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Massive Recruitment At West African Ventures

Date Posted: 27/Nov/2013
Deadline: 31/Dec/2013
  • Specialization Engineering
  • Industry
  • Experience 0 year(s)
  • Location Lagos

West African Ventures, an operating company of the Sea Trucks Group, was established in 2000 and is a 100% Nigerian company and a leading indigenous provider of offshore engineering, procurement, fabrication, installation and vessel charter services. 

With corporate headquarters in Lagos, marine support base & shipyard in Warri, dry-dock and fabrication facilities in 
Onne Oil & Gas Free Zone, WAV provides excellent offshore support services to the Nigerian Oil & Gas sector. 

WAV operates a fleet of new, flexible DP-3 construction / accommodation vessels offering its clients a wide range of versatile solutions for their project needs. Services which include:

  • SURF services, involving EPIC of subsea oil and gas flexible pipelines and subsea infrastructure;
  • Conventional services, involving EPIC of production platforms and associated pipelines;
  • Decommissioning services;
  • Accommodation services;
  • Trunkline installation. 


WAV owns and operates a fleet of offshore support vessels operating in Nigeria as well as a fleet of 134 inland support vessels in the Niger Delta and its upstream swamps.

In addition WAV operates a multifunctional fabrication yard and oilfield supply base at Onne Oil & Gas Free Zone Nigeria, providing its customers a wide range of construction, fabrication and maintenance services.

WAV also operates dry-dock facilities at Onne and Warri to maintain its offshore marine support fleet and its inland fleet.

 

Current Vacancies Onshore

 

Senior Subsea Pipeline Engineer

Senior Subsea Pipeline Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria 

 

Reports to:

  • Engineering Manager (functional).
  • Senior Project Engineer
     

Directs:

  • Pipeline Engineer
     

Responsible for:

  • Pipelay analysis using finite element software(s).
  • Code compliance analysis and check.
  • Davit lifting analysis using finite element software(s).
  • Pipeline installation procedures.
  • Shore-pulling calculations.
  • Interface meetings with other disciplines i.e. Marine Engineering.
     

Authorized to:

  • Request for input for preparation of assigned engineering deliverable.
     

Requirements:

Education and training

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant engineering discipline.
  • Relevant offshore training.
     

Experience

  • Senior Pipeline Engineer - minimum of 6 years experience in offshore engineering.
     

Knowledge & skills

  • Able to work with Pipelay Analysis Software(s) e.g offpipelay or similar ones.
  • Conversant with Structural Mechanics Theories.
  • Conversant with Offshore engineering codes and standards i.e. DNV
  • Conversant with other related Oil & Gas engineering and materials codes and standards e.g API, ASME, ASTM etc.
  • Conversant with Wave Theories and offshore hydrodynamics.
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of engineering, installation, testing and commissioning of offshore pipelines and structures.
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System (CMS) ensuring compliance to quality, safety, health, environment and safety (QHSES) requirements
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken.
  • Ability to work in a team.
  • Must be ’solutions-oriented’ and able to identify key issues and patterns in complex situations.
     

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Lead CAD Engineer

Lagos, Nigeria

 

Reports to:

  • Engineering Manager
     

Directs:

  • All CAD Engineers
     

Responsible for:

  • Implementation of company standard for drawings
  • Ensure quality of all drawings made at company engineering office
  • Ensuring all vessel and equipment drawings are up to date
  • Maintain and increase competence level of CAD engineers
  • Timely coordinate provision of drawings to projects
  • Allocation of CAD engineers to tasks
  • Communication and co-ordination of CAD engineers with other disciplines
  • Identification and reporting of technical areas of concern to Engineering manager
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) as applicable
     

Authorised to:

  • Take decision to ensure that quality of all drawings is safeguarded
  • Check all drawings for accuracy and completeness
  • Sign all drawings for CAD engineering approval
     

Requirements:

Education and Training

  • Vocational Education Degree in Civil, Mechanical or an equivalent engineering discipline. Bachelor’s degree is advantageous
  • Strong drafting and offshore construction/installation experience
  • Relevant software training
  • Proficiency in AutoCAD 2D/3D
     

 Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years relevant experience in CAD engineering, of which 5 years in offshore transportation and installation engineering 
     

Knowledge & Skills

  • High proficiency in AutoCAD; other CAD design software skills are advantageous
  • Good proficiency of English language (both written and spoken)
  • Professional appearance
  • Good coaching/leadership skills

 

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Marine Naval Architect
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Reports to:

  • Engineering Manager (functional).
  • Senior Project Engineer and Project Engineer (project related)

 

Liaises with:

  • Senior Engineers, Discipline Engineers and AutoCAD Engineers.

Directs:

  • AutoCAD Engineers, Discipline Engineers

Responsible for:

  • Supervision and consultation for any engineering marine issues. 
  • Provision and/or consultation for load-out arrangements. 
  • Supervision of anchor patterns for different kinds of operations. 
  • Provision of Tie-down calculation and transportation procedures. 
  • Provision of stability and catenary analysis. 
  • Supervision or provision of tow manuals.
  • Supervision and consultation for seafastening design. 
  • Timely completion of assigned engineering task.
  • Quality of prepared engineering deliverable, i.e. in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company requirements.
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) applicable to his field of responsibility. 
  • Proposing optimisation and improvements in his area of responsibility.

Authorised to:

  • Take decisions to ensure that quality of drawings and analysis are safeguarded and capable to achieve MWS requirements.

