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Job Title:  Bargemaster/Site Supervisor




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Rate of pay:

£300 per day

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Job Description:


Barge Operations: 

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the floating dumb barge. 
  • Ensure compliance with safety regulations, maritime laws, and environmental standards. 
  • Coordinate barge maintenance and repairs as needed. 
  • Conduct regular inspections to ensure the barge's seaworthiness. 

Site Supervisor Duties: 

  • Scheduling maintenance and repairs for the Barge and ancillary equipment 
  • Liaising with Clients. 
  • Completion of Daily Project Reports 
  • Liaising with relevant authorities I.E Pilots, Harbor Office. 

Rock Armour Delivery: 

  • Plan and execute the timely and efficient delivery of rock armour to designated coastal locations. 
  • Collaborate with project managers to understand delivery requirements and deadlines. 
  • Coordinate loading and unloading operations, ensuring the proper securing of cargo. 
  • Monitor weather conditions and adjust schedules accordingly to ensure safe operations. 

Crew Management: 

  • Lead and manage the barge crew, providing clear guidance and support. 
  • Conduct regular training sessions on safety procedures and emergency protocols. 
  • Foster a positive and collaborative work environment on the barge. 


  • Maintain effective communication with onshore teams, project managers, and other relevant stakeholders. 
  • Provide regular updates on barge operations, delivery progress, and any issues encountered. 

Documentation and Reporting: 

  • Maintain accurate records of barge activities, including cargo manifests, maintenance logs, and incident reports. 
  • Prepare and submit reports to management as required. 


  • Minimum of three years of experience as a Bargemaster or in a similar maritime role. 
  • Valid Master Mariner Certificate or equivalent certification. 
  • In-depth knowledge of maritime regulations, safety protocols, and navigation procedures.
  • Experience in transporting heavy cargo, especially rock armour or similar materials.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to make sound decisions in high-pressure situations.
  • Familiarity with coastal waters and navigation around the UK.

Additional Requirements:

  • Willingness to work flexible hours to suit tides and weather.
  • Physically fit and able to perform duties on board a floating barge.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Suppose you are a seasoned maritime professional with a proven track record of managing barge operations and ensuring the successful delivery of cargo. In that case, we invite you to apply for this challenging and rewarding position.


Ideally the rotation would be three weeks on followed by ten days off:

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent, Temporary contract, Fixed term contract, Temp to perm

Salary: £300.00-£350.00 per day


  • Company pension if employed


  • 12-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • Weekend availability


  • Bargemaster Licence (required)
  • (STCW) (required)
  • Valid ENG-1 Medical (required)

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