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Ref 713-SG Small Ferry Engineer

EMPLOYING COMPANY:  CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED


JOB TITLE:                             Small Ferry Engineer


REPORTS TO:                        Skipper


VACANCY REF:                      713-SG


CONTRACT:                            Permanent


RATE OF PAY:                         £47,261


LOCATION:                              Small Ferries Pool


SHIFT PATTERN:                    1 week on / 1 week off


DATE ADVERTISED:              15 September 2020


CLOSING DATE:                     29 September 2020


The recruitment Information pack is designed to provide you with as much information as possible, relevant to the role and the recruitment process.


CalMac Ferries Limited is an equal opportunities employer; as such our selection processes are designed to promote equality of opportunity for all.


If you have any further queries, please contact HR Services by email vacancies@davidmacbraynehr.co.uk.


 
CALMAC FERRIES LIMITED

CalMac Ferries Limited is the UK's largest ferry operator in terms of ships and destinations served and one of the largest transport operators in Scotland. It is a multi-award-winning ferry and port operation and ship management specialist providing essential lifeline services and logistical support to island and remote communities. 


For more information please visit our website at www.calmac.co.uk/corporate/about-us

 

BENEFITS OF A CAREER WITH CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED


•    A rewarding career
•    A competitive salary
•    Excellent training, development and career progression
•    28 days annual leave (pro-rata)
•    Potential to work anywhere in the company's network.
•    Staff travel pass for yourself, spouse/partner and dependents

 

ROLE OVERVIEW
The Engineer is responsible to the Skipper for the safe and efficient operation of the machinery spaces in compliance with the Company Management System and for keeping the Skipper informed of any matters that are likely to affect the operation of the vessel in any way, either at the time or in the future

 

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/KEY TASKS
•    Assist with ensuring main and auxiliary machinery maintenance is kept up to date in accordance with the maintenance system
•    Ensuring that waste and any oil sludge accumulation is disposed of in the correct manner and documented as necessary in the Oil Record Book
•    Reporting of all technical problems or breakdowns affecting the operation of the vessel
•    Ensuring that machinery spaces, accommodation spaces and vehicle deck are correctly lit
•    Ensuring that safety systems, for example, fire detection, fire extinguishing, fire main and pump, function in a correct manner
•    Ensuring Engine Room and machinery spaces are safe working areas
•    Communicating with the Technical Superintendent, if a repair cannot be completed by ship's staff, providing the information on the breakdown required to enable the Technical Superintendent to organise assistance from the Workshops or outside organisations to assist with the repair of the plant or machinery
•    Maintaining the machinery space bilges in a clean condition. Investigating and taking action on any accumulation of oil or water and ensuring correct action is taken to dispose of the oil water in the approved manner and recording same in the Oil Record Book and Garbage Record Book
•    Assisting in the preparation of work lists for overhaul periods
•    Signing for and taking responsibility for any tools supplied to the vessel
•    Ensuring that machinery spaces and voids are maintained in a clean, tidy and well painted condition
•    Requisitioning of emergency stores/spares
•    Supervision of motormen
•    Any other duties required by the Skipper or Technical Superintendent.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION


Essential Criteria
•    STCW III/1 Engine Officer of the Watch (Unlimited) Certificate of Competency
•    ENG 1
•    Ability to work safely at own direction
•    An ability to establish a close working relationship with internal (Marine, Technical, Area Operations and Port Managers) and external stakeholders in respect to operational matters;


Desirable Criteria
•    Higher level of certification
•    Be safety focused and familiar with CoSWP, permit to work and risk assessment processes within the company.
•    Be able to demonstrate a strong awareness of the business environment, a robust customer interface and a proactive and positive approach to customer care;

 


OUR NINE KEY COMPETENCIES ARE:


LEADERSHIP
To ensure that we will lead and motivate others to enable them to contribute to the best of their ability.


DECISION MAKING AND JUDGEMENT
To ensure that we weigh the pros and cons of each decision point and take the decision which best meets the objective in hand. 


TEAMWORK
To ensure that we work together to deliver the best we can achieve and our business goals.


BUILDING CAPABILITY
To enable everyone to do their job and ensure that our staff are ready for the next step if the opportunity arises.


WORK PLANNING
To ensure that we work in an effective and efficient manner.  To ensure that we have the ability to adapt and change plans as the requirements of the situation change.


DRIVE FOR RESULTS
To ensure that we have the energy into achieving results and to take action to exceed goals and expectations.


SAFETY
To ensure the safety of ourselves, our teams, our customers and our visitors.


CUSTOMER FOCUS
To ensure that we anticipate, meet and exceed the needs and expectations of our customers; both internal and external.


CREATIVE THINKING
To encourage all staff to think of new or innovative ways of working to help the organisation continually improve.

 


THE SELECTION PROCESS


ONLINE APPLICATION
It is important that you demonstrate how you meet the essential and desirable criteria outlined within the Job Description.


SHORTLISITNG
We will evaluate your suitability for the role by assessing your qualifications, skills and experience.


INTERVIEW
To ensure you are in the best position to perform to your highest standards during our selection process, make sure you review the competencies outlined in the Job Description and have prepared examples of times you have successfully demonstrated these behaviours in the past.


OFFER
Should you be successful, your offer will be subject to the successful completion of a 6-month probationary period and the provision of two satisfactory references.


DATA
If you apply for this role and your application is unsuccessful, we will, as part of the Equality Act 2010, retain your application for 1 year after the role is filled and then destroy this.
 

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