The basic function of the position the Saturation Superintendent in charge of the planning and execution of saturation diving operations, including the responsibility for the safety and health of the dive team; protecting the environment and providing quality products to our customers. Saturation Superintendents are qualified to supervise other diving supervisors on multiple shifts.
The Saturation Superintendent may be designated in writing as the Designated Person in Charge of Diving Operations; a copy of the written designation MC-F-710-039 shall be available for delivery to authorities upon request.
Use training, experience & in house knowledge to organize, plan & direct daily diving operations insuring Health, Safety, Environmental and Quality productivity and reputation.
Saturation Superintendent shall have a thorough knowledge of the system and relevant equipment, including related operational and emergency procedures. He/she shall also have sound knowledge of the MORRISON HSEQ Management System, MORRISON Diving Management System and relevant manuals. Additionally, the Saturation Superintendent must have training or experience in the following areas:
- Applicable laws and regulations in region;
- Diving procedures and techniques;
- Emergency procedures;
- Physiology as related to diving;
- Management of diving incidents;
- Proper operation and use of all equipment related to diving, including decompression chambers;
- Management of Change (MOC), Project Risk Assessments, Job Safety Analysis, and other key processes;
- Have successfully completed the ADCI Supervisor Exam and is in possession of an ADCI Certification Card for the appropriate diving mode; and
- Is certified as “fit-to-dive” if exposed to hyperbaric conditions.
- Qualified diver and Supervisor
Responsibilities and Duties:
- The Saturation Superintendent is in charge of the planning and execution of the diving operations, including overall responsibility for personnel, health, and safety, environmental, quality of product, client liaison, ship deployment, logistics, maintenance program, work program, all diving and diving-related activities, and life support associated with the project offshore. Although all or part of the Saturation Superintendent’s authority may be delegated to another, in no way does this relieve him/her of their responsibility.
- Maintain quality control of all operational activities in accordance with the relevant standards and specifications, as required by the regional authorities, client’s representative, MORRISON polices and procedures and project documentation requirements.
- Ensure that all operational activities undertaken comply with relevant legislative directives and are in accordance with MORRISON polices and procedures.
- Ensure that all employees and/or subcontractors on the worksite implement the HSEQ policies.
- Ensure that all personnel arriving on the worksite are fully briefed about the work program, dive systems, and operational and safety requirements and disciplines.
- Ensure compliance with the Permit-to-Work Systems.
- Attend and ensure that pre-shift meetings are covered at the prescribed intervals and a copy of the minutes is sent to the responsible MORRISON Project Manager.
- Coordinate the pre-shift meetings with the Diving Supervisors
- Implement any corrective measures and forward any lessons learned as defined by documented audits, inspections, or incidents pertaining to personnel, the worksite, and supporting equipment.
- Report all incidents including near misses following the Incident and Injury Reporting standard.
- Prepare or delegate the daily report as required by the Project Manager.
- Equipment, procedures and permits are in place and all concerned personnel informed prior to each days planned work scope.
- Ensure the prompt reporting of progress, events, incidents and any other situation which affects the safe running of the operations.
- Assist with planning, methodologies, procedures and problem solving.
- Ensure reports are distributed and records kept.
- Respond to unplanned events and emergencies.
- Association of Diving Contractors (ADC) accredited school, TWIC, Safegulf, Rigger, First Aid and CPR, Water Survival.
- ADCI Saturation Supervisor Certification
- 5+ years of diving operation in commercial diving operations.
- Strong personal HSEQ culture.
- Ability to develop methodologies, provide procedures and risk assessments
- Experience working in the Gulf Of Mexico region.
- Worked as a diver in a supervisory role. Familiarity with the following operations:
- Platforms: Inspections, general survey, CP, UT, weld CVI & MPI, Riser Installations. Cable installation, conductor guides installations, Anode installations. Debris removal.
- Pipelines: Inspections, Repairs, Smart flange and spools. Crossing free span and stabilization grouting operations, pipe lay and pre lay surveys.
- Cutting water blasting, grit blasting, video surveys
- Understanding of surface air and mixed gas diving procedures down to 75 meters
- Diving safety and emergency procedures
- Surface and Subsea crane operations
- Safe Rigging practices