Chief engineer

The title of chief engineer is used to signify a senior engineering role in an organization. The typical duties vary considerably depending on the industry.


In marine engineering, the chief engineer is a licensed mariner in charge of the engineering department on a merchant vessel.

A chief engineer (commonly referred to as"ChEng," "the Chief" or just "Chief") is responsible for all operations and maintenance that has to do with any and all engineering equipment throughout the entire ship.

Under many jurisdictions the chief engineer is of equal rank to the captain, with responsibility being split between the two posts; the chief engineer taking responsibility for engine room and maintenance, and the captain taking responsibility for navigation and deck operations.

Public works

In public works, such as for a city, county, military division, or federal program, the engineering department often has a chief engineer. This is typically shown as "Office of the Chief Engineer" in organizational charts. This person or group is separate from the other engineering offices, and functions to coordinate their activities from an engineering perