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Port Engineer Nigeria

Adexen is mandated by a leading offshore support vessel company in the marine industry to recruit a Port Engineer for its operations in Nigeria. This position is in Port-Harcourt


Our client is a leading support vessel company in the marine industry.

Job description

  • Reporting to Technical Superintendent of all works carried out on a daily basis.
  • Attendance of all vessels during port calls, ensuring the proper allocation of available resources to complete technical work lists relating to electrical/ electronics.
  • Ensuring the timely correction of all technical defects reported by all vessels and providing Chief Engineer with shore assistance as required.
  • Responsible for the performance of all instrumentation and automation on the vessels.
  • Checking the fuel sounding on the vessels and ensuring that it is correctly reported.
  • Frequent run tests inspection of the condition of machinery and equipment on the vessels to ensure maintenance and repair meet company requirements.
  • Assist with the preparation of repair and dry dock specs along with Technical Supt, Master and Chief Engineer of the vessel. Liaise with contractors during repairs and dry docking.
  • Developing safe working practices for workshop personnel. The operation, administration and supervision of the workshop personnel.
  • Attending all classification/client surveys.
  • Rectification of any recommendations and or deficiencies as a result of the above surveys within the given time frame.
  • Cooperates directly with the Port Captain and Operations personnel regarding the day today maintenance and repairs of the vessels.
  • Ensures that PMS is followed by the vessels.
  • Keeping track of technical paperwork received from the vessels as directed


  • Minimum Chief Engineer in compliance with STCW IΙΙ/2
  • Must have Sea experience as Chief Engineer on offshore support vessel
  • At least 2-3 years’ experience as port engineer or similar
  • Management Skills
  • Strong Communication Skills
  • Ability to work under pressure


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