• Offshore
  • The Netherlands
  • Renewable
  • Full time
Start date:
July 2023

The position

We are seeking an experienced Assistant Deck Foreman with expertise in offshore flexi-lay operations. The Assistant Deck Foreman will support the Deck Foreman in managing deck activities, equipment maintenance, and crew coordination .

The ideal candidate should have a strong background in flexi-lay operations, possess excellent leadership skills, and demonstrate a high level of attention to detail.


  1. Assist the Deck Foreman in overseeing and coordinating deck activities.
  2. Work closely with the Deck Foreman and crew members to ensure the safe and efficient execution of flexi-lay projects, adhering to project plans, safety protocols, and quality standards.
  3. Help prepare the deck and necessary equipment for flexi-lay operations, including mobilization, installation, and maintenance of equipment and tools.
  4. Support the training and supervision of deck crew members, ensuring their proficiency in flexi-lay procedures and adherence to safety protocols.
  5. Collaborate with the engineering team and other departments to resolve technical issues or challenges encountered during flexi-lay operations.
  6. Monitor the condition of deck equipment specifically used in flexi-lay operations, identify maintenance needs, and coordinate repairs or replacements.
  7. Conduct regular inspections of deck areas, equipment, and safety systems to ensure compliance with standards and regulations pertaining to flexi-lay operations.
  8. Assist in preparing reports, documenting operational activities, and maintaining accurate records of equipment usage, inventory, and maintenance specifically related to flexi-lay projects.
  9. Actively participate in safety drills, safety meetings, and incident investigations, contributing to the continuous improvement of safety operations.


  1. High school diploma or equivalent education. Additional technical or vocational certifications in offshore operations are preferred.
  2. Minimum of 3-5 years of experience working on flexi-lay vessels, with a strong understanding of flexi-lay operations, including equipment installation, tensioning, and pipe handling.
  3. In-depth knowledge of offshore construction and installation techniques, including relevant industry standards and best practices for flexi-lay operations.
  4. Strong leadership skills and the ability to effectively manage and motivate crew members in the context of flexi-lay projects.
  5. Proficiency in operating deck equipment, tools, and machinery commonly employed in flexi-lay operations.
  6. Solid understanding of safety procedures and protocols specific to flexi-lay operations, with a commitment to maintaining a safe working environment.
  7. Flexibility to work in offshore locations for extended periods, adhering to rotational schedules and adapting to changing project requirements.

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Marinus van der Peet