2nd Engineer (AHV) – UK

2nd Engineer – AHV


The Ships Second Engineer has responsibility for taking all necessary actions for safety, pollution prevention and the efficient operation of the ship under the direction of the Chief Engineer.


  • Assisting the Chief Engineer in the safe operation and maintenance of the ship’s machinery.
  • Maintenance of Engine Room safety equipment
  • Deputise for Chief Engineer as required testing stand-by systems on a regular basis and in accordance with Company and regulatory procedures.
  • Fulfil requirements as required under the Planned Maintenance schedule
  • Bunker operations with Chief Engineer
  • Maintenance of Counter Pollution and Deck equipment as appropriate
  • Engine room watch keeper Investigating non-conformances and applying corrective action as agreed with the Master
  • Comply with pollution prevention requirements
  • Operate and deploy counter pollution equipment as required
  • Form part of the vessels Emergency team
  • Take control of Engine room fire parties


  • Ability to ensure vessel plant and equipment can be used efficiently, in a safe and pollution free manner.
  • Clear communication and good command of English both spoken and written.
  • Good IT skills/Microsoft Office
  • Work prioritisation and planning, taking into account safe systems of work.
  • Ability to implement Company policies and procedures.
  • Ability to take initiative to prevent and/or minimise defects


  • 2nd Engineer III/2 Unrestricted
  • Personal survival techniques
  • Advanced fire fighting
  • Medical first aid on board
  • Personal safety and social responsibilities
  • Proficiency in designated security duties
  • Proficiency in survival craft and rescue boats
  • Unrestricted ENG1 Medical Certificate

For more information on this position please send an updated CV to chrism@navis-consulting.com or call +44 (0)2392 314 790.

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