The Chief Engineer is directly accountable to the Master or the Master's delegate. His responsibilities include:
· Provide leadership and direction to all ship Engineering/Technical staff.
· Provide daily Standing Orders to Watchkeeping Engineer and Duty Engineer.
· Ensuring that the vessel's propulsion machinery and other vital systems and equipment - electrical, deck, HVAC, waste, dredging equipment, fire-fighting etc., are maintained according to the manufacturer’s specifications and class requirements, and operate effectively and efficiently.
· Implementation and execution of company policies and the Ship’s Safety Management System.
· Maintaining engine room administration (e.g. ships log, daily report).
· Ensuring that repairs of the vessel's propulsion machinery, ship’s machinery and other vital systems are carried out as per manufacturer’s requirements, safely, efficiently and to Class and Flag State requirements.
· Complying with national and international maritime law and regulations.
· Maintaining an inventory of all critical spare parts in an electronic format and ensuring required spare parts are on board or stored at one of the company’s facilities.
· Critical consumable liquids such as potable water, fuel and lube oil are monitored.
· Daily operation of the ship from the mechanical, electrical and electronic perspectives.
· Taking action on maintenance issues in a timely manner.
· Maintaining good relationships with all shipboard and shore-based personnel.
· Being familiar with all equipment on board the ship.
· Ensuring that maintenance is carried out in an efficient and most economical manner in cooperation with company’s Technical Management.
· Provide Equipment & Yard Group with Technical Reports as required.
· Working with the Equipment & Yard Group for scheduling of maintenance and refits.
· Ensuring required Engine Room documentation is completed.
· Certificate of Competency
o Preferred - Transport Canada First-Class Engineer, Motor Ship
o Minimum - Transport Canada Second-Class Engineer, Motor Ship
· Marine Medical Certificate, Transport Canada
· Certificate of Proficiency in Basic Safety Training
· Certificate of Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats other than Fast Rescue Boats
· Certificate of Proficiency in Advance Fire Fighting
· Marine Advanced First Aid
· 12-hour days with overtime as required
· 3-week rotation (typically two weeks on and one week off)
· Unionized position with the Canadian Merchant Service Guild
Apply on-line at FRPD.com/careers.
Port Moody, BC,Canada