Shore Based Marine Engineer

About the role:

The Shore Based Marine Engineer will organise and maintain the smooth operation and maintenance of the company’s fleet of vessels, carrying out inspections and ensuring all relevant legislation is complied with regarding vessel maintenance, preventative maintenance and state of repair.

About you:

Key skills, Experience & Competencies:

  • Previous marine engineering experience
  • Ideally Second or Chief Engineer certification or equivalent
  • Knowledge of ISM code, Merchant Shipping and Workboat Codes

Personal Attributes

  • Confident, professional manner
  • Organisational skills with good written and verbal organisation skills
  • Interpersonal and communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to think ahead and regularly cope with new/unexpected circumstances and tight deadlines
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise your workload
  • Ability to ensure confidentiality is adhered to at all times

Main Responsibilities (list not exhaustive)

  • Ensure all assigned vessels are maintained up to company standards and are compliant with all necessary legislation
  • Advocate a strong safety culture in line with the ISM code, Merchant Shipping and Workboat Codes and company policies
  • Conduct regular vessel inspections
  • Maintain and regularly update a vessel defect reporting system. Supervise and report repairs and vessel upgrades
  • Carry out repairs and overhauls on a range of small coded craft including Ribs and Tug vessel
  • Undertake repairs at dry dockings
  • Identify areas for improvements and modifications
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with statutory, class and other third party requirements
  • Carryout repairs and overhauls on Machinery and components including Hydraulic, main engines and generators, cranes, 24v,110v,240v and 400v electrical distribution systems

Benefits of being an employee with Ferguson Transport & Shipping

  • Competitive rates of pay + overtime rates for weekend working
  • Flexible holidays – 28 days paid leave per annum (pro-rata), enhances with service
  • Aggregated holiday pay
  • Loyalty payment scheme¬†
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Occupational health surveillance
  • Group life assurance
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Training & Support from day one and throughout your career with the Company
  • Relocation support and accommodation available for the right applicants