Requirements:

Education and Training

  • Bachelor Degree in Naval Architecture Engineering

Experience

  • Minimum of 10 years experience in design & engineering of which a minimum of 5 years in the offshore industry.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and pipelay techniques. 
  • Good understanding of contracting related legislation. 
  • Good knowledge of safety in design & engineering. 
  • Knowledge of Quality, Health, Environment and Security Systems. 
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken. 
  • Capable to motivate and manage subordinates and colleagues. 
  • Prepared to travel and work irregular hours.

 

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Engineering Manager
Lagos, Nigeria

SeaTrucks Group is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager for its West African Ventures operation in Lagos, Nigeria. This concerns a fulltime position. The suitable candidate has a thorough background in offshore construction (in particular experience working in any of: flexible/umbilical’s, structures, rigid pipelay, mooring installation works) and in deep water projects.

Main responsibilities:

  • Providing supervision to a team of engineers and draftsmen;
  • Ensuring quality of engineering deliverables, including issues related to fit for purpose, safety, health, environment, security and cost;
  • Developing and preparing new equipment and vessels that suit the Company’s aspirations and objectives;
  • Reviewing workload and adjusting human resource capacity accordingly;
  • Management of engineering knowledge;
  • Ensuring that engineering staff is adequately skilled, experienced, trained and educated;
  • Allocation of engineering staff to tasks;
  • Ensuring optimal performance of engineering staff;
  • Engineering man-hour budget control;
  • Assisting Proposals Department in preparation of Proposal Documents;
  • Keeping abreast of innovative engineering developments;
  • Innovating and renewing engineering methods and solutions;
  • Motivation of engineering staff;
  • Control of engineering related documentation.


Requirements for this position:

  • MSc degree in engineering or alternatively BSc degree with extensive experience in design and engineering;
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in design & engineering, of which a minimum of 5 years in the offshore industry;
  • Management skills training;
  • Project management training;
  • Relevant offshore training;
  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and pipelay techniques;
  • Good knowledge of English language both written and spoken;
  • Capable to motivate and manage subordinates and colleagues.


Sea Trucks Group / WAV offer:

  • An international and dynamic environment;
  • Becoming part of an enthusiastic and hardworking team;
  • A competitive salary and remuneration package.


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

Engineering Manager
Lagos, Nigeria

SeaTrucks Group is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager for its West African Ventures operation in Lagos, Nigeria. This concerns a fulltime position. The suitable candidate has a thorough background in offshore construction (in particular experience working in any of: flexible/umbilical’s, structures, rigid pipelay, mooring installation works) and in deep water projects.

Main responsibilities:

  • Providing supervision to a team of engineers and draftsmen;
  • Ensuring quality of engineering deliverables, including issues related to fit for purpose, safety, health, environment, security and cost;
  • Developing and preparing new equipment and vessels that suit the Company’s aspirations and objectives;
  • Reviewing workload and adjusting human resource capacity accordingly;
  • Management of engineering knowledge;
  • Ensuring that engineering staff is adequately skilled, experienced, trained and educated;
  • Allocation of engineering staff to tasks;
  • Ensuring optimal performance of engineering staff;
  • Engineering man-hour budget control;
  • Assisting Proposals Department in preparation of Proposal Documents;
  • Keeping abreast of innovative engineering developments;
  • Innovating and renewing engineering methods and solutions;
  • Motivation of engineering staff;
  • Control of engineering related documentation.


Requirements for this position:

  • MSc degree in engineering or alternatively BSc degree with extensive experience in design and engineering;
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in design & engineering, of which a minimum of 5 years in the offshore industry;
  • Management skills training;
  • Project management training;
  • Relevant offshore training;
  • Good practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and pipelay techniques;
  • Good knowledge of English language both written and spoken;
  • Capable to motivate and manage subordinates and colleagues.


Sea Trucks Group / WAV offer:

  • An international and dynamic environment;
  • Becoming part of an enthusiastic and hardworking team;
  • A competitive salary and remuneration package.


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Deputy Contract’s Manager
Lagos, Nigeria


Reports to:

Contract Manager

Directs:

  • Contracts Specialist;
  • Contracts Engineer;
  • Contracts Administrator.


Key Interfaces:

  • Project Teams (Director   /Managers / others);
  • Project Services / Control;
  • Finance Department.


Responsibilities:

  • Draft Letters for contractual issues for Project Director / Manager;
  • Ensures that all the documents forming the Contract are made available and handed over to the proper function(s)in accordance with the applicable procedures;
  • Ensures that contractual information used by the Project Team is accurate and up-to-date;
  • Ensures proper filing of contractual information and documents;
  • Ensures the above activities also in respect of documents and information regarding ancillary contractual documents, such as agreements with partners, confidentiality agreements, licence agreements, affidavits, power of attorneys;
  • Advises the Project Director / Manager on aspects of the Project execution which deviate from the requirements of the Contract;
  • Manages change orders process from identification to resolution of change: prepares and coordinates any claims against or from the Client, Consortium partners and subcontractors; obtains technical, scheduling and pricing elements from relevant disciplines of the Project; under the direction of the Project Manager, submits, answers and negotiates change order requests and claims / counterclaims; keeps updated records and files of all change orders and claims;
  • As a support to Finance function checks that the milestones completion notices and other documents required for payment meet the contractual requirements;
  • Ensures in liaison with competent corporate functions that required insurance coverage is timely put in place and that required insurance certificates are provided / obtained from vendors, subcontractors and JV partners;
  • Assists the Project Director / Manager whenever a loss and/or damage falling under an insurance programme occurs. Subsequently follows up the evolution of the loss, providing support for the orderly build-up of the documentary evidence to be used to substantiate the Insurance Claim and attending the negotiations with the loss adjust in conjunction with the relevant Insurance Function;
  • Ensures that contractual and legal matters affecting Project execution are properly addressed, with the support of the relevant disciplines of the Project, and requires mobilisation of other supporting functions;
  • In co-ordination with the Project Director / Manager, attempts amicable resolution of disputes with client, partners and subcontractors. Provides support to the Litigation Department in case of Legal Proceedings or Arbitration;
  • Ensures regular reporting, in accordance with applicable procedures and internal instructions, on major aspects of the Project, in particular on the status of progress, payments, change orders, claims, bank guarantees, bonds and retentions, parent company guarantees.


