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Operating Division : Transnet NPA
Position Title : Pilot
Employee Group : Permanent
Department : Harbour Master
Location : Richards Bay
Reporting To : Deputy Harbour Master
Grade Level : F
Reference Number : 10157730
A pilot’s primary duty is to use his skill and knowledge to protect the ship from collision, grounding and other hazard by providing accurate and timely navigational advice to the vessel master. Where so approved by the master, the pilot may be required to safely conduct the navigation and maneuvering of the vessel whilst in pilotage waters
The pilot is further responsible;
- For the maneuvering of the vessel within port limits having due regard for safety of the vessel, its crew and the environment.
- Is also there to ensure the safe and efficient docking I undocking and shifting of vessels within port limit.
- Must recognise that the observance of good seamanship dictates that operational contingency plans be available at all times
- Provide the master with an efficient service by sharing with them his professional ship handling skills and his local
- Jobs per pilot ( Ratio to actual shipping)
- Strive for zero delays
- Incident I Accident record keeping
- Attendance to meetings
- Willingness to work after hours
- Asset management & efficient use of tugs
- Completion of reports
- Monthly safety meetings
- Implementation of OSHAS
- Iso. 9001 and 14001 Compliant
- Conducting and completing Job observations
- Provide customer satisfaction
Qualifications & Experience:
Qualifications & Experience:
- STCW class 3 or equivalent qualification
- Marine Pilot First License (as a minimum)
Minimum Years Relevant Experience:
- Sea going experience: min = 12 months on foreign sea going vessel.
- Tug boat master: 12 months tug handling experience in order to obtain a Master Port Operations.
Competencies:Competencies Required: Knowledge required:
- Shift systems and scheduling
- Applicable legislation
- Risk and occupational safety
- Quality management systems
- Statutory/regulatory bodies
- Business performance principles
- Corporate governance
- Operational and business
- NOSA, ISO, OHS Act
- Marine Operations/Services
- Merchant Shipping Act,
MARPOL, IMDG code
- SAMSA port marine operations related legislation
- Tolerance of ambiguity
- Change oriented
- Appreciation of diversity
- Attention to detail
- Business acumen
- Change orientation
- Appreciation for diversity
- Service orientation
- Outputs and results driven
- Team builder/Player
- Safety oriented