Offshore Careers

Marine Manning Requirements

As the leading provider of Offshore Service Vessels (OSVs) and most experienced provider of marine support services for the offshore energy industry, Tidewater is always looking for individuals with the experience, talent and dedication to join our crew. We have both marine and shore-based opportunities in various locations around the world, and are eager to hear from people who are ready to help us continue setting industry standards for customer service, safety and environmental responsibility.

Manning Requirements for U.S. Gulf of Mexico Operations

To request information for Tidewater job opportunities in the US Gulf of Mexico, please fill out and submit the form at the bottom of this page.

Tidewater Marine offers a comprehensive benefits package including, Medical, Dental, 401K, Retirement, Life Insurance and Paid training. Tidewater Marine offers competitive wages and partial travel compensation.

100/200/500/1600 Ton Masters
U.S.C.G. Licensed Merchant Mariners required to operate towing and supply boats in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The master is responsible for vessel handling in constantly changing conditions while towing, handling anchors and supplying in support of offshore oil and gas activities. The master is responsible for the SAFE operation of the vessel as well as the continuous training and evaluation of shipboard personnel. Valid U.S.C.G., driver’s license and STCW 95 certification required. Ocean’s endorsement, DP, GMDSS, helpful but not required.

3rd/100/200/500/1600 Ton Mate
U.S.C.G. Licensed Merchant Mariners required for towing and supply boats in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Mate is responsible for the direct supervision of the vessel crew, SAFETY, deck activities and command of the vessel as directed by the Master. Valid U.S.C.G., driver’s license and STCW 95 certification required. Ocean’s endorsement, DP, GMDSS, helpful but not required.

3rd/DDE/Chief Engineer
U.S.C.G. Licensed Merchant Mariners required for towing and supply boats in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Engineer plans, supervises and completes routine and emergency maintenance and repairs of equipment and machinery at the dock and underway. The Engineer is responsible for the SAFE and efficient loading, transfer and discharge of bulk cargo, fuel and water. Valid U.S.C.G. and driver’s license required. STCW 95 certification required.

Able Seaman/QMED/Deck & Engine Room
Merchant Mariners required for towing and supply boats in the U.S, Gulf of Mexico. Responsible for the performance of all vessel work in accordance with SAFE work practices, policies and procedures. Valid driver’s license and STCW 95 Basic Safety Training required.

TWIC (Transportation Worker Identification Credential) is required for all marine positions.

Benefits: Providing a competitive compensation and benefits package for all employees is an ongoing process. Tidewater Marine offers the employee a comprehensive package of benefits. Employees are eligible for the following programs:

  • Company Paid Retirement Plan
  • 401(K) Savings Plan
  • Medical and Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Employee Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Coverage
  • Business Travel Accident Coverage
  • Optional Employee Life Insurance
  • Dependent Life Insurance

To request information for Tidewater job opportunities in the US Gulf of Mexico, please fill out and submit the form below. * Indicates a required field

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