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USCG Licensed Chief Engineer – Unlimited Tonnage/Steam


All Required STCW Endorsements

Current USCG Medical Certificate

Proven and effective manager


Chief Engineer – Steam Unlimited

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The SS Ocean Phoenix is a 680’ inspected steam ship operating as a fish processing vessel in the Bering Sea.  We are in need of a Chief Engineer, Steam Unlimited to join the engine department.  Work is available for up to 180 days each year splitting time between sailing and port work. We accommodate work schedules as best we can for two rotating Chief Engineers.  Work begins as early as March 2018.   

We offer a competitive wage and benefit package.  Health benefits begin after 60 days and eligibility for Life, LTD and 401k at one year.

As head of the Engine Department the Chief Engineer responsibilities include: 

  • Ensure all operations under their supervision are carried out according to Safety Management System procedures
  • Ensure all new engineering officers and ratings are familiar with relevant procedures
  • Maintenance records of all routine and un-scheduled maintenance in accordance with requirements and company procedures through use of maintenance management system program
  • Ensure statutory and class surveys are carried out on all plant and equipment covered by such survey requirements
  • Maintain stand-by plant and systems in a completed state of readiness to meet any emergency requirement
  • Test stand-by systems on a regular basis and in accordance with company procedure
  • Assign engineer officers or ratings specific roles with respect to the engineering department responsibilities under the safety management system
  • Manage all Engine Department personnel
  • Investigating non-conformances and applying corrective action as agreed with ship’s Master
  • Regular inspections of all plant and equipment
  • Ensure Oil Record Book and Engine Log Book are accurate and up to date
  • PIC for fuel oil transfers
  • Emergency response supervision