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First Engineer – Port of Devonport


About CSL


CSL Australia (“CSLA”) was established in 1999 and is the largest owner of and operator of dry bulk coastal vessels operating in Australian waters. CSLA is the major supplier of shipping services to the construction and building industries. CSLA is a division of The CSL Group Inc. (“CSL”) which operates a highly diversified fleet of specialised self-unloading vessels, off-shore transhippers and Handysize bulk carriers. CSL delivers millions of tons of cargo to industrial customers annually.


At CSL, we are committed to the wellbeing of our crews and employees, and to promoting a corporate culture that values high ethical standards, a safe and healthy workplace and respect for the environment. A career with CSL is both stimulating and challenging, and we are continually seeking skilled and passionate individuals to occupy key roles throughout our company. For more information on CSLA, please visit our website: https://www.cslships.com/en/csl-australia.



About the position


CSL Australia is currently looking for a permanent full time First Engineer to join our cement carrier Goliath on a roster schedule 6 on and 6 off. This position is based out of the Port of Devonport, Tasmania. As such, it is a position based in Tasmania. It is aboard MV Goliath which primarily operates in the Bass Strait. At CSL, our east coast operations technically report in to our Sydney Office (North Sydney, NSW).  The First Engineer is responsible for compiling the list of maintenance and repairs as required.


In addition, the First Engineer will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring all machinery and equipment operates and is maintained to the highest standards as required by Statutory Authorities, Classification Societies and the Company;
  • Assisting the Chief in identifying deficiencies in procedures, the inappropriateness or absence of procedures, and for suggesting improvements to the system;
  • Being the Senior Officer in charge of daily Engine Room and maintenance;
  • Allocating crew members to tasks to be undertaken.


About you

  • Educational Requirement: As per AMSA Marine Order 72 (mandatory)
  • Technical Requirement: Minimum 3 years sea time as an Engineer Watchkeeper (mandatory)
  • MSIC Card (required or ability to obtain)
  • Current AMSA Medical (required or ability to obtain)
  • Australian Citizen or Valid Work Visa (required)


If you are interested in any of these roles then we love to hear from you! Please submit your CV via our website. We will be in contact with suitable candidates for a phone screen and to discuss what opportunities are available for your qualifications.

CSL Australia is an equal opportunity employer and we strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.


All interviews will be conducted over Microsoft Teams.


Applications open on 19 February 2024 and close on 19 March 2024. 

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Bass Strait
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