The Radio Operator’s overall responsibilities are, but not limited to, the following:

  1. To operate and maintain all radio and communication equipment onboard the drilling unit as directed by the OIM and in full compliance to the International Telecommunication Convention requirements.
  2. To weekly carry out tests and maintenance on all emergency radio- and communication equipment including the lifeboat and MOB radios.
  3. Keep the radio logbook and radio accounting system up to date at all times.
  4. Ensure that all restrictions on communication laid down by the authorities are adhered to.
  5. Ensure that all established reporting procedures and routines are followed and that all paper work, telexes, telefax and other messages are timely and correctly handled.
  6. Ensure that a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness is established and maintained throughout his area of responsibility.
  7. Attend safety meetings and safety drills held onboard.
  8. Communicate with helicopter pilots during take off/landings.
  9. Take weather forecast/weather faximiles as required by the OIM.
  10. Train crew and officers in use and operation of all emergency- and lifeboat radio communication equipment.
  11. Assist the Platform Management with all secretary work and punching in connection with the PM system.
  12. During periods of low activity in primary radio/ POB administration duties, the radio operator shall carry out general administrative work as directed by the OIM.
  13. Keep survey over all personnel onboard and keep a personnel-list (P.O.B. - People onboard) which must be kept ajour at all times.
  14. Registration of and distribution of cabins to personnel arriving the platform.


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