MSC cruises

MSC CRUISES: FIRST ENGINEER POSITION

JOB PURPOSE:
The First Engineer is in charge of engine watch-keeping. He/she is responsible for the daily maintenance and operations of the engineering and technical aspects of the vessel as directed by the Chief Engineer and Staff Engineer.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
Please email cover letter and CV to [email protected]

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Ensures presence on board whenever the Staff Engineer is absent;
  • Relieves the Staff Engineer in case emergency;
  • Is directly responsible toward the Staff Engineer for each work performed in the engine room and for the maintenance and condition of the Main Diesel Engine and Emergency Diesel Engine;
  • Assigns maintenance and repair duties to his dependent personnel and actively supervises overhaul and repair work;
  • Inspects all assigned work in progress ensuring that it is executed properly in accordance with acceptable standards and that no wastage of materials occurs;
  • Controls the proper disposals of all refuse, rags etc. to avoid fire and other hazards;
  • Trains personnel assigned to his engine watch;
  • Supervises and works in close cooperation with the 2nd and 3rd engineers, engine cadet and engine ratings, being also responsible for their on-the-job training;
  • Attends all cocktail parties and social and entertaining functions where his presence is required by the Master.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional language is considered an advantage;
  • Certificate of Competency IMO STCW Cap III/2;
  • Basic Safety Training Certificate including Advanced Fire fighting experience and Swimming & Rowing competence;
  • Satisfy the requirements of STCW 95 regarding certification for this position;
  • Meet the requirements of the laws of the Flag State of the ship regarding health & physical requirements;
  • Extensive successful experience in a similar position within Cargo or other Cruise company;
  • Basic Windows based programs knowledge;
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work onboard.
  • Please email cover letter and CV to [email protected]