Reefer Engineer / Cruise Ship

Marella Cruises – Engine Department /
Contractual /
Position Summary / Job description
The AC Reefer Engineer is responsible for: 
·         Maintaining and overseeing the overall condition of all air conditioning and refrigeration systems and machinery onboard.  
·         Directing the daily activities of junior engineers and technicians to ensure work is completed safely and in compliance with regulations. 
·         Ensuring all personnel work in accordance with regulatory constraints and maintaining control of budgeted overtime.  
·         Conducting maintenance and testing of HVAC instruments and automation.  
·         Inspecting the cleanliness and safety of exhaust ducts in galley, laundry, and launderette areas, and ensuring proper cleaning routines are executed.  
·         Testing and maintaining all HVAC- related ventilation dampers, including safety-related dampers.  
·         Optimizing energy efficiency of the ship’s HVAC systems to reduce energy consumption and improve environmental sustainability.  
·         Analyzing data to identify opportunities for energy savings.  
·         Keeping temperature logs for freezers and cold rooms as required by regulations.  
·         Conducting routine refrigerant leak inspections and taking corrective actions as necessary, reporting discoveries immediately.  
·         Managing F-Gas logbooks and ensuring a minimum stock of refrigerant is maintained onboard.  
·         Requisitioning supplies, spare parts, and consumables for the systems under their responsibility and maintaining control of operational budgets.  
·         Proficient use of AMOS for forecasting, implementing, and recording all work undertaken and managing spares/consumables.  
·         Familiar with Chief Engineer’s Standing Orders, follows safety and pollution prevention rules, and is up-to-date with CCS Safety Management System.  
·         Act according to the Muster List in emergencies.  

Position Requirements

    • ·         Completed technical college level education as HVAC-R or equivalent.
    • ·         F-Gas / EPA certificate.
    • ·         Experience on board cruise vessels in equivalent rank.
    • ·         Proven experience of working within the refrigeration industry
    • ·         Good knowledge of maritime rules and regulations (SOLAS, STCW, MARPOL, MLC)
    • ·         Good knowledge of the requirements under USPH (USCG knowledge beneficial)
    • ·         Good command in English 
    • ·         Certificates according to STCW 

Employment Terms & Conditions

    • Contract duration: 3+/-1 months
    • Closing note:
    • We would appreciate to receive your application including your CV with all references of employers, proof of previous sea service, completed training's and certificates by clicking on the “apply” button below.