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Project Master Mariner (Farnborough) /

LOC London is seeking to recruit a Project Master Mariner.  Reporting to the Project Directors, the Project Master Mariner will work predominantly on Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) and Advisory Services contracts. The first assignment will be on one of our bigger projects and will be based in Farnborough for the project duration (2-3 years).

Candidates should have sailed as Master Mariner and hold STCW Class 1 certification with command experience.

Main responsibilities will involve coordinating / carrying out site inspections and marine asset surveys and reviewing project procedure documentation relating to onshore and offshore energy projects. Candidates are expected to have significant working experience and knowledge in marine and offshore transportation and installation operations, MWS vessel suitability surveys, on/off hire, CMID and similar survey experience on a wide range of vessels.  OVID accreditation and experience will be an advantage.

Candidates should have strong background and experience of offshore marine operations. MWS or Marine Consultancy experience is a big advantage. Preference experience will be marine transportation, offshore installation and heavy lifts.

There will be a high degree of client contact and consequently the successful candidate will possess excellent communication and report writing skills.  Fluency in reading and writing in English is a must to deliver quality attendance and vessel survey reports.

They should have the following key skills and qualifications:

  • STCW Class 1 certification
  • Proven track record in relevant offshore experience within marine and offshore sector.
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills being able to build rapport and develop constructive working relationships with clients, colleagues and staff.
  • Strong organisation skills being able to prioritise across multiple projects, clients and issues.
  • Teamwork demonstrated by the ability to work as an integral key member of the team as well as ability to direct others when leading a project.
  • Technically and commercially astute.
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Fluent English – reading and writing (essential).
  • A valid BOSIET Certificate

This position requires the role holder to travel regularly for extended periods and often at short notice (offshore and overseas). Due to the nature of the work candidates must be medically fit and hold current offshore medical certificate.

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