Chief Engineer / Staff Engineer

Published:
August 22, 2019
Recruiter:
Bernhard Schulte Cruise Services
Category:
Engine Jobs
Positions:
Staff Chief Engineer
Salary:
not specified

For our growing fleet, we are currently searching for Chief Engineer.

The responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Responsible for the entire technical operations of the vessel including engineering, electrical, and mechanical divisions
  • The Chief Engineer is the head of the entire Engine Department aboard the cruise ship, the highest-ranking officer within the department and along with the Captain / Master, one of the most important figures in the Marine Operations division on the ship
  • The Chief Engineer has overall responsibility for all technical operations and equipment onboard the cruise ship
  • Assisted by his / her subordinate officers (Staff Chief Engineer, Chief Electrical Engineer, Chief Refrigeration Engineer, Hotel Service Engineer) he / she makes sure that systems and equipment within every sub-division of the Engine Department are operating correctly and are maintained up to the highest possible standards of the cruise line and international regulations - main and auxiliary engines, generators, electrical and electronic systems, communication systems, heating, cooling, ventilation systems, plumbing, waste management systems, the machinery in the lifeboats, rescue boats etc.
  • Ensures that the Staff Chief Engineer and the other senior engine department officers are fully familiar with his/her duties and could assume his/her position at any time should that becomes necessary
  • Responsible for the professional, safety and emergency drill training of subordinate officers and crew.

REQUIREMENTS

  • National Certificate of Competency (Marine Engineer Officer – no limitation for other than ro-ro vessel) > Chief Engineer licence required for both position
  • Strong leadership skills and previous cruise ship experience as a senior engine officer

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