Doulos Hope: First Engineer

Join our international team of around 150 people from many different nationalities. Have the opportunity to invest in young people and use your technical skills to keep a life-changing ministry operating. Being part of the on board community you will also receive personal input through daily team devotions and other ship events as well as the opportunity to experience the culture of the international crew and staff and the countries the ship visits.
1-2 Years
Full Time
Job Content:
Working with the small Engine Team on board you will be responsible for:
• Providing support for the training of engine room members to order to facilitate their professional development and meet the various maritime regulations concerning these.
• Ensure the proper maintenance of assigned equipment inside and outside of the engine room (deck equipment) in order to ensure the equipment keeps working and is up to the required standard.
• Manage all assigned administration for the engine room in order to ensure timely and orderly administration happens.
• Support the chief engineer and marine operations team on board in order to help ensure a balanced workload.

Job Requirement:
• You are able to communicate in English
• Valid Certificate of Competency (STCW Reg III/2)
• Valid Seafarer’s Medical Certificate in compliance with ILO/IMO Guidelines
• Crisis Management & Human Behaviour (STCW Reg V/2)
• Basic Safety Training (STCW Reg VI/1)
• Proficiency in Survival Crafts & Rescue Boats other than fast rescue boats (STCW Reg VI/2)
• Advanced Fire Fighting (STCW Reg VI/3)
• Medical First Aid (STCW Reg VI/4)
• Security Training for seafarers with designated security duties (STCW Reg VI/6)
• You will have the technical knowledge and ability to fulfil the requirements of the job description as found in the company’s SMS, accountable to the Chief Engineer.
• Ability to effectively set and manage priorities.
• You can lead by example, encouraging and training the engineering officers and ratings who report to you.

All certificates should have been revalidated within the last 5 years

(PLEASE NOTE: If you have not served with OM Ships before, you may be required to sign on at a lower rank or supernumerary for a period of time, before taking up the position of First Engineer).

On the job training will be provided as needed.

Live opportunities are unsalaried. Most people joining OM have to raise financial support to cover their living expenses, usually through gifts from home churches and other supporters.

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