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Chief Engineer – DP



The Principal Engineer will provide support to the Dynamic Positioning business lines in the region and globally, managing related projects using professional experience and basic principles.

Key responsibilities and duties

  • Take part in technical and procedural reviews and marine study reports covering marine and offshore projects as well as site attendance
  • Contribute to the continual development of the Dynamic Positioning business lines
  • Conducting of Dynamic Positioning Technical Projects
  • Conducting of Dynamic Positioning Assurance Projects
  • Assist with preparation of tenders and proposals for Dynamic Positioning Services and other related offshore projects
  • Ensure all operations are conducted in full compliance with approved instructions, procedures and policies
  • Assist and/or lead projects (as assigned by the manager) to accomplish the overall delivery of optimum solutions to customers within the timeframe, costs and quality standards established by AqualisBraemar and/or the Client
  • Responsible for delivery of quality documents within a timeline established by management and client
  • Liaise with clients to ensure project completion and customer satisfaction
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Essential
    • Class 1 Chief Engineer Certificate of Competency or degree qualified or foreign equivalent in Marine Engineering
    • DP Technical/Maintenance certification from one of the major training institutes
  • Desirable
    • Experienced seagoing Chief Engineer

Work experience

  • Essential
    • Class 1 Chief Engineer of 10 years’ relevant professional experience with at least 4 years hands-on experience as Chief Engineer on DP Class 2 vessels
    • 3 years’ previous experience in a similar role
    • Demonstrate working knowledge of DP and associated Marine equipment
  • Desirable
    • Previous experience gained from a similar role

Technical skills, knowledge and abilities

  • Essential
    • Solid understanding of DP and Marine Engineering philosophies
    • Able to translate thoughts into well-written documents
    • Technically and commercially astute
    • Ability to establish an effective working relationship with clients
    • High level of competency in written English for the production of complex technical reports
  • Desirable
    • Knowledge and understanding of industry guidance (IMCA/MTS

Behavioural skills, personal attributes and competencies

  • Strong people and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, energetic and engaging
  • Ability to work well independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent presentation skills

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