Serang, Engine Room
Minimum 10th Pass
He shall have served at least two years at sea or inland waters, on vessels of engine with not less than 113 BHP the last year of which must have been on an inland vessel as either a Helmsman or Deck Hand/Lascar
The tasks of a Serang, Engine Room is expected to perform include:
Controlling and directing work of engine room crew on board ship
Allocating duties to engine room crew
Ensuring that engine room, floor plates and paint work have been properly cleaned, and spares are properly greased and stored
Supervising work of Tindal, Engine Room and Stoker, Ship
Assisting Ship Engineers in maintenance work
Supervising cleaning of boilers, washing of tank tops, chipping and scrapping in engine-room etc.
Maintaining discipline amongst engine room crew
Knowledge of motor engines
Knowledge of magnetos, carburettors water circulating and oil pumps, sparking plugs, etc.
Ability to dismantle motor engines and any accessory part of it
Ability to detect excessive wear and other defects and reassemble the parts in proper order of a motor engine
Ability to detect wrong in the event of the engine failing
Knowledge of realising the danger of fire and understanding the precautions necessary to prevent it
Knowledge of auxiliary machineries, instruments, hull protection, refrigeration etc.
Ability to perform duties of Tindal or Stoker in emergency and if required
Ability to focus for long hours
Diligent and hardworking
Ability to follow instructions
Dexterity of hands
Good communication skills
It needs one to be on their toes
Need not handle a team
Local travelling is a part of this job
Part-time work is not available
Work from home option is not available
Ship usually sails for 5/6 days a week and works for 14/15 hours every day. This may vary from ship to ship
Shift system maybe available
Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?
The job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous
Occupational hazards may include exhaustion, fatigue, stress, sea sickness, etc.
Health hazards include exposure to extreme weather, rising temperatures, equipment failure, fire, ambient air quality, heavy electric wires, etc.
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Overview of Shipping Industry in India
Indian shipping industry plays a crucial role in Indian economy. As 90% of the nation?s trade by volume is done via sea. India has been the largest merchant shipping fleet among the developing nations. Indian shipping industry supports transportation of national and international cargos and also provides various other facilities such as ship building, ship repairing, lighthouse facilities, freight forwarding, etc. Indian shipping industry with emergence of globalisation and liberalisation is firmly ready to acquire new dimensions in terms of demand and infrastructural development. While in knowledge based economy, soft intangible parameters like human capital, information technology and expertise are becoming increasingly important for increasing innumerable opportunities. Today India has become the source of quality seafarers to global ship owners. Indian shipping firms normally rely on the inherent IT skills of Indians to play a pivotal role in IT activity involved in international shipping and the country can come up with a business centre for information processing requirements of the international ship owners.
Job Opportunities in Shipping Industry
Shipping industry offers job opportunities for thousands of people in India. Shipping job is one of the oldest careers offered with charm, income and a unique lifestyle. Usually shipping jobs in India are found in major cities with various ports and even non-port cities like New Delhi and Bengaluru. The jobs include merchant navy, cruise ship, freight, bulk carrier companies and oil tanker jobs. And even in many international cruise ship companies which are connected to India there are other jobs like nursing, cruise ship nurse, cargo ship, marine medical jobs and cruise ship summer jobs in India.
Shipping companies across India
Cities across India
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