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Vacancy: Chief Engineer


CompanyStena Drillin
LocationTakoradi
Job TypeContract
Working Experience20 years
Education LevelQualified
Application DeadlineJul 29, 2018
IndustryOil/ Gas - Skilled labor
Salary RangeGH¢ 
Job Description

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for the maintenance system on the rig.
  • Must be fully committed to working safely and be responsible for the safe working practices of the crew.
  • Participate with technical crew in Risk Assessments.
  • Assist the Master/OIM in identifying jobs which may require a Risk Assessment.
  • Ensure the safe and cost effective operation of mechanical and electrical equipment in compliance with statutory regulations and the company’s procedures.
  • Ensure the general safety training of personnel within their area of work is carried out.
  • Supervise repairs, inspections, maintenance of mechanical and electrical equipment.
  • Monitor continuous machinery surveys according to Classification Societies.
  • Ensure watch keeping duties are carried out in a competent manner.
  • Follow-up requirements from Classification Society or Certifying Authority where applicable and on certain occasions from flag state inspection and third party audits.
  • Ensure that all machinery temporarily installed on the rig for use by contractors is acceptable, correctly certified where necessary and installed in a manner to satisfy the Company and the Classification / Certifying authorities.
  • Responsible for inspections and witnessing and signing off all tests on third party equipment. The responsibility for inspection may be delegated to another Competent Person.
  • Plan, service and maintain equipment and in-service inspections according to planned maintenance system, and Classification Society.
  • Co-ordinate activities with the Master/OIM and communicate information relating to operational or maintenance problems involving other departments.
  • Communicate with the Engineering Manager and Superintendents in the shore base.
  • Assist in the planning of refits, major repairs, modifications and surveys.
  • Ensure rigorous compliance with OFFSHORE Personnel Appraisal Procedure.
  • Ensuring that all modifications are approved according to the appropriate level of authorisation.
  • Ensuring that all modification, breakdown and unscheduled maintenance observed by the maintenance personnel have been entered into the TAG Maintenance System.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all hoses are identified, installed, inspected and maintained as per manufactures’ recommendations. Also responsible for ensuring all personnel concerned with the manufacture, fitting and maintenance of hoses are competent.
  • Corresponding with the Maintenance Superintendent in the Aberdeen office in all aspects of the PM system.
  • Perform the duties of “Issuing Authority” for all operations in the Mechanical Department requiring Permit to Work.
  • Issue and distribution of Work Orders on a weekly or monthly basis, or delegate this responsibility to the various Department Heads.
  • Ensuring that all maintenance work carried out by the Mechanical Department has been entered in by the person carrying out the maintenance work.
  • Maintaining an adequate stock of spare parts.
  • Budgetary control within their area of responsibility.
  • To participate in the Stena Drilling Competence Assurance Scheme.
  • Ensure Marine Engineering Qualification kept valid and licence held for the flag of the vessel being worked on. Additionally, it is to be ensured that other members of the Engineering team comply with this as relevant.
  • Allocate tasks to Senior Mechanic and provide adequate supervision in order to ensure that all such tasks are carried out in a safe and efficient manner.
  • Responsible and accountable for the safety of the personnel working under their direction and shall be expected to conduct operations at all times in full compliance with company procedures (SMS).
  • Identify and address any violations of procedures concerning personnel under their direction.
  • Continuous or repeated violations of policies or procedures should be highlighted and brought to the attention of the HoD/Master/OIM.
  • Comply with the Management of Change Principle.
  • Actively participate in accident/incident investigations when required.


Health, Safety & Environment

  • Work according to and promote Stena Drilling’s HS&E Policies and Procedures as well as fully commit to preventing any damage to the environment.
  • Responsible and accountable to conduct their tasks in full compliance with Stena Drilling Limited procedures.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling procedures for management of risk and Safe Behaviour Programme; ensuring that a suitable and sufficient risk assessment is carried out for all work activities.
  • Participate in the STOP system, complete and submit cards after discussions. Monitor and coach crew members to participate in STOP and carry out STOP audits.
  • Promote Stena Drilling’s “Golden Rules” and the rig’s “House Rules” during team discussions.
  • Attend and participate in Tool Box Talks and After Action Reviews.
  • Ensure work site is safe and that all tools used are in a satisfactory condition.
  • Ensure that storage, handling and use of chemicals are done in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensure equipment is secured to prevent movement due to wind or rig motion.
  • Ensure familiar with correct use, type and location of all Oil Spill Equipment.
  • Comply with Stena Drilling’s waste segregation policy.

Required Skills or Experience

Training, Qualifications and Experience

  • STCW Chief Engineer ticket
  • 20 years previous experience
  • Seafarer Book
  • Seafarer Medical
  • Proficiency in Security Awareness
  • Proficiency in Security Duties
  • STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft
  • STCW Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting
  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting
  • Proficiency in Survival Craft & Rescue Boats other than FRB
  • HV Faraday
  • OPITO BOSIET/FOET
  • Management of Major Emergencies
  • Hose Termination/Hose Assembly
  • High Pressure Testing
  • Rigging & Lifting/LOLER
  • Air Conditioning/Refrigeration
  • TAG
  • Accident Investigation
  • Abrasive Wheels
  • Wartsila Advanced W32 Diesel Engine
  • Rolls Royce Thruster Control Systems
  • Karsten Moholt – Vibration Analysis
  • Previous experience as a Chief Engineer on a drillship
  • Good communication skills

How to Apply

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