Boat Captain for Landing Craft

The Position
Reporting to the General Manager - Offshore Operation Fish Business Unit, the Landing Craft Captain shall be responsible for followings:

  • The Landing Craft or Boat Captain has to ensure that all legal and company standards are adhered to in both the vessel and the crew, paying particular attention to any environmental issues such as oil spills or the emission of any other pollutants.
  • Operates tugs and landing crafts with barges, safety conscious, always considers coastguard and environmental regulation, assists in maintenance and repair, operates in both deep and shallow water.
  • Working within Maritime as a Boat Captain you will be responsible for the safety of the crew and any cargo, and so the Captain must regularly inspect vessels to assess whether they are seaworthy, and whether any machinery on-board is safe for use.
  • Responsible for the safe operation of their vessel and must ensure that it is operated and crewed according to both company and legal guidelines.
  • To investigate any damage to the vessel, personal injuries of crew and the environmental effects of the vessel; this includes monitoring any pollution and checking for oil spills around the vessel and at ports and harbors. As a Ship or Boat Captain Health and safety is a priority.
  • To maintain all on-board equipment, including machinery, engines and safety equipment with regular inspection.
  • Monitor daily progress of the vessel, observing speed, engine pressure and water depths.
  • The Boat Captain must also maintain full knowledge of the cargo carried by the vessel and answer any queries from the customs official.
  • The Boat Captain must conduct his crew in their tasks, monitoring the performance of license and unlicensed crew.
  • In-depth knowledge of cargo storage, vessel maintenance and navigation.
  • Technical knowledge of the vessel is required, as is an in-depth understanding of tides, navigation and the effects of weather conditions.

The Person To be considered for this role, the candidate is expected to have:

  • Valid Driver's license and valid Class A CDL
  • Must have TWIC card or be eligible
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment. 7- 10 years’ experience preferred
  • Must have flexible work schedule and be able to travel and truck in Al lith
  • No more than 1 preventable accident and no more than 3 moving violations in the last 3 years
  • Must have verifiable driving experience
  • No felonies, DUI's, or misdemeanors in the last 10 years
  • No suspensions in the last 5 years
  • Qualifications: 200 or greater ton license with towing endorsement, experience in diverse sea routes and Red Sea routes preferred, computer literate preferred.

Contact David Cahill or Johnny Watters at hr.fbu@naqua.com.sa

 

 


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