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Job Title: Senior Preparedness and Response Advisor

Location: Perth, Australia

Closing Date: 23rd November 2018

If you are looking for increased responsibility at an early point in your career for winning international projects, you won’t want to miss this exciting opportunity! 

Be a part of our rapidly expanding business in Perth where you will get to gain exposure to senior stakeholders, sit on industry bodies, speak at conferences and be at the forefront of thought leadership in the industry. Gain credibility through our comprehensive competency training by experts in the field.

About us 

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL) is an industry-owned and funded cooperative which exists to respond effectively to oil spills anywhere, anytime. OSRL provides preparedness, response and subsea well intervention services. The Company operates from facilities in the United Kingdom, Norway, Bahrain, Singapore, South Africa, Brazil, United States of America and Australia (Oil Spill Response PTY Ltd.) 

Join us 

As the world's largest oil spill preparedness and response organisation, dealing with global emergencies 24/7, we are committed to serving our customers' varied response and preparedness needs. A career with us puts you in the company of over 270 dynamic individuals located in bases across Europe, the Middle East, Americas and Asia Pacific. 

As leaders in our industry, we offer formal learning and development programmes and worldwide career opportunities for our people by encouraging internal mobility. This gives employees the opportunity to develop international careers, broadening and enhancing their experience and knowledge. 

In this role, the key responsibilities will include: 

  • Development of Environmental Plans (EP) and Oil Pollution Emergency Plans (OPEPs) to meet NOPSEMA requirements 
  • Development of Tactical Response Plans 
  • Coordinating or conducting ALARP workshops and stakeholder consultations 
  • Interpreting oil spill modelling outputs to inform OPEPs 
  • Delivery of oil spill technical trainings, workshops and exercises 
  • Undertake business development to gain repeat and new business 
  • Preparation of project proposals and technical documents 
  • Support member and stakeholder outreach activities 
  • Provide technical support to actual spill response activities 
  • Contributing to the team on other projects as required 
  • Project Management and client liaison 

To be successful in the role you must have: 

  • Experience in writing OPEPs and well-developed understanding of OPGGS(E) Regulations 
  • Solid understanding of NOPSEMA drivers for consultation, ALARP and acceptability; 
  • Broad understanding of oil and gas industry activities including seismic, drilling operations 
  • Highly developed report writing and reviewing skills essential 
  • Flexibility to participate in field response activities as required, including travel to national and international locations 
  •  A relevant tertiary degree, such as Marine Sciences, Environmental Science or Environmental Engineering and at least 5 years’ consulting experience 
  • Demonstrated project and people management skills 
  • Ability to use the Microsoft Office suite of programs 

Additional beneficial skills also include: 

  • Experience in responding to oil spill incidents 
  • Proven acumen in business development and sales 

In return we offer a great team environment and the opportunity to work with a global company where you can grow your career. 


A competitive salary package will be offered to the successful candidate commensurate to experience and capability. 


If you are interested in this position, please email your resume and a cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for the job to

Please state "Senior Preparedness and Response Advisor" in the email subject.

For further information, please contact our Australian office at +61 8 6557 8551. 

Please note the closing date for this position is 23rd November 2018.

Applications received after this date will not be considered. You must have current unrestricted working rights for Australia to be eligible for consideration.


Job Title: Equipment Hire Services Technician

Location: Southampton

Closing Date: 23rd November 2018

Oil Spill Response Ltd is looking for an experienced Mechanical Technician to maintain our varied electrical and hydraulically powered response equipment. 

Oil Spill Response Limited is the largest international industry-funded cooperative which exists to respond to oil spills wherever in the world they may occur, by providing preparedness, response and intervention services. We are wholly owned by most of the environmentally responsible oil and gas companies, and our membership represents the majority of global oil production. We currently employ 270 people across 11 locations around the world.

The Equipment Hire Services Department provide equipment hire, training and maintenance for our members on a global basis.

The purpose of the position is to undertake commissioning and maintenance duties on Equipment Hire Services Equipment under the direction of Supervisor to meet client requirements.

The successful candidate for this role will have experience in a technician role and will have ideally completed an Apprenticeship in Mechanical Engineering to include hydraulic systems and diesel engines.Fabrication and/ or welding is an advantage and a fork lift licence is preferable.

This role is suited to someone who will be willing to travel regularly both nationally and internationally with ability to mentor/train less experienced staff in elements of mechanical engineering is essential, so good communication skills are essential.

Main Accountabilities

  • Maintain mechanical, electrical and hydraulically powered response equipment.

  • Completionof maintenance records to include either paper systems or computer-generated records.

  • Cleaning and rehab of equipment from client projects.

  • Packing of air transport pallets.

  • Loading of Vehicles.

  • Maintenance of ‘aviation secure’ systems of work.

  • Other maintenance tasks as instructed by Equipment Hire Services Supervisor.

  • Travel as needed nationally and internationally to client sites to assist in the delivery of equipment training as needed.


  • Demonstrated knowledge of plant and equipment.

  • Knowledge of hydraulic systems, pneumatic systems, diesel and petrol (2 stroke and 4 stroke) engines and electrical systems (12V and 24V)

Technical/Work-based Skills

  • Experienced in hydraulic systems, diesel and engines

  • Fabrication and Welding

  • Fork Lift Truck Driver

  • Communication Skills

General Skills/Attributes

  • Willingness to Travel regularly including over weekends and bank holidays as required.

  • Ability to Mentor and train less experienced staff in elements of Mechanical Engineering.


  • Mechanical Technician role or similar


  • Apprenticeship/HNC in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent to include hydraulic and diesel systems.


Competitive salary and benefits package.


If you would like to apply for this position then please send your CV and covering letter to

Please state "Equipment Hire Services Technician" in the email subject.

Please note the closing date for applications will be Friday 23rd November 2018 and you must be available to interview during week commencing 3rd December2018.

Applications received after this date will not be considered.