Supporting the Chief Engineer in the running of the engine department, the Staff Engineer supervises the day-to-day operations, related to all mechanical, electrical, electronic, environmental matters on board the ship and is actively participating in instructions and training of all the engine department officers and staff.

• Works closely with the Chief Engineer to ensure that all maintenance is completed efficiently and thoroughly;

• Maintains regular contact with the Hotel Director and Sanitation Officer in order to ensure technical compliance with international sanitation requirements;

• Works in close cooperation with Safety Officer to ensure the proper maintenance and outstanding mechanical conditions of all the safety equipment and system aboard the vessel;

• Is fully responsible for the operation of the engine room and any maintenance of machinery on board when deputising for the Chief Engineer;

• Ensures work in progress is completed in line with internal standard procedures.


(skills, competencies, experience)

• Fluent English oral and written. Any additional European language is considered an advantage (Italian, Portuguese, German, Spanish and French);

• Master's degree or Polytechnic degree of technical ship operations;

• Certificate of Competency IMO III/2 + passengers ship familiarisation;

• Previous experience in both mechanical and electrical engineering as well as experience in international sanitation requirements;

• Stress tolerance;

• Excellent communication skills;

• Problem solving;

• Excellent team management abilities;

• A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board.

• Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy.