Dredge Master at Michael Stevens Consulting


Michael Stevens Consulting – Since its founding in 1991, Michael Stevens Consulting has grown to become a leading provider of high value Human Resources, Recruitment, Learning & Development, Outsourcing and Business Advisory solutions to multinationals, local corporate organizations, governments and multilateral organizations. Our depth of our expertise, defined by carefully selected pool of multi-disciplinary consultants, ensures that we continue to be the firm of choice to our growing list of discerning clientele.

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Job Title: Dredge Master

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Descriptions

  • Operate the dredger and booster optimally and safely according to HSE requirements.
  • Operate the dredger and booster at a maximum daily production, according to the operational capabilities of the dredger and boosters and ensure the daily production according to the project requirements.
  • Provide input on the planning in agreement with the Chief Engineer on a day to day basis to the Sr. dredge master.
  • Provide accurate information to Sr. dredge master on the work done / performance, accidents/ delays, status of assets and work forecasts aligned with project requirements.
  • Implement and control the HSE requirements; respond to Q / HSE reports and ensure solutions for addressed issues are implemented.
  • Delegate specific responsibilities to dredge mates. Assess their performance and suggest efficiency improvement activities. Identify risks and appropriate mitigations.
  • Inform the Sr. Dredge master on dredger- and spare parts requirements for the deck site.
  • Provide guidance towards operational dredging crew; escalate to Sr. dredge master if issues cannot be solved.
  • Cooperate constructively and efficiently with dredging crew, chief engineer and Sr. dredge master and or dredge supervisor on a regular basis.
  • Recommend to Sr. dredge master optimal development opportunities for the dredging crew.
  • Execute of the performance evaluation process for all operational dredging crew in close cooperation with the Sr. Dredge master.
  • First point of contact for operational dredging crew and chief engineer if Sr. dredge master is off duty or absent.
  • Provide input on the performance and development of project staff as part of the performance evaluation process.
  • Coordinate and execute the yearly performance evaluation process for the operational crew.

Job Requirements

  • An Engineering degree or Vocational dredging degree or an equivalent professional qualification.
  • Must have at least 15 years work experience.
  • First aid certification
  • Environment techniques is an asset.
  • Navigation license (STCW 95)

Function Specific Experience:

  • Significant experiences in project performance analysis.
  • Track record of managing projects.

Industry-related Experience:

  • Dredging
  • Marine construction


  • Be able to manage personnel with different cultural backgrounds.
  • Motivate and inspire colleagues to develop knowledge, skills and competencies. Provide objective and constructive feedback in an appropriate way.
  • Show an understanding of tasks and responsibilities and achieve targets timely.
  • Be able to translate division targets into concrete and measurable goals for timely achievement goals.
  • Take ownership of own objectives agreed upon and of the objectives of subordinates.
  • Investigate, understand and respond to the needs of internal stakeholders.
  • Proactively serve and constructively respond to client

Application Closing Date
18th December, 2020.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send a copy of their updated CV to: recruitment.ph@michaelstevens-consulting.com using the “Job title” as the subject of the email.

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