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Deck Leader


Do you want to work for a world company highly specialized in every type of offshore energy activities, from the extracted resources of oil and gas to the renewables of wind, wave and tidal? Then you should read further!
The deck leader is responsible to supervise in his shift the riggers/ab and crane operator to ensure that the deck and vessel operations is executed in a safe, efficient, organized and controlled manner in accordance with the task plans, procedures and EMPLOYER’S regulations.
As a Deck Leader you..
  • Be responsible for all deck-related activities;
  • Lead the riggers/AB and crane operator during cable installation operations
  • Ensure deck activities are implemented in a safe and efficient manner and all relevant Risk Assessments and Work Permits are prepared, conducted and implemented; 
  • Ensure the deck crew is properly briefed through the Toolbox meeting prior to commencement of deck-related activities; 
  • Maintain safe working practices and a high level of safety awareness; 
  • Ensure rigging equipment is used in accordance with the manufacturer’s intended purpose
  • Ensure the rigging log and inventory is maintained and applicable certification is valid and available on board 
  • Ensure color coding is maintained
  • Check tools are suitable and appropriate
  • Make sure the tools are utilized in line with applicable procedures and relevant site/inspection
  • Prepare assessments/evaluations for riggers and crane operators
  • Coordinate vessel related activities of riggers/AB and crane operator
  • He/she reports to the Cable Lay Supervisor
You need the following qualifications as  Deck Leader:
  • have a valid HUET or BOSIET certificate / GWO Basic Safety trainings;
  • have a STCW VI/6 Security Awareness or VI/6 Designated Security ( preferable);
  • have a valid Passport, Seaman's Book, Seafarers Medical;
  • have a strong awareness of Health, Safety and Environment;
  • have a hands-on and no nonsense mentality;
  • have a good command of English.
What are your benefits?
  • Opportunities to develop your career in a competitive multinational environment.
  • Working in close cooperation with a team of motivated colleagues.
  • Top quality education and training opportunities.
  • A competitive salary with extra-legal benefits.
We are a dynamic, highly specialized, offshore company
Tideway, member of the DEME group, is an EPC contractor which operates worldwide in the offshore industry. Working at sea is our business and our expertise is applicable to various disciplines, ranging from power cable installation, rock placement, landfall construction, offshore dredging and subsea installation works. We solve challenges, invent innovative solutions and get the job done. On time and within budget. We engineer, we install and we protect! 
Are you the expert we are looking for? Apply now via our online application form. 
Apply now via our online application form: 
Recruitment by commercial agencies in relation to this or other vacancies is not appreciated.



Tideway is a dynamic offshore company, highly specialized in offshore dredging, landfall construction and pipeline stabilization. The company operates worldwide in various extraordinary locations: from the North Sea to Brazil, Australia and the Middle East. Since 1991 Tideway is based in Breda on a strategic location between two world ports.

Tideway offers you enormous opportunities in an exciting work environment. You go from one adventure to another. Staying abroad in Kuwait and then off to the Gulf of Mexico: it all happens the 'contractor at sea'. Especially attractive is the open working environment where initiative and independence are highly appreciated.
Tideway is a dynamic, innovative, young company with the ambition and motivation to provide the highest quality and deliver an outstanding end result. Because of the expertise of our employees, both the crew and office staff, we are at home in almost all areas in the maritime industry. But we realize that we are as good as our people. That's why we invest in the long term and thus the development of our employees. That is our added value.


MVB ID #177925
Plaatsingsdatum woensdag 5 december 2018
Locatie Worldwide
Dienstverband Voltijd
Opleidingsniveau Zie vacature
Sector Offshore, Offshore Wind
Functiecategorie Management, Operationeel, Varend Personeel
Regio Nederland, Noord-Brabant, Internationaal


Bedrijfsnaam Tideway
Contactpersoon Recruitment Tideway
Telefoon +31 (0)76 520 4140
Fax +31 (0)76 520 4150

P.O. Box 7074
4800 GB Breda

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