Third Engineer

Third Engineer Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Third Engineer to join our team.


  • Is responsible toward the Staff Engineer for the maintenance and condition of the Air Compressors, Purifiers or other machinery assigned;
  • Trains personnel assigned to his engine watch;
  • Assigns maintenance and repair duties to his dependent personnel and actively supervises in any overhaul and repair work;
  • Attends all cocktail parties and social and entertaining functions where his presence is required by the Master;
  • Relieves the Second Engineer Officer in the case of emergency;
  • Controls the proper disposals of all refuse, rags etc. to avoid fire and other hazards;
  • Ensures presence on board whenever the Second Engineer is absent.


  • Basic Safety Training Certificate including Advanced Fire fighting experience and Swimming & Rowing competence;
  • USA VISA if in possess;
  • Meet the requirements of the laws of the Flag State of the ship regarding health & physical requirements;
  • Extensive successful experience in a similar position within Cargo or other Cruise company;
  • Certificate of Competency IMO STCW Cap III/1;
  • Basic Windows based programs knowledge;•Proven ability to work in a harmonious productive team environment;
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board;
  • Fluent English, oral and written. Any additional language is considered an advantage;
  • Satisfy the requirements of STCW regarding certification for this position.