Chief Engineer Officer

Company

M-Ploy Global Resourcing

Date

03 Apr 2018

Reference Number

2204207

Salary

Undisclosed cost to company

Description

POSITION PURPOSE

- To represent the fleet department in overall responsibility and accountability for all aspects of the maintenance and operating of propulsion engines, other engines, deck machinery, refrigeration and sanitary equipment, aboard the vessel by coordinating and directing subordinates whilst complying with statutory laws, company policies and safety regulations, thereby ensuring maximum dredger availability

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

- Certificate of Competence as a chief Engineer as issued in terms of Merchant Shipping Act
- At least 5 to 10 years' experience in second Engineer unlimited position

POSITION OUTPUTS

- Plan, compile and control annual lay-up maintenance to ensure that expenditure remains within the parameters set by the fleet department
- Training and development of cadet engineers and ongoing training of certificated engineers to enhance marine engineering skills and practices
- Liaise with and control external contractors to ensure that the maintenance and repairs are carried out within set time frames and conform to speculations
- Liaise with maintenance manager to ensure that critical and other spares available timely in order to optimize utilization and production of the vessel
- Ensure international and local maritime laws and practices are conformed to thereby ensuring the safety and wellbeing of vessel and crew
- Control the ordering of and optimal consumption of fuel and lubricating oils thereby optimizing the utilization of the vessel and minimize expenditure
- Plan and control preventative maintenance systems to ensure problem free running of all machinery thereby minimizing downtime
- Practice loss control by regular inspection of machinery spaces to determine unsafe acts and correcting where necessary
- Plan and organize the preparation of the vessel to proceed to sea ensuring that all safety measures regarding seaworthiness are intact

COMPETENCIES KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge

- Integrate drawings
- Ability to solve technical issues
- Overall knowledge on mechanical and electrical equipment, high and low voltage
- Company policies
- OHSACT
- Marpol
- Collision regulations
- SOLAS
- Merchant Shipping Act, IMO regulations

Skills

- Negotiations
- Communication
- Interpersonal skills
- Analytical ability
- Computer Literacy
- Problem Solving

Contract Type:

Permanent, Permanent/Contract

Sector:

Other

Region:

Durban
KwaZulu-Natal
South Africa