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Marine Consultant

Aberdeen, UK

Are you a DP Master Mariner or a DP Marine Engineer with a passion for the maritime industry? Are you motivated by creating value, and would you like to be a part of a unique, ambitious, and leading global independent energy and marine consultancy? Then this may be the role for you.

ABL Group, headquartered in London, is a leading independent global energy and marine consultancy working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition.

We seek to transition and navigate our clients towards a more sustainable future. We empower our people – we celebrate the diverse and inclusive work culture. We cherish the differences, and we value the power of different backgrounds, experiences, and talent because it makes us stronger. Together we will make the world a better place. Would you like to play your part?

We are looking to hire a Marine Consultant (Master Mariner or Marine Engineer) to join our team of experts in a dynamic and growing company that is driving the energy transition. A challenging job with lots of opportunities to develop yourself and pursue your career ambitions within the energy and marine consultancy.

The role

As Marine Consultant (Surveyor), you will be part of our specialist team involved in vessel surveys, technical advice, and consultancy services as well as you will contribute to the development of the Marine and Offshore Operations. Your responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • To undertake surveys as instructed
  • To undertake consultancy work as instructed
  • Undertake industry-standard inspections as required
  • Assist in energy project marine activities as required
  • Assist in marine emergency response activities
  • Assist in marine legal work, ensuring the proper maintenance of standards and correct and timely invoicing when required
  • Assist with DP-related work as required in accordance with MTS & IMCA guidelines and current industry standards
  • Liaise with other team members regarding the development of FME(C)As
  • Carry out shipboard FME(C)A proving trials and annual trials as required and formulate detailed reports
  • Have a working knowledge of IMCA/ MTS guidance documents and Industry Standards, working towards an in-depth knowledge

The role is based in Aberdeen, and the incumbent has the right to work and reside in the UK. Flexibility to working hours and willingness to travel within Europe, with some offshore attendance, will be required.

Qualifications and experience required

We are looking for a driven and solution-oriented professional with sound technical skills and good decision-making capability. The successful candidate will have good communication and interpersonal skills, strong leadership ability, and be able to deal effectively with multiple issues and assignments simultaneously. In addition, you will:

  • Hold either a Master Mariner (STCW II/2) or a Chief Engineer (STCW III/2) COC
  • Have served as Master or Chief Officer on offshore vessels, or as Chief Engineer, or 2. Engineer capacity on DP vessels
  • Hold a Full DP maintenance certificate
  • Hold DPO Qualification
  • Have well-founded and relevant experience within the Marine or Offshore Industry
  • Have previous office experience (Superintendent / Consultant).
  • Be either OVID or CMID accredited
  • Having exposure to marine consultancy incl. warranty consultancy, inspections, audits, surveys, damage surveys, and project management is a significant advantage
  • Fully conversant with marine and engineering consultancy to the offshore oil and gas markets is an advantage
  • Have strong communication skills and a good command of written and spoken English

Contact and application

If you have questions, please do not hesitate to contact Adrian Torry, Managing Director, Aberdeen by email: adrian.torry@abl-group.com. Due to GDPR, we only accept applications via the link provided.

Join us – make a difference and apply via the form below. Remember to attach your application and CV. The deadline for application is 19 June, 2022.

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    Please note that due to the large volume of applications, we will only respond to those selected for interview.

    Who we are

    ABL Group is a leading global independent energy and marine consultant working in energy and oceans to de-risk and drive the energy transition across the renewables, maritime and oil and gas sectors, offering our clients the deepest pool of world-class expertise across marine, engineering and adjusting disciplines from more than 300 locations worldwide.

    Headquartered in London, the ABL Group has offices in all major marine and offshore energy hubs worldwide. We have 63 offices in 39 countries across Europe, Africa, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia, and Australia.

    The ABL Group is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Børs (Aqua).

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