Company: OSM Maritime Group
Skills: A B Seaman, Captain / Master, Ships Mate / Officer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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.

Authorized to work in: US

 

MASTER/CAPTAIN  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

In addition to the authorities, responsibilities and duties of the ISM code the Master has the duties outlined below (which are not limited to):

  • Implementing the safety and environmental-protection policy of the Company

  • Motivating the crew in the observation of that policy

  • Issuing appropriate orders and instructions in a clear and simple manner

  • Verifying that specified requirements are observed

  • Reviewing the safety management system and reporting its deficiencies to the shore-based management

  • The Master is the manager and the Company's representative on the vessel

  • Ultimately responsible for the safe operation of the vessel and the safety of lives onboard and the marine environment

  • Responsible for compliance with all safety regulations, Flag State, coastal state, and other applicable rules and legislation

  • Responsible for working with the OCM / Superintendent on construction matters to ensure compliance with McDermott Clients' requirements and expectations and promote general safety and harmony aboard the vessels

  • Responsible for all marine operations, safety of the crew and vessel

  • Responsible for the health, safety and welfare of all personnel working on the vessel, for the protection of the environment and for ensuring that the McDermott HSES Policies are understood and implemented

  • Responsible for overall hygiene quality control of the vessel

  • Responsible for maintaining order and discipline

  • Responsible for the co-ordination of vessel movements, including navigation, DP, anchoring and auxiliary vessel activities (such as supply vessels, anchor handling tugs or other vessel movements)

  • Responsible through delegation for vessel communications, warehousing, medical facilities, catering, hotel activities and vessel housekeeping activities

  • Responsible for the seaworthiness and /or stability of the vessel. In the event of an emergency endangering the seaworthiness or stability of the vessel or risk of death or serious injury, the Master has the authority to take whatever measures deemed necessary to remedy the situation

  • Responsible through delegation to all other crew members or other related sub-contractors for the safe and efficient operation of the vessel

  • Responsible for efficiently managing the ship's crew and subcontractors, resulting in the general up-keep and maintenance of the vessel and its equipment

  • Responsible for maintaining both Company and Client administrative documentation, emergency procedures, written instructions and the vessel Safety Management System

  • Responsible for preparation and/or submission of logbooks, daily records, maintenance records and permits in accordance with Company and regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible for the investigation of any marine related incident and the implementation of any corrective action

  • Responsible for regular Master's Review of the Safety Management System (SMS)

  • Responsible for planning and conducting safety and emergency drills

  • Responsible for ensuring the implementation of the company's environmental protection policy

  • Responsible to ensure that the ISPS Code Ship Security Plan is implemented

  • Ensure that all personnel familiarize themselves with those parts of the SMS that are applicable to their function

  • To be familiar with, and capable of operating the vessel's GMDSS equipment

  • In the event that the Master uses his authority to deviate from Company Procedures, the Master shall as soon as practicable, report in writing to management ashore the specific deviation and the reason for it. This shall include use of the Company Management of Change (MOC) process as relevant.

  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties

  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices and reinforcing all crew members' responsibility and right to refuse and stop unsafe work.

  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and other training as applicable for the function

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment (PPE).

  • The Master or his/her delegate is responsible to access all on-signing seafarer's profile in MAPS and compare the present MAPS content to the originals presented at sign on. Any discrepancies or gaps (i.e. old / expired or missing documents) must be reported to the Vessel Manager.

  • Weather conditions and forecasts with a view to anticipating and preparing for adverse weather

  • Area charts and survey data

  • Anchor handling and tow operations

  • Bunkering activities and other vessel work Inspection and unloading of support equipment.

  • The stability of the vessel with close attention during heavy lifts

  • Assist with investigating and reporting of marine accidents/damages sustained to marine equipment

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 10+ years' experience in a similar role

  • College degree preferred

  • Experience and qualifications as a Master/Captain with DP Vessel experience

  • Proven ability to lead teams with strong communication and leadership skills

  • Computer literate, basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and email applications

  • Valid Offshore Medical

  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)

  • Fluent both in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations

  • STCW95 Reg:

  • II/2 - Master

  • IV/2 - GMDSS

  • II/1 - Generic and Type-Specific ECDIS training (for vessels with ECDIS)

  • VI/1 - Basic Training

  • VI/2 - Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than FRB

  • VI/4-1 - Medical First Aid

  • VI/5 - Ship Security Officer

  • Nautical Institute Full DP Operator's Certificate 

  • STCW medical fitness certificate

  • Minimum: 540 Days Sea Time as Chief Mate on vessels engaged in offshore construction operations.

 

 

 

 

 

CHIEF MATE/SENIOR DPO/Vessel Safety Officer 

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Tasks and Responsibilities of Chief Mate/Senior DPO include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for the Navigation, DP or anchor operations in general during his watch

  • Responsible for the general stability of the vessel and as such for the registration of all deck loads and additional weights

  • Responsible for the supervision, training, and evaluation of all persons in the Bridge crew and maintains and administers discipline to vessel personnel.

  • Responsible for co-ordination of all deck, crane, helicopter and supply boat operations during his watch (While project operations are in progress, the above should be done in close consultation with the OCM / Superintendent and / or Deck Foreman)

  • Responsible for potable water checks prior to bunkering and correct chlorine dosing of bunkered water

  • Responsible to be familiar with manuals and procedures, which are applicable for the function, as laid down in the vessel SMS.

  • Ensuring the quantity and quality of potable water.

