Company: OSM Maritime Group
Skills: Ships Engineer
Experience: 5 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
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 Deck Engineer include (but are not limited to):

  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.
  • Responsible for the day to day maintenance and repair of deck mechanical & hydraulic systems
  • Responsible in consultation with the Chief engineer that any changes to systems are documented, logged and approved by the responsible authority
  • Maintain and repair all deck mechanical and hydraulic systems on the vessel including cranes, carousels, davits and launch and recovery systems.
  • 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
  • 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




  • 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
  • Proven background working with hydraulic systems in an offshore environment, preferably relevant to equipment types on the vessel (e.g., dive systems, cranes, carousels)
  • Preferred: STCW95 Reg. III/1 - Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch OICE