Sentinel Marine

A CAREER WITH SENTINEL.

Working for Sentinel Marine opens opportunities for developing your career in the oil and gas sector, either ashore or at sea, and many of our positions offer the opportunity for international travel. You will be mentored by highly experienced professionals which will increase your knowledge of the industry at large.

Working for SENTINEL.

“As an Accounting and Finance student from Robert Gordon’s University, I spent my third year on placement in Sentinel Marine’s Finance department. There have been many things that I loved about my placement, but the best thing was the great environment I was in; due completely to the people I worked with. I feel enormously lucky to have worked with such a knowledgeable, experienced, and friendly team.”

Lisa Gove
Finance assistant

Working for SENTINEL.

“There are many reasons why I am proud to work at Sentinel. I have learned and grown personally and professionally by working for a company whose employees have a diverse background of cultures and knowledge.”

Karen Ng
crewing executive

BENEFITS OF WORKING FOR SENTINEL.

A career with Sentinel Marine offers many benefits for employees, we believe in giving our employees a safe, friendly working environment.

  • REWARDS FOR LONG SERVICE
  • OPPORTUNITIES FOR CAREER PROGRESSION
  • STATE-OF-THE-ART MODERN FLEET
  • SATELLITE TV
  • COMPETETIVE SALARIES
  • SAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENT
  • FREE WI-FI

CURRENT VACANCIES.

We are currently recruiting for the following positions to be part of our increasing fleet.

Deck Rating

Reports to:

The Ships Master

For general deck department duties, the Deck Rating reports to the Chief Officer or Second Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Assists during loading-unloading of cargo, mooring and unmooring.

Calls duty under a platform/rig during loading/unloading cargo, connect/disconnect hoses for water, fuel, mud and brine, etc.

Assists during anchor handling/towing operation.

Stands navigation watch (during which he acts as look-out or helmsman) port and anchor watch, as per watch rotation agreed on.

Monitors during stand by/anchor watches on the bridge the communication working frequency as well as emergency/distress bulletins and informs the Master or Chief Officer immediately as necessary.

Assists in general housekeeping.

Assists in oiling/greasing of running equipment e.g. winches etc.

Assists in chipping and painting.

Keeps the deck store and boatswains locker in order and in a tidy manner.

Performs any other duties or carries out any other responsibilities as directed by the Master or Chief Officer.

Executes measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.

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Cook

Reports to:

The Ship's Master.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for the daily provisions of adequate meals.

Responsible for requisition of provisions under supervision of the Master.

Prepares various meals, namely breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Inspects the quality and quantity of the delivered provisions

Supervises the provisions with respect to consequent storage and consumption of these.

Keeps the galley, messroom, dry store room and cool/refrigerated rooms clean and tidy

Set and cleans the tables, cleans the dishes, etc.

Provide the master with a monthly list of provisions required within the set budget.

Looks after and keeps up with the vessels' laundry either on board or through a laundry service ashore.

Keeps the guest meal forms when passengers are on board and hands over to the Master after completion.

Performs any other duties or responsibilities as directed by the Master.

In the event the vessel is in a continuous operation (anchor handling etc.) he shall ensure that there is sufficient food beyond normal meal times available to the staff.

Prepares a hand over report for the relieving cook and discusses details.

Executes measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.

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Chief Engineer

Reports to:

The Ship's Master.

Authority

Authorised to slow down or stop engine(s) if and when required by technical defects (after consultation with the Master).

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for his own watch and organisation of the Engine Room Staff.

Responsibility for routine maintenance and efficient operation of all technical systems on board as well as the availability on board of an adequate stock of spare parts.

Responsible for all unscheduled repairs of all technical systems on board.

Solely responsible for the operation of the winches during anchor handling and towing operations.

Responsible for management and maintenance of the Planned Maintenance System (PMS)

To take inventory of the existing equipment as installed on board the vessel, in order to compile a maintenance plan for this equipment.

To supervise the engine room crew when approaching of leaving port, inside port limits and otherwise during manoeuvring and supply routines.

