Assistant Trainee Marine Engineer - Various Vessels
Location: Various worldwide locations onboard vessels
Duration: Permanent role
Rotation: 56 days on / 28 days off
Accommodation / Flights / Insurances provided by Client
Assistant trainee is expected to be on board the ship most of the time handling technical duties and not at an office.
Interested applications who would have to accept a role where they would essentially be expected to work on board a vessel for many years.
Many people seem to think it's just an entry level role and that one day they would return to onshore work, but that's not the case in this role. Even though the position starts out being a lower level, it's one of the few cases where there is an expected plan for promotions, etc and ends up in quite a distinguish and high role on board of the vessel.
Our Client prefer employees who have at least High School Diploma, Vocational course Civil/Mechanical/Electrical or Naval Engineering educational background and fluent in English (B2 and above).
The general/expected plan for the Assistant Trainee is as follows (there is no specific timeline as it depends on many factors like performance, opportunity within the fleet, market situation, etc):
Assistant Trainee to 2nd Assistant / 2nd Engineer
2nd Assistant / Engineer to 1st Assistant / Chief Engineer (during this promotion the rotation changes from 56/28 to 35/35)
1st Assistant / Chief Engineer to Superintendent (handles the entire Technical crew)