The Radio Operator shall operate and maintain all radio and communication equipment onboard the drilling unit as directed by the OIM and in full compliance to the International Telecommunication Convention requirements.
DEPARTMENT AND LOCATION
- The Radio Operator shall, as a minimum, have the certificate as GOC operator on GMDSS Radio Station.
- He shall have a valid health certificate and be legally registered as Radio Operator by the relevant authority.
- He must have good knowledge of the English language, both oral and written.
- Fluent Portuguese
- Angolan nationality or resident card
- The Radio Operator is delegated the necessary authority to carry out the tasks as listed in this job description.
- The Radio Operator’s overall responsibilities are, but not limited to, the following:-
- To operate and maintain all radio and communication equipment onboard the drilling unit as directed by the OIM and in full compliance to the International Telecommunication Convention requirements.
- To weekly carry out tests and maintenance on all emergency radio- and communication equipment including the lifeboat and MOB radios.
- Keep the radio logbook and radio accounting system up to date at all times.
- Ensure that all restrictions on communication laid down by the authorities are adhered to.
- Ensure that all established reporting procedures and routines are followed and that all paper work, telexes, telefax and other messages are timely and correctly handled.
- Ensure that a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness is established and maintained throughout his area of responsibility.
- Attend safety meetings and safety drills held onboard.
- Communicate with helicopter pilots during take off/landings.
- Take weather forecast/weather facsimiles as required by the OIM.
- Train crew and officers in use and operation of all emergency- and lifeboat radio communication equipment.
- Assist the Platform Management with all secretary work and punching in connection with the PM system.
- During periods of low activity in primary radio/ POB administration duties, the radio operator shall carry out general administrative work as directed by the OIM.
- Keep survey over all personnel onboard and keep a personnel-list (P.O.B. – People onboard) which must be kept ajour at all times.
- Registration of and distribution of cabins to personnel arriving the platform.
- Transmit and receive all daily telexes and reports on behalf of the client.
- Be responsible for all movie equipment (video, TV-sets, movie ) onboard. If the movie system is centralized in the Radio room, he shall operate it as per instructions from the OIM.
- Ensure that all orders, messages and instructions given in writing or verbally are received, distributed and understood.
- Timely carry out any recommendation given on any equipment by Authorities.
- Keep the OIM informed of any significant matters within his area of responsibility.
- Carry out his duties according to the Emergency and Contingency Manual when needed.
- Make ready the P.O.B. (People Onboard) list every morning and deliver it to the OIM for his information, before sending it onshore.
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