To manage the adequate availability of fuel, lubricating oil, grease and potable water.

To manage the loading/discharging of fuel oil, lubricating oil, water and liquid as well as dry bulk cargo.

To maintain and complete accurately all logs (Engine room logbook, Oil Record Book etc.)

To maintain defects register and prepare requisitions for spares required.

To assist the Ships Master with the performance appraisal of engine room personnel on board.

To prepare a hand over report for the relieving Chief Engineer and discuss details.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.


Note:

Chief Engineer's Standing Orders shall be in place in the engine room.

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Engine Room Rating

Reports to:

The Chief Engineer.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Assists the Engineering Officers stand watch and perform all duties under their supervision.

Assists in transporting and discharging of equipment, materials and supplies.

Assists in the maintenance of machinery and deck equipment as directed by the engineers.

Assists with the connection/disconnection of hoses for water, fuel, bulk under a platform/rig.

Performs any other duties or responsibilities as directed by the Chief Engineer or Master

Executes measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution of the environment.

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Ship’s Master

Reports to:

The Managing Director on all operational matters.
In all matters, which affect or may affect safety or the environment, the Master shall report directly to the D.P.A.
In matters relating to the machinery, equipment, plant or maintenance of the vessel the Master shall report to the Engineering Superintendent.
In all matters, which affect or may affect the security of the ship, the Master shall report directly to the C.S.O.

Authority

  • The appointment of a Master is recognised by International Maritime Law.
  • The Master takes ranks and precedence over all officers and crew placed under his command.
  • The Master has complete authority and responsibility for taking all necessary actions for safety, pollution prevention and the efficient operation of the ship. In certain situations this may mean a deviation from documented procedures
  • The Master shall exercise the disciplinary and punitive measures embodied in the employment contract to maintain discipline on board.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements for command, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

To ensure the implementation of the companies Safety and Environmental policy onboard the vessel.

To motivate the crew in the observation of the companies policies.

To issue any instructions and orders in a way that all the relevant personnel can understand.

To ensure any operational instructions for the vessel are carried out and recorded in the appropriate manner.

To review the SMS and submit to the DPA.

To exercise due diligence to ascertain that the vessel is in a seaworthy condition before the voyage commences.

To stand navigation, port and anchor watches to maintain navigation, communication and lookout.

To take charge when approaching or leaving port, when inside port limits, during restricted visibility or any other circumstance where the safety of the vessel or craft may be in jeopardy.

To ensure that either he or the Chief Officer is on board at all times, and the Chief Officer is aware of the Master being away.

To manage cargo calculations based on ullage, deadweight scale and the equipment on board to determine trim and stability in port and while handling cargo on location. This task may be delegated to the Chief Officer.

To manage all loading and unloading operations, in accordance with Trim & Stability booklet. This task may be delegated to the Chief Officer.

To manage adequate maintenance of charts and nautical publications. This task may be delegated to the Second Officer.

To leave instructions in the Bridge Order Book when critical situations are expected and/or the vessel is approaching a harbour of operation site. See note below.

To manage the composition and execution of a Passage Plan. This task may be delegated to the Second Officer.

To manage the performance appraisal of ships personnel on board.

To manage the signing-on / signing-off of all personnel on the Ship's Articles.

To ensure that safety and vessel familiarisation is given to all new ships personnel. This task may be delegated to the Chief Officer or Second Officer.

To maintain up-to-date the official Log Book and other documentation.

To supervise the Waste Management Plan and maintain up-to-date the Garbage Disposal Logbook.

To maintain up-to-date the medical locker and provide basic medical care.

Overall responsibility for the Planned Maintenance System (PMS) on board

To ensure that any accident or hazardous occurrence is reported to the DPA.

To liase with the Charterer, Personnel and Engineering departments.

To manage adequate maintenance of supplies/provisions on board.

To prepare an effective hand-over Report for the relieving master and discuss details thereof with him.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.

