Position: Radio Operator

Positions Available 1
Industry Oil & Gas
Location 611 Torbay Road, Suite 1
Hourly Rate N/A
Salary N/A
Start Date 1st Jan 18
Contract type Full Time
Reference ID 12478
Contact Shauna Pierce Shauna.pierce@puglisevich.com

Position details

RADIO OPERATOR

 

REPORTS TO: Offshore Installation Manager (OIM)

DEPARTMENT: Marine

SUPERVISES: N/A

LOCATION: Offshore Newfoundland
TYPE OF RIG: DP3 Self Propelled, Semi Submersible MODU, 6th Generation RAM Rig
ROTATION: 21/21

START DATE: January 2018
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Full-Time

NUMBER OF POSITIONS: 1

 

BASIC FUNCTION: Operate rig communication equipment and answers phones. Carry out clerical duties such as filing and typing as directed

 

PREREQUISITES / QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Work experience and demonstrated ability of oral and written communications may be substituted in lieu of formal education
  • Valid Marine Radiotelephone or equivalent certificate
  • 2+ years experience as a Radio Operator
  • Basic computer skills
  • Valid GMDSS License
  • Valid medical examination 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.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

OPERATIONS/MAINTENANCE:

  • Receive and transmit messages between rig and shore bases, supply vessels, helicopters, and other stations by radio-telephone
  • Operate all communication equipment in the radio room and ensure they are well maintained and operational
  • Maintain a radio watch on maritime and aeronautical emergency frequencies
  • Maintain records/logs of all radio communications to and from the rig. Keep records of telephone charges from the installation (if applicable)
  • Ensure the maintenance of all electronic navigational aids where applicable
  • Test the standby radio equipment SARTS and Epirbs and the radio equipment in the lifeboats as required by RMS. These tests to include checking of the radio room batteries
  • Advise the OIM of any emergency situations within the vicinity of the installation
  • Inform the Helicopter Landing Officer and control room of all intended helicopter traffic to the rig
  • Establish and maintain radio contact with helicopter traffic to and from the rig. Advise pilots of landing clearances, meteorological conditions, etc and record in the helicopter movement log
  • Receive and transmit messages between rig and shore bases, supply vessels, helicopters, and other stations by radio-telephone
  • Operate all communication equipment in the radio room and ensure they are well maintained and operational
  • Maintain a radio watch on maritime and aeronautical emergency frequencies
  • Maintain records/logs of all radio communications to and from the rig. Keep records of telephone charges from the installation (if applicable)
  • Ensure the maintenance of all electronic navigational aids where applicable
  • Test the standby radio equipment SARTS and Epirbs and the radio equipment in the lifeboats as required by RMS. These tests to include checking of the radio room batteries
  • Advise the OIM of any emergency situations within the vicinity of the installation
  • Inform the Helicopter Landing Officer and control room of all intended helicopter traffic to the rig
  • Establish and maintain radio contact with helicopter traffic to and from the rig. Advise pilots of landing clearances, meteorological conditions, etc and record in the helicopter movement log
  • Coordinate and control the isolation of radio equipment during periods of radio silence
  • Assist with the embarkation and disembarkation of all passengers and briefings as required
  • Assist with the maintenance of GMS POB modules as required
  • Assist the RSTC with the tracking of START cards on a daily basis

 

QHSE:

  • Incorporate the THINK process into all tasks, whether working alone or as part of a team
  • Participate in START process
  • Call a Time Out for Safety (TOFS) whenever an unplanned hazard or a change in the expected results is observed
  • Carry out assigned duties in a safe manner according to Company policies and procedures
  • Participate in emergency drills and respond to emergency situations as per designation on station bill
  • Become familiar with the rig’s emergency and medical evacuation procedures
  • Report any incidents, potential hazards or abnormal situations to the supervisors
  • Attend the weekly safety meeting

 

ADMINISTRATIVE/PERSONNEL:

  • Meet the training requirements according to the applicable training matrix
  • Participate fully in the annual performance appraisal process
  • Provide clerical/administrative support to the OIM as required
  • Promote and maintain a good working relationship with other departments, third party personnel and Client Representative
  • Maintain discipline onboard and ensure compliance with Company disciplinary procedures
  • Maintain an up to date personnel on board and room assignment lists, where applicable
  • Prepare timesheets for personnel onboard in accordance with payroll procedures
  • Maintain strict confidentiality of all work performed including well data, payroll information, crew lists, add personal data including contact information relative to rig’s crew

 

It is the objective of Puglisevich to ensure employment equity within the workplace. We encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples, visible minorities, women, and persons with disabilities having the capability, qualifications and experience to make application for this position. Qualified residents of the province of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration in the staffing of these positions.

 

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

Please send resumes to shauna.pierce@puglisevich.com

 

Company Info

Company: Puglisevich