Company: OSM Maritime Group
Skills: Ships Engineer
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Some College
Employment Type: Rotational Contractor
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



Tasks and Responsibilities of Chief Engineer include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repair and administration of all ship board equipment and machinery including the hull
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining maintenance logs for all vessel related equipment, such as engine room equipment, mechanical and electrical, deck machinery and equipment, ship, hull, hotel facilities etc.
  • Responsible for the day to day organization of the Engine Room department onboard directly or through delegation, and the supervision thereof
  • Responsible for all reporting and history updating into the NS5 planned maintenance program
  • Responsible through delegation for computer networks and prevention of unauthorized software being installed and used
  • Responsible for the administration and upkeep of the vessel's Planned Maintenance System
  • Responsible for the upkeep of relevant machinery surveys and certification
  • Maintain current and complete vendors' manual for all vessel related equipment
  • Ensure, through uniform stock & quantity control that adequate inventory and level of spares is maintained at all times
  • Inform the Master when there is any doubt about the quality of the potable water
  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties
  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work in accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.
  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and/or other training as applicable for the function
  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment





Must have minimum 10+ years' experience, 5 years, of which are in a supervisory capacity

  • Experience and qualifications as a Chief Engineer with DP Vessel experience
  • Proven ability to lead teams with strong communication and leadership skills
  • Computer literate, basic knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet and email applications
  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)
  • Fluent both in spoken and written English
  • STCW95 Reg. III/2 - Chief Engineer
  • STCW Reg. V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties
  • STCW medical fitness certificate
  • 540 Days Sea Time as 2nd Engineer on vessels engaged in offshore construction operations.