Harbor Pilot Job at LHR Global, Pennsylvania

  • LHR Global
  • Pennsylvania

Job Description

*At this time, we are only receiving applications from candidates who are currently situated in the Americas. Please make sure your CV is in English only, thank you.

Important Notice: By applying through LHR Americas, you are ensuring that your CV will be manually revised by one of our recruiters. If accepted, we will submit it directly to our client’s recruitment team where your CV will be prioritized for revision. If you decide to apply directly through our client’s career site as well, LHR Americas will lose all visibility of your hiring process and will be unable to support you. Additionally, your CV will be among thousands of other applicants that have a chance of not being carefully revised by our client due to the very high interest in this position. LHR Americas has direct and weekly communication with this client and will strive to represent you in the most efficient way possible.

Who is our client and your future employer?

The company where energy is opportunity!

Our client occupies a unique position in the global energy industry. They are the world's largest producer of hydrocarbons (oil and gas). With significant investment in technology and infrastructure, they strive to maximize the value of the energy they produce for the world and commit to enhancing value to society.

Headquartered in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and with offices around the world, our client combines market discipline with a generations-spanning view of the future, born of our nine decades of experience as responsible stewards of the Kingdom’s vast hydrocarbon resources. This responsibility has driven them to deliver significant societal and economic benefits to not just the Kingdom, but also to many communities, economies, and countries that rely on the vital and reliable energy they supply.

This company is one of the most profitable in the world and amongst the top five global companies by market capitalization.

LHR Americas

LHR Americas recruits people from around the world to work in Saudi Arabia.

Who are we looking for?

Our client is seeking a Harbor Pilots to join our Terminal Pilotage Ops Div. The Terminal Pilotage Ops Div is responsible for providing a professional pilotage service vessel traffic management system and support services at all Saudi Aramco Oil Ports and Terminals for the purpose of expediting the seaborne export and import of crude oils and hydrocarbon-based products in a safe, efficient, cost-effective and environmentally sound manner in accordance with shipping industry’s best practices.

Your primary role is to berths/unberths all vessels without restriction at North Pier and unberths vessels at Sea Island up to 350,000 DWT without restriction. You are administratively responsible to the Chief Pilot but functionally responsible to the senior Harbor Pilot.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science from a recognized and approved Maritime Studies College and have 5 years of experience, including at least 4 in Harbor Pilot or seagoing experience. 
  • Or you will hold a High National Diploma from a recognized and approved Maritime Studies College and have 6 years of experience, including at least 4 in Harbor Pilot or seagoing experience.
  • Maritime Studies discipline required for HND & Bachelor graduates.
  • Tanker Safety Course-Basic training in Oil/Chem/Gas.
  • Helicopter and Underwater Escape Training Course is also necessary.

Key Responsibilities

  • Make safety inspections of all vessels before berthing or loading.
  • Direct deep-loaded vessels to a safe anchorage and line up same for the departure channel upon the ship's Master's request.
  • Investigate ship/pier-related oil pollution incidents and prepare reports.
  • Maintain a permanent official log of vessels handled. Develops and maintains a record of selected characteristics of all vessels handled.
  • Maintain radio communications with vessels in the operating area; advises vessels of ballast condition required, berthing and unberthing time and other information to expedite ship movement and help with optimum scheduling.
  • Perform other miscellaneous duties as directed by Senior Harbor Pilot Supervision.
    Give direct commands regarding steering orders, engine speed and use of anchors; direct tugs and/or mooring launches via radio assigned to berthing/unberthing operation.
  • Direct Pier personnel or mooring launches in the order and sequence of putting out and taking in mooring lines.

