Protected Species Observer II at Breeze Energy Limited (Akwa-Ibom & Lagos)

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Breeze Energy Limited is recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Protected Species Observer II
Location: Offshore, Akwa Ibom and Lagos
Employment Type: Contract

Main Functions

  • Take Observations of marine mammals and other protected species during survey operations.
  • Documents observation effort, sightings or acoustic detections in Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC) or other approved format.
  • Monitors permit or other environmental restrictions and calls for shutdown of survey operations when limiting conditions are reached.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for verifying that vendors and their subcontractors adhere to permit requirements, project plans, and industry standards
  • Responsible for communicating Technical, Operational and SSH&E concerns and issues to ExxonMobil Lead QC to ensure project proceeds according to Company standards
  • Responsible for monitoring the occurrence and location of protected species relative to the field equipment and coordinating with vendor personnel whilst in the work area.
  • Responsible for oversight of vendors operations and collection of effort and protected species or other observational data and reports.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Completion of recognized PSO training course appropriate to observational equipment proposed, species expected and jurisdiction of the work site. (absent of other guidance PSO’s should be trained in accordance with latest published JNCC standards. In the event that passive acoustic monitoring is proposed PAM operators shall have attended a recognized training course for the equipment and software used and at least one shall hold a bachelors or higher degree in bioacoustics or related science)
  • Field experience as a PSO; ExxonMobil experience preferred
  • Experience in the collection of environmental samples and data who has knowledge of sampling, testing, and classification techniques, industry SSH&E standards, environmental sampling equipment, operations, company reporting requirements, and an awareness of company operation integrity management system (OIMS) procedures
  • Must be well versed in SSH&E practices and processes for field operations
  • Must have excellent communication skills, possess high level of integrity, and willingness to build trust and accountability in inter-personal relationships while working in team setting
  • Must be fluent in both written and spoken English
  • Must be proficient in current communication mediums and technologies (i.e., Microsoft Office, telecommunications, email, meetings)
  • Must be in good physical condition and shall comply with all project health and safety requirements (including any vendor, vessel or country-specific certifications required to work offshore)
  • Must comply with requirements of company drug and alcohol and infectious disease prevention programs.
  • Certifications must be current and not due to expire for the anticipated duration of the project    

Application Closing Date
2nd September, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: and copy using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


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