Duties & Responsibilities
The Chief Engineer is responsible of the reliable operation of the vessel’s engines, machinery and all other mechanical equipment :
Responsible to the Master for the safe and efficient operation of all machinery.
Committed to Safety and Company Procedures in all tasks , with a particular emphasis on EPI equipments, security materials, and through regular use of Risk Assesment , JSA and TBT and any other precautions.
Responsible to the Technical Superintendent at head office for the planned maintenance of all machinery and inventory of spare parts and of Dry Dock job list preparation, as per company regulations.
Responsible to plan, organize and achieve all maintenance tasks using Task Assistant software program which shall be kept permanently updated .
Responsible for the duties and training of the other engineering officers and ratings
Recording running hours
Complete monthly statements on lube oils and grease
Complete monthly condition reports on vital equipment
Samples analysis management
Carry out engineer officer and ratings assessments
Ensure that all anti-pollution precautions are undertaken whilst transferring or loading hydrocarbons
Responsible to the Master for correctly filling in the Oil Record Book
Supervise shore workers carrying out maintenance and / or repairs
Ensure all machinery shut down alarms are kept in working condition at all times
Ensure that the engine room logbook and company documentation is kept updated
Keep the engine room department inventory up to date
Line reporting and functional linkage
This position will report directly to the Master.
Key skills and behavior
Ability to work under pressure and within time constraints in the event of an emergency.
Capability to maintain efficiently the engine room, to work under pressure and within time constraints in the event of an emergency
Thorough knowledge of all on board maintenance tasks
Analytical mind, ability to read hydraulic, mechanical and electric plans
Efficient inventory and supply management skills
Competences in people management at senior level
Ability to communicate well as part of a small team, and work cooperatively with other colleagues, from multicultural backgrounds
Proficient in any software associated with engineering.
Reporting , team spirit, commitment, good communication skills
Good knowledge of Excel, Word Outlook
The Chief Engineer shall be in possession of a valid III / 2 or III / 3 License and STCW endorsement
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