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AB Deckhand

The Company

Since the 1970’s the Briggs Group have grown to become one of the world leaders in the marine and environmental services industry, currently employing just under 800 dedicated members of staff.

Providing clients with services ranging from terminal operations to subsea cable repair, we are committed to employing dedicated and skilled staff looking for a career that offers stability, genuine career progression and recognition.

Our core values support the Company’s mission and decision making and provides a benchmark for everything that we believe in. They are the Companies fundamental beliefs and are integrated into every employee process shaping the Company’s culture for future success.

The Role

The position will require the Deckhand to assist in the operations of Pilot launches, primarily operating out of Liverpool, also covering outstations at ports in Lancashire and Anglesey. The AB will, under the direction of Coxswain, assist in operating a variety of company vessels embarking and disembarking Pilots safely and efficiently.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Manning any of the company floating plant as required.
  • Assist in operating company floating plant from any location.
  • Basic mechanical maintenance/checks of launches and equipment.
  • Assist the Coxswain in maintaining log books and safety records.
  • Compile statements as requested and assist in compiling Incident Reports, Service Issue Reports, Defect Reports, Near Miss Reports, Safety Observation Reports.
  • Refuelling launches with full environment protection.
  • Responding to incidents afloat as directed by Port Control.
  • Maintain and update knowledge of operational practices and equipment, including local navigational knowledge.
  • The transfer of company floating plant between various stations (e.g. Liverpool, Anglesey and Lancashire).

The Candidate

You will be flexible with working shift patterns and have hands on experience within a similar role

  • MCA ENG 1 or ML5 Medical Certificate essential.
  • Recognised STCW 95 Sea Survival and First Aid qualification essential.
  • Commercially endorsed RYA Advanced Powerboat certificate desirable.
  • Driving Licence is essential.

What’s in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with pension, life assurance, Cycle to Work scheme and much more as well as opportunities for on-the-job training and career progression within a stable environment.

As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We encourage applicants from all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments you need during the application, assessment and upon joining.

Next Steps

You must be able to provide relevant documentation confirming that you have the right to work in the UK.

  • Role Details

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  • Role Type
    Permanent | Fulltime
  • Closing Date
    Jun 14, 2024
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