4th Engineer

Houston, Texas, United States
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1 + Years Experience

Company: Valaris
Skills: Marine Engineering, Ships Engineer
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Rotational Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Authorized to work in: US

Job Summary

Assists the Chief Engineer in providing technical support, domestic and industrial services to all areas of the MODU. Exercises effective control and efficient operation of the MODU power plant and machinery with attention to the safety of the crew, protection of the environment and safety of the MODU.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for safety of crew, environment and engine room as well as his/her own safety.
  • Attends and participates in all pre-tour, post tour and weekly safety meetings.
  • Responsible for the watch in the Engine Control Room. Supervises other personnel on watch and to assure the proper power distribution on the MODU.
  • Responsible for bunkering, transferring fuel, water and other fluids safely and efficiently.
  • Maintains the order, cleanliness and housekeeping at mechanical sites.
  • Maintains the mechanical equipment when required by the Chief Engineer/Second Engineer.
  • Assists the Chief Engineer/Second Engineer to ensure that all safety critical equipment onboard the MODU is maintained and tested to Valaris safety policies, standards and procedures, and Flag State Regulations.
  • Identifies opportunities to improve operational procedures and assist with procedure revisions and risk assessments.


Qualifications / Experience

  • Minimum of four years working in the Marine industry.
  • 1-2 years of maritime experience as a 4th Engineer Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch.
  • Completion of degree from a recognized Maritime Academy or University is required.
  • Completion of all training and certification requirements for position as described in the training matrix.



The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this job. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Valaris is an equal opportunity employer in all aspects of employment to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other non-job related factors.