2nd Engineer

Job Responsibilities

As 2nd Engineer you maintain, optimize and improve the engine room and ships technical systems in consultation with the Chief Engineer and you execute regular maintenance and repairs to the technical equipment.

You have the ability to instruct, organize, supervise, train and motivate assigned crew members, to ensure the assigned work is divided and executed in accordance with expectations (in terms of time, quality and output) and you contribute to a positive working atmosphere and development of assigned crew members. Next to this you maintain the ships administration in accordance with the Van Oord standards, e.g. ships logbook, daily reports and maintain an efficient spare part stock in cooperation with the Chief Engineer.

  • A qualification as Marine Engineer at intermediate or higher vocational level.
  • Minimum of three years of work experience as 2nd Engineer or you are a 3rd Engineer ready to make the next step in your career.
  • Depending on the vessel you are assigned to, specific knowledge is required (such as ROV’s, offshore cranes, cable lay installations, dredging equipment or LNG as fuel) is an advantage.
  • Flexibility, stress-resistance, and ability to work independently.
  • A good command of the English language.
  • The permission (in terms of visa/work permits) to work within EU-countries.
Job location

Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands