Referent OSV Chief Engineer - Nigeria

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A leading international player in marine services, BOURBON offers to the most demanding oil & gas clients worldwide a full line of innovative, safe, high performance and new generation vessels and an expanded offer of offshore oil & gas services.
Bourbon Interoil Nigeria recruits a Referent Chief Engineer

Job Title: Referent OSV Chief Engineer - Nigeria  -  (180158)
Duties & Responsibilities

Continuously develop and improve competence of crew on board to ensure highest technical availability of vessels with efficient and cost optimized maintenance process
Description and expected outcome/performance indicators

  • Contribute to develop competence management in Maintenance and Safe performance:
    • Scheduling Vessels Technical Survey/Visit offshore and in port  and ensuring yearly achievement
    • Training crew on board for procedures, conduct training on board
  • TA full implementation
  • Supervise vessel maintenance and Safety on board by conducting VTI and tech visit
  • Assist Ch. Engineers with Operations where applicable for  
  • Investigate Incident & tech breakdown on board
  • Assist crew with Spare Parts Management
  • Develop and organize a best practice maintenance manual according to specific system of the vessel
  • Conduct appraisals of Technical Officers during onshore period


  • Number of visits by Tech team as per Annual plan (min 2 x vessel visit offshore per year)
  • SDF completed as per SMS and identified list for training needs
  • Number of external audit findings related to TECH process
  • annual appraisal and review for tech team on board
  • VTI reports as per plan
  • e-learning completed by tech team on board
  • Quality based Investigation of tech incident and tech breakdown 
  • Develop and organize a best practice maintenance manual according to specific system of the vessel
  • Conduct appraisals of Technical Officers during onshore period
  • Assist with crew briefings      

Line reporting and functional linkage

  • Reports to Technical Manager and interfaces with Tech Superintendants , Masters , CE's and crew , HR  , HSE
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Key skills

  • Ability to transfer skills to others


  • Good interpersonal skills , negotiation , training and facilitation , HR development , Performance development , stress management


  • 5 years as CE onboard OSV Vessels


  • English

Computer knowledge

  • Microsoft office package  and Task Assistant


  • Relevant seafarers qualifications


  • Rotational position  - Flexible 3m on/1m off - majority of time spent offshore between various vessels

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About Bourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited
Bourbon is a world leader in marine services for offshore oil and gasBourbon Interoil Nigeria Limited offers a latest generation fleet, ideally suited to meet the specficic requirements of the most demanding oil and gas clients.BOURBON operates in 45 countries, with a modern and standardized fleet of more than 510 vessels and 34 operating affiliates. The group is a service provider leader in the offshore oil and gas industry.From a family group specialized in sugar production, BOURBON has become...
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Job Summary
December 11, 2018
Offer Type
Minimum of 5years
Oil and Gas /Engineering/ Technical /Maritime Services / Shipping
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