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Dynamic Positioning Officer (DPO)

  • Job type: Temporary
  • Job reference: : BBBH120787
  • Location: Malaysia, Kota Kinabalu
  • Sector: Offshore, Marine Crew, Drilling
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 08/02/2018
This vacancy has now expired.

-Responsible for the safe navigation of the vessel and set up assignment of the DP position reference systems when on duty. Shall not leave the bridge unless relieved by another qualified person
-Operating dynamic positioning (DP) equipment as per Company and vessel operating procedures
Ensure the bridge and DP logbooks are maintained
-Operate the ballast control system to maintain the rig in a stable condition at the correct draft and trim as directed by the SSL
-Set up operational parameters for the DP system and ensure system data is correct
-Advise relevant personnel as per Well Specific Operating Guidelines (WSOG) of potential position loss
-Referencing riser analysis create WSOG document for well planning. Ensure WSOF are followed while on location
-Ensure that all defects and anomalies on any bridge equipment are reported to the OIM and relevant department heads. Maintain records of these and ensure that they are corrected
-Monitor Vessel Management System (VMS) and fire/gas alarms
-Ensure marine publications and navigational charts are up to date and maintained
-Ensure GMDSS systems are functioning, routinely tested and log maintained
Ensure watch checklist, procedure checklist and bridge equipment checks are completed. Liaise with other departments, client, supply boats etc.
-Responsible for monitoring and ensuring the safe transfer of fluids internally and between the rig and supply vessels
-Ensure that approved rig operating procedures are adhered to at all times, Report all unsafe activities, situations, and potential hazards to supervisor
-Ensure there is adequate rig power and reserves for maintenance, current and forthcoming operations
Competent in the use of data logger and extracting information from it
-Assist technical department in performing preventive maintenance on DP equipment as per company procedures. Ensure the system's performance is not degraded by this maintenance
-Competent in all DP and VMS user setting and their affect on operations. Able to adjust user setting for changing conditions or operations
-Actively participate in safety, departmental, pre-tour, client meetings etc.
-Responsible for coordinating the permit to work system


-High School Diploma or Equivalent
-Minimum three years as a Dynamic Position Operator on any DP2/3 vessel with preferred experience on a drilling vessel.
-Valid DPO Certificate
-Licenses: STWC '95/A/II/1
-Valid medical examination and drug screen
-Skills: Able to operate software applications as applicable to position

For more information about this role please contact our Singapore office

Spencer Ogden Energy Pte Ltd
Agency License Number: 13C6321