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Engine Rating [volunteer]

Shipboard Officer / Personnel / Crew
Employment type
Full Time

Keeping the lights on & keeping the ship ticking, 

we are very thankful for our Engineering department. 

A chance to make a real difference while getting your hands dirty! 

Various commitments  |  Marine Engineering   


About the role: 

The Engine Ratings are responsible to assist in routine watch keeping, maintenance, and cleaning in the Engine Room. You will work closely with the Engineer’s every day, and play a vital role in keeping everything running. 

What you’ll contribute: 

  • Complete tasks assigned by the Chief Engineer, Second Engineer, or person in charge of the watch 
  • Assist with watches and maintenance work 
  • Assist with routine checks and appropriate duties according to watch-keeping procedures 
  • Record appropriate readings during watch and inform the Duty Engineer of any concerns 
  • Assist in general maintenance and cleaning as required 

For this role, you’ll need: 

  • Certificate of Proficiency in accordance with STCW A-III/4 or A-III/5 
  • Has successfully completed Security Awareness Training in accordance with STCW A-VI/6 
  • Applicant must also show at least 12 months of sea time on vessels powered by main propulsion machinery of 3,000 KW or more 
Ability to effectively understand and communicate in clear English 
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