Qualifications / Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Quantity Surveying/Engineering/Law;
  • MRICS or equivalent;
  • Minimum of 15 years’ experience, at least 5 of which must have been at management level, and a minimum of 10 years’ experience in the Oil and Gas Industry, with at least 7 of those years being with a Contracting organisation;
  • Preference for experience in Nigerian oil and gas project environment both offshore and onshore environment;
  • Excellent English language both written and spoken with strong presentation, communication and negotiation skills.

 

Interested?

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Send applications to: [email protected]

 

Field Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria


Reports to:

  • Construction Department Manager (Onshore);
  • Offshore Construction Manager (Offshore).


Liaises with:

  • Project & Construction Engineers (Office);
  • Project Team (Offshore).


Responsible for:

  • Timely completion of assigned engineering tasks;
  • Quality of prepared engineering deliverables, i.e. in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company requirements;
  • "Fitness for purpose" of engineering deliverables;
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) applicable to his field of responsibility;
  • Proposing optimisation and improvements in his area of responsibility;
  • Liaising with the Senior Project Engineer or Offshore Construction Manager about project matters during offshore activities;
  • Engineering support during execution phase of the project (fabrication and installation, offshore);
  • Effective use of the PTW System;
  • Technical liaising with client and subcontractors during offshore activities;
  • Supporting the OCM on all technical matters pertaining to the work offshore;
  • Ensuring that work carried out offshore is in accordance with the approved procedures and technical specifications;
  • Liaising with the Construction Engineers and Project Engineers where additional engineering is needed offshore.


Authorised to:

  • Request for input for preparation of assigned engineering deliverable;
  • Key performance indicator;
  • Successful completion of offshore project.


Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant engineering discipline;
  • Relevant offshore training;
  • Knowledgeable in international codes and standards.


Experience:

Minimum of 3 years experience in offshore engineering.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of engineering, installation, testing and commissioning of offshore pipelines and structures;
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System (CMS) ensuring compliance to quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) requirements;
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken;
  • Ability to work in a team and co-ordinate activities;
  • Prepared to work offshore;
  • Must be’ solutions-oriented’ and able to identify key issues and patterns in complex situations.

 

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Docking Superintendent
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Authority:

The Docking Superintendent may direct any member in his division

Reporting Relationships:

The Docking Superintendent reports to the Technical Team Leader Onne and/or Manager Marine Assets, WAVentures. The Docking Superintendent has a cooperative relationship with the HSE Manager, Operations Manager and all technical crew on board of the vessels.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide on time, safe, reliable, and cost effective drydocking operations for the Lagos operated vessels and barges;
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement;
  • Identify, manage and monitor risks;
  • Advise on the technical operations of all vessels owned or operated by WAVentures;
  • Liaise closely with the vessels’ Technical Superintendent, vessels’ masters and chief engineers to ensure the vessels hull, tanks, machinery and equipment are maintained/overhauled/docked efficient to companies standard;
  • Ensure that all personnel under his control are suitably qualified;
  • Takes lead in planning of a dry-docking and other significant material or services contracts;
  • Ensure the compliance of the vessels to the ISM Code within his area of responsibility and docking maintenance of the vessels is correctly applied;
  • To provide specialist advice and recommendations on all important technical issues affecting the vessels safety and operations;
  • To identify opportunities to improve technical issues to increase customer service and company value;
  • To work in close relation with the procurement department and approve docking purchase orders and advises the Technical Superintendent on spare parts, consumbles and equipmnent for the WAVentures vessels.


Key Performance Indicators:

  • The ability to effectively manage Vessel and barges dry dockings;
  • Able to communicate effectively and articulately at all levels;
  • Demonstrate excellent management of technical docking issues. Assures vessel availability for all operations after a docking period;
  • Understanding, and compliance with all applicable international Rules, Regulations, Legislation, Codes, Guidelines, Standards and Specifications;
  • Total commitment to, and leadership of, the WAVentures SMS;
  • Effective motivation of all staff (at sea and ashore) to execute their activities in a professional manner in accordance with the WAVentures SMS.


HSEQ Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead by example in demonstrating the correct behavior in implementing all HSE programmers;
  • Recognize the ‘ownership' of health, safety and environmental control within their sphere of activity and lead by example. Require reporting Supervisors to demonstrate effective control over health, safety and environmental responsibilities;
  • Meet or exceed company and regulatory requirements and strive for continuous improvement. Ensure implementation of strategies through Performance and Results program;
  • Ensure that a chain of command exists whereby responsibility and authority for safety matters are clearly determined, documented and understood;
  • Make arrangements for the necessary training, including induction training, of all personnel under their control in the safe working procedures relevant to their activities. Ensure that all staff under their control are adequately qualified and experienced for the jobs they undertake;
  • Include health and safety objectives in job appraisal systems within their area of responsibility;
  • Ensure arrangements are in place for the co-ordination and control of Sub-Contractor activities;
  • Provide working conditions, which are justified as maintaining acceptable levels of safety and a healthy environment for all operations. Ensure all relevant workplace safety inspections etc take place;
  • Ensure that the relevant risk assessments are undertaken and reviewed. Ensure and maintain all safeguards and controls as required by the Safe System of Work / Risk Assessment;
  • Ensure that there is adequate provision and necessary allocation of time for Health, Safety and Environmental management;
  • Communicate HSE Policy and Processes to supervisors and staff. Maintain effective consultation in respect of Health, Safety and Environmental management. Include Health, Safety and Environment as an agenda item in all meetings. Attend HSE meetings;
  • Take action in accordance with the Company disciplinary procedures for those who are negligent in failing to follow established safety and environmental procedures or misuse equipment provided for their health and safety.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Ability Required:

