The primary responsibility of this position is to ensure all vessel machinery, equipment and systems are operated, maintained and repaired in a safe and effective manner. Additionally, as a key member of the Vessel Management Team, the Chief Engineer is to ensure adherence to all Company operational guidelines and planned maintenance programs, and, manage all Engineering Department personnel in their daily duties.


ŸContinually maintains a safe work environment on the vessel, implementing Company policies and procedures, and general maritime industry best practice wherever applicable.
ŸMaintains all vessel machinery and systems, including main propulsion, auxiliary power generation, ancillary, deck and cargo handling. Ensures proper operations of control, monitoring and alarm components and systems.
ŸNotifies the Captain and Port Engineer of any abnormal changes in the status of machinery operation.
ŸPerforms safe and effective voyage repairs with limited resources and outside support, while working under tight time constraints and in remote geographical locations.
ŸTroubleshoots machinery malfunctions as required and effectively communicates directly with the Captain and Port Engineer and designated shore-side support staff and vendors, to provide timely and relevant information for the diagnoses and repair of vessel machinery and systems.
ŸResponsible for vessel bunkering operations, insuring compliance with established fueling procedures.
ŸChecks and maintains fuel/fluid levels in all tanks within the vessel, takes monthly oil samples for analysis.
ŸMaintains adequate critical spares and general vessel parts inventory levels.
ŸTrains Junior Engineering staff in Company policies, vessel operations, equipment repair and preventative maintenance procedures. Conducts personal reviews for junior Engineering Department personnel.
ŸWorks as assigned by the Port Engineer for the safe and effective management of shipyard personnel and other vendors, during planned and emergent maintenance and repair periods.


ŸMust have a valid DDE 4,000 HP license or greater.
ŸMust have a valid TWIC card.
ŸMust have a valid USCG Merchant Mariner Document or Merchant Mariner Credential.
ŸMust be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
ŸMust have a valid Passport.
ŸFive years of full time paid experience acquired in the last 15 years as a Marine Engineer, not less than three years of which must be as a Chief Marine Engineer.
To apply: Send resume and cover letter to email or fax. Resume should include a cover letter and salary requirements.

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