Tug Engineer

Job Responsibilities


Reporting to the Operations Manager and Master onboard the vessel, your key responsibilities may include but will not be limited to:

  • Compliance with operating procedures authorized by Svitzer, including Quality Assurance and ISM procedures in so far as they relate to the engineer's duties;

  • Tug maintenance in accordance with the programmed maintenance schedule and budget;

  • Supervision of personnel undertaking and assisting in the engineering function;

  • Responsibility for signing off on maintenance work completed;

  • Participation in safety training, including the training of other crew members;

  • Monitoring and review of relevant occupational health and safety standards and procedures and reporting as appropriate;

  • Ensuring day to day compliance with relevant environmental regulations;

  • Managing the work of ratings and providing training and support for officer trainees.



To be considered for this role you will be required to demonstrate:

  • A minimum Engineer Class 1 / Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch STCW Reg III/2 or equivalent

  • Experience as Chief Engineer leading a team of Engine room staff in the maritime industry (offshore industry experience is desirable);

  • Experience with Medium speed engines and ASD

  • DP2 experience and K-POS or similar DP maintenance preferred

  • Experience and high level of awareness of environment, health, safety and security management and legislation;

  • Ability to work under pressure, particularly in emergency situations

  • Proven ability to lead and work as part of an effective team;

  • Good written and verbal communication skills;

  • Knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Office.
Job location

Papua New Guinea,Port Moresby