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Job Summary:
Embark on a challenging role as a Competence Assessment Chief Engineer with our client, a prominent player in the maritime industry. As an external recruitment agency, we are partnering with this renowned organization to identify a professional who will lead the evaluation and mentorship of engine room personnel. This role involves assessing personnel readiness for elevated engine watch responsibilities, ensuring compliance with SMS/PMS requirements, and contributing to internal technical audits. Join us in promoting excellence in marine engineering.
This position is rotational:- 2 on 1 Off Monthly

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Perform Competence Assessment of Engine personnel using the CBT Training matrix.
  • Log CBT assessment results in the training form and report to the Technical Manager.
  • Assist the vessel master and engine crew in planning and mitigating gaps identified from the CBT training matrix.
  • Implement Company best practices and ensure SMS/PMS compliance.
  • Support the Vessel Master in implementing new and revised documents in the SMS.
  • Assist or lead inspections and audits on Company vessels, including OVID, Internal ISM, On-Hire Survey, Technical inspections, CMID, etc.
  • Contribute to the Crew Assessment process for the vessels' Chief Engineers.
  • Evaluate engine room officers offshore, preferably during field operations.
  • Promote good housekeeping practices.
  • Brief and prepare crews before departure, addressing guides, troubleshooting technical defects, and teaching pre-task procedures such as JSA, Risk assessment, PTW, etc.
  • Conduct sea trials of new vessels and after maintenance jobs.
  • Inspect boats upon arrival at ports, briefing crews on new procedures, new client requirements, MEMOs, and relevant topics.
  • Interact with clients offshore, on-site, explaining the company's approach to training and assessing crews, discussing possibilities, and highlighting the limitations of vessels.
Experience: The ideal candidate should possess extensive knowledge of marine engineering and a minimum of 10 years' work experience as a Chief Engineer. Key qualifications include an understanding of theoretical and operational technical marine issues, a track record in finding solutions and optimizing resources, ability in translating complex technical operations into actionable information, and substantial experience in various PMS methodologies and compliance. Dry docking experience with various offshore supply vessels is a plus.


  • Certificate of competency - Class 1 Chief Engineer unlimited.
  • DP 11 Maintenance training.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft applications.