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Mate – Severn Guardian

The Company

Since the 1970s, Briggs has grown to become a market leader in the marine and environmental services industry, employing 700 dedicated members of staff.

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

At Briggs, we are proud of our core values. They underpin our decision-making and provide a benchmark for all our work, as well as shaping our company culture for future success.

The Role

We are looking to recruit an experienced Mate on board the Severn Guardian on a full-time permanent basis. Reporting to the Master the Mate is to co-operate with the Master on all matters relating to the safe operation of the Coastal Survey Vessel. You will be proficient in the operation of any equipment required to successfully deliver the marine monitoring programme and other commercial projects. 

Principal Responsibilities

  • Ensure all activities carried out onboard the Coastal Survey Vessel are in accordance with the onboard codes of practice and company working instructions
  • Be familiar with the vessel`s structure, layout, and machinery onboard.
  • Should carry out all lawful instructions which is necessary for the employment of the vessel.
  • Undertake all tasks that would be reasonably required for an experienced Mate
  • Be able to carry out a navigation watch, demonstrate knowledge of operating bridge navigational equipment and be able to take collision avoidance measures.
  • Proficient in the operation of any equipment they are required to use and highlight any training needs e.g., deck crane, winches, vessel tender.
  • Should exercise care of the equipment and goods entrusted

The Candidate

The successful applicant must be flexible with working hours and have relevant hands-on experience in the operation of small vessels/RHIBS with a survey background preferred, full unrestricted ENG1 is essential with powerboat level 2 commercially endorsed. 

What’s in it for you?

We offer a comprehensive and generous remuneration package and will share the benefits of success in this role. 

As a Disability Confident accredited employer, we are committed to providing any reasonable adjustments that may be needed during the application and assessment process and upon joining.  We are committed to encouraging further growth from diverse groups, and we welcome applications from people of all abilities and currently under-represented groups.

Next Steps

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

To apply, please complete the form below.

  • Role Details

  • Location
    Severn Guardian
  • Role Type
    Permanent | Fulltime
  • Closing Date
    Jul 26, 2024
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