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2nd Assistant Engineer / SILVERSEA cruises
  • Job ID: 11188
  • Rank: 2nd Engineer
  • Employment Type: Permanent
  • Joining Date: Oct 15, 2023
  • Type of Vessel: Passenger Ship
  • Engine Details: .
  • DWT / GRT: 4200

Position Description:

We are currently searching for experienced 2nd Assistant Engineer ( watch keeper ) ready to join SILVERSEA cruises - cruise vessel SILVER NOVA

embarkation beginning of October 2023

Contract 4 months +/-1, salary in USD / per month worked. - will be advised to the selected candidates only upon interview. 

Essential Requirements: min. STCW Reg. III/1 - Certificate of Competency, relevant experience as watch keeping engineer, appropriate STCW's , Fluent written and spoken English
Must be fully vaccinated for COVID with booster and either vaccinated against the flu or willing to be vaccinated!!


Responsibilities as per V.Ships S&QMS;

Technical Department Responsibility 4 - Boilers And Steam Plant

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair and maintenance of boilers, steam plant and associated machinery and equipment.

Technical Department Responsibility 5 - Oily Water Separator

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair and maintenance of the oily water separator.

Technical Department Responsibility 6 – Separators

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair and maintenance of the separators.

Technical Department Responsibility 7 - Compressors

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair and maintenance of the compressors.

Technical Department Responsibility 8 - Evaporators

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair and maintenance of the evaporators.

Technical Department Responsibility 9 - Water Chlorination Systems

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair, maintenance and operation of the ship’s water chlorination systems.

Technical Department Responsibility 14 - Swimming Pool Systems

Responsible for the safe and efficient repair and maintenance of the swimming pool systems.

Technical Department Responsibility 16 - Engine Room Watchkeeping

The keeping of Engine Room watches as required and identified by the Chief Engineer in accordance with the Safety Management Manual and FOM 1 - Marine Operations.

The composition of the watches is to be adequate and appropriate to the plant and machinery involved. For normal operating conditions the composition of the watches (at minimum) will be identified by the Chief Engineer.

The Chief Engineer is responsible for the watch composition in conditions other than normal as identified by the Master e.g. restricted visibility, ice zone, high traffic density, manoeuvring, etc.

In ships with Unattended Machinery Spaces Certificate, adequate personnel shall always attend the Engine Control Room.

Technical Department Responsibility 18 – Log Books

Responsibility for:

  • Making entries and maintaining a correct and up-to-date Engine Log Book, as applicable
  • Making entries and maintaining correct and up-to-date technical or waste related Log / Record Books (including but not limited to: Oil Record Book, Wastewaters discharge, Ozone Depleting Substances, Oil-to-Sea-Interfaces, Bilge/

Any task assigned by the Chief Engineer

Additional Duties

  • All machinery cooling sytems water treatment
  • Auxiliary boilers
  • Ballast System
  • Bilge system, pumps and alarms
  • Boiler water treatment
  • Chemical inventory
  • Domestic water supply and hot water pumps
  • Engine Room sprinkler system
  • Exhaust gas boilers
  • Feed water and circulating water pumps
  • Fuel and Diesel oil systems
  • Fuel bunkering
  • HFO and MGO Transfer and bunkering
  • Lubricating oil consumption tracking and report
  • Lubricating oil filter maintenance
  • Lubricating oil on board analysis
  • Lubricating oil purifiers
  • Lubricating oil sample taking for shore analysis
  • M/E’s Lube oil tests
  • Main Engine air coolers washing
  • Main Engine turbocharger washing
  • Noon and midnight sounding sheets
  • Oil record book entries
  • Quick closing valves, testing, maintenance
  • Reverse Osmosis plant
  • Sewage and Grey water system in machinery spaces
  • Sludge system
  • Spare part requisitions and inventory for equipment under the above responsibilities
  • Steam and condensate systems
  • Steering Gear – weekly maintenance
  • Technical water – Hydrophor, associated pipework and pumps
  • Water cooling system’s chemical treatment and testing

V. Group is the leading global maritime agency with a pool of 44,000 active seafarers and approximately 3,000 shore colleagues. We represent in excess of 300 global client businesses who have engaged our management services for around 1,000 vessels.

At V. Group, our ambition is straightforward - to drive the transformation of our industry and to be the leading global provider of marine crew supply/management services.

Our values comprise of ‘five C’s’: we Care, we Collaborate, we Challenge, we are Consistent, and we Commit and Deliver, these values are central to our business and remain embedded in to our service output.

We aim to be an industry leader, challenging the parameters of best practice and shaping the future of Marine Operations.

As a strictly compliant global leader in marine services, V. Group will not request any fees or compensation for our services from seafarers. Please be aware of any illegal recruitment services and crewing representatives attempting to act on our behalf.