Marine Advisor


About this job

  • Industry: Oil & Gas
  • Area of expertise: Engineering & Design
  • Location: Victoria

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 38
  • Education level: Professional Bachelor

About this role: Marine Advisor

Seeking a Marine Advisor for a 12 months contract required to support MPSV operations and future marine activities supporting Wells programs.

Brunel Australasia are currently partnering with one of worlds premier petroleum and petrochemical companies. They have a great reputation for creating a safety-focused culture.

  • Be the focal point for all marine matters liaising with Customer’s contractors, and internal technical groups.
  • Assist in the preparation and review of applicable marine procedures, processes, bridging documents, regulatory documentation; ensure that Marine Operations are planned and executed safely, and efficiently in compliance with international, national, and local regulation and applicable standards.
  • Provide marine operational and technical advice to Marine Operations Coordinator to assist marine asset utilization and planning information to be shared to relevant groups within and outside Customer’s organization.
  • Engage with Customer’s internal technical groups to assess business marine support needs and develop innovative concepts to provide novel, cost effective solutions.
  • Provide marine operational, technical, regulatory and commercial advice to Customer’s Procurement team to assist with the development and assessment of vessel tender and procurement activities. Ensure marine operations are conducted in accordance with Customer’s commercial terms and time charter agreements.
  • Act as Business Unit lead to apply Customer’s Marine Quality Assurance Best Practice and coordinate with Customer’s Global Marine Group to conduct inspections by third parties as required, manage closeout actions, and provide KPI reporting to Customer’s in country leadership.
  • Participate in vessel inspections and lead appropriate pre-hire and ongoing vessel inspections including the engagement of third parties where required.
  • Provide expertise to support Customer’s marine activities and ensure operations are conducted in accordance with Marine Operational Standards and Best Practices.
  • Implement and validate the application of the Customer’s marine procedures and quality assurance processes on contracted vessels including onsite and offshore voyages to verify the health of critical safeguards.
  • Be able to coordinate light marine studies and provide expert advice on marine technical issues such dynamic positioning, supply vessel operations, anchor handling, towing, semi-sub and jackup rig operations.
  • Maintain strong relationships with Customer’s contractors to promote a culture of transparency and set clear standards on compliance with commercial, technical and operations expectations
  • Participate in engagements with industry stakeholders including regulatory bodies on Marine matters associated with Customer’s operations including navigational safety matters.
  • Participate at interface meetings with Customer’s internal technical groups and relevant meetings with Customer’s contractors.
  • Participate in HAZIDs, risk assessments, periodical safety reviews, risk screens and other workshops associated with Customer’s Upstream marine operations. Take initiatives, based on Marine experience and knowledge, to highlight potential issues and assist with action items and development of solutions.


  • STCW Bridge or Engine room qualification
  • Prior offshore marine experience as a deck or engineering officer (required)
  • DP Operator Training or Certificate, or DP Technical Training
  • IMCA Logbook with work history
  • Prior onshore experience in a marine related capacity (not essential)
  • Have participated in the preparation and mobilization of vessels into Australian operations
  • Have participated in at least 3 OVIQ inspections
  • Have participated in at least 3 DP Annual Trials or FMEA Trial
  • Have experience in multiple vessel operations/types for example: Supply, AHTS, ROV, DSV, Pipelay, Heavy Lift, Drillship, DP Semi, Conventional Semi etc
  • Have participated in HAZID, Risk Assessment workshops
  • Have working knowledge of vessel safety management systems, interface plans, bridging documents and emergency response plans.
  • Candidates without the above requirements will be considered, dependent on experience


    • Melbourne Docklands Based role
    • 10hr days Monday- Friday
    • 12 month contract (potential to be extended)
    • Great Culture | Safety Focused | Professional Team

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    Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which connects talented people with opportunities throughout Australasia and around the world. We specialise in highly skilled roles across a variety of technical, professional, trades and craft disciplines, pairing candidates with industry-leading projects and organisations on a contract, permanent or secondment basis.

    Operating in Australasia since 2001, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 40 countries, 100+ offices and 45 years of successful operation.

    Brunel is proud to be equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and female candidates.

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    Darren Leavey
    Brunel Energy Australia Brisbane

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