Piloto de ROV Senior

Macae, Brazil

Job Reference 1183654

Location Macae, Brazil

Industry Oil & Gas - Offshore Oil

Function Other

Job Type Permanent

Date Added January 13, 2023

Academic Competencies:

  • Engineering / Technical Degree or equivalent in Electronic / Mechanical / Mechatronic or similar. Preferably Electronic or Mechatronic.

  • Minimum English, reading, writing, and speaking skills.
  • Experience in hull related inspections such as UWILD on FPSO, Drill ships and offshore vessels
  • CREA or CFT
  • Live within 200km from Macaé

Vocational Competencies

  • CBSP.
  • HUET.
  • NR-06.
  • ROV Logbook.
  •   Knowledge and experience working with electronic and electrical systems.

  •   Knowledge and use of a ROV Sonar System.
  • Additional safety accreditation on managing work safely (i.e., IOSH).

Experience Competencies:

  • Experience in maintaining and flying a class II Observation ROV according to the class system laid out in IMCA R 004.
  • Experience in maintaining and flying an Inspection class ROV other than Ocean Modules V8 500 inspection class ROV.
  • Minimum three years working offshore as an ROV Pilot piloting and maintaining ROVs and two years as a Senior ROV Pilot
  • ROV control, navigation, and propulsion systems.
  • Ability to direct operation of ROV System.
  • Safety and survival training to meet clients and industry requirements.
  • Strong team building, motivation, and leadership skills.
  • Self-starter.
  • Excellent Portuguese oral and written communication skills.
  • Keen team player.
  • Ability to work alone and under pressure.
  • Organisational skills.

  • Knowledge of floating / ship structures (i.e., FPSOs, Drill ships, Semi-Subs, FLNG).
  • Training in safe work management and risk assessment.
  • Experience with the ROV Ocean Module V8 M500, Seaeye Lynx, Seaeye Falcon, Video Ray MSS Defender and Power Ray Wizard.

Personal Attributes:
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  • Supervise the ROV Pilot while taking instructions from the Team Leader.
  • Piloting the ROV System.
  • Tether Management.
  • Ensure that the ROV and all systems and subsystems are in complete working order and in compliance with all technical requirements while the ROV is offshore and in use.
  • Assist in the launch, recovery, and operation of the ROV system and winch.
  • Carry out dives in accordance with recognised operating procedures in order to perform designated work safely and efficiently.
  • Navigate, observe, and perform all other duties related to the operation of manipulators and ancillary equipment fitted to the ROV.
  • Perform all pre-dive checks.
  • Communicate with the Team Leader immediately during the dive of any faults or deficiencies encountered during the Dive.
  • Complete the dive log for all dives.
  • Maintain and repair the ROV System and subsystem.
  • Submit requests to the Team Lead for re-ordering of ROV spares and consumables as required.
  • Communicate all safety incidents to the Team Leader immediately.
  • Ability to review and suggest improvements to preventative ROV maintenance plan
  • Participate in toolbox talks, safety briefings on a daily basis
  • To ensure safe working practice at all times
  • Ensure tracking and proper use of EM&I property
  • Maintain visibility of EM&I equipment
  • Liaise with client representatives immediately after arrival on site
  • Carry out risk assessment with client representative
  • Monitor progress and keep the client informed on a daily basis
  • Check all equipment prior to work commences and report to the Team Leader, accordingly, prepare equipment for backload with full manifest following completion of the work scope.  Record/report any equipment/tooling to remain onsite.
  • Monitor the status of all equipment offshore and report any damage to equipment by filing Equipment Status Report.
  • Follow the schedule of workscope plan and ensure the work scopes of the project finish in the agreed time frame.
  • Carry out EM&I proprietary diverless services (ODIN®) which include:
  • Carry out Mooring Chain Inspections, cleaning (use of cavitation blaster), and measurements (use of calliper set).
  • Hull Side Shell Repairs.
  • Sea Chest Blanking
  • Valve Plugging

  • QHSE knowledgeable and committed.
  • Understanding of Risk Based methods, Class and Regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain and repair the ROV System and subsystem when required.

    • Recognise potential areas for improvement/cost saving opportunities for both EM&I and the client
    • Recognise potential areas for improvement on equipment used to complete the workscope.
    • Recognise potential areas for improvement on work methods and procedures.

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