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Marine Quality Assurance Advisor

Job ID: 106875
Location: USA Houston
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: SeaRiver Maritime, Inc.
Contact: Jessica Connery
Houston, TX

Job Description
Job Summary
• Evaluate third party operator Safety Management Systems and vessels to determine operator eligibility for ExxonMobil affiliate business.
• Provide technical expertise in support of regional/global commercial operations

Primary Job Functions
• Evaluate vessels being considered for charter using proprietary marine quality assurance assessment protocol.
• Utilize OCIMF inspection/assessment systems to evaluate operator/vessel acceptability
• Support resolution of marine issues relating to vessel quality.
• Assess operator incident investigation findings and corrective actions.

Job Requirements
• Professional mariner, proven leader, with the ability to work independently.
• BA/BS/Undergraduate degree or equivalent relevant experience.
• 5 years minimum sailing experience specific to inland towing operations. Pilot experience required.
• 2 years minimum shore side experience with an inland operator desired, preferably in an operations or regulatory compliance role.
• Possess Tankerman PIC designation.
• Experience developing practices and procedures.
• Familiar with Risk Assessment / Hazard ID process.
• Trained operations-related incident investigator inclusive of deep root causes and corrective / preventative actions.
• Ability to travel domestically.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to write clear, concise yet detailed technical reports.
• Ability to use personal experience and guidance framework to reach a conclusion and make defensible, risk-based recommendations.
• Eligible for U.S. employment.

Preferred Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:
• Ability to manage and integrate with others in different functions and environments (e.g. culture, language, business organizations).
• Ability to initiate, analyze and develop proposals and solutions to a wide range of shipping and marine technical and operational issues.
• Conducted cargo transfers as PIC (lightering, reverse-lightering, chemicals, black oil, pressurized gas cargoes, heated cargoes).
• Experience conducting operator safety management system reviews.
• Participated in emergency response drills or actual response situations requiring unified command structure use.
• Trained and accredited ISM Code / ISO Standard Lead Auditor.
• Trained and OCIMF accredited SIRE Category 3 inspector.
• Trained as a Risk Assessment / Hazard ID team lead, with experience in the lead role of scenario-based risk assessments.

This position is based in Houston, Texas.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

All interested parties should forward resumes with contact details to:

SeaRiver Maritime, Inc. is a wholly-owned affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation. SeaRiver operates a fleet of U.S. flag tankers, provides global marine chartering and a wide range of marine technical and project support services to ExxonMobil affiliates throughout the world.
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