May 12, 2018

Diving Supervisor Job Careers - National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)

  • National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)
  • Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
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Job Description

Job Title:  Diving Supervisor

Company Name: National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC)

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)


About NPCC:

The National Petroleum Construction Company (NPCC), a Public Joint Stock company, was established in April 1973. The fabrication facilities then were located on Sadiyat Island, 3 km east of Abu Dhabi city. The present facilities are now located at Mussafah, 35 km from Abu Dhabi city. In 1973, NPCC was initially established to provide a facility for the fabrication of steel structures required by the onshore and offshore Oil and Gas production industry. In 1978 NPCC expanded its operation by setting up a custom built pipe coating facility at the yard.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

  • Implement dive plans in liaison with client, barge/vessel teams and marine superintendents.
  • Keenly monitor safety of dive teams and ensure that the diving operation is carried out from a suitable and safe place as per diving operation manual.
  • Supervise diving operations ensuring they comply with NPCC dive management systems and legal requirements of HSE & AODC (Association Offshore Diving Contractors) in accordance with IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) recommendations.
  • Regularly check all diving equipment for valid in-date certification to ensure their suitability for intended projects.
  • Ensure divers’ competence and fitness on a regular basis.
  • Ensure that the mobilization of diving spread (diving equipment and personnel) is carried out in a timely manner.
  • Update logs, keep records and prepare accurate reports in compliance with Company & IMCA standards.
  • Ensure that all possible foreseeable risks have been evaluated and are fully understood by all relevant parties and implement hazards action.
  • Compliance in accordance with IMCA & Company codes and HSE standards.
  • Responsible for the continuous training of dive teams.


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • Eight years’ experience in the diving industry offshore inclusive of 5 years of experience as diver and three years of experience as offshore air diver supervisor.
  • Completion of 200 hours as Trainee Supervisor on air control panel.
  • Valid HSE Part 1 or equivalent.
  • Valid IMCA module 2.
  • Valid certificate of air diving supervisor training course.
  • Current & valid IMCA Air Diving Supervisor certificate.
  • Current & valid offshore medical certificate.
  • Current & valid offshore survival valid certificate.
  • Basic knowledge of operation of DP (Dynamic Positioning) systems, construction barges and DSV (Dive Support Vessel).
  • Good English communication skills.
  • Must be proficient with IMCA code of practice and work standards.
  • Must be able to work in a team and a remote environment.
  • Must be proficient with IMCA code of practice and work standards.

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