• Labourers
  • Marine Engine Room Crew
  • NOCs #74201, #72603

Marine Engine Room Crew

Job Overview

Marine engine room crew operate and maintain equipment and operations that keeps ships or vessels functioning. The equipment can be anything from engines, boilers, deck machinery, electrical, sanitary and refrigeration equipment. Much of the equipment is integral to the safety of the vessels used in oil and natural gas exploration, development and operations as well as offshore wind power generation project construction, maintenance and operations.

A marine engine room crew is made up certified and non-certified crew members who are responsible for maintaining the mechanical operations of offshore vessels.

A certified crew consists of a chief engineer, second engineer, third engineer, fourth engineer, and marine engineer trainee. This crew operates, troubleshoots and monitors all mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, refrigeration, water treatment and propulsion systems on the vessel. They also keep watch on deck.

A non-certified crew consists of junior engineers, pumpmen, oilers and wipers. Their duties include basic maintenance and operation, such as keeping all equipment lubricated and clean.

The number and variety of certified and non-certified engineering jobs aboard a vessel will depend on its type, size and complexity.

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