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Stena Europe - 3rd Engineer

Fishguard, GB
Full time

Would you like to be a part of transforming Europe’s leading ferry company?

Are you a marine engineer looking for a workplace that is fast-paced and dynamic, where no day is like the other? Stena Line is in an exciting period of change, when it comes to digitalisation and truly being an innovative, forward-thinking company. We are transforming the way we work to meet both the business’ needs as well as our customers’ expectations. We want to become an even more customer-focused, digital and sustainable company that is attractive to both customers, employees and partners. Stena Line’s People & Communications Department plays a crucial role in this journey!

 What will you do?

As a third Engineer you are responsible to the Master in all respects and are directly accountable to the Chief Engineer for the execution of your duties. For everyday work you will be under the direction of the 2nd Engineer.

Your tasks as an engineer are diverse and as such you will have the opportunity to use and develop your problem-solving skills in a wide range of scenarios. As a Third Engineer you are responsible for:

  • Your designated areas of responsibility as allocated by the Chief Engineer/Second Engineer.
  • Acting in accordance with your responsibilities in the vessel’s emergency organisation.
  • Carrying out maintenance on board as directed by the 2nd Engineer in accordance with vessel’s Planned Maintenance Program.
  • Being familiar with the ships operating and technical procedures.
  • Managing all identified risk to ship, personnel and environment and establish appropriate safeguards.
  • Reporting to the 2nd Engineer, any incident or accident relating to any injury or potential hazard aboard along with any deficiencies in machinery or equipment particularly safety equipment.
  • Be familiar with the relevant parts, procedures and requirements of the SMS contained within the DOCMAP system.
  • Take an active interest in the duties above your rank to ensure confidence in stepping up and an ability to be hands on.

Who are you?

At Stena Line your personality matters just as much as how good you are at what you do. In our employees we like to see use of initiative, creativity and enthusiasm within all aspects of their position, such as actively looking for information and guidance from Senior Engineers. We seek innovative, responsible and energetic individuals who have the drive to continually develop and grow within their role, and who have a passion for what they do. You must be fluent in English and have 12 months prior experience.

Essential Certification:

  • STCW Elementary First Aid
  • STCW Fire Prevention and Fire Fighting
  • STCW Personal Safety and Social Responsibilities
  • STCW Personal Survival Techniques
  • STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft and Rescue Boats
  • STCW Seafarers with Designated Security Duties
  • Second Engineers Unlimited COC

Preferred Certification:

  • Crowd Management Training
  • Passenger Safety Training
  • High Voltage – Management Level



Please submit your CV and covering letter.

Stena Line is one of the world’s largest ferry companies and has Europe’s most comprehensive route  network. Our business focus is on the transportation of both passengers and freight. We operate in Scandinavia, around the UK and the Baltic Sea. We employ over 5,000 people, the majority working within customer service and sales. At Stena Line we believe everything starts with care. For us it means that we care about our customers, our business, the environment and each other.

We want to ensure that our company is a fair and inclusive place to work for. To us, it is paramount that we maintain that discrimination is never acceptable, and we are firmly committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, gender identity, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity or disability. Join us on our journey!