  • Ensuring compliance with and relevant revisions of ship specific manuals under the responsibility of the bridge

  • Planned Maintenance (PM), including spare parts inventory, for deck and hotel equipment when not covered specifically by the engineering department. PM activities and results must be reported to Chief

  • Responsible to ensure that correct PPE is in use by personnel under his authority

  • Responsible for ensuring compliance with the vessel's Garbage Management Plan

  • Responsible for maintenance of deck and hotel equipment not covered by the engineering department

  • Sets watches, assigns jobs, approves overtime and ensures that assigned jobs are completed successfully by bridge personnel.

  • Completion, issuance and maintenance of McDermott HSE related reports and documents i.e. statistics, inspection reports, meeting minutes.

  • Monitoring personnel manifested to join the vessel to ensure they hold current prerequisite training for the designation.

  • Identifies maintenance needs, sets and revises priorities, and assigns maintenance activities.

  • Requisitions supplies necessary for the safe efficient operations of vessel.

  • Acts as the vessel's Response Coordinator with reference to the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

  • To be familiar with, and capable of operating the vessel's GMDSS and other radio and navigational equipment

  • To ensure that adequate registration of deck loads is maintained during his watch.

  • Accurately maintain logbooks, the planned maintenance system and spare part control for deck related equipment

  • Assist with medical emergencies as they occur.

  • Participate in daily pre-shift meetings.

  • Act as primary Vessel Security Officer. Maintain Vessel Security Plan and conduct security drills.

  • Ensure current MARSEC levels are followed onboard

  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties

  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.

  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, fire-fighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and/or other training as applicable for the function

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 5 years' experience in a similar Mechanical role

  • High school graduate

  • Mechanical Engineering Certificate

  • Fluent both in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations

  • STCW95 Reg:

  • II/2 - Master,

  • IV/2 GMDSS,

  • VI/4-1 - Medical First Aid

  • VI/5 - Ship Security Officer

  • VI/2-2 Fast Rescue Craft (If assigned to FRC)

  • Nautical Institute Full DP Operator's Certificate 

  • STCW medical fitness certificate

  • Minimum: 360 Days Sea Time documented as OICNW of which 180 days must be as OICNW on vessels engaged in offshore construction operations

 

 

 

 

2nd Mate/DPO  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Tasks and Responsibilities of 2nd Mate/DPO include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for Navigation, DP or anchor operations when on duty

  • Responsible to maintain current log books on all operations such as vessel movements, helicopter and boat arrivals and departures, deck activities, incidents and accidents

  • Responsible for maintaining the bridge in an orderly and professional manner

  • Responsible for updating navigational publications and charts when appointed in name by the Master

  • Responsible for preparation of manifests for helicopters and supply vessels

  • Assist in planned maintenance of safety equipment, deck equipment and miscellaneous navigational equipment

  • Perform duties in connection with the GMDSS installation

  • Carry out duties and responsibilities as laid down in the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

  • Oversee deck operations and crane operations with reference to overall vessel operational requirements

  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties

  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.

  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and/or other training as applicable for the function

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 5 years' experience in a similar Mechanical role

  • High school graduate

  • Mechanical Engineering Certificate

  • Valid Offshore Medical

  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)

  • Fluent both in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations

  • STCW95 Reg.

  • II/1 - OICNW,

  • IV/2 - GMDSS

  • VI/4-1 Medical First Aid

  • VI/2-2 Fast Rescue Craft (If assigned to FRC)

  • V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties

  • Nautical Institute Full DP Operator's Certificate

  • STCW medical fitness certificate

 

 

 

BOSUN  

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Tasks and Responsibilities of Bosun include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.

  • Responsible to organize day to day work on deck

  • Responsible to see that regular maintenance to manufacturer's specifications are performed on deck equipment and crane

  • Responsible to ensure that correct PPE is in use by personnel under his authority

  • Proficient in all rigging operations

  • Proficient in the maintenance of deck equipment

  • Carry out duties and responsibilities as laid down in the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties

  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.

  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, fire-fighting, man overboard exercises.

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 5 years' experience in a similar Mechanical role

  • High school graduate

  • Valid Offshore Medical

  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)

  • Fluent both in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations

  • STCW95 Reg VI/1 Basic Training

  • II/4 - Rating Forming Part of a Navigation Watch

  • STCW95 Reg. VI/2-1 Survival Craft

  • V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties

  • STCW medical fitness certificate

  • Minimum: 180 Days Sea Time documented as Able Seaman

 

 

 

 

 

ABLE BODIED SEAMAN

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Tasks and Responsibilities of Able Bodied Seaman include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.

  • Proficient in all rigging operations under direction

  • Work as directed by Bosun.

  • Carry out duties and responsibilities as laid down in the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties

  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.

  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS:

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 2 years' experience in a similar role

  • High school graduate

  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)

  • Fluent both in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations

  • STCW95 Reg: II/4 - Rating Forming Part of a Navigation Watch

  • STCW95 Reg. VI/2-1 Survival Craft

  • STCW95 Reg. VI/2-2 Fast Rescue Craft (If assigned to FRC)

  • V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties

  • STCW medical fitness certificate

 

 

 

 

ORDINARY SEAMAN

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

Tasks and Responsibilities of an Ordinary Seaman include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.

  • Proficient in all rigging operations under direction

  • Work as directed by Bosun.

  • Carry out duties and responsibilities as laid down in the Shipboard Oil Pollution Emergency Plan (SOPEP)

  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties

  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.

  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat

 

 

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 5 years' experience in a similar Mechanical role

  • High school graduate

  • Mechanical Engineering Certificate

  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)

  • Fluent both in spoken and written English

  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations

  • STCW95 Reg:

  • VI/1 - Basic Training

  • STCW95 Reg. VI/2-1 Survival Craft

  • STCW95 Reg. VI/2-2 Fast Rescue Craft (If assigned to FRC)

  • V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties

  • STCW medical fitness certificate