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Petrofac is currently looking to recruit a Barge Operator based in Aberdeen, UK.

What we do

Petrofac is a leading international service provider to the oil and gas production and processing industry. We design, build, operate and maintain oil and gas facilities, which we deliver through a range of flexible and innovative commercial models that can be aligned to an individual client, project or asset. We have a diverse client portfolio which includes many of the world’s leading integrated, independent and national oil and gas companies.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Actively support a working environment based on respect for health, safety and environmental issues and maintenance of a high level of asset integrity.
  • Participate as a member of the Barge Master’s team in delivering performance against targets.
  • Build effective working relationships with other departments and shifts.
  • Loading, storage and discharging of oil cargo.
  • Ballasting, trim and stability of the vessel.
  • COW, tank cleaning, gas freeing for entry.
  • Mooring and unmooring of shuttle tankers as designated by the Barge Master.
  • Vessel systems power management.
  • Ensure vessel position and heading is maintained and implements changes to vessel heading as required.
  • Maintain an effective marine and aviation radio watch.
  • Co-ordinate in-field operations involving shuttle tankers, support vessels and helicopters.
  • Carry out first-line maintenance on marine systems where competent or assist as appropriate.
  • Complete verification assurance and routine activities and maintain accurate records.
  • Liaise with all departments to minimize disruption to operational activities.
  • Maintain accurate records of on-board marine operations, vessel and aircraft movements.
  • Comply with Company procedures and ensure a full and comprehensive handover detailing all relevant information in accordance with these procedures
  • Commit to Competence Assurance System and undertake any training and assessment required for the role.

  • Essential Skills:

  • STCW II/1 OOW Qualification
  • Tanker Endorsement (Oil)

  • Equal Opportunities

    We recruit, reward and develop our people based on merit regardless of race, nationality, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, marital status or disability. We value our people and treat everyone who works for or with Petrofac fairly and without discrimination.
    If you are selected as a potential candidate, we will be in touch.


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