  • Knowledge of the technical lay out of the WAVentures fleet;
  • Knowledge of all aspects of vessel and barges drydocking. Mechanical, electrical and constructive;
  • Pleasant disposition with the capability to be authoritative when necessary;
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English language;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of principle discipline and peripheral subjects;
  • Strong co-ordination, organisation and liaison skills with the ability to seek and gain consensus solutions to complex issues.


Experience and Education:

  • Qualified Chief Engineer or dual licenced Officer with reasonable seagoing experience;
  • Highly experienced as (docking) Superintendent for a shipping company;
  • Has knowledge and experience in inspecting steel constructions and steel repairs;
  • Has preferrable worked in a ship repair yard as a “project” Manager or similar position to understand yard repair practises;
  • Experience with AHTS vessels and barges.


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

Assistant Technical Manager
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Authority:

The Assistant Technical Manager may direct any member of the Technical Department.

Reporting Relationships:

The Assistant Technical Manager reports to the Manager Marine Assets, WAVentures Lagos. The (Assistant) Technical Manager has a cooperative relationship with the HSE Manager, Sales & Marketing Manager, Human Resources Manager, General Manager, Operations Manager and Chartering Manager and works in close contact with WAVentures Projects.

The Technical Department including Technical team leader Onne, Superintendents, Technical Coordinators and Vessel Chief Engineers report regarding daily matters to the Assistant Technical Manager.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an on time, safe, reliable, and cost effective technical service operation for all Lagos managed assets;
  • Works in close cooperation with the Manager Marine Assets;
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement;
  • Identify, manage and monitor risks;
  • Advise on the technical operations of all vessels owned or operated by WAVentures;
  • Liaise closely with the vessels’ masters and chief engineers to ensure the vessels hulls, machinery and equipment are operated efficiently and maintained in good condition;
  • Ensures that all personnel under the control of the technical manager are suitably qualified;
  • Ensure the compliance of the vessels to the ISM Code within his area of responsibility and planned maintenance of the vessels is correctly applied;
  • To provide specialist advice and recommendations on all important technical issues affecting the vessels;
  • To identify opportunities to improve technical issues to increase customer service and company value;
  • To supervise and manage the introduction of the STAR IPS system on all vessels and in the office;
  • To work in close relation with the procurement department and approves purchase orders and advise on spare parts,consumbles and equipmnent for WAVentures Assets;
  • Takes over the duties of the Technical Teamleader Onne and Manager Marine Assets during their leave at their respective location.


Key Performance Indicators:

  • The ability to effectively assist in managing the Technical Department and maintain high staff retention;
  • Able to communicate effectively and articulately at all levels;
  • Demonstrate excellent management of technical issues especially vessel availability;
  • Understanding, implementation and compliance with all applicable international Rules, Regulations, Legislation, Codes, Guidelines, Standards and Specifications;
  • Total commitment to, and leadership of, the WAVentures SMS;
  • Effective motivation of all staff (at sea and ashore) to execute their activities in a professional manner in accordance with the WAVentures SMS;
  • Identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities for the SMS.


HSEQ Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead by example in demonstrating the correct behavior in implementing all HSE programmers;
  • Recognize the ‘ownership' of health, safety and environmental control within their sphere of activity and lead by example. Require reporting Supervisors to demonstrate effective control over health, safety and environmental responsibilities;
  • Meet or exceed company and regulatory requirements and strive for continuous improvement. Ensure implementation of strategies through Performance and Results program;
  • Ensure that a chain of command exists whereby responsibility and authority for safety matters are clearly determined, documented and understood;
  • Make arrangements for the necessary training, including induction training, of all personnel under their control in the safe working procedures relevant to their activities. Ensure that all staff under their control are adequately qualified and experienced for the jobs they undertake;
  • Include health and safety objectives in job appraisal systems within their area of responsibility;
  • Ensure arrangements are in place for the co-ordination and control of Sub-Contractor activities;
  • Provide working conditions, which are justified as maintaining acceptable levels of safety and a healthy environment for all operations. Ensure all relevant workplace safety inspections etc take place;
  • Ensure that the relevant risk assessments are undertaken and reviewed. Ensure and maintain all safeguards and controls as required by the Safe System of Work / Risk Assessment;
  • Ensure that there is adequate provision and necessary allocation of time for Health, Safety and Environmental management;
  • Communicate HSE Policy and Processes to supervisors and staff. Maintain effective consultation in respect of Health, Safety and Environmental management. Include Health, Safety and Environment as an agenda item in all meetings. Attend HSE meetings;
  • Take action in accordance with the Company disciplinary procedures for those who are negligent in failing to follow established safety and environmental procedures or misuse equipment provided for their health and safety.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Ability Required:

  • Knowledge of the technical lay out of the WAVentures operated Assets;
  • Pleasant disposition with the capability to be authoritative when necessary;
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English language;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of principle discipline and peripheral subjects;
  • Strong co-ordination, organisation and liaison skills with the ability to seek and gain consensus solutions to complex issues.


