Barge Operator

Avonmouth Docks, Bristol - Permanent

We’re looking for permanent Barge Operators to join our team, based in Avonmouth Docks, Bristol. There are multiple positions available for this and we’re looking for local people to join us!

The Barge Operator will support the Marine Operations Lead and Barge Supervisor for the safe operation of all HPC project marine equipment and transportation. The Barge Operator is accountable for:

  • Barge Operations – Safely operate all equipment on Osprey barges (including but not limited to – ballast pump operation, winch operation, mooring, deck layout management etc).
  • Rigging and Slinging – Assist rigging (lashing and securing) of equipment during barge & vessel load outs / load-ins and perform slinger/signalling duties during marine operations in accordance with engineering provided.
  • Marine Hot Works – Assist with preparation of mobilisation and demobilisation of deck spread and securing equipment to include grinding and other associated methods.
  • Barge Maintenance – Maintain, or arrange maintenance, of all barge equipment. Ensure barges are well maintained (always fit for service) and housekeeping performed to a high quality.
  • Barge Management Assistance – Support Marine Operations Lead & Barge Supervisor with management of the barges during operational phase or standby phases. Ensure positive relationships are developed and maintained across team.
  • Osprey Operational Support – During standby phases, support onshore operations where required by project management (SPMT activities, lifting activities or transport activities).

Accreditations and memberships

ISO 9001 logo certificate for Osprey

ISO 14001 Badge for Osprey

QMS ISO 45001 Logo Certificate for Osprey

CPA Collective Mark logo for Osprey

Constructionline Gold Member logo for Osprey

CHAS Accredited Contractor logo for Osprey

LEEA Associate Member Logo for Osprey

RISQS Railway Verified logo for Osprey

ROSPA Award 2022 presented to Osprey

Fit For Offshore Renewables status awarded to Osprey.

Supported by Offshore Wind Growth Partnership logo for Osprey.

Global Underwater Hub Member Logo

logo showing that Osprey is an associate member of CECA Midlands

Logo showing that Osprey is a member of NOF

Osprey is a member of the NIA; the Nuclear Industry Association.

Logo showing that Osprey is a member of BIFA

Logo showing that Osprey is part of Energi Coast