Maintenance Engineer & Maintenance Supervisor

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MAINTENANCE ENGINEER (CHIEF ENGINEER)

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What does the work consist of?

The Maintenance Engineer is a training position with a view to moving up to Maintenance Supervisor. He/she carries out the same tasks as the Maintenance Supervisor: maintaining equipment, technical systems and structures to the standards laid down in applicable rules and regulations for the maintenance department.


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What do I need to know to hold the position?

In order to hold this position, you must have the following:

  • Certificate of Competency as Marine Engineer, STCW III/2 (unlimited)


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How do I get there?

You come from the maritime industry where you have acquired your Chief Engineer certificate. No offshore experience is required for this position. Provided that you have the certificate, you can also progress from the position of Engine Room Responsible.


MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR (CHIEF ENGINEER)

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What does the work consist of?

The Maintenance Supervisor is the head of the Maintenance section of the rig and reports directly to the OIM. The Maintenance Supervisor is the overall responsible for maintaining equipment, technical systems and structures to the standards laid down in applicable rules and regulations.

He/she is also responsible for keeping the OIM and Senior Toolpusher updated on the condition of the machinery and equipment, ordering parts, record keeping and the appraisal of maintenance personnel.


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What do I need to know to hold the position?

In order to hold this position, you must have the following:

  • Certificate of Competency as Marine Engineer, STCW III/2 (unlimited)


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How do I get there?

After some time in a Maintenance Engineer position where you have gained offshore experience and proven your competencies, you can progress to Maintenance Supervisor.