Experience and Education:

  • Qualified Engineer perferably with chief engineers experience and large Technical Superintendent experience;
  • Experience on AHTS vessels and/or barges is perferred;
  • DP experience is a pre;
  • Experience in similar position is not necessary. A driven and hands on mentality is absolutely needed.


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Technical Superintendend
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Authority:

The Technical Superintendent may direct any member in his division.

Reporting Relationships:

The Technical Superintendent reports to the Technical Teamleader Onne and/or Manager Marine Assets, WAVentures. The Technical Superintendent has a cooperative relationship with the HSE Manager, , Operations Manager ,Star/IPS Officer and all technical crew on board of the vessels and a supportive action towards the New Build Team.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an on time, safe, reliable, and cost effective technical service operation for the Lagos operated vessels and barges;
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement;
  • Identify, manage and monitor risks;
  • Advise on the technical operations of all vessels owned or operated by WAVentures;
  • Liaise closely with the vessels’ masters and chief engineers to ensure the vessels hulls, machinery and equipment are operated efficiently and maintained in good condition;
  • Ensure that all personnel under the control his are suitably qualified;
  • Assist in planning dry-docking and other significant material or services contracts
  • Ensure the compliance of the vessels to the ISM Code within his area of responsibility and planned maintenance of the vessels is correctly applied;
  • To provide specialist advice and recommendations on all important technical issues affecting the vessels;
  • To identify opportunities to improve technical issues to increase customer service and company value;
  • To supervise and manage the mechanical division within the STAR IPS system on all vessels and in the office and work in close relation with the Star/IPS officer;
  • To work in close relation with the procurement department and approve purchase orders and advise on spare parts,consumbles and equipmnent for the WAVentures vessels.


Key Performance Indicators:

  • The ability to effectively manage the Mechanical Division and maintain high staff retention;
  • Able to communicate effectively and articulately at all levels;
  • Demonstrate excellent management of technical issues especially vessel availability for all operations;
  • Understanding, implementation and compliance with all applicable international Rules, Regulations, Legislation, Codes, Guidelines, Standards and Specifications;
  • Total commitment to, and leadership of, the WAVentures SMS;
  • Effective motivation of all staff (at sea and ashore) to execute their activities in a professional manner in accordance with the WAVentures SMS;
  • Identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities for the SMS.

 

HSEQ Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Lead by example in demonstrating the correct behavior in implementing all HSE programmers;
  • Recognize the ‘ownership' of health, safety and environmental control within their sphere of activity and lead by example. Require reporting Supervisors to demonstrate effective control over health, safety and environmental responsibilities;
  • Meet or exceed company and regulatory requirements and strive for continuous improvement. Ensure implementation of strategies through Performance and Results program;
  • Ensure that a chain of command exists whereby responsibility and authority for safety matters are clearly determined, documented and understood;
  • Make arrangements for the necessary training, including induction training, of all personnel under their control in the safe working procedures relevant to their activities. Ensure that all staff under their control are adequately qualified and experienced for the jobs they undertake;
  • Include health and safety objectives in job appraisal systems within their area of responsibility;
  • Ensure arrangements are in place for the co-ordination and control of Sub-Contractor activities;
  • Provide working conditions, which are justified as maintaining acceptable levels of safety and a healthy environment for all operations. Ensure all relevant workplace safety inspections etc take place;
  • Ensure that the relevant risk assessments are undertaken and reviewed. Ensure and maintain all safeguards and controls as required by the Safe System of Work / Risk Assessment;
  • Ensure that there is adequate provision and necessary allocation of time for Health, Safety and Environmental management;
  • Communicate HSE Policy and Processes to supervisors and staff. Maintain effective consultation in respect of Health, Safety and Environmental management. Include Health, Safety and Environment as an agenda item in all meetings. Attend HSE meetings;
  • Take action in accordance with the Company disciplinary procedures for those who are negligent in failing to follow established safety and environmental procedures or misuse equipment provided for their health and safety.

 

Knowledge, Skills & Ability Required:

  • Knowledge of the technical lay out of the WAVentures fleet;
  • Pleasant disposition with the capability to be authoritative when necessary;
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English language;
  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of principle discipline and peripheral subjects;
  • Strong co-ordination, organisation and liaison skills with the ability to seek and gain consensus solutions to complex issues.

 

Experience and Education:

  • Qualified Chief Engineer or dua: l licenced Officer with reasonable experience;
  • Experience in similar position;
  • Experience on AHTS vessels, perferrably with DP systems.


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Discipline Engineer Pre-Commissioning/Project
Lagos, Nigeria

 

Reports to:

  • Construction Manager (Functional);
  • Engineering Manager (Temporary);
  • Project Manger (Project Driven).


Liaises with:

  • Construction Department;
  • QHSE Department;
  • Offshore Construction Manager;
  • Procurement Department;
  • Engineering Department;
  • Project Manager;
  • Pre-commissioning Coordinator.

 

Directs:

Site Rigging Supervisor, Technicians, Equipment Operators, Discipline Engineers.

 

Responsible for:

Pre-commissioning

  • To ensure that all pre-commissioning activities are carried out with highest regard to the health and safety of all personnel and protection of the environment;
  • To ensure that all pre-commissioning work is undertaken in accordance with the company management system and project specific documentation;
  • To identify personal training needs, bring them to the attention of management and take full advantage of the training opportunity provided;
  • To fully familiarise himself with the contractual and technical content of a project prior to commencing any planning;
  • Ensure that equipment and consumables selected are suitable for the work and are complete;
  • Continual quest to improve project performance thus maintaining a competitive edge for further development. This may include identification of new methods and technology and cost reductions;
  • Oversee reporting, processing, plotting and fair drawing of project charting requirements. To vet final and arrange for timely dispatch;
  • Maintain close liaison with line management;
  • Adherence to company management system (CMS) applicable to his field of responsibility;
  • Proposing optimisation and improvements in his area of responsibility.


