required
Provide a construction report at the end of each shift
Assist the Vessel Field Engineer in the follow up of project equipment and consumable, operation and monitoring of the stinger and JLT
Ensure the rigging gear used is within date and properly marked
Report to the Offshore Construction Manager


RSL, founded in 1987, is a specialist technical recruitment agency supplying both contract and permanent staff within the Engineering and Construction Industries worldwide.



We successfully supply Personnel to many companies, both operators and contractors, involving many different nationalities for projects throughout the world giving us a great insight into the needs and requirements of our clients and candidates.




  • -  Hydrocarbons

  • -  Power

  • -  Infrastructure & Technology

  • -  Minerals & Metals

  • -  Renewable Energy

  • -  Pharmaceutical

  • -  Maritime


Our aim is to provide total support and simplify the recruitment process. Please find listed below a selection of the services RSL can provide:


  • -  Offering employment packages
  • -  Authentication of qualifications
  • -  Reference checks
  • -  Payroll Service
  • -  Medical screening
  • -  Visa processing
  • -  Labour clearances
  • -  Residency permits
  • -  Orientation packages
  • -  Arranging insurances
  • -  Transportation arrangements
  • -  Arranging accommodation
  • -  CV assistance


Quality of service is our most important product and our clients and candidates are our most valued assets.