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Marine Technical Engineer

Oil & Gas
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Marine Technical Engineer




Our Client has a requirement for a Marine Technical Engineer, who will be required to work on a permanent basis in Aberdeen - this role will be hybrid working.


Key Accountabilities of the Job:

  • Focal point for Marine Engineering technical consultancy and planned maintenance systems.
  • Analyse results of condition monitoring systems and if required initiate changes to Planned or Condition Based Maintenance Systems.
  • Assist in review and creation of technical specifications.
  • A key member, responsible for supporting the Vessel Superintendents with technical operating issues and offshore teams.
  • Promote planned maintenance across the fleet and encourage users to engage with the systems/procedures in place.
  • Involved in analysis of ship performance and technical improvements to be implemented in ship maintenance systems.
  • Contribute to the development of PMS implementation procedures, including philosophy, hierarchy and content.
  • Ensure that proper preventive maintenance policies are in place and support marine crew in the implementation of those policies accordingly.
  • Work within budget restraints for the efficient operation and maintenance of vessels.
  • Involved in planning and execution vessel dockings, modifications and repairs.
  • Liaise with Classification Societies and Maritime Authorities relevant to maintenance of vessel certification.
  • Interface between OEM / equipment service engineers for works onboard.
  • Liaise with external contractors when reviewing / optimising maintenance regimes.
  • Liaise with SCM (Buyers) and Logistics to ensure spare parts requisitions are dealt with in due time to not jeopardize operation of the vessel(s).


Essential Skills / Experience / Qualifications:

  • Good demonstrable knowledge of offshore vessel marine engineering systems.
  • Capable of thinking ahead and anticipating vessel(s) requirements.
  • Sufficient maritime and managerial experience to provide a level of confidence within the ranks of the marine crew.
  • Thorough knowledge of marine activities relative to vessel operating parameters.
  • Sufficient technical knowledge to contribute towards the resolution of technical problems.
  • Self-motivated and happy working within a team or leading a team.



  • Demonstrable, relevant marine/offshore experience in the capacity of Chief Engineer, 1st or 2nd Engineer.
  • Degree in an engineering discipline or HND/HNC or STCW Marine Engineer (class 1).
  • A very good understanding of power plant and propulsion systems specific to offshore vessels.
  • Experience in Vessel Dry Docks and repair periods.



  • A minimum of five years planned maintenance (TM Master ideally) experience in Maritime Industry.
  • Worked previously or presently working within an offshore vessel operator’s technical department.


At First Recruitment Group we understand just how important it is to secure the right people. That is why our Recruitment Consultants always take the time to understand requirements in detail and offer sound advice to both clients and candidates.

We actively recruit at all levels and this is a superb opportunity for Marine Technical Engineer’s looking for new employment.

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