Refrigeration Fitter / Ventilation Fitter

Standard Role Summary:

Work under the guidance of the Ventilation Officer to undertake the general repair and maintenance of the ship’s main refrigeration and air conditioning systems to ensure a safe and reliable operation. Primary Responsibility of the Role: Undertake the maintenance and repair of all refrigeration and air conditioning systems and equipment as directed. Respond to all defect reports promptly and carry out routine checks, actively identifying issues and carry out repairs as required. Maintain record logs detailing current status and updating any action taken. Ensure all tasks are carried out safely and in accordance with all current safety and company regulations and provide assistance to other crew members as required.

Advanced refrigeration certificate desirable Experience of working within the refrigeration industry required F-gas Certificated Good command of written and spoken English Passed Marlins English test of Proficiency (where applicable) Certificates Valid ENG1 medical certificate or equivalent for the duration of each voyage HESS (Health, Environment, Safety and Security) Knowledge/Skill Summary of Responsibilities Health and Safety Lead by example by taking care of the health and safety of self and others Report all accidents, ‘near miss’ incidents and work related ill health conditions to manager / supervisor / team leader and to the safety department Follow safety rules and procedures Use work equipment, personal protective equipment, substances, and safety devices correctly Take part in safety training & risk assessments and suggest ways of reducing risks


Carry out duties in a safe manner in accordance with corporate policies and procedures
Public Health Demonstrate at all times excellent hand washing techniques and coughs and sneezes etiquette Follow the company instructions regarding immediate reporting of ill health symptoms (i.e.) diarrhoea, vomiting, fever, and any other symptoms as appropriate


Understand own environmental responsibilities and act accordingly Apply practical measures to reduce water and electricity consumption Apply waste segregation diligently both in work area and when off duty Follow the correct method of disposal of surplus or spent chemicals used Work in a way that avoids environmental incidents and report situations where environmental integrity may be breached Handle materials carefully to minimise spillages during work routines and safely dispose of contaminated material generated during work routine Conversant with regulation dictating the use and safe handling of refrigerants

Emergency Duties

Understand own emergency duties and routines onboard ship Take an active part in the ship’s team response to an incident Ensure familiar with ship’s emergency alarms and routines Ensure familiar in the use of all fire fighting appliances located within area of responsibility Ensure familiar in the use of the ship’s life saving appliances and equipment including lifeboats and liferafts Participate fully in all relevant drills and training Know how to raise the alarm when necessary Able to identify escape routes and emergency exits Understand the function and operation of fire screen / splash tight and watertight doors Undertake duties related to the running of the engine room as directed Undertake duties as a member of the fire party, carry and supply the extra equipment required and undertake boundary cooling duties, supplying and refilling breathing bottles as directed As holder of PSC & RB may be in charge or 2nd in charge of a survival craft and therefore responsible for the safety and well being of persons inside Maintain order of the survival craft during abandonment of the vessel, ensure survival procedures are followed at all times and that all members of the survival craft crew are fully trained and understand their responsibilities In the event of an incident or emergency assist emergency parties as directed Undertake other emergency duties / routines within the ERP as directed Undertake any other emergency duties required that are specific to vessel Follow all emergency procedures as directed Safeguarding Aware of CUK safeguarding children policies and procedures Report any concerns of a safeguarding nature to the Designated Safeguarding Person (DSP) Security Understand the security levels as defined by ISPS and own responsibilities Follow the correct security procedures when embarking and disembarking from the ship Report suspicious activities, packages and/or security incidents following the correct procedure

Technical Knowledge/Skill Summary of Responsibilities

Ship Systems and Equipment Maintenance Maintain ships refrigeration and ventilation systems and equipment and carry out servicing and maintenance routines as directed Safely isolate a particular system or equipment as directed to enable servicing and maintenance routines to be carried out Ensure the efficient operation of relevant systems and equipment by undertaking preventative maintenance and responding promptly to any reported faults Ensure that ventilation related machinery spaces are kept in a clean and safe condition Undertake other duties as and when required as requested by Supervisor Trade Skills Carry out refrigeration and / or ventilation tasks as requested, efficiently and effectively


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