To act as Ship Security Officer and to implement the Ships Security Plan onboard the vessel


Notes:

  1. The Master is not absolved from any responsibility for the safe navigation of his vessel while a pilot is on board.
  2. Specific legal obligations may apply under the national legislation of the vessel's Flag, such as power of arrest, etc.
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Second Engineer

Reports to:

Chief Engineer.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for engine room operations in the absence of the appointed Chief Engineer.

Responsible for management and maintenance of the Planned Maintenance System (PMS) on board as instructed by the Chief Engineer.

Stands engine room watch as per agreed watch rotation.

Ensures that either he or the Chief Engineer is on board at all times, and that he is aware when the Chief Engineer is away from the vessel.

Ensures safe and efficient watch keeping practises are carried out in the engine room and machinery spaces to the Chief Engineer satisfaction. See note.

Assists with the loading/discharging of fuel oil, lubricating oil, water and liquid as well as dry bulk cargo as delegated by the Chief Engineer.

Assists with the maintenance of records of fuel, potable water and lubricants remaining on board.

Maintains accurately engine room Log Book, Oil Record Book, and other departmental records.

Prepares a hand over report, for the relieving Second Engineer and discusses details.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.


Note:

Chief Engineer's Standing Orders shall be in place in the Engine Room.

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Chief Officer

Reports to:

The Ships Master.

Authority

To assume command of the vessel in the absence of the appointed Master.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for his own watch and organisation of the deck department.

To supervise safety and vessel familiarisation for all ships personnel new to the vessel, as directed by the Ship's Master

To manage cargo calculations based on ullages, deadweight scale and the equipment on board to determine trim and stability in port and while handling cargo on location.

To supervise loading, unloading and ballasting.

To stand navigation, port and anchor watches as per watch rotation agreed on.

To manage and update the Planned Maintenance System

To take inventory of the existing equipment as installed on board the vessel, in order to compile a maintenance plan for this equipment.

To maintain defects register and prepare requisitions for spares required.

To assist the Ships Master with the performance appraisal of Deck Ratings on board.

To prepare a hand over report for the relieving Chief Officer and discuss details.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.

To carry out all duties of the designated Safety Officer on board. See separate Job Description

To monitor inspection of all equipment contained within the Safety Equipment Record Book

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Second Officer

Reports to:

The Ships Master

For general deck department duties, including cargo operations, the Second Officer reports to the Chief Officer.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for his own watch and delegated tasks as directed by the Chief Officer/Master.

Execute cargo calculations in consultations with Chief Officer, based on ullage, deadweight scale and the equipment on board to determine trim and stability in port and while handling cargo on location.

To supervise loading, unloading in consultation with Chief Officer.

To stand navigation, port and anchor watches as per watch rotation agreed on.

To compose and execute a Passage Plan.

To maintain the Chief Officers Log Book and other documentation as directed

For the care and upkeep of all Nautical Publications supplied by the Company and for collecting and keeping up-to-date all warnings and notices published or broadcast by the Hydrographer of the Navy or the responsible regional authority.

To supervise safety and vessel familiarisation for all ships personnel, new to the vessel.

To prepare a hand over report for the relieving Second Officer and discuss details

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.

To inspect and report anomalies in equipment contained within the Safety Equipment Record Book as dictated by the Chief Officer

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Third Engineer

Reports to:

The Chief Engineer or in his absence the Second Engineer.

Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

To be medically fit, competent, qualified in accordance with international standards to S.T.C.W., or other pertinent regulations including the Company's own requirements, and be fully conversant with the S.M.S.

Responsible for his own watch.

Stands engine room watch as per agreed watch rotation.

Ensure safe and efficient watch keeping practises are carried out in the engine control room and machinery spaces to the Chief Engineer satisfaction (see note).

Ensure that all jobs on the monthly maintenance list are carried and recorded out as directed.

Maintains records of fuel, potable water and lubricants remaining on board as directed.

Maintains accurately engine room Log Book, Oil record Book, etc as directed.

Prepare a hand-over-report, for the relieving Third Engineer and discusses details.

Execute measures to prevent and/or reduce pollution to the environment.


Note:

Chief Engineer's Standing Orders shall be in place in the Engine Room.

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