Transnet – Tug Master

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The closing date is on 25.05.2020. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application
before the closing date of the advertisement.
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Operating Division : Transnet NPA
Position Title :
Tug Master
Employee Group :
Department : Marine Services
Location : East London
Reporting To :
Manager – Marine Operations
Grade Level : F
Reference Number :
Position Purpose:
Position outputs:

Effective resource utilization
Train employees
Search and Rescue Operations
Maintain craft and equipment
Budget Control
Management of subordinates
Management of Tug Operations
Plan and Execute inter Port Voyages
Execute salvage and Towage Operations

Qualifications & Experience:
Master > 1600 GT
Minimum 12 months sea time as a trainee tug master marine experience
Added Advantage
Tug handling Certificate

Risk and Occupational Safety
Quality Management Systems
Statutory/Regulatory bodies
Environmental Management principles
Project management

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