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Fourth Engineer, Ship

Aliases: Fourth Engine Officer

Industry/Sector(s): Shipping


JOB DESCRIPTION 1
The tasks of a Fourth Engineer, Ship is expected to perform include:
  • Assisting Second Engineer, Ship in maintenance of main engine, pumps, boiler mountings and other auxiliary machinery on board
  • Keeping watch in engine room
  • Stoke-holing during specified hours in mornings and nights while ship is at sea
  • Carrying out daily maintenance work
  • Alternating with Third Engineer, Ship while ship is in port
WORK ENVIRONMENT 
  • It is a not a desk job
  • Need to handle a team
  • Local travelling is a part of this job
  • Part-time work is not available
  • 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 

Coming soon

KEY COMPETENCIES 2
  • Knowledge of taking a thorough round of the engine department with the signing off engineer and do a proper taking over of the duties
  • Ability to check the inventory and location of all purifier and compressor spares
  • Ability to check Inventory and location of pumps spares and tools
  • Ability to check running hours and maintenance schedule of his designated machinery
  • Ability to check general condition of machinery and special procedure for operation
  • Knowledge of condition and layout of bunkering system including valve operation, tanks and sounding pipe location should be checked
  • Knowledge of condition and layout of sludge and bilge discharge system including valves and pump operation should also be checked
  • Ability to check thoroughly all fuel tanks, bilge and sludge tank should be taken
  • Knowledge of daily consumption of lube oil, fuel oil, marine diesel or gas oil and cylinder oil for daily record 
  • Knowledge of daily production of bilge and sludge on board for record keeping of waste water sounding log
DESIRABLE COMPETENCIES 

Coming soon

AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING AND LEARNING INSTITUTES 3
  • Orient Express Ship Management Ltd.
  • The Shipping Corporation of India
  • VELS University
  • Tolani Maritime Institute
  • Aquatech Institute of Maritime Studies
AVAILABLE SKILL TRAINING SCHEMES/SCHOLARSHIPS 
http://www.tolani.edu/tmi/index,188.html
SAMPLE OF TRAINING AND LEARNING COURSES 

Coming soon

CAREER PROGRESSION PATH 4
Chief Engine Officer
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Second Engineer
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Third Engineer
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Fourth Engineer, Ship
Transfer option
  • India: Yes
  • Abroad: Yes
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EXPECTED EARNINGS 5
  • For Chief Engineer Officer - ₹ 1,50,000 to ₹ 2,25,000 per month
 (These figures are indicative and subject to change)
REQUIRED WORK EXPERIENCE 

Coming soon

PROBABLE EMPLOYERS 
  • Indian Navy
  • Shipping companies across India
KEYWORDS 
  • Fourth Engineer
  • Fourth Engine Officer
OCCUPATIONAL CODES AND STANDARDS 
Standard Code Description
NCO 2015 3151.0400 Fourth 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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