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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

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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