Location: Equatorial Guinea
Wood is urgently recruiting for Maritime Security Trainers with extensive experience in maritime security for a short term project located in Equatorial Guinea.
The Maritime Security Trainer will provide security training in a maritime environment while coordinating and facilitating security support to the Company’s offshore project.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities:
Conduct an initial evaluation of EG military personnel as they directly support Company operations, including tactics, techniques, and procedures (TTPs) and organic operational, communication, and logistical support.
Observe, provide feedback, and conduct corrective training on array of maritime security and communications procedures, protocols, and emergency action drills while protecting project assets.
Plan and conduct drills and exercises to reinforce training.
Review events and reporting on piracy and other maritime security events in the Gulf of Guinea as provided by Company and brief to onboard EG military and crew. Maintain a daily log of events during operations and disseminate to designated Company Representative.
The extended maritime work environment
Must live and work on a maritime vessel
Project duration likely to include 14-day onshore quarantine in Company provided housing
Working shift post-quarantine duration TBD but could be from around 30-50 days.
Skills / Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree desired
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required in English and Spanish
A number of years of experience in Maritime Security (private industry and/or government)
Protective Security Detail training and experience required.
Oil and gas industry experience desired.
Knowledge of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).
Knowledge of the Voluntary Principles on Security and Human Rights.
Proficient with Maritime radar and tracking systems as well as security, electronic and communication systems.
Must be self-confident, well organized, possess initiative, the ability to handle multiple tasks and to work with minimum supervision
Ability to implement a training program and train individuals and small teams in Spanish.
Strong leadership traits and demonstrated ability to make sound decisions with limited information, time, and resources.
Must be able to function as part of a team.
Must be physically fit and not possess any medical conditions that prevent successful completion of listed responsibilities and requirements.
Medical Fitness Requirements:
Additionally, due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, we have instituted additional medical requirements and personnel with having to complete health checks to ensure that they do not have specific underlying medical conditions, as part of these additional conditions an upper age restriction of 63 years and older has been applied.
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering, and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, color, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.