Chevron Corporation Chevron Marine Pilot in Barrow Island, Australia

Chevron is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Offering some of the most dynamic career opportunities in the industry, Chevron Australia – headquartered in Perth – leads the development of the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas projects, and manages world-class operations and exploration activities.

Chevron Australia has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Marine Pilot to join the Marine Operations team. Reporting to the Marine Superintendent, this permanent role will be responsible for the safe management of marine operations in pilotage waters.

The position will involve a four weeks on, four weeks off rotational assignment on Barrow Island or in Onslow port.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Understudy the Marine Pilot / Marine Pilot Loading Master positions and progress through the full suite of Marine Pilot Loading Master specific training

  • Observe and become proficient at managing all planning and record-keeping paperwork with respect to the safe completion of pilotage tasks, according to regulator and Chevron requirements

  • Observe and become proficient at managing the safe and efficient use of escort and harbour-assist tugs [up to 4] in the execution of channel transit, swing in turning basin and berthing manoeuvres.

  • Provide feedback on Tug and Tug Master performance to facilitate continuous improvement and incident/near-miss investigation and lessons learned/best practice recognition

  • Observe and become proficient at managing the efficient use of the Pilot boat/s and the safe transfer of personnel and equipment to/from vessels under pilotage in accordance with International and Chevron standards

  • Focus on safety of marine operations, environmental protection and marine operability and reliability

  • Provide familiarisation/training for newly-assigned Production Staff in jetty operations

  • Commitment to health, environment and safety and Chevron best practices

Key skills and experience required:

  • Must have held or qualify for a Australia/New Zealand marine pilot’s license

  • Valid master class 1 (unlimited) certificate of competency, preferably issued by Australian Maritime Safety Authority (AMSA) or be in possession of a valid certificate of recognition from AMSA

  • Marine security ID card

  • Full driver’s license

  • Experience (at least 3 years) as Pilot or Pilot/Harbor Master is preferred

  • Significant sea going experience (at least 10 years) in a watchkeeping / senior officer role – preferably in the oil and gas industry

  • Previous experience with oil tanker or LNG carrier marine operations would be considered advantageous but not essential for this role

  • Proven ability to work well with a variety of cultural backgrounds and professional disciplines

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and build key relationships that contribute to high-class business results

  • Demonstrated commitment to Chevron’s values of integrity, partnership and trust and achieving an incident and injury free environment

Why join Chevron:

  • Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies and has been present in Australia for more than 60 years

  • You will be provided a competitive package and an opportunity to contribute to two of Australia’s largest oil and gas projects

  • Chevron offers career development opportunities to all employees including onboarding, training and development, mentoring, volunteering opportunities and networking groups

  • Chevron is proudly recognised as an employer of choice, guided by a vision of diversity, inclusion and committed to equal employment opportunity

  • Chevron supports work-life balance and offers employees access to various health and wellness programs

We actively encourage applications from Australian Aboriginals, women, mature age applicants, candidates with disabilities and those with diverse cultural backgrounds. To be a part of our success, apply now.

Position Close Date: Tuesday 29 May 2018, 3pm WST