Company: OSM Maritime Group
Skills: Ships Engineer
Experience: 5 + 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 First/Second Engineer include (but are not limited to):

  • Repairs and overhauls equipment onboad
  • Operates and maintains generator room
  • Functions as the most senior Engine Room watch keeper
  • Entrusted with the responsibility of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repair and administration of all vessels machinery under the direction of the Chief Engineer
  • Make scheduled inspection tour of operating equipment
  • 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.
  • Timely reporting of all observed vessel operational issues to the Bridge and Chief Engineer
  • Operates various vessel machineries
  • Operates the ballast system and other liquid systems
  • Operates water maker and carry out the maintenance
  • Operates boilers and other steam tools
  • Supervise the repairs and maintenance of vessel equipment
  • Keep daily log of ongoing engineering work
  • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by Chief Engineer





  • STCW95 Reg. III/2 - Chief Engineer (preferred)
  • STCW95 Reg. III/2 - Second Engineer
  • STCW Reg. V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties
  • STCW medical fitness certificate
  • 360 Days Sea Time documented as OICEW of which 180 days must be as OICEW on vessels engaged in offshore construction operations