Saudi Aramco, a fully integrated, global petroleum and chemicals enterprise, is the state-owned oil company of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Through our 80-year history we have become a world leader in hydrocarbons exploration, production, refining, distribution, shipping and marketing, and the world’s top exporter of crude oil and natural gas liquids (NGLs). We manage proven conventional crude oil and condensate reserves of 260.2 billion barrels. Our average daily crude production in 2013 was 9.4 million barrels per day (bpd).
We are seeking a highly competent Offshore Captain to join the Marine Department based offshore working a 42/21 rotation.
The Captain will serve in command of Marine vessels (Jack-up Barges/Floaters) performing a variety of deck and navigational duties necessary for the safe and efficient operation of the Saudi Aramco owned fleet, as a skilled and certified Master.
As the successful candidate you will hold a HNC/HND in Marine navigation from a recognized Maritime academy or Nautical college.
You will also hold a valid Class 1 Unlimited Master Certificate of Competency. The certificate must be valid and in accordance with STCW-95 requirements.
You will have at least ten years of experience of sea service, including working as Master on Docking Tugs, Anchor Handling Tugs, Supply and Safety vessels (AHTSS) and Jack-up Barges.
You will be able to communicate clearly in oral and written English.
Duties and Responsibilities
You will be required to perform the following:
Assume command of the assigned vessel and is in charge of officers and crew.
Assure that the vessel is maintained in such a manner that any and all assignments can be carried out safely and efficiently.
Operate the vessel at sea in accordance with international rule of the road; navigate by the use of charts, beacons, buoys, radar or echo sounder and generally conversant with all navigational aids carried on the assigned vessel.
Keep accurate daily records and log books.
Direct and inspect preventive maintenance on both hull and machinery to ensure that assigned vessel maintains 100% availability to user organization, keeping the Unit Head notified well in advance of any repairs requiring shore assistance.
Conduct regular firefighting, lifesaving and emergency procedure exercises to evaluate and maintain crew proficiency.
Conduct regular pollution control drills to assure the vessel is operationally prepared to react immediately to an oil spill alert at all times.
Investigate and document, immediately after occurrence, any operational accident, personal injury, alleged or otherwise. Obtain witnesses statements and summon assistance promptly if vessel is in immediate danger through grounding, fire or sinking.
Ensure that the vessel is properly equipped, stored and provisioned in keeping with the vessels assignment; assure that Saudi Aramco's policy regarding quantity and quality of food is carried out and prevent the waste of food and other consumable stores.
Inspect frequently the vessel's hull, machinery spaces, firefighting and safety equipment, storerooms, crews' quarters, galley, and mess areas to ensure that the vessel is up to Saudi Aramco standards.
Hold full responsibility for the discipline, health, training and general well-being of all members of the crew.