Chief Engineer (Marine)

Resume posted by nikeshpatil in Chief Engineer.
Desired position type: Any.
Location: Mumbai Maharashtra, India

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The key strengths that I possess for success in this position include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Strive for continued excellence.
• Strong communication skills.
• I am a self-starter.
• Eager to learn new things.

You will find me to be well-spoken, energetic, confident, and personable, the type of person on whom your customers will rely. I also have a wide breadth of experience of the type that gives you the versatility to place me in a number of contexts with confidence that the level of excellence you expect will be met. Please see my resume for additional information on my experience. Experience has taught me how to build strong relationships with all departments at an organization. I have the ability to work within a team as well as cross-team.


  • • Team-Leadership • Adaptability • Innovation • Judgment • Decision-making • Stress tolerance • Collaboration


  • • Marine Engineer: 14 years of progressively responsible hands-on and management experience of sailing in the maintenance, repairs, modification, overhaul and installation of heavy marine equipment and machinery.
  • • Expertise with electrical, water, fuel, lubrication, hydraulic, power plant, motor control and related systems and major components.
  • • Experience includes power systems, generators, controllers, starters and transformers; communications systems, general electronics, consoles and computers.

Spoken Languages

  • ENGLISH (fluent),
  • HINDI,
  • marathi



·         Marine Engineering – Class I Certificate of competency (Motor) – U.K.– 2008

·         Bachelor of engineering- Mechanical engineering – Mumbai University – 1996

·         Diploma in engineering- Mechanical engineering – Mumbai University – 1993





Technical Superintendent: (Transocean shipping ventures ltd.)  From Dec 2011 – still


·         Manage and safely operate the vessels in accordance with the Company’s HSEQ procedures and in compliance with the National/ International statutory & regulatory requirements.

·         Evaluate the HSEQ performance of suppliers and sub-contractors.

·         Control vessel’s expenditure based on approved budgets.

·         Procure adequate spares to ensure that minimum defined levels are maintained.

·         Monitor the vessel’s planned maintenance system and means to reduce operating costs.

·         In the event machinery failure, promptly arrange repairs and required spare parts.

·         Conduct regular ship inspections on board the vessels.

·         Evaluate and appraise ship board personnel on their HSEQ performance.

·         Ensure up to date dry dock & repair defect lists are maintained for the assigned vessels.

·         Implement preventive measures to avoid reoccurrence of machinery break-down.

·         Plan implementation of changes to the SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, Class, Flag State, Oil Major and other relevant new regulations.

·         Liaise with interested parties, such as Class, Oil Majors, Ship Owners, Suppliers Etc.

·         Liaise with Fleet Personnel department to ensure that the Crew and Officers are adequately competent and experienced for the vessel.

·         Identify areas of training to up-grade skills and knowledge of ship board personnel.

·         To liaise closely with HSSEQ department for safe operation of the vessel.






Chief Engineer: (Sovereign safeship management ltd.) July 2011 – Oct 2011.


·       Head of the Engine Department and is responsible for efficient operation, repair and maintenance of all the machinery and equipment onboard the vessel and for the administration of the ER department.

·       Overall in charge – planning, operations, maintenance, logistics management of entire ship.

·       Maintain in good working order the ship’s electrical and mechanical systems.

·       Responsible for: Main and aux. engines, generators, refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, water supply, desalination, boilers and advance Diesel knowledge.

2nd Engineer: (BP Shipping
): June 2006 – Feb 2011

·       Responsibilities aboard diesel ships, Main engine, boilers, air, A/C and refrigeration compressors, various pumps etc. supervision of up to 8 assistants in the administration of matters affecting physical operation of the ship.

·       Assigned/scheduled/inspected work; set up preventive maintenance programs; handled inventory management/control, stores/parts/consumables ordering; burning of heavy fuel oil required continual troubleshooting/problem-solving in the maintenance of propulsion system. Hands-on management included all ship machinery.


3rd Engineer: (BP Shipping ): June 2004 – June 2006

·       Supervised 4 assistants in the maintenance of boilers and auxiliary engines and equipments; responsible for fueling, storing and purification of fuel, test/maintenance of correct boiler water and/or main jacket water, and maintenance, repair, overhaul or replacement of related systems and components.


4th Engineer (OMI): 2000 – 2004

·       Supervised 3 assistants handled small electrical maintenance, start-up/shut-down of fresh water distillery system, transfer and storage of water, and operation, maintenance and repair of the lubrication system, including storing, transfer and purification.


Junior Engineer (OMI): 1998 – 2000

Groups & Associations

  • Member of Institute of Marine Engineers

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