Chief Engineer for Small Ocean Ship

Grand Circle Cruise Line
Engine / Technical Jobs
Chief Engineer
July 23, 2022
  • Maintaining and effectively operating, to the highest possible standards, all technical machinery and equipment including main, auxiliary and domestic machinery. These standards must never fall below that of the Company, the Classification Society and the relevant Flag State.
  • Implementing and maintaining the vessel’s planned maintenance system, plant history and inventory systems.
  • Ensuring that the maintenance requirements of the Hotel Department are expeditiously dealt with, particularly those pertaining to hygiene and customer services.
  • Monitoring the condition of fixed firefighting systems and mobile firefighting appliances within technical spaces, ensuring they are in constant readiness.
  • Monitoring the activities of his department, ensuring that all the responsibilities detailed below are correctly discharged and that all Engineering Department personnel comply with procedures and instructions concerning safety and environmental protection.
  • Ensuring close co-operation with the officer responsible for the ship’s stability.
  • Monitoring the individual training of technical personnel in their operational duties.
  • Giving the Master a positive report prior to each departure, that the vessel is ready for sea with regard to the responsibilities of his department. Central to this report, he shall identify that the ship’s main and auxiliary machinery is in a suitable condition to proceed to sea.
  • Keeping the Master promptly and fully informed of any occurrence in a technical space that might affect the navigation or the essential services in the ship.
  • Monitoring the fuel economy of the vessel, consulting frequently with the Master with regard to passage planning and the setting and regulation of economical speeds.
  • Monitoring the actual and forecast expenditure of his department with regard to the budgets established for the vessel and advising the Master and Senior Superintendent accordingly.
  • Submitting through the Master such reports and returns as are required by the Company.
  • Liaison with other departments for the co-ordination of Engineering Department activities and ensuring the smooth running of his department.
  • The safety, discipline and welfare (including the cleanliness of their quarters) of all members of the Engineering Department. He is directly in charge them but may delegate this authority to his 2nd Engineer as appropriate.
  • Personally ensuring that 2nd Engineer Officer is aware of his social obligations whilst in passenger's public areas.
  • Ensuring that the policies laid down by the Company are executed and personally verifying that 2nd Engineer Officer is properly instructed and aware of  their duties and responsibilities relating to the Safety and Quality Management System.
  • The effective operation and maintenance of all watertight doors;
  • The effective operation and maintenance of all arrangements and equipment provided for pollution prevention, and the supervision of pollution prevention measures during bunkering and bunker transfer.
  • The disposal of sludge, bilge water, oily water and exhausted oils in accordance with international, national and Company requirements and instructions.
  • Co-ordination and collaboration with the Chief Officer for the effective operation and maintenance of all safety equipment.
  • Issuing "Chief Engineer’s Standing Orders" for the safe and efficient technical operation of the ship. A copy of these standing orders will always be available in the Engine Room.
  • Providing a Chief Engineer’s Order Book, to be kept in the Engine Room, which will be read and the order signed by 2nd Engineer Officer when taking over the watch.
  • Ensuring that all Engineering Department personnel are familiar with their own emergency duties and that adequate training is given and drills completed for firefighting, power failure, damage, etc. The workload of the technical personnel is to be organised such that all personnel attend training and drills on a regular basis.
  • Ensuring that sufficient members of the Engineering Department remain on board in harbour to comply with the ship’s In Port Manning Plan. When proceeding ashore, his deputy must remain onboard and the Master must be informed.
  • The assignment of each Engineering Department responsibility detailed below.


KLASA: UP/I-342-35/09-01/58
URBROJ: 530-03-2-1-2-13-7

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