Position: 3rd Mate

Positions Available 1
Industry Marine
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 30th Oct 17
Contract type Contract
Reference ID 11870
Contact Shauna Pierce shauna.pierce@puglisevich.com

Position details



REPORTS TO: Chief Mate


LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland


BASIC FUNCTION: Assist the Chief Mate and Master in exercising control over the vessel’s marine operations with due regard for safety of personnel, maintenance of vessel equipment and protection of the environment.



  • High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • Valid Unlimited 3rd Mate Licenses (Home country and Flag state)
  • 1+ year previous experience as 3rd Mate
  • GMDSS License
  • Knowledge of technical calculations required for the safe operation of the drilling unit and basic computer skills
  • Valid medical and vaccination certificates
  • Must pass Physical, Drug Screen and Background /Pre-Employment Screening Checks.
  • Must have Basic Survival Training, H2S Alive, First Aid, WHMIS 2015, Fall Protection and Confined Space Entry.




  • Exercise control of the safe navigation of the vessel in order to ensure that all navigation operations are carried out in accordance with Company policies and procedures, regulations and sound marine practices.
  • Become familiar with the vessel’s bridge and navigation equipment. Assist with voyage planning and rig move operations.
  • Provide assistance during anchoring operations.
  • Provide assistance in ensuring that the vessel’s navigational equipment is maintained, fully functional and tested in accordance with SOLAS regulations.
  • Oversee the maintenance of deck equipment, firefighting and lifesaving equipment and marine department lifting equipment, and update records accordingly
  • Assist with maintaining the vessel in a seaworthy condition in accordance with its Marine Operating Manual.
  • Assist with maintaining the watertight integrity of the vessel, loading and storage of consumables, securing of supply vessels and helicopter operations.
  • Assist with carrying out the vessel’s Class Surveys as well as other regulatory inspections and audits.
  • Provide assistance in ensuring the vessel complies with local and international pollution regulations.
  • Assist in maintaining the vessel in a stable condition and at the correct draft and trim.
  • Assist with running and maintaining records for hydrophones and subsea beacons
  • Make regular use of the onboard simulator for training purposes, where available.
  • Ensure that all defects and anomalies are reported to your supervisor or the Master. Maintain records of these and ensure they are corrected adequately.
  • Understudy the chief mate and deputize as required
  • Assist as required with maintaining and carrying out PM’s on all marine department equipment as per RMS and under the direction of the Chief Mate/Senior Mate
  • Gain familiarity with the vessel’s dynamic positioning equipment, and work towards gaining a Nautical Institute DP Certificate.



  • Actively participate in emergency drills per Station Bill assignment.
  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures.
  • Perform assigned duties during emergency situations and emergency protection responses as designated on the station bill.
  • Ensure Company and regulatory requirements for environmental protection are complied with.
  • Ensure a high standard of hygiene and housekeeping is maintained onboard the vessel.


If you are interested in this opportunity please submit your resume to shauna.pierce@puglisevich.com


We would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however only those selected for interview will be contacted.



Company Info

Company: Puglisevich