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Staff Engineer

MSC Cruises
October 24, 2019
MSC Cruises
Engine Jobs
Staff Chief Engineer
not specified


Supporting the Chief Engineer in the running of the engine department, the Staff Engineer supervises the day-to-day operations, related to all mechanical, electrical, electronic, environmental matters on board the ship and is actively participating in instructions and training of all the engine department officers and staff.


  • Works closely with the Chief Engineer to ensure that all maintenance is completed efficiently and thoroughly;
  • Maintains regular contact with the Hotel Director and Sanitation Officer in order to ensure technical compliance with international sanitation requirements;
  • Works in close cooperation with Safety Officer to ensure the proper maintenance and outstanding mechanical conditions of all the safety equipment and system aboard the vessel;
  • Is fully responsible for the operation of the engine room and any maintenance of machinery on board when deputising for the Chief Engineer;
  • Ensures work in progress is completed in line with internal standard procedures.


  • Fluent English oral and written. Any additional European language is considered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French); 
  • Master's degree or Polytechnic degree of technical ship operations;
  • Certificate of Competency IMO III/2 + passengers ship familiarisation;
  • Previous experience in both mechanical and electrical engineering as well as experience in international sanitation requirements;
  • Stress tolerance; 
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Problem solving;
  • Excellent team management abilities;
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board.


  • Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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