What does the work consist of?
The Assistant Barge Engineer assists the Barge Engineer and ensures that marine related activities are carried out in accordance with applicable rules and regulations, terms of contract and industry practices.
Within the area of responsibility of the Assistant Barge Engineer are: records or hazardous products, lifting equipment and operations, control room activity, Dynamic Positioning, anchor handling, stability, hull maintenance, helicopter operations, certain emergency response roles.
What do I need to know to hold the position?
In order to hold this position, you must have the following:
- Certificate of competency STCW II/2 (unlimited)
- Certificate of competency as Unit Security Officer according to the International Ship and Port security Code part A and B
- GMDSS certificate
- If on a floating unit: Full Dynamic Positioning Operator’s certificate issued by the Nautical Institute or equivalent
How do I get there?
The position of Assistant Barge Engineer is a trainee position for Barge Engineer. You can apply for the position if you have a maritime background and hold the required certificates. Offshore experience is not a prerequisite.