An exciting and challenging role has come up with a well renowned LNG ship management company within the LNG sector. To be eligible to apply for this role it is essential that you hold a Chief Engineers Unlimited Certificate endorsed for steam vessel operation, previous superintendence experience would be a distinct advantage. This is an opportunity to be part of a dynamic team which is being strengthened due to continuing fleet expansion.
Position: Chief Engineer
Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Salary & Benefits
- €82,000 p/a
- Extensive Benefits package available
- Technical supervision of assigned vessels, dealing with routine and non-routine maintenance and repair.
- Authorise and supervising supply of spare parts, stores and services.
- Attend vessels worldwide to supervise scheduled and unscheduled
- Attend LNG vessel pre-discharge meetings with Charterer’s representatives, Buyers and Terminal Personnel before vessels arrival.
- Monitor the arrival and departure of LNG vessels including the berthing and mooring operations, at the discharge and loading terminals as necessary.
- Monitor vessel condition and ships staff compliance with management policies, international, state and local regulations through regular ship inspections
- Assist in preparing vessel-operating budgets.
- Monitor and controlling operating costs within agreed budgets.
- Preparation of the major repair specification
- Prepare monthly Planned Maintenance Status Report.
- Supervision of the major repair periods at the chosen shipyard, administer guarantee claims on ship builders.
- Collate routine monthly technical reports received from the vessels.
- Distribute routine technical and class reports to the vessels.
- Work on longer-term projects e.g. planned maintenance systems and capital projects.
- Respond and follow-up to vessels technical correspondence.
- Handle of hull and machinery insurance matters for each vessel.
- Arrange surveys for statutory and Classification Society surveys.
- Liaison with Superintendent, Fleet Personnel on matters related to engineering sea staff.
- Review Engineering staff appraisals
- Interview prospective senior engine room staff.
- Brief/de-brief and appraise Chief Engineers.
- Provide support in all aspects of ship operation, including cargo work, manning
- Work closely with and provide engineering advice to the fleet team.
- Carry out and assist as required with risk assessment procedures and accident / incident investigations and prepare reports.
- Attend weekly Department and Company meetings.
- Self-motivated team player
- Good communication and inter-personal skills
- Good time management skills
- Adaptable and flexible
- Certificate of Competency to Class 1
- Senior officer position at 1st Assistant or higher
- LNG Experience (strongly preferred)
- Experience in shore-based position (desirable)
- Professional qualifications in an engineering / electronics field would be an advantage
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