4th Engineer (Casual)

Work aboard the RSV Nuyina, the worlds leading Icebreaker vessel, One of the most advanced vessels of its kind, Casual position commencing in May.

  • Work aboard the RSV Nuyina, the worlds leading Icebreaker vessel
  • One of the most advanced vessels of its kind
  • Casual position commencing in May

About you
You are a motivated, reliable, and dedicated individual with a passion for the maritime field. Your solution focused allows you to take responsibility for finding solutions regardless of the cause. You effectively manage your time, resources, and relationships to ensure that work is completed efficiently and maintain effectiveness when experiencing change in both work responsibilities and environments. You clearly and concisely convey information and ideas, and your engaging communication style allows you to build a strong working relationship with various stakeholders.

About the role
Reporting to the Chief Engineer, the Fourth Engineer is accountable for carrying out repairs maintenance work and performing duties in the engine room and around the vessel as instructed by the First Engineer.

To meet these accountabilities, the Fourth Engineer:

Passes on spare parts and stores requirements to the First Engineer and assists in the preparation of orders.
Assists with bunkering operations, transferring of fuel and pumping of sludge and waste oil.
Conducts work practices, training and inductions that conform with the work health and safety, and environmental requirements of Sercos environmental and quality and management systems;
Keeps engine room watches and carries out watch keeping duties in accordance with international, AMSA, MARPOL, WHS and Serco procedures.
Directs Integrated Ratings (IR) that form part of the watch.
Forms part of the UMS (Unmanned Machinery Space) duty rotation when required.
Assists in the upkeep of the Engine Room Log Book, oil record books and other engine room records.
Performs statutory duties as defined in emergency muster list.
Hands over to the oncoming Fourth Engineer, in person and with written notes.
Liaises with any person(s) or companies as required in the performance of responsibilities.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • The highest levels of personal integrity and ethical behaviour.
  • The Fourth Engineer must meet all standards of competence and fulfil the functions in
    STCW A-III/1 relating to the engineering watch or designated duty engineer in a periodically
    unmanned engine room.
  • Right to work in Australia (and on an Australian flagged vessel) and holding:
    AMSA-issued Certificate of Competency or Certificate of Recognition as Watchkeeping Engineer Unlimited with the following additional qualifications:
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  • AMSA Certificate of Medical Fitness
  • Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC)
  • Appropriate seagoing experience in the previous three years
  • Understanding of Arctic, scientific and resupply operating practices and procedures

This is a position of trust and responsibility and to support this we will conduct a thorough probity assessment as an essential selection component for this role, including an AAD polar medical examination.

About Us
We are proud to support the Australian Defence Force and have been providing critical support services in our region since 1997. We help in ways that matter such as the maintenance of biomedical equipment and complex weapon systems, integrated logistics, simulator-based training, asset management, engineering and project management, the provision of professional maritime support as well as operating a range of marine vessels. We are also proud to have been selected to design, build and operate the Australian Antarctic Divisions state-of-the-art icebreaker.

At Serco, youll be part of a team of more than 50,000 people delivering essential services on behalf of governments and organisations around the world. We apply world's best practice, insights and technology across six key sectors: Citizen Services, Defence, Healthcare, Immigration, Justice and Transport. But no matter your role or where youre based, we each share the same goal to bring service to life to make a positive difference every day. To learn more please visit www.serco.com/aspac

Join Us
If you are inspired to make a positive different and would like to be considered for this opportunity, please apply now.

Serco values ofTrust, Care, Innovation and Pride underpin everything we do. We are curious, creative and collaborative. Our people help in ways that matter.

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30/03/2021 $0 Hobart 1 Engineering
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