Job Benefits

  • Monthly Base Salary – aligned with company employees with similar skills
  • Monthly Overbase – 25% of your monthly base salary
  • Benefits Supplement – 20% of your monthly base salary, after 3 years of service, reward increases to 25% of base, after 6 years 30% of base, and after 12 years 35% of base
  • Severance Package (2-year vest period) – year 2 to 5: 2 week's pay for each year of service, Year 6+: 4 week's pay for each year after
  • Employment Tax – if employee chooses to separate themselves from their ‘home country’ for income tax purposes, most will not be required to pay ‘home country’ income taxes; company will not report income to the ‘home country’ governments. Please check with your tax advisor for specifics relating to you
  • Employee Share Purchase Plan (ESPP) (eligible after 12 months of service) – maximum purchase equal to 10% monthly base pay with a cap, 20% share discount
  • Incentive Plan – annual; based on performance, approx. 1.8x monthly base salary
  • Travel Allowance – annual; approx. $8,200 per household member 11+ years old residing in Saudi Arabia and $6,000 per household member under 11 years old
  • Vacation & Paid Holidays – 38 vacation days / 4 travel days / 11-13 paid holidays
  • Medical/Dental Plan – complimentary in-Kingdom Johns Hopkins medical care/facilities for employee and eligible family members. In-Kingdom dental services subsidized
  • Educational Assistance Plan (EAP) – Out of Kingdom Assistance: 90% of expenses with a maximum per child, lesser of 5x monthly base salary or the company max ($48.5K), plus 3 round-trip economy air travel tickets; undergraduate college-age children get 2 round-trip economy air travel tickets; In Kingdom Assistance: 2x monthly base salary or the company max ($16.3K)
  • Settling in Allowance – one-time payment; Family Status - 100% of monthly base salary; Single/Bachelor Status – 60% of monthly base salary

Stages of our Hiring Process

1. Resume Evaluation:

A member of our recruitment team will evaluate that your resume matches the client's job description requirement.

Use the job description requirements to highlight your relevant experience and skills.

Be specific and describe the significance of your work, keyword alignment is important. Emphasize the impact of the work you've contributed to HR areas and tasks. Use your professional profile/resume to focus on major accomplishments and qualifications that match the job.

If your resume evaluation is suitable for this position, the recruitment team will invite you to a preliminary phone/video interview in 2-3 days.

If your resume evaluation is not suitable, you will be receiving an e-mail notification in 2-3 days.

2. Interviews Stage:

2.1 LHR Americas preliminary phone/video interview: A member of the Talent Acquisition team from LHR Americas will first schedule a call with you to discuss the details of the position, your interests, and qualifications. Furthermore, your English level will be evaluated at this stage, ONLY native or advanced speakers will approve this evaluation.

If this preliminary phone/video interview is successful, your resume will be submitted to our client.

If your preliminary phone/video interview is not successful, our Talent Acquisition consultant will inform you.

2.2 Client Face to Face interview: This interview will happen only if your resume is approved by our client, we cannot guarantee the time our client will take to approve your resume, but it should take less than a week.

If your resume is approved a member of the Talent Acquisition Team will get back to you and schedule a face-to-face meeting in a defined location. You will be told to go to the location.

The client interview contains technical questions that help assess your familiarity with problem-solving in your given field and may include a behavioral evaluation. Be prepared to explain how you approach problems and produce solutions.

If your face-to-face interview is successful, the hiring team will further evaluate your resume, decide, and then receive a conditional job offer.

If your face-to-face interview is not approved, LHR Americas will inform you.

2.3 There could be additional video interviews with hiring managers, which may also contain technical questions that help us assess your familiarity with problem-solving in your given field.

3. Conditional Offer:

A successful interview may result in a conditional offer of employment.

Conditions for employment include but are not limited to medical examinations, and permission to secure a visa to work and reside in-country.

4. Relocation Process:

After your offer is accepted and all conditions for employment are met, you will be assigned a relocation advisor from LHR Americas. This advisor will be your go-to resource for your job transition, providing valuable advice on visa logistics, notice periods, medical requirements, and more.

Job Tags

Holiday work, Permanent employment, Relocation,

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