Second Engineer Officer – Dredging Services Transnet

Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Job details
Job Type Permanent

This advert is open for application by external applicants.

Equity Statement :Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the
designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating

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Operating Division : Transnet NPA

Position Title : Second Engineer Officer – Dredging Services X2

Employee Group : Permanent

Department : Dredging Serv

Location : Durban

Reporting To : Chief Engineer Officer

Grade Level : F

Reference Number : 10157769

Position Purpose:

Represent fleet department in overall responsibility and accountability whilst operating in Port limits for all aspects of the maintenance and operating of propulsion engines, other engines, deck machinery, refrigeration and sanitary equipment, aboard the vessel by coordinating and directing subordinates whilst complying with statutory laws, company policies and safety regulations, thereby ensuring maximum dredger availability.

Position outputs:

Plan, compile and control annual lay-up maintenance to ensure that expenditure remains within the parameters set by the fleet department.

Training and development of cadet engineers and ongoing training of certificated engineers to enhance marine engineering skills and practices.

Laise with maintenance manager to ensure that critical and other spares are available timely in order to optimize utilization and production of vessel.

Laise with and control external contractors to ensure the maintenance and repairs are carried out within set time frames and conform to speculations.

Ensure international and local maritime laws and practices are conformed to thereby ensuring the safety and well being of vessel and crew members.

Control the ordering of and optimal consumption of fuel and lubricating oils thereby optimizing the utilization of the vessel and minimize expenditure.

Plan and control preventative maintenance systems to ensure problem free running of all machinery thereby minimizing downtime.

Practice loss control by regular inspections of machinery spaces to determine unsafe acts and correcting where necessary.

Plan and organize the preparation of the vessel to proceed to sea, ensuring that all safety measures regarding sea

worthiness are intact.

Qualifications & Experience:

Certificate of Competency as Second Engineer Officer
1-3 years experience working as Second Engineer Officer

NB. Candidate must be prepared to work away from normal place of residence on a 24 hour shift system from time to time,
working 2/3 weeks and 2/3 weeks off duty


Safety Minded
Production driven
Dedicated to task