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The Marine Operations Coordinator reports to the Marine Supervisor. Personnel in this position will work closely with terminal operators and technicians performing daily Marine activities within the plant to include those listed below.
Must have a working practical knowledge of all facets of LNG (or other cryogenic hydrocarbon liquids) transportation, cargo transfer, storage, and processing. A high level of safety awareness and knowledge of applicable Coast Guard and marine design regulations, including LNG is required. A working practical knowledge of design, operation, and maintenance of equipment and systems within an LNG or petrochemical marine facility is required.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Conducts daily dock, ship support operations including acting on behalf of the terminal as a Person in Charge (PIC) of cargo transfers supporting a 24/7 LNG Plant and Marine Terminal environment where conscientious compliance to policy, procedures, safety, and dedication is essential.
Monitors controls and standards to ensure safe and efficient marine LNG operations and adherence to approved policies, procedures, government regulations and shipping protocols associated with general marine operations and marine LNG operations.
Promotes safety and environmental compliance at all times by ensuring that all safety and environmental policies and procedures are enforced.
Assists in coordinating arrival, loading/unloading and departure of LNGC’s at the terminal.
Assists in the daily dock operations including:
Ship berthing/unberthing and line handling.
Connecting communication cables and set up of mooring lines Tension Monitoring Monitor.
Communicates with and coordinates marine-related and/or other company activities, as assigned, with federal, state and local agencies and outside organizations such as the United States Coast Guard, Department of Transportation, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and local law enforcement as directed.
Conducts or otherwise participates in periodic Bathymetric surveys of Berth and Construction Dock Basins as directed.
Accurately track all marine activates to provide company wide analysis of KPI’s that drive business decisions.
Communicates with local pilots association and shipping agents in regard to shipping traffic, weather related transit issues to make decisions and recommendations to key stakeholders within the organization regarding a shipping activities.
Represents terminal as Person in Charge of LNG cargo transfers.
QUALIFICATIONS (EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS)
Education and Certifications: Bachelor or Associate degree in engineering, marine or other relevant technical discipline or acceptable equivalent work experience.
Experience: At least five (5) years working in a port and/or shipboard environment in a position having direct participation in relevant areas of technical/engineering and management of marine shipping and/or tugboat activities. Experience with LNG or other cryogenic hydrocarbon liquids and associated systems is preferred; however petrochemical (either shipboard or terminal) operational experience may be considered acceptable.
Leadership and good administrative abilities are required.
An acute sensitivity to safety issues in a hazardous environment.
Strong written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of an organization and with individuals and groups from different disciplines, industries, and governmental agencies.
Organized and able to prioritize and manage multiple activities and programs promptly and with a high degree of accuracy.
Strong problem solving and analytical skills.
Articulate public speaker, able to create and confidently deliver industry-specific presentations.
Competent with using computers, particularly in everyday use of standard office applications such as Microsoft Office Suite (including Word, Outlook, Excel, Access and PowerPoint).
Ability to multi-task and function in a highly-dynamic atmosphere; must exercise discretion independently. Assists the Marine Director in the absence of the Marine Supervisor.
Coordinator will be in a shift rotation.
While performing the duties of this position, the employee is often required to stand, walk, sit, climb stairs, work with tools at height above ground on stairs and catwalks, lift, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, talk or hear, smell, type and write.
Must be able to board a ship or other vessel via a gangway or ladder, climb to the top of a tank (200+ steps), scale vertical steel ladder up to forty feet or more in height, and lift and move objects weighing up to 30 pounds.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee will work indoors and outdoors, and be periodically exposed to year-around weather conditions, ocean coastal environment, noise, and occasionally spurious process gases and vapors.
Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
Required to pass regularly scheduled physical examinations mandated by regulatory authorities.
Subject to drug and alcohol testing mandated by regulatory authorities.
Must maintain a valid “Transportation Worker Identification Credential” (“TWIC”) card, per applicable federal regulations.
ADA JOB REQUIREMENTS
Reasonable accommodations will be made to ensure that the essential functions of the job can be performed and not hinder the employee's performance due to physical, mental or emotional disability.
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
Cheniere Energy is an equal opportunity workplace. All employment decisions are made without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital or veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other legally protected categories. This includes providing reasonable accommodation if requested for disabilities or religious beliefs and practices.