The Helicopter Landing Officer (HLO) is responsible for the supervision of the safe and orderly use of the Helideck during helicopter operations.
He or she leads all personnel using the helideck during helicopter operations.
He or she will conduct necessary onboard operations and maintenance in accordance with company safe operating procedures.
Maintains constant communication with the aircraft commander during all helicopter operations.
The HLO must be present on the helideck and be clearly identifiable during all helicopter operations.
Ensures that equipment required in connection with the operation of helicopters are in good order and ready for use.
Monitors personnel assigned to the helideck to ensure that tasks are performed safely.
Controls the safe movement of all personnel in the direct vicinity of the helideck and all passengers disembarking and embarking from the helicopter.
Oversees the loading and unloading of cargo based on instruction from the helicopter crew.
Handle all baggage and cargo for passengers leaving or returning from offshore.
Briefing and assisting passengers, escorting passengers to / from the aircraft.
Ensure safety and security protocols are followed and report any deviations.
The HLO is accountable to, and reports to the Master for all aspects of job performance.
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
The Offshore Crane Operator shall possess and demonstrate the following minimum qualifications and experience :
He or she must have completed an approved training course and possess a federal license (Oficial de Operadaciones de Aeronaves) to serve as an HLO.
The HLO must be able to read, write, and understand Spanish commands from the vessel’s officers.
Ability to effectively read, write and communicate in English.
Past experience in vessel helicopter operations
Hitch may be a 28 / 14 day rotation (projected to be 243 days worked per year) or a 28 / 28 rotation (projected to be 183 days worked per year).