Marine Electronic Service Engineer - Belgium

Location Antwerp
Discipline: Ship Management
Job type: Permanent
Salary: + company car + pension + health care
Contact name: Rory Edwards

Contact email:
Job ref: 415_1654866759
Published: 12 months ago
Expiry date: 11 Jul 2022 00:59

Who are we recruiting for?

Executive Integrity are working alongside a global leading Marine Electronic Service company. Our client specialise in the service, sales and installation of an extensive range of marine electronics equipment.

What will you be doing?

As a Service Engineer you will oversee installation, maintenance and repair of Marine Electronic equipment. Equipment will include everyday bridge electronic equipment such as; radar, ECDIS, VDR, autopilot, echosounder, GMDSS and more.

  • Install, service, and repair electronic equipment onboard ships.

  • Load, update, and modify software.

  • Use knowledge of radio frequencies (RF), electronic theory and circuitry to address a variety of technical problems encountered during assigned tasks onboard.

  • Stay well-versed in regulations affecting ships and equipment on-board.

  • Compose a detailed service report.

  • Any other tasks as assigned by Team Leader / superior.

Are you the ideal candidate?

The ideal candidate will have a relevant degree/qualification. This person will need to be used to travel and time away from home. You will need to have initiative to overcomes issues and the ability to work alone.

Required experience:

  • A diploma or degree in an Engineering and/or Technical discipline in Electrical/Electronics or a combination of equivalent education, training, and/or experience.

  • Strong verbal communication and written reporting skills in English language.

  • Experience, troubleshooting complex marine electronic systems to a PCB level.

  • Ability to read complex schematics and/or blueprints to achieve objective for assigned tasks.

  • Ability to carry 20-25 Kg., comfortable working at height or in confined spaces.

  • Comfortable working on board ships at sea and oil production platforms.

  • Ability and willingness to work outdoors in all weathers.

  • Willingness to work away from home, weekends and occasional overtime during irregular hours to meet mission critical timelines (+/-30%), often at short notice.

  • Currently trained or willing to participate in training programs required to work in the offshore sector.

  • Willingness to participate in an on-call rotational schedule.

  • Driver's license with a clean driving abstract. No pending restrictions.

  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

  • Proficient in Windows operating system configuration and administration.

Beneficial to have experience with:

  • Knowledge of Marine Navigation Systems including radar, gyrocompass, autopilot, VDR & GMDSS systems.

  • Experience in the installation, commissioning, repair and service of Marine Navigation Systems.

  • Knowledge of networking principles and IT skills.

  • Knowledge of motor control system theory.

  • Experience interfacing electronics to hydraulic systems.

What's in it for you?

  • Global company

  • Regional travel

  • Flexbile working

  • Market leading overtime

  • Company car

  • Training development plan

Who are we?

Executive Integrity is a global executive search and recruitment consultancy for a more sustainable world with a focus on talent within the Green Technology and Renewable Energy sectors. We give a % of all our profits to Renewable World, a charity that develops affordable and innovative renewable energy solutions to poverty-stricken communities.