Project Engineering

  • Timely completion of engineering deliverables within man-hour budget;
  • Technical preparations for the project;
  • Ensuring that these preparations result into cost efficient project execution in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company, commercial requirements;
  • "Fitness for purpose" of project deliverables, based on contractual specifications;
  • Concept and method for fabrication, transportation, construction and installation;
  • Ensuring that technical concept and method is in accordance with common industrial standard practice;
  • Applying company’s technical expertise is to the maximum extent;
  • Engineering support during execution phase of the project (fabrication, offshore);
  • Compilation and finalisation of As-Built Records Dossier;
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) applicable to his field of responsibility.

 

Authorised to:

  • Prepare/review pre-commissioning deliverables;
  • Perform technical communication with subcontractors/vendors;
  • Deputise for the Pre-commissioning coordinator;
  • Approve engineering deliverables;
  • Perform technical communication with client and subcontractors.

 

Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng);
  • Ordinary National Diploma in Mechanical Engineering (OND);
  • Basic and Advanced Microsoft Word;
  • BOSIET certification;
  • Meter recertification Procedures;
  • PDMS Package training;
  • Risk Assessment and Control Course;
  • CASHES awareness Course;
  • Valid Medical certification.

 

Experience:

  • 6 years experience in the Oil and Gas sector;
  • Knowledge & Skills;
  • A team player and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to proactively plan for potential problem scenarios;
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System and ensuring compliance to quality, safety, health, environment and safety (QHSES) requirements;
  • Good knowledge of relevant software;
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of engineering, installation, testing and commissioning of offshore pipelines and structures;
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken;
  • Must be’ solutions-oriented’ and able to identify key issues and patterns in complex situations.

 

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button.

 

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Sr. Project Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria


Reports to:

  • Engineering Manager (functional);
  • Deputy Engineering Manager (functional);
  • Project Manager (project related).


Directs:

Project/Discipline/CAD Engineers.

Responsible for:

  • Timely completion of engineering deliverables within man-hour budget;
  • Technical preparations for the project;
  • Ensuring that these preparations result into cost efficient project execution in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company, commercial requirements;
  • "Fitness for purpose" of project deliverables, based on contractual specifications, codes and standards;
  • Concept and method for fabrication, transportation, construction and installation;
  • Ensuring that technical concept and method is in accordance with common industrial standard practice;
  • Applying company’s technical expertise is to the maximum extent;
  • Engineering support during execution phase of the project (fabrication, offshore);
  • Preparation and maintenance of Engineering Basis;
  • Preparing Engineering Planning;
  • Coordination, planning, control and progress reporting of engineering activities for the project;
  • Technical liaison with Procurement QA/QC,HSE, OCM and Subcontractors;
  • Coordination of engineering subcontractors;
  • Assist QA/QC in compilation and finalisation of As-Built Records Dossier;
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) applicable to his field of responsibility;
  • Proposing, stimulating and realising optimisation and improvements in his area of responsibility;
  • Analyse root causes of real time existing issues, document identified issues with the corresponding cause and solutions.


Authorised to:

  • Approve engineering deliverables;
  • Perform technical communication with Subcontractors.


Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant engineering discipline;
  • Relevant offshore training;
  • Project management training


Experience:

Minimum of 10 years experience in offshore engineering, of which at least 5 years in coordinating (project) engineering.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and pipelay techniques;
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System (CMS) ensuring compliance to quality, health, safety, environment and security (QHSES) requirements;
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken;
  • Ability to work in a team and to co-ordinate activities;
  • Prepared to travel and work at irregular hours;
  • Prepared to work offshore;
  • Ability to proactively plan for potential problems scenarios (Preparation of back-up plans);
  • Ability to prepare Root Corse Analysis (RCA).

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button. 

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Project Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria

 
Reports to:

  • Manager Engineering (functional);
  • Deputy Engineering Manager (functional);
  • (Sr.) Project Engineer (functional).


 Responsible for:

  • Timely completion of engineering deliverables within man-hour budget;
  • Technical preparations for the project;
  • Ensuring that these preparations result into cost efficient project execution in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company, commercial requirements;
  • "Fitness for purpose" of project deliverables, based on contractual specifications;
  • Concept and method for fabrication, transportation, construction and installation;
  • Ensuring that technical concept and method is in accordance with common industrial standard practice;
  • Applying company’s technical expertise is to the maximum extent;
  • Engineering support during execution phase of the project (fabrication, offshore);
  • Preparation and maintenance of Engineering Basis;
  • Preparing Engineering Planning;
  • Coordination, planning, control and progress reporting of engineering activities for the project;
  • Technical liaisoning with client, Procurement Coordinator and subcontractors;
  • Coordination of engineering subcontractors;
  • Compilation and finalisation of As-Built Records Dossier;
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) applicable to his field of responsibility;
  • Proposing, stimulating and realising optimisation and improvements in his area of responsibility.

 
Authorised to:

  • Approve engineering deliverables;
  • Perform technical communication with client and subcontractors.

