Chief Mate/SDPO


Chief Mate/SDPO with Experience in Well Stimulation Vessel.

Assist the Master and learn all aspects of ships command with a view to eventual promotion. Replaces the Master if he is not on board or is not any more in capacity to ensure his duties. Act as the ship’s Safety Officer, committed to safety and company procedures in all tasks. Keep the deck department inventory up to date.

Allocate and ensure that all duties appertaining to deck department are carried out in a safe and efficient manner. Responsible for ensuring that the ship's LSA, Fi-Fi, anti-pollution and medical equipment is kept updated and in operational condition. Responsible for ensuring that all mooring, anchor handling and towing equipment are regularly maintained and in operational order.

Responsible for loading, stowing and discharging of all deck cargoes and cleaning of bulk tanks; In charge of the deck ratings and their duties. Assist physically on deck during special operations such as anchor handling and towing. Responsible for the training of deck cadets and deck crew. Carry out crew appraisals and watch keeping duties.

Is in charge of the vessel’s chart corrections, can delegate the task to a junior Officers but remains nevertheless responsible of the corrections. Supervise mooring and unmooring of vessel in port and at offshore locations. Ensure that the accommodation is kept in a clean, tidy and hygienic state.

Note: At least 24 months of experience in well stimulation vessel is Mandatory

Reports to: Master

Interfaces: Operation Manager/ Crew Manager /Logistic Manager /Q&HSE Managers


Assist the Master in all vessel command and has whatever authority the Master delegates upon him / her, Familiar with MAK Engines and DP Kongsberg

Competence / Certification:

1. Avanced Fire Fighting,2. Basic Safety Training - BST,3. COC,4. Helicopter Underwater Escape Training - HUET,5. Medical First Aid,6. Medical Fitness,7. Seaman book,8. Ship Especific Familiarization,9. Ship Security Awareness - STCW,10. Survival Craft and Rescue Boat


1. English


Southern Africa

Years of experience: