• Offshore
  • World wide
  • Renewable
  • Full time
Location area:
Saudi Arabia
5 weeks
Start date:
As soon as possible

The position

Currently we are looking for a Shift Supervisor - Pipe lay

The Shift Supervisor has the responsibility for the safe and efficient execution of the work in accordance with the legislation and company policies and procedures. This includes adhering to the company’s Code of Conduct, Vision, Values and Behaviours, as supported by the Safe System of Working including Accountability of Safety.


  • The Shift Supervisor is responsible for keeping the DP operator informed of any change in status of the operation. He will keep the bridge informed of all equipment deployed and equipment movements from the vessel. He shall inform the bridge immediately in the event of an emergency; 
  • Responsibility for the safe execution of the work in accordance with the relevant legislation, contract and company and project procedures;
  • The Shift Supervisor is responsible for all deck activities;
  • The Shift Supervisor is responsible for ensuring that all equipment used by the project team is in a satisfactory condition as regards performance, maintenance and calibration necessary to carry out the operation;
  • The Shift Supervisor has a specific duty to terminate the operation if he or she considers that any malfunction or operation of the equipment would prejudice the safety and satisfactory completion of the operation;
  • To assist as required by onshore management in support of ongoing operations; 
  • business acquisition, training and competence, and HSEQ activities;
  • Collating the necessary information attaining to the project and obtaining approval by customer's representative where required;
  • Ensuring that all reporting requirements as laid out in our client project documentation are undertaken;
  • Ensuring that a thorough and detailed handover briefing prior to transferring control of the operation to a relief Supervisor – this includes breaks;
  • Ensuring that all personnel involved in the operation receive sufficient coaching and supervision to assist them in carrying out their appointed tasks in a safe and effective manner;
  • Be familiar with and implementation of our client management of change process & procedures;
  • Maximising the working synergies between project and marine personnel;
  • Maximising the use of common work processes between project and marine. 


  • Operate within the Code of Conduct; 
  • Operate according our clients Business Management System; 
  • Execute standards and procedures for the Operations Management Function. 


  • Client Representative


  • Offshore Manager
  • DP Officers onboard
  • All project crew members onboard
  • All support departments onshore associated with the role of Shift Supervisor


  • Survival (Bosiet or FOET); 
  • Medical (Medical Offshore, OGUK, Norwegian or Nogepa);
  • Full GWO (First Aid, Working at Height, Manual Handling, Fire Awareness and Sea Survival). 

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Interested in this job?

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Do you have any questions?

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Marinus van der Peet