 
Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree in relevant engineering discipline;
  • Relevant offshore training;
  • Project management training


Experience:

Minimum of 5 years experience in offshore engineering, of which at least 2 years in coordinating (project) engineering.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and pipelay techniques;
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System (CMS) ensuring compliance to quality, safety, health, environment and safety (QHSES) requirements;
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken;
  • Ability to work in a team and to co-ordinate activities;
  • Prepared to travel and work irregular hours;
  • Prepared to work offshore


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button. 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Senior Structural Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria


Reports to:

  • Engineering Manager (functional);
  • Project Manager (project related).


Directs:

Structural Engineers, Trainees and Draughtsmen involved in structural calculations and drafting.

 Responsible for:

  • Timely completion of all engineering deliverables assigned within the Project;
  • Ensure that contractual specifications, codes and standards are followed in project execution in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company and commercial requirements;
  • Inputs into methods for fabrication, transportation, construction and installation;
  • Ensure that technical concepts and methods are in accordance with common industrial standard practice;
  • Responsible for all Structural design work in a given project;
  • Engineering support during execution phase of the project (fabrication, offshore);
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) as applicable;
  • Proposing, stimulating and realising optimisation and improvements in the area of responsibility.

 
Authorised to:

  • Review of applicable engineering deliverables;
  • Review all calculations and analysis performed by Structural Engineers and Trainees;

 
Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil/Structural engineering or relevant engineering discipline;
  • Relevant offshore training;
  • Strong engineering design experience;
  • Relevant software training. 


Experience:

Minimum of 10 years experience in offshore engineering, of which at least 7 years in engineering design.

 Knowledge & Skills:

  • Conversant with the use of AutoCAD software;
  • Ability to generate MTO from structural Drawings;
  • Good knowledge of design codes, standards and specifications;
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and construction techniques;
  • Good knowledge of Design/ Calculation software and analysis tool;
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System (CMS) ensuring compliance to quality, health, safety, environment and security (QHSES) requirements;
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken;
  • Ability to work in a team and to co-ordinate activities;
  • Ability to proactively plan for potential problems scenarios (preparation of back-up plans);
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings;
  • Good theoretical knowledge of structural analysis.

 

Interested?

Please apply by using the below button. 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Structural Engineer
Lagos, Nigeria


Reports to:

  • Engineering Manager (functional);
  • Senior Project Engineer (project related).


Liaises with:

  • Senior Project Engineer;
  • Cad Engineers.


Directs:

Trainees and Draughtsmen involved in structural calculations and drafting;

Responsible for:

  • Timely completion of assigned engineering task;
  • Quality of prepared engineering deliverable, i.e. in accordance with contractual, legislative, regulatory, company requirements;
  • "Fitness for purpose" of engineering deliverables;
  • Adherence to Company Management System (CMS) applicable to structural Engineering;
  • Ensures Drawings are completed on time and checked for errors before transmitting to client;
  • Ensures the structural integrity of materials used in projects;
  • Engineering support during execution phase of the project (fabrication, offshore).


Authorised to:

  • Request for input for preparation of assigned engineering deliverable;
  • Review of applicable engineering deliverables.


Education and Training:

  • Bachelor Degree in Civil engineering or relevant engineering discipline;
  • Relevant offshore training.


Experience:

Minimum of 2 years experience in offshore engineering.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Conversant with the use of AutoCAD software;
  • Ability to generate MTO from structural Drawings;
  • Good knowledge of design codes, standards and specifications;
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of offshore transportation, installation and construction techniques;
  • Good knowledge of Design/ Calculation software and analysis tool;
  • Good knowledge of Company Management System (CMS) ensuring compliance to quality, health, safety, environment and security (QHSES) requirements;
  • Good knowledge of the English language both written and spoken;
  • Ability to work in a team and to co-ordinate activities;
  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings;
  • Good theoretical knowledge of structural analysis;
  • Must be’ solutions-oriented’ and able to identify key issues and patterns in complex situations.


Interested?

Please apply by using the below button. 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

 

 

Current Vacancies Offshore

Vessel Master / Captain
AHTS / Utility Fleet

The Master has the overall authority and responsibility for the operations of the vessel with due regard for the safety and the protection of it's crew and the environment.

The Master is a 100% professional with hands on, in depth experience in all facets of Offshore operations (Anchor Handling, Towing / Rig Moves, Supply...). Besides excellent boat handling skills, the Master has the management skills to train, coach and maintain his deck, engineering and bridge crew to the standard of Sea Trucks Group, and their own potential.

The Master maintains pro-actively all communication lines with both client and base / office management.

Responsibilities:

  • Overall management, planning, organization and control of all vessel activities;
  • Operational excellence and display of Seamanship;
  • Implement / maintain the Company's policies (Operations, Safety, HR, Management System...);
  • Ensure the vessel complies with Flag State, Classification Society and Local Rules and Regulations at all times;
  • Safe navigation of the vessel whilst in transit, on location and berthing and un-berthing in port;
  • Maintain the Ship Security Plan and ensure compliance with the ISPS Code.

 
Requirements:

  • Fluent in verbal / written English;
  • Fully licensed Master of Vessel Unlimited in accordance with STCW 95;
  • DP Certified, where applicable;
  • Valid Medical Certificate;
  • Training and up to date certification in accordance with STCW 95 and Flag State Regulations;
  • Genuine, proven and documented Offshore Seamanship.

 

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

Tension Machine Operators
Construction Barge Fleet

Responsibilities:

  • Operator of tension machine(s) during pipe laying.


Requirements:

  • Well seasoned and experienced with all pipe lay operations.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

 

Spacer
Construction Barge Fleet

Responsibilities:

  • Safe execution of operational requirements as directed by Barge Foreman;
  • Issue work instructions;
  • Check pipes for proper pre-heat prior to welding;
  • Align pipe joints for welding of root bead;
  • Monitor pipes in ready-rack for proper sequence.


Requirements:

  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English;
  • Minimum 2 years offshore (pipe lay) experience as spacer.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Pipeline Tower Operators
Construction Barge Fleet

Responsibilities:

  • Move barge on line /on heading according to pipe lay survey route.


Requirements:

  • Well seasoned and experienced with all pipe lay operations.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

 

Pipeline Anchor Foreman
Construction Barge Fleet

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of all shift anchor running and movements of AHTS.


Requirements:

  • Well seasoned and experienced with all pipe lay operations.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

ETO - Electronic Technician
AHTS / Utility Fleet

Responsibilities:

  • General electrical/electronical repair and maintenance on board the barge/vessel;
  • Troubleshoot and repair of electrical power supply and distribution systems;
  • Troubleshoot engine and steering control systems;
  • Instrumentation engineering and analyzing;
  • Installation and repair of all navigation and communications equipment;
  • Analysis and rectification of control boards, PLC and PCB;
  • Vessel inspection and reporting to Technical Manager.


Requirements:

  • Maritime Electro Automation specialist;
  • STCW 95 certifications according to section A-VI/1;
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Chief Officer
AHTS / Utility Fleet

The Chief Officer is the second in command on the vessel under study of the Master.

On board of our AHTS the dedicated fields of the Chief Officer are, but not limited to, to co-ordinate all deck activities and administration of the vessel.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the vessel's Master in implementing / maintaining the Company's policies and Safety Management System;
  • Control the Dynamic Positioning operations, where applicable;
  • Watch keeper when on conventional watches;
  • Departmental head for Deck Officers and Crew;
  • Manage all deck and bridge inventories;
  • Any other dedicated task as assigned by the vessel's Master.


Requirements:

  • Fluent in verbal / written English;- Fully licensed Chief Officer of Vessels Unlimited in accordance with STCW 95;
  • DP Certified, where applicable;
  • Valid Medical Certificate;
  • Training and up to date certification in accordance with STCW 95 and Flag State Regulations;
  • Genuine, proven and documented Offshore Seamanship.

 

 

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Chief Engineer
AHTS / Utility Fleet

The Chief Engineer is head of the engineering department and has authority over all engineering and planned maintenance.

The Chief Engineer is a 100% professional with hands on, in depth experience in all operational and technical aspects of Offshore operations (Winch handling, cargo, liquids and bulk handling, Maintenance and engineering, 
troubleshooting, ...). Besides excellent technical skills, the Chief Engineer has the management skills to train, coach and maintain his engineering crew to the standards of Sea Trucks Group, and to their own potential.

The Chief Engineer maintains pro-actively all communication lines with superintendents and the Technical Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the efficient, safe running and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical and ancillary equipment and deck machinery on board the vessel;
  • Operational excellence and display of Seamanship;
  • Ensure that the Planned Maintenance System is properly maintained and reported. This includes inventories on board, Maintenance and Breakdowns, and the maintenance of Technical Manuals, Tools and Instructions;
  • Ensure all certification is in date;
  • Assist the vessel's Master in preparing dry dock specification and work scopes;
  • Assist the vessel's Master to implement and maintain the Company's policies and Safety Management System;
  • Ensure that all Engine Room Watch keeping duties are fulfilled.

 
Requirements:

  • Fluent in verbal / written English;
  • Fully licensed Chief Engineer III/2 in accordance with STCW 95;
  • Valid Medical Certificate;
  • Training and up to date certification in accordance with STCW 95 and Flag State Regulations;
  • Genuine, proven and documented Offshore Seamanship.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Barge Foreman
Construction Barge Fleet

Coordination and supervision of project related construction activities.

Responsibilities:

  • In charge of all deck and pipe lay operations on shift;
  • Issue work instructions to all construction crew;
  • Ensure the construction superintendant is kept fully informed of potential problems and construction status;
  • Liaise with Deck Engineer to ensure preventative maintenance and construction activities are coordinated;
  • Liaise with any sub contractor foremen to ensure smooth operation and coordination with ship’s regular crew;
  • Liaise with Field Engineer on all projects related operations;
  • Ensure rigging gear used is within date and properly marked;
  • Ensure with the Superintendant that the manning levels are maintained as required for the job.

 
Requirements:

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a barge foreman on a major offshore pipe lay vessel;
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

2nd Engineer
AHTS / Utility Fleet

The 2nd Engineer is second in command of the engineering department, under study and reports to the vessel's Chief Engineer.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Chief Engineer for the efficient, safe running and maintenance of the mechanical, electrical and ancillary equipment and deck machinery on board the vessel;
  • Operational excellence and display of Seamanship;
  • Ensure with Chief Engineer that the Planned Maintenance System is properly maintained and reported. This includes inventories on board, Maintenance and Breakdowns and maintenance of Technical Manuals, Tools and Instructions;
  • Assist the vessel's Master in preparing dry dock specifications and work scopes;
  • Assist the vessel's Master to implement and maintain the Company's policies and Safety Management System;
  • Act as engine room Watch-keeper.


Requirements:

  • Fluent in verbal / written English;
  • Fully licensed Second Engineer III/2 in accordance with STCW 95;
  • Valid Medical Certificate;
  • Training and up to date certification in accordance with STCW 95 and Flag State Regulations;
  • Genuine, proven and documented offshore Seamanship.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 

Master Pipelay Barge
Construction Barge Fleet

Requirements:

  • Master (unlimited) Reg. II / 2;
  • Valid Medical Certificate;
  • DP Certificate (unlimited).


Experience:

  • Extensive experience with anchored barges.

 

Interested?

 

Send applications to: [email protected]

 

 







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