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Engine Cadet Job Description and Duties:

Cruise ship engine cadet

- Follows the instructions of the First Engineer and attends the engine control room usually as part of the First Engineer's watch

- Assists in the maintenance and repair of engine room equipment, as well as other mechanical equipment throughout the ship

- As part of the training process duties that are customary to the engine department will be assigned to the Engine Cadet by the Chief Engineer

- Although on training the professional performance of the Engine Cadet will be evaluated for continued long-term career with the cruise line

- Upon attainment of a National License and completion of at least one assignment aboard a cruise ship the most qualified candidates with the best performance evaluations could be promoted to Third Engineer position depending on current openings in the company's fleet

Engine Cadet / Junior Third Engineer Job Requirements:

  • Completion of a four year Maritime Engineering program OR current enrolment in an accredited Maritime Engineering program

  • National License (STCW III/1) and valid medical certificate

  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language

Engine Cadet / Junior Third Engineer Salary Range:

$1500 - 2200 U.S. per month and up depending on the cruise line. Possibilities for promotion to 3rd Engineer position.


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