2nd Mate/DPO

OSM Maritime Group
Houston, Texas, United States
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5 + Years Experience

Company: OSM Maritime Group
Skills: Dynamic Positioning, Ships Mate / Officer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

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



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.





  • 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