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Ref 784-SG Small Ferry Engineer (Tarbert - Portavadie)

EMPLOYING COMPANY:  CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED

JOB TITLE:                                         Small Ferries Engineer

REPORTS TO:                                    Skipper and Technical Superintendent

VACANCY REF:                                  784-SG

CONTRACT:                                       Permanent

LOCATION:                                        Tarbert - Portavadie *Must live within daily commuting distance of Tarbert*

SHIFT PATTERN:                               1 Week on / 1 Week off

DATE ADVERTISED:                         16 September 2021

CLOSING DATE:                                30 September 2021

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 at vacancies@davidmacbraynehr.co.uk

 

CALEDONIAN MACBRAYNE CREWING (GUERNSEY) LIMITED

Caledonain MacBrayne Crewing (Guernsey) Limited employs and supplies all sea going staff to CalMac Ferries Limited. There are currently 33 ferries serving 52 ports on 29 routes providing 145,000 sailings per year.

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
 

  • 28 days annual leave (pro-rata)
  • Excellent training, development and career progression
  • Staff travel pass for yourself, spouse/partner and dependents
  • A competitive salary 

 

 

ROLE OVERVIEW

Applications are invited for the permament position of Engineer,  to sail on the Tarbert - Portavadie route

Please note - A hybrid vessel operates on this route during the winters months, the successful candidate will be expected to attend inhouse Hybrid vessel training courses along with a lengthy induction period prior to operating onboard this type of vessel.

 

 

FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES/KEY TASKS

·       Complying with the requirements of the Company Management System (including the ISM Code).

·       Familiarising themself with the machinery and equipment and also emergency procedures and operation of same.

·       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‟s office, if a repair cannot be completed by ship‟s staff, 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.

·       Any other duties required by the Master/Skipper and Technical Superintendent and Technical Managers.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Essential Criteria

·       STCW III/1 EOOW CoC

·       ENG 1 (No restrictions)

·       Live Locally (Specific Route)

·       STCW Basic Elements

·       Mechanical background

·       Electrical background - Power Management systems/ Energy Management systems /3-phase 415v systems/Vacon drives/battery systems

·       Ability to work safely at own direction

·       Flexible multi-disciplinary approach

·       Experience with HP hydraulics

 

Desirable Criteria

·       Hybrid Vessel Experience

·       High Voltage Training - Operational Level

·       Holds a valid UK Drivers Licence

·       Small Vessel Experience

·       Boat Masters Licence

·       ETO Licence

 

 

 

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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