Company: OSM Maritime Group
Skills: ETO
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 Electrical Technical Officer (ETO) include (but are not limited to):

  • Responsible for proper recording of temporary and preliminary modifications
  • To be proficient and knowledgeable in the maintenance and repair of all electrical and electronic equipment on the vessel
  • Accurately maintain logbooks, planned maintenance system and spare part control
  • Carry out repairs and maintenance to the electronic installation of the vessel, with particular regard to DP and GMDSS equipment, all under the direction of the Chief Engineer
  • Keep and maintain current vendors catalogue library of all equipment in area of responsibility
  • Ensure through uniform stock & quantity control, that adequate inventory and level of spares is maintained at all times in area of responsibility
  • Carry out maintenance and administration of the vessel's IT systems and software systems, in conjunction with the IT department ashore.
  • 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.




  • Knowledge and experience in the offshore industry with at least 5 years' experience in a similar Mechanical role
  • Mechanical Engineering Degree
  • Valid Offshore Medical
  • BOSIET Training or Equivalent (OPITO approved)
  • Fluent both in spoken and written English
  • Knowledge of DP Vessel operations
  • Comply with the requirements as described in Section 4.6 of the IMCA document "Training and Experience of Key DP Personnel"
  • Have an adequate knowledge and experience with the relevant class of vessel in accordance with Section 5 of the IMCA document "Training and Experience of Key DP Personnel"
  • STCW Reg. VI/1 - Basic Training
  • Preferred: STCW Reg. III/6 - Electro Technical Officer
  • STCW Reg. V1-6 Security Training for Seafarers with Security Duties