OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE JOB
To liaise closely with the internal and external parties to ensure that the tankers in management are progressed effectively and efficiently through vetting inspections.
To attend onboard as required and conduct pre-vetting inspections.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES and TASKS
Maintain up-to-date information in relation to current SIRE inspection requirements and to promulgate to the ships.
Monitor, in conjunction with the Superintendents deficiencies recorded by the Oil Companies and make recommendations to prevent a recurrence.
Promulgate deficiencies and remedial action to all tankers.
Proof read responses to SIRE inspections to ensure accuracy and consistency across the tanker fleets and dispatch in a timely manner.
Arrange pre-vetting inspections as required and on occasions attend on board.
Make recommendations for training of Sea staff to prevent a recurrence of deficiencies.
Co-ordinate the provision of specialist advice on vetting issues and promulgate new requirements.
Maintain up to date a list of Oil Companies requirements.
REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB (Qualifications, essential skills, and experience)
Class 1 Certificate of Competence engine or deck.
At least 10 (ten) years experience in related field (conducting a full and complete inspection according to the requirements of the latest Vessel Inspection Questionnaires (VIQ)).
Extensive experience in a tanker operational role within Ship Management .
Experience in a senior position onboard oil tankers or considerable vetting experience.
Shall hold or have held a Certificate of Advanced training appropriate to the type of vessel to be inspected or proof of satisfactory training under the STCW Convention/Code.
Ability to communicate clearly in English. Good communication (oral & written) skills.
Good analytical and problem solving skills. Good organizational skills.