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1st Engineer -Newbuild
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We  are now recruiting  for 1st Engineer on our newbuild.Initial location in Rotterdam and then based offshore .

Overview of role:

Responsible to the Chief Engineer for the control, daily operations, maintenance and repair of the mechanical installations onboard the vessel, using the manpower available to maintain the vessel in a fit and seaworthy condition to perform her duties.

 All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

 All personnel are also expected to contribute to creating a culture of ethics and integrity within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to our Code of Conduct.

 Key Responsibilities:

  • Understudy to the Chief Engineer
  • Engine room watch keeping officer
  • Providing assistance to Deck Operations and Maintenance as directed by the Chief Engineer.
  • Bunkering the vessel
  • Assist Chief Engineer in the safe running of the Technical Department
  • Operation and maintenance of the ship's technical equipment according to established operational and planned maintenance procedures.
  • Ensuring implementation and improvement of the planned maintenance systems of the vessel mechanical equipment and assist survey/inspection planning with respect to inspection and verification of items of plant, to maintain the vessel’s class and other certification requirements.
  • Training and familiarisation of all Engineers, Mechanics, Fitters and Motormen.
  • Assist Chief Engineer in providing support to the Master in conducting Shipboard Management Review in accordance with the ISM Code
  • Understand the interface relationship between marine and project personnel


  • STCW 95 (A-III/2) Certificate of Competency (STCW 2nd Engineeer Unlimited) meeting legislative requirements of the Flag State
  • Recognised Seaman's discharge book
  • Able to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing in accordance with STCW Code Table A-II/I
  • Strong coordination, organisation and liaison skills with the ability to seek and gain consensus solutions to complex issues
  • Fully conversant with ship's Safety Management System (Ref: ISM Code)
  • Completed Security Awareness training relevant for the position (Ref: ISPS Code)
  • Hold at all times a valid seafarer medical fitness certificate and offshore survival certification suitable for geographical area of work
  • Training in accordance with the Subsea & training matrices


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