The Project Diving Advisor (DPA) is the appointed delegate of the Diving Manager within a project diving operation. They are responsible for the planning, preparation and execution and close out of the diving operations within the Project, ensuring that these are conducted within the framework of the company policy, manuals and processes. The DPA co-ordinates and assesses adequacy of project resources, schedules and equipment and provides inputs to the project team. They report on project diving performance and compliance to the Diving Manager. Their role is to support the Diving Manager.
Duties & Job Responsibilities:
- Accountable to verify that diving industry – UK HSE, IMCA and IOGP guidance, industry standards and guidelines, COMPANY policies standards and procedures are implemented, documented, communicated, understood and enforced for all operations.
- Accountable for all diving systems DESIGN audits.
- Accountable for the thorough review, proof reading and endorsement of all diving related procedures and ERP’s / HEP’s before submission to COMPANY for review and approval.
- Responsible to analyse dive statistics and proactively propose suggested improvements.
- Responsible for the implementation of the diving / ROV PERSONNEL IMCA CAAP.
- Responsible for the implementation of the IMCA diving supervisors CPD program.
- Responsible to ensure that all the SCOPE is conducted in accordance with specifications to best industry standards and practices and with the required resources.
- Responsible to interface with COMPANY and other stakeholders to ensure diving HSE issues are addressed in all operations.
- Responsible to participate in all project HIRA’s and ensure transfer of output to HSE-MS systems and project procedures.
- Responsible to act as focal point for CONTRACTORS daily operations and technical support.
- Responsible to chair all operation meetings.
- Screen, review and ensure that all PERSONNEL CV’s comply to CONTRACT specifications. Approve all CV’s before submission to COMPANY for approval.
- Understand the COMPANY and international marine requirements and their implementation in relation to diving operations in Brunei Darussalam.
- Responsible to participate in and expedite all diving incident investigations to share expertise and ensure close-out and corporate learning.
- Responsible to periodically visit the WORKSITE to engage with the offshore team and carry out inspections.
- Responsible for the operation of the Air HRF.
Qualifications & Experience:
- Should have at least wide experience level acceptable to BSP with
- at least twenty (20) years’ combined experience in all aspects of underwater operations air diving, mixed gas, Nitrox, saturation and (W)ROV with at least ten (10) years as an offshore OCM / OCS / diving supervisor.
- In addition to (i) above, must have at least five (5) years recent experience as a diving advisor / diving operations manager supporting offshore diving operations.
- Should be fully familiar with underwater inspection / construction techniques and EQUIPMENT.
- Shall be fully conversant and keep up to date with all relevant IMCA guidelines, as well as IOGP diving recommended practices.
- Shall be aware of relevant legislation / guidance in Brunei in relation to underwater operations and safety e.g. IMCA Guidance, UK HSE ACOP, IMO regulations.
- Must be capable of producing reports, audit documents, charts, forms, presentations etc. using word processing software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).