Taylor Hopkinson is working with a leading offshore wind developer to appoint a Marine Co-ordinator for one of its flagship projects. The role will take responsibility for the monitoring and co-ordination of all marine traffic operations ensuring alignment with the site generation license, consent conditions, policies, and procedures along with all applicable laws, regulations and industry best practices.
This is a full-time staff role based in Scotland, working on a rotational shift basis.
- Participate in the preparation of the marine coordination procedures.
- Revise and keep these procedures up to date.
- Monitor all systems for the tracking of vessels and transfer of personnel.
- Co-ordinate all project-related marine traffic between ports and the offshore sites.
- Communicate with marine traffic using VHF Radio.
- Preparation of vessel manifests.
- Maintain logging, meeting, and reporting routines as stipulated in the Marine Coordination Procedures.
- Obtain work schedules from the operations team and contractors and coordinate SIMOPS meetings and distribute minutes so to avoid traffic/ work related conflicts of interest.
- Co-ordinate monitoring and maintenance of navigational marking of the offshore site.
- Monitor and communicate weather reports.
- Prepare and issue Notices to Mariners, and other such advisory notices.
- Act as initial point of contact and coordinator for offshore emergency response plans.
- Support Search and Rescue operations.
- Responsible for the recording and reporting of defects, and under performance.
- Preparation of daily reports.
- Produce daily, weekly & monthly operational reports.
- Work with Asset/Site Managers to ensure safe daily wind farm operations.
- Ensure alignment with Moray East and Moray West through regular cross project liaison.
- Check Offshore personnel certification is correct and valid, issue crew change certification updates on a daily basis.
- Experience in marine coordination within the offshore wind or Oil and Gas industry.
- Proficient in VHF communications.
- Experience of incident control / crisis management.
- Knowledge of marine legislation and best industry practice.
- Evidence of transferable Control room experience from either Oil and Gas or any other relevant occupation
- Knowledge of WTG Safety Rules and Marine Coordination software.
- MCA Master 200 or higher.
- All current offshore certifications.
- HNC in Marine/Electrical/Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent (NVQ Level 4 and Above).
- Knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.
- Attention to detail to produce consistently high quality marine logs.
- Willing and able to work offshore on a rotational basis.