Marine Systems Design Engineer

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • The Marine Engineer is responsible for managing matters relating to marine and cargo operations and providing active support to existing and future marine operations;
  • Review the marine-related Management of Change processes;
  • Ensure the marine-related Manuals are up to date;
  • Provide expertise and technical support for marine systems related issues;
  • Participate in the investigations of marine-related incidents/accidents/equipment failures;
  • Support the Operability and Operations Readiness Department for the marine discipline by:
    • Participating in HAZID, HAZOP during the project phase;
    • Reviewing Operations Manuals before the issue;
    • Participating in pre-sail away audits in the yards and pre-start-up  audits onboard the units for the marine discipline.
  • Support and provide marine operational experience to other departments such as the Assets Integrity, Technical Authorities, and the Marine Safety Working Group;
  • Collaborate with the budget preparations for the units;
  • Visit the shore bases or offshore sites as required.


  • MSc or BSc degree or equivalent (i.e. Professional Certification) in any field of Marine Engineering, Process Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Higher Seafaring College or General Operational Technology (AOT);
  • At least 7 years working experience in Marine Systems Engineering and Design (Preferably on Pre-FEED, FEED, and Detailed phase);
  • In-depth experience and sound technical knowledge in both conceptual and detailed design of (marine and production) systems on floating & production units (FSO's, FPSO's, Oil & Gas Carriers, Chemical Tankers, Drilling Units, Semi's, TLP) for the Oil & Gas Industry;
  • Good interface knowledge with related disciplines i.e. Naval, E&I, Piping, HVAC, Process, Technical Safety & Regulatory;
  • Preferably working experience in/ with Shipyards, Shipboard Operation, Marine Equipment Vendor and Manufacturer;
  • Preferably experience in Engineering & Design and/or Operation of LNG carriers;
  • Familiar with the latest (marine) systems and equipment technology and having the ability to specify and judge the suitability of equipment, while keeping a good balance between technological advancement and commercial awareness;
  • Familiar with rules of classification societies (i.e.: ABS, DNV GL, BV, and Lloyds), international organizations, and proper implementation of Health, Safety, Security, and Environmental (HSSE) policies;
  • Have experience with review methods, such as HAZID, HAZOP, SIL, LOPA HP/LP Reports, SIF Reports, etc.

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