Tug Engineer

Job Responsibilities

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

  • Supervision of personnel undertaking and assisting in the engineering function

  • Preparation of maintenance and operational reports as required

  • Compliance with policies and procedures authorised by Svitzer and consistent with statutory obligations including quality assurance and ISM procedures

  • Participation in operational improvement exercises as required and liaise with Svitzer management regarding the improvement of operational procedures


To be successful in this position, you will be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum Engineer Class 3 Certificate of Competency or equivalent

  • Statements of attainment in Provide First Aid (HLTAID003) (at least 2 years validity) and Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) (HLTAID001) (at least 12-months validity)

  • A current AMSA Medical and a valid MSIC (or the ability to obtain)

  • Extensive experience in the maritime industry (terminal towage experience would be an advantage)

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

  • Ability to work under pressure, particularly in emergency situations

  • Attention to detail and ability to effectively prioritise tasks

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills

  • Basic computer skills and knowledge of MS Office

  • Eligibility and right to work in Australia


Successful candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening including medical assessment and drug & alcohol testing.

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