Junior Engineer

  • Job Reference: 168794
  • Date Posted: 17 November 2021
  • Employer: Serco Limited
  • Website: https://www.serco.com/careers
  • Location: Hampshire (PO1), United Kingdom
  • Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
  • Sector: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description




Purpose for the role:

The vessel's Engineer is accountable for the proper management of the vessel to the Technical Manager via the Line Manager (Vessel Superintendent).

The Engineer is also responsible for the safe, efficient and economic operation and maintenance of the vessel's main propulsion and auxiliary machinery, equipment, structure and fittings including associated electrical and electronic equipment, embarked craft, ship's boats and portable plant iaw relevant HASAW regulations.



Key Accountabilities:

  • The operation maintenance, performance, availability, security, custody and safety of all equipment and systems in his charge
  • Vessel defect diagnosis, reporting and rectification.
  • Maintain safe working environment with regard to Health & Safety at Work Act and oil pollution regulations.
  • Prepare draft copy refit/docking specification in discussion with the Vessel Superintendent.  Liaison and oversight during refit/maintenance period.
  • Responsibility for loading and discharging fuel lubricants and sullage.  Ensure compliance with statutory regulations.
  • To be fully aware of and capable of carrying out emergency operation of all vessel systems.
  • The custody of drawings and publications associated with the equipment and systems in his charge, and of ships machinery spares and stores appropriate to his department
  • The compilation of records, reports and returns associated with the Master for standards of fire prevention and firefighting onboard vessels
  • Responsibility for liaison with and oversight of support personnel (Base and Contractors)
  • Provide all necessary written procedures for the Engineering Department aboard, as required by the Company Quality System or the ISM Code as appropriate.
  • Demand stores, fuel, and spare gear as necessary.
  • Member of the Ship's Management Team



Skills and Experience:

  • ENG1 Medical
  • Health and Safety awareness - desirable
  • Manual handling - desirable
  • Medical First Aid - desirable




About Serco

At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.  We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services. We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.


By joining Serco you will have unlimited access to our Global Employee Networks - SercoInspire (Gender), SercoEmbrace (Multicultural), SercoUnlimited (Disability) and In@Serco (LGBT & Networks). Serco Employee Networks, led by colleagues who are passionate about diversity, inclusion and belonging. 



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At Serco, we see people first and foremost for their performance and potential. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. As such we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool. We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working. We operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident level 3 employer and holder of the Silver Inclusive Employer Standard. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. 


At Serco we support fair access to employment for those with unspent criminal convictions through the Ban the Box' pledge (some may be exempt due to the nature of the role and the security clearance required). Please contact our recruitment team directly on 0345 010 4000 to discuss.