You are responsible for the operation and overall maintenance of one of our Self Elevating Platforms on a BESIX or third party construction site
According to the project at hand you will work in day and / or night shifts and during your shift you will be responsible to operate the barge according to the instructions received by the project management.
This includes organizing the tow to position the vessel on the right spot, putting down and preloading the legs, jacking up to the desired height and if needed assist in the site operations (craning, loading or offloading etc.).
You will lead, coach and manage the crew necessary to operate and maintain the barge.
You will also ensure that the vessel meets all requirements set forth by local and / or international marine authorities or certification bodies.
All maintenance works shall be done in liaison with the project management and / or Brussels Head Office (HO), adequate reporting of all maintenance and repair work is required.
You are responsible for the safety on board and you will instruct and train your crew through regular toolbox talks, safety drills, and pre-task briefings and report this to HO
You will also make sure that all people (even non-crew) working on your vessel, are aware and apply the safety rules.
You will make and distribute detailed reports on your daily activities
You will stay informed at all times of weather, tidal, current and other operation related forecasts and conditions, and you will operate the vessel accordingly.
When required, you will take or organize the necessary precaution measures (seek shelter in closest port of jack-up to safe height).
Your competencies :
You lead a group of workers and subcontractors and motivates and monitors them even in difficult circumstances in order to achieve your deadlines;
You constantly involve your team with safety and quality policies and procedures, and you document the best practices and lessons learnt for the benefit of the team;
You supervise closely and assume full responsibility for people’s general well-being, assuring safety, quality and environmental rules on your barge are being respected within company guidelines;
You have a flexible personality, who don’t have any problems to work effectively and efficiently in different working places;
You are persevering, and don’t give even in difficult of unexpected changing situations in order to achieve the agreed end result.
You have a degree in navigation or a few years of relevant experience in this function. Yet, trainees with a passion for working offshore can be accepted as well;
Holder of a (basic) Offshore Training Certificate and / or a Certificate in Marine Operations of Self Elevating Platforms can be an asset;
You have a keen interest in technique, enabling you to operate and maintain the barge with respect for its equipment;
DGPS (Differential Global Positioning System) have no secrets for you;
Knowledge of first aid is required (Certificate is an asset);
Excellent skills in English is a must, knowledge of French (or Arabic) can be a major asset;
Any qualifications as an offshore crane operator are most welcome as well;
Knowledgeable in the use of computer and its standard office software;
Flexibility to work abroad.