RIVER - Engineer





Responsible for the technical installations of the ship; Close cooperation with the Captain and the technical department


Your Responsibilities



  • Joint responsibility for the safety equipment on board the ship
  • Compliance with the guidelines, instructions (nautical manual) and regulations
  • Checking the safety equipment during every safety drill


Administration, Communication

  • Responsible for the administrative process and timely submission of all reports
  • Exchange information with the parties involved (Captain, HOM, operations, engineering)
  • Update the MXP program in collaboration with the Captain or 1st Officer on a daily basis


Special tasks

  • Inspection of the ships’ technical installations at regular intervals
  • Induction of new employees
  • Participation in company meetings
  • Participation in internal and external training courses and seminars
  • Daily check of gas oil, ballast water and fresh water resources (consumables)
  • Responsible for ordering spare parts, repair and other services using the company's own forms
  • Responsible for the gas oil / lubricating oil bunkering
  • Responsible for the safe disposal of waste oil, oily rags and filters
  • Monitor the work performed by external service employees
  • Report breaking news regarding repairs to the technical department
  • Compliance with all national and international regulations





  • Education
    • Certificate of proficiency - Engineering
  • Languages: German / English / possibly French
  • Interested in further education (e.g. certificate extension, language skills)
  • Independent and flexible
  • Decisive and assertive
  • Strong team worker and able to motivate the crew
  • Shows ambition and initiative; perseverant





Job description – Contract – Company Rules and Regulations –

Onboard ABC Nautic – Uniform Regulation – Manual


Superiors: Captain / 1st Officer in the absence of the captain


Co-operation with:

  • Captain
  • 1st Officer
  • Hotel manager


Substitute: Sailor

“As for conditions — in terms of contracts, special benefits and vacations during the season — Viking is far above average within the industry.”

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