Fuel Barge Operative -Marine Scotland

Faslane | Other

Fuel Barge Operative -Marine Scotland 
Permanent, 48 hours (4 weeks on, 4 weeks off rotation)
Faslane, G84 8HL 

Competitive salary plus benefits 

Serco Maritime have an exciting opportunity for a Fuel Barge Operative to join their current team based in Faslane. 


The key purpose of this role is to conduct barge operations within the In-Port Areas, including fuel delivery to warships and discharging fuel lubricants, ware and sullage. The role will also involve undertaking maintenance on the vessels in line with Company procedures. Reporting directly to the Barge Supervisor, this role will be located in the In-Port Naval Bases. The role will more widely integrate with the Operations team and Technical team.


This is a 4 weeks on / off roster pattern. The vessel though based at Faslane does also operate from Greenock (PA15 2AR)

Main Accountabilities:


  • To conduct barge operations throughout, including fuel delivery to warships within KHM Clyde area of Operations
  • Partake in the maintenance of the vessels in accordance with the Company's approved system
  • Maintain a safe working environment regarding Health and Safety at Work Act and Oil Pollution Regulations
  • Responsible for loading and discharging fuel lubricants, water and sullage (if suitably trained)
  • Ensure compliance with statutory regulations
  • To be fully aware of and capable of carrying out emergency operation of all vessel systems
  • To be responsible for, and assist, Base staff and sub-contractors working onboard
  • Communicate effectively with Customers, Management, and office staff


What you'll need to do the role:


  • Relevant STCWs
  • CoC for Deckhand/AB/MEOL
  • AEC1 (Advantageous)
  • Health and Safety awareness
  • Prepared to train so fully conversant with the operation of all barges in port.


What we offer


  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme.
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays. (Not applicable if in a maritime roster pattern)
  • A range of benefits to support the health and wellbeing of you and your family such as Employee Assistance Programme, Wisdom App, Simply Health Plans, and more.
  • Access to a huge range of discounts and exclusive deals such as Merlin Attractions, Mobile Phone discounts, Cinema discounts, Leisure, and Hospitality discounts.
  • A fantastic culture and supportive team where you'll get the chance to make a positive difference in a company passionate about diversity and inclusion.
  • Company discounts which include cinema, merlin entertainment and online shopping and discounts on mobile phone plans and leisure centre memberships.
  • Interesting and enjoyable work.
  • Committed to professional and personal development with a wide range of training and coaching opportunities to expand your capabilities.

To discover more about our careers in Defence, meet our team, and to find out more about what we offer, please follow this Link. We're also a signatory of the UK Governments Women in Defence Charter, to find out more please click here.


Please click on the apply button to complete your application. Occasionally we receive a large volume of applications for our roles and when that happens, we sometimes bring the closing date forward, so please apply promptly to avoid disappointment. 


At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. As a proud Disability Confident Leader and holder of the Gold Inclusive Employer Standard, disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 



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07/03/2024 01:19:00
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