Freighter and Marine Engineer – London

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  • Undisclosed
  • Permanent
  • Vikki Bacchioni
  • 023 9231 5072
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I have a position available as Freighter and Marine Engineer to join a large submarine telecommunications company based in London. There will be significant travel involved in this position.


  • Management of freighter mobilization, transfer operations worldwide for telecommunications cable and associated submerged equipment
  • Design of cable storage and cable handling equipment
  • Managing fabrication, commissioning, and planned maintenance of cable handling equipment
  • Team supervision, QHSE and costs control of freighter and depot operations
  • Working in close conjunction with Project Mangers, and Vessel crew

Desired Education, Training and Qualifications

  • Marine Engineering knowledge and understanding of General engineering systems on board ships, Ships, Machinery, and Hydraulic systems
  • Basic knowledge of vessel stability calculation, On board steel work, Computer Aided Design
  • Materials in Marine Engineering: Overview of metals, used in the marine environment
  • Basic Electrical Engineering Principles: DC Circuit Theory; AC Circuit Theory
    Electrical Power: DC Machines-basic theory; AC circuit theory diagrams, power factor
  • Engineering Mathematics, basic understanding of first and second ordinary differential circuit equation
  • Lifting and Sling, Offshore Safety
  • Shipping Qualifications and Skills: Vessel itinerary planning; Practical knowledge of the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) code; Knowledge, and experience of coordination in port operations of small and large vessels; Experience of dealing with international regulatory authorities and port agents also an advantage
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, E-mail, PowerPoint), and Basic MCA Certification

Desired Personal Attitude

  • Highly proactive motivated and positive ‘can do’ attitude, with a hands-on approach
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with multiple projects, with the flexibility to support remote works and travel requirements
  • People focused, with effective communication and interpersonal skills

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