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Technical Expert H/F

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General information


For more than 30 years, Bourbon Mobility delivers to its passengers a high-speed and light cargo transport services for offshore Oil & Gas clients, both short or long distance. Industry leaders including the major oil & gas companies - BP, Shell, Chevron, Total, ENI, Exxon, etc. - use our services in many regions, all over the world.

With over 3 million people transported each year, Bourbon Mobility has established itself as a world leader in the petroleum industry by offering its clients a safe, economical and reliable alternative to helicopters. With a unique transportation capacity of about 6,500 seats, the company offers passenger services based on a genuine commitment to safety, operational excellence and client satisfaction including support functions as emergency, fire-fighting and evacuation capacity.

To deliver the most performing transport to our passengers, we operate with a fleet of Interfield Surfers, Crew liners and FSIV.  



Job type (offshore/onshore)


Position description

Job title

Technical Expert H/F

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Roles and responsibilities

Ensure the technical availability, HSE responsibility and operations daily follow-up for surfers under Bourbon Mobility Shipmanagement, including compliance to International, flag, class, BMO and clients standards.


·         Ensure Bourbon Mobility HSE procedures application ashore and on board

·         Lead incident investigation to bring out root causes and implement corrective actions as necessary,

·         Ensure Boat Landing standards are applied 



·         Apply Bourbon Mobility standards under Bourbon Mobility ship management

·         ensure Bourbon Mobility Software data base is properly filled

·         ensure that the vessels are prepared from internal SRC according operation standards and delivered to clients at Bourbon Mobility and Standards by local Shipmanagers

·         prepare risk assessment as per necessary

·         Analyze and define actions to improve customer feedback


Ensure technical availability through:

 · PMP monitoring & control


 · UPMP monitoring

·  implementation of corrective actions with local suppliers / support & Crew  



Vessels certifications & documentation

·         ensure that vessels certification (class and flag) and documentations are valid on board an maintained on file in conformity with mandatory requirements

·         reply to client requirement & OVIQ/OVID system filling and updates

·         Maintain relation with flag authorities



·         Assess crew on regular basis as per SMS


Business Development Support

·         Support business development and growth by participating to tender

·         Fill specification and operations / HSE sections for specific project



Qualifications, Skills and Experiences

Technical and operations background in vessel operations.

Knowledge of Flag, Class and port state requirements, Maritime national and international conventions and regulations, OSM standards as per OCIMF.

HSE Safety culture.


Master degree in Engineering or Maritime

3 to 5 years of maritime management experience, including technical experience. Previous experience at sea is a plus.

Position location

Job location

Europe, France, Marseille Vacon

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4 - Master's degree (4-5 years)

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years


  • French (5 - Native)
  • English (3 - Advanced +++)