Dynamic Positioning & Marine Operations Consultant

The Role 

We are currently recruiting an experienced Dynamic Positioning & Marine Operations Consultant for our Barra da Tijuca, RJ, Brasil office.


Day-to-Day activities will be to provide maritime operational expertise and consultancy to a variety of clients for projects ranging from Failure Mode Effect Analysis of Dynamically Positioned vessels to Marine Warranty Surveying and Operational Activity Planning both onshore and offshore. 

Job Description 

Provide Dynamic Positioning & Maritime Operational Expertise and Consultancy as required. This will be local or international as requested.

Attend vessels (MODUs, Dive Support Vessels, OSVs, Pipelay Vessels, Tankers, Seismic Survey Vessels, etc.) and/or shipyards to conduct vessel assurance audits & inspections, suitability surveys for vessels & project equipment, on/off-hire surveys, CMIDs, OVID inspections and witness failure & operational testing of dynamic positioning systems & project equipment.

Provide Marine Warranty Surveying guidance to various marine projects based on the most current marine industry standards and relevant classification society rules. This will include project document review, onsite and offshore site attendances for operations such as heavy lifts, loadouts and sailaways, rig move operations and offshore installations.

Take an active role in all project management phases of work within the business unit which include completion of proposals, development and submittal of client deliverables, adherence to all QHSE standards, and liaising with finance team. 

Qualifications and Experience 

The successful candidate will hold the following qualifications and skills: 

  • Master Mariner, Chief Engineer, ETO, and/or DP Officer necessary. Professional Engineering degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 5 years seagoing experience on vessels with DP, drilling, pipelay, or other offshore construction systems beneficial. 
  • Onshore experience from design office, shipbuilding, or shipping industry welcome. 
  • Experience as a rig mover or client representative during rig move operations would be beneficial. 
  • OVID Qualification or ability to obtain OVID Qualification would be beneficial. 
  • Valid STCW BST would be an advantage. 
  • Strong English skills, both written and oral. 
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills. 
  • Excellent technical report writing skills. 

Person Specification 

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following competencies: 

  • Communicates in a professional and effective manner. 
  • Supports multiple projects simultaneously with demanding delivery schedules. 
  • Flexible and adaptable to changing schedules and project requirements. 
  • Applies own initiative and proactively addresses challenges as they arise, while working as a part of a wider team. 
  • Manages workload and collaborates with colleagues to deliver within project budget and schedule. 
  • Able to travel worldwide and offshore on short notice and for extended duration, as needed. 

Applicants must have the right to work in the Brasil.

Application due date



Barra da Tijuca, Brasil