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Faststream is working exclusively with a leading player in the Oil and Gas Industry in West Africa, specializing in offshore operations. They are committed to ensuring the safety, reliability, and efficiency of our fleet, and we are seeking a dedicated professional to join the team to lead the whole technical team and fleet
Job Description:
You will play a pivotal role in overseeing the technical aspects the company's offshore vessels. This position is critical to maintaining vessel safety, operational efficiency, and compliance with industry standards. 
Key Responsibilities:
Technical Oversight:
Ensure the proper maintenance and operation of all mechanical and electrical systems on the vessels.

Conduct regular inspections, identify issues, and implement corrective actions.
Oversee dry-docking, repairs, and maintenance projects to ensure compliance with safety and regulatory requirements.

Safety Compliance:
Implement and enforce safety procedures and regulations to ensure the highest level of safety on board.

Collaborate with the safety department to conduct safety drills and ensure emergency preparedness.
Supervision & Team Leadership:
Lead and mentor a team of engineers, technical officers, and crew members.
Provide guidance and training to enhance the technical skills of your team.

Project Management:
Manage and oversee technical projects, including vessel upgrades, installations, and modifications.
Coordinate project schedules, budgets, and resources effectively.

Documentation & Reporting:
Maintain accurate records of technical maintenance activities, inspections, and repairs.
Generate reports on vessel technical status and project progress.

Knowledge Transfer:
Serve as the chief engineer, responsible for both mechanical and electrical systems.
Share your expertise and knowledge with team members to enhance their technical capabilities.

Collaborate with other departments, including operations, engineering, and safety, to ensure smooth vessel operations.

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or a related field (preferred).
Relevant sailing experiences at Chief Engineer Level
Extensive experience as a Fleet Manager / Technical Manager /General Manager
Strong knowledge of mechanical, instrumentation, and control systems.
Leadership and team management skills.
Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting abilities.
In-depth knowledge of safety regulations and best practices.
Effective communication and reporting skills.
Rotation and Benefits:
This position will be rotational in nature exact rotation is negotiable.

Accommodation and in-country travel will be provided.

Competitive salary of 160-170K USD commensurate with experience.

All relevant Insurances will be provided.
Joining this business means becoming a part of the leadership team of a dynamic company dedicated to excellence in the Oil and Gas Industry. If you are a skilled technical and engineering professional looking for an exciting opportunity with competitive compensation, we invite you to apply and contribute to the success of the organization.