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Second Engineer AHTS PSV MPSV M/F

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General information


Bourbon Marine Services Greenmar (BMSG) is the manning affiliate of Bourbon group managing more than 1500 seafarers on more than 100 vessels .

Our goal is to attract and retain our top performers with the capacity to contribute to their growth and that of our organisation.
Our experienced recruitment team are experts in accompanying candidates in their enrollment process to bring the most exciting worldwide maritime opportunities to our seafarers.
Our Bourbon career job boards have vacancies on Bourbon vessels in Oceans all around the world locations such as West Africa, Saudi Arabia, Australia and Europe.

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Job type (offshore/onshore)


Position description

Job title

Second Engineer AHTS PSV MPSV M/F

Contract type


Roles and responsibilities

Acting as the Chief Engineer's assistant. Second Engineers are familiar with all machinery, steering gears, pumps and main engine maintenance. He will assist in the supervision of engine room ratings and gives them their daily work schedule.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Carry out and control watch keeping duties and related maintenance / tasks as required by the PMS and instructed by the Chief Engineer
  • Assist the Chief Engineer and learn all aspects of his duties with a view to eventual promotion
  • Allocate duties to the junior engineers and oilers
  • Committed to Safety and Company Procedures in all tasks


Above mentioned list of duties is not exhaustive and tasks on board vessels assigned to this position are not limited to above list.


Areas of operations:

  • West Africa (Angola, Nigeria, Gabon, Cameroon, Congo, Ivory Coast,...)
  • Persian Gulf (Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE)
  • Egypt
  • India
  • Trinidad/Guyana

Rotation (in average):

  • 90 days on/off





Qualifications, Skills and Experiences


Our minimum certificates requirements:

  • Second Engineer license unlimited (STCW III/2)


  • Competence in Fast Rescue Boats (STCW A-VI/2-2)


Our minimum experience requirements:



  • 6  months seatime in rank on AHTW/TUG
  • 1 Rig Move/Towing

For PSV:

  • 6 months seatime in rank on OSV


  • 6 months seatime in rank on MPSV





Position location

Job location


Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

6 - Other

Licenses (seafearers only)

Second Engineer Unlimited (A-III/2)


English (Maritime English)