Chief Engineer

Civil Engineer
£40,000 - £49,999
15 Jun 2012
15 Jul 2012
Civil Engineer
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: The Chief Engineer Ensure safe and efficient operation and maintenance of all propulsion auxiliary and deck machinery electrical appliances air conditioning domestic installations boilers fittings and structures within and without the machinery spaces and such items as may be detailed by the Company from time to time. Assist the Master to ensure compliance with all relevant Oil and Environmental Pollution Prevention Legislation and to ensure that all responsible Officers are familiar with Emergency Procedures Contingency Plans and capable of operating all Safety and Pollution Prevention equipment and appliance. Become familiar with details of vessel`s construction machinery and operating characteristics. Be responsible for the overall control configuration of the vessel and all the systems and equipment. Keep a careful account of all labour coming under his jurisdiction so that contractors` bills can be checked and to ensure suitable quality of workmanship. Submit accurate figures to the Master each day while the ship is at sea showing the quantities of bunkers lubricating oils and water consumed and remaining onboard.Essential skills: Keep all engine room records as required by the Company. Endeavour to maximise efficiency of machinery and equipment. Ensure that any repair work being undertaken by repair staff under contract is being carried out in a satisfactory manner. Return to Base Office any Company Reports and Forms agreed by the Company in timely manner. Responsible for discipline of all engine room staff as well as the completion of Appraisal Forms as necessary. Deal with the administration and upkeep of Classification Society Survey requirements of both hull and machinery. The security of all watertight compartments in the engine boiler and machinery spaces.For more details on this role please forward a current CV and covering letter Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and employment business for the supply of temporary workers. By applying for this job you accept the T&C's Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at