Maschine der Rise Above

MISSION LIFELINE is currently looking for Chief Engineer

MISSION LIFELINE is currently looking for Chief Engineer

July 24, 2023

For our sea rescue vessel RISE ABOVE, we have a vacancy for the position of Chief Engineer starting immediately.

Your work takes place mostly at the ship’s location, but of course as well remotely in home office and of course in our office in Dresden. These times are planned in advance and coordinated with the ship’s operation. An intensive training, as well as a constant consultation and support by the technical team of RISE ABOVE are guaranteed by us.The compensation of the job is about 2.120 € gross per month on the basis of a 30h / week.

We look forward to receiving your application at:

The position includes the following duties:

As Chief Engineer you are responsible for the technical part of the ship’s operation. You work on the generators, compressors and pumps and manage the hydraulic systems. The maintenance schedule, the engine monitoring and guiding of the technical team are part of your tasks.During search and rescue operations you support the crew, e.g. launching boats, keeping a lookout, taking care of guests on board.

Your other tasks include:

  • Operating the engines and aggregates (main engine, auxiliary diesel, pumps).
  • maintenance and care of the engines and aggregates during operation (filter change, operating material control)
  • Documentation of the ongoing operation
  • documentation of maintenance work
  • Operation of the hydraulic and pneumatic systems, e.g. tailgate, warping heads

Required Qualifications:

  • Ship operation technicology education or better
  • Basic understanding and operation of electrical equipment in engine compartment and on deck
  • Knowledge of ship operations, sentries, rope service
  • Good English language skills
  • Improvisational skills
  • Experience with MWM, Solé Diesel, Scania engines or comparable engines
  • Willingness to participate in the engine watch
  • Experience in welding and metal processing
  • Experience in maintenance and repair of hydraulic and pneumatic systems

Preferred Qualification:

  • Experience on ocean-going vessels
  • Vocational education as ship’s mechanic or ship’s operations Certificate of Competency Technical Watch Officer (STCW A-III/1) Certificate of Competency Technical Second Officer (STCW A-III/2)
  • Certificate of competency for ship’s personnel on navigational watch (STCW A-II/4)
  • Valid Certificate of Competency Basic Safety Training (STCW A-VI/1)
  • experience in mooring ships

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