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Traffic Controller

België, Vlaams Gewest, AntwerpShore Control Center

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THIS IS A JOB VACANCY IF YOU LIVE IN BELGIUM 

WHO WE ARE

Seafar supports and controls automated vessels from a Shore Control Centre. The ships are integrated with the Seafar Control System and are operated onshore by a certified captain. Seafar is a front-runner in the development and operational integration of state of the art technologies for semi-autonomous and unmanned shipping.



WHAT YOU DO

As a Traffic Controller you monitor and support the autonomous operations in the Seafar Control Center from your desk in our headoffice in Antwerp. 


JOB DESCRIPTION

  • In cooperation with a team of captains and skippers, you guide the different vessels in a safe and efficient way
  • You monitor the operations of multiple vessels from the Shore Control Center, using all available IT tools
  • You control which autonomous ships follow each other and get priority for remote control. In doing so, you take the foreseen planning into account but also eventual unexpected situations
  • You ensure the punctuality of the ships by looking for solutions to avoid or overtake delays
  • In case of a delay you look for solutions and make sure there is an alternative planning
  • You give feedback to the R&D colleagues for adjustments and improvements of the processes and systems
  • You are involved in specific safety procedures, which ensure the safety of your colleagues on board




WHAT WE HAVE FOR YOU

Joining an innovative and unique company in full growth

A salary tailored to your needs (employee or self-employment)

Really nice colleagues who are 100% committed just like you

Great balance life/work balance

The opportunity to think within 'the bigger picture'

A lot of autonomy

Vereisten

SKILLS


  • Bachelor or Master l(Maritime School/STCW education) with experience in the maritime or inland waterway sector 
  • You are willing to undergo extensive training to build up the knowledge and skills specific to this job. 
  • You are willing to work in a shift system according to 3x8-regime. 
  • And also the following characteristics fit you perfectly: 
  • You attach great importance to safety rules and follow them strictly. 
  • In critical situations, you remain calm and efficient, you analyze the situation and you take the initiative to work towards a solution. 
  • You participate constructively in team assignments and are happy to make an extra effort when necessary.



PERSONALITY

You like taking charge

You have good communication and social skills

You like working in a dynamic environment

You are flexible and pragmatic


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