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Dive Lead
Location:
Offshore

Closing Date:
February 28, 2017

Job Description:


Upstream Solutions Inc. (USI) is currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Dive Lead located Offshore.


PROJECT REPORTS TO:
Vessel Lead or Operations Area Lead

FUNCTIONALLY REPORTS TO:
Diving Critical Activity Specialist

OVERSEES:
Diving Contractor


MAIN FUNCTIONS

  • Serve as primary interface with Installation Contractor/Diving Sub-Contractor on matters related to diving scope of work.
  • Monitor the diving contractor to ensure diving operations are conducted safely and appropriately in compliance with Company standards and contractual agreement.
  • Provide diving technical support to the installation team.


TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Become familiar with relevant Company practices and diving standard references.
  • Monitor contractor performance and ensure specifications / approved procedures are followed.
  • Attends vessel safety meetings and tool box talks to ensure there is a clear understanding of the activities that are to be performed.
  • Communicate relevant information with the Project Diving Safety Specialist
  • Relay all relevant Safety Alerts with the Contractor and the Dive Team.
  • Conduct diving plant and equipment assessments, ensuring contractor performs maintenance and testing
  • Ensures that any issues raised during the HAZID/HIRA process or safety meetings are closed out with acceptable mitigations prior to the start of the work.
  • Review dive team personnel certifications and qualifications are compliant with Company standard.
  • Work closely with the Company and Contractor vessel teams to ensure diving and related marine activity is properly planned and executed according to Company approved instructions.
  • Acts as the focal point between the operator and the contractor particularly for SIMOPS and PTW.
  • Fulfills the relevant role in the management of change process.
  • Performs periodic observations of operational areas to check on progress, safety and housekeeping.
  • Participates in the development of all SIMOPs documents to ensure that all parties have a clear understanding of diving activities and their impact on adjacent work activities.
  • Maintain a detailed log covering the project activities offshore with reference to any specific messages, e-mails or telephone conversations.
  • Monitors the contractor to ensure compliance with diving legislation, Company standards and best industry practice.
  • Monitor certain diving activities such as supervisor/diver communications, diver video monitoring, ROV/Diver SIMOPS, diver/crane operations, bell deployment/recovery, diving suitability to environmental conditions and vessel movement.
  • Monitor the dive team for competence, knowledge and skill proficiency.
  • Review of Contractor's diving logs and daily reports.
  • Ensure contractor follows established emergency response plans. Fulfill the Company worksite representative role in emergency response.
  • Ensure incident and investigation reporting is followed as laid out in the Company’s SSH&E plan.
  • Ensure the Contractor completes project close out reporting
  • Develop ‘lessons learned’ on project completion and provide to the Company project team.


QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Have a minimum of 10 years of experience in offshore saturation diving and 5 years of dive supervision in support of the oil and gas industry.
  • Have current or previously held a Bell Diving Supervisor certification from the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) or Diver Certification Board of Canada (DCBC). .
  • Experience performing Diving System Assurance Audits to the IMCA D 023 and 024 standards. Complete a Diving System Assurance Training Course
  • Sound knowledge of IMCA and CSA-Z275 diving standards, and diving regulations in offshore Canada
  • Five years minimum experience in diving operations from a dynamic position (DP) vessel. Complete a Dynamic Position Familiarization Course accredited by the Nautical Institute.
  • Working experience in sub-sea installation of pipeline spools, flange make-up, bolt tensioning
  • Knowledge and experience with Work Class ROVs on construction projects
  • Two years minimum experience in offshore construction management working as a project superintendent or manager.
  • Sound knowledge of sub-sea tooling, installation and repair techniques.
  • Have training in HSE practices and have a NEBOSH General Industry certification, or equivalent.
  • Attended a Diving Worksite Representative training course accredited by a member of the Association of Oil and Gas Producers (IOGP)
  • Have a current Basic Offshore Survival Induction and Emergency Training (BOSIET) certificate
  • Have a current Company approved offshore medical
  • Proficiency in report and procedure writing.
  • Proficiency with computer use with Microsoft Word, Excel and common E-mail systems
  • Speak fluent English

Residents of Newfoundland and Labrador will be given first consideration for this role.


Qualified candidates can apply for this role by either clicking on the Apply Now button below or forwarding their resume to careers@upstreamsolutions.ca, quoting the job title in the subject field.

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