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Workboat Skipper

The Company

Since the 1970s, Briggs has grown to become a market leader in the marine and environmental services industry, currently employing just under 700 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, 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

The Workboat Skipper will be required to manage the schedule requirements of the Peel Ports contract for dredging, oil spill and third-party work. They will be tasked with maintaining and improving the safety, efficiency and environmental performance of the service during operational hours, as well as delivering optimum business performance.

Principal Responsibilities

  • Ensure adequate resource allocation to meet operational demand
  • Carry out and ensure adherence to operational processes and procedures to meet Briggs’ and the client’s standards
  • Ensure all vehicles/vessels/equipment are maintained in accordance with operational guidelines
  • Keep the the planned maintenance system up to date and be familiar with defect statuses
  • Promote and develop best operational practice for dredging, oil spill response and third party jobs

The Candidate

The successful individual will have:

  • Experience of working in a marine environment
  • Competency in dredging operations
  • An understanding of oil spill response and pilot vessel operations
  • An Advanced Powerboat licence with Commercial Endorsement or a Yachtmaster Power certificate with Commercial Endorsement

What’s in it for you?

We offer an excellent package with a pension, life assurance, a 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 are eager to receive applications from individuals with all protected characteristics and commit to providing any reasonable adjustments that may be needed during the application and assessment process and upon joining.

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

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