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Chief Engineer, Ship

Aliases: Chief Engine Officer

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Chief Engineer, Ship is expected to perform include:
  • Ensuring safe and economic running of all the engines, boilers, electrical, refrigerating and sanitary equipment, deck machinery and steam connections abroad ship
  • Directing and controlling work and conduct of engine room crew of vessel
  • Keeping a log of performance of engines and equipment on voyage
  • Supervising repairs and overhauling of the engines and accessories
  • Looking after fuelling of ship
  • Looking to proper storage and maintenance of all the engine room stores
  • Undertaking repair work in case of breakdown
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It needs one to be on their toes
  • Need to handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work is not available/applicable
  • Work from home option is not available
Working hours
  • Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
  • Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

Maybe

EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS AND TRAINING 2
  • Minimum - Certificate of competency as Marine Engineer Officer Class II
  • Completed an approved engineering management course
  • Completed approved examination and assessment
  • Completed approved machinery space simulator training
KEY COMPETENCIES 3
  • Familiar with implementation of company safety and environment protection policy
  • Ability to hold safety meetings, emergency drills and training on board
  • Familiar with implementation of various safety checklists, plans, procedures related to safety of ship and pollution prevention
  • Ability to conduct various contingency drills 
  • Knowledge of maintenance of ships and its machinery in accordance with procedures established by company
  • Ability to make sure that inspections are held at appropriate intervals and same are documented
  • Ability to maintain records of inspections, maintenance on board
  • Knowledge to raise and report any defect detected, analysis of such defects and take corrective actions
  • Well-versed in controlling and monitoring of spares and stores
  • Knowledge of testing and maintenance of standby and critical, system and equipments that are not in continuous use
  • Ability to successfully carry out internal and external audit
  • Ability to discuss results of audit within his department 
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 1

Knowledge of attending repair work in case of breakdown

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 4
  • Orient Express Ship Management Ltd.
  • The Shipping Corporation of India
  • VELS University
  • Tolani Maritime Institute
  • Aquatech Institute of Maritime Institute
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 

http://www.tolani.edu/tmi/index,188.html 

SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

http://www.tolani.edu/tmi/index,73.html

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 5
Chief Engineer, Ship
           ↑
Second Engineer
           ↑
Third Engineer
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: No
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 7
  • For Chief Engineer Officer - ₹ 5,00,000 to ₹ 6,00,000 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Not required

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
  • Cruise Liners
KEYWORDS 
  • Chief Engineer
  • Chief Engine Officer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3151.0100 Chief Engineer, Ship
ISCO 2008 3151 Ship’s Engineers
NIC 2008 33150 Repair of transport equipment, except motor vehicles
QP Reference NA NA
NSQF NA NA
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