Skills: Ships Deckhand / Deck Crew, Shipyard
Experience: 18 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: Cork, Ireland
No location/work authorization restrictions found.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Deck Cadet for our International Fleet of vessels through 30th September 2018.
Chevron Shipping Company transports crude oil, refined products, liquefied petroleum gas and liquefied natural gas (LNG) for Chevron customers worldwide. Our fleet includes U.S. and International vessels. Our International fleet trades worldwide including the Middle East, Southeast Asia, the Black Sea, South America, Mexico and West Africa, the United States, Europe, Australia and Asia.
The Deck Cadet will learn and perform the duties and responsibilities of the Deck Officer in a safe and professional manner and in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations. The Primary focus for cadets will be their own safety and the safety of those around them. Cadets will also focus on watch keeping duties and routines, familiarization regarding good seamanship practice, cargo operations and navigational duties under supervision of a licensed deck officer to become eligible to become a qualified licensed officer. The Deck Cadet will also become familiar with matters of administration and organization within the deck department and on the vessel as a whole.
Cadets are expected to be proactive with their approach to operations on board and seek out opportunities for their own growth and development.
Pre-sponsorship requirements consist of:
- Background check
- Functional capacity evaluation
- Seafarer’s Medical Examination
- Required Vaccinations
- Valid Passport
- DOT drug testing & Non-DOT hair drug test
Requirements during sponsorship (before first vessel assignment) consist of:
- US C1/D Visa
- Australian MCV
- Seaman’s Book
- Required STCW Courses
- Successfully completing college phase.
Being a Chevron Cadet is only the beginning…
At Chevron Shipping we recruit cadets based on our long-term plans. Many of our officers spend their careers at sea and advance to Captain or Chief Engineer. Some opt for a shore side position as support staff members. As part of shore side team you have lots of opportunity to put to work the skills you honed at sea. Whichever route you pursue, we can offer you a thoroughly rewarding career that’s a mix of what you’re good at, what you like to do, and what our business needs.
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
- Participate in company programs such as Near Miss Reporting, Safety and Environmental Management System (SEMS), Mariner Development System (Compass), and any other onboard training and compliance programs.
- Proactively engage the officers and crew aboard to benefit professional knowledge and development.
- Perform all deck department duties aboard ship under supervision of a licensed deck officer.
- Gain a thorough knowledge of equipment maintenance, watchkeeping, tracing and learning the various systems onboard (fuel, ballast, cargo, hydraulic, and pneumatic lines, cargo pumps, cranes, winches, ODM etc.).
- Stand a navigational/cargo watch to learn watch requirements as directed by the Training Officer.
- Assist in all deck related tasks both maintenance and operational including mooring/un-mooring.
- Complete Cadet Training Record Book tasks and projects in a timely manner and in good order.
- Active and positive participant in all safety meetings.
- Point out unsafe acts or conditions to everyone on board.
- Stop work if unsafe conditions or practices are uncovered.
- Able to participate in an Emergency Response team.
- Be effective in relating to others.
- Able to work well under pressure.
- Maintain an appropriate demeanor and appearance
- Minimum two Higher/A Levels.
- Minimum age of 18 years old before first sea phase.
Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.
Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do.
Diversity & Inclusion
We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.
Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:
“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”
As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.
We Support Career & Personal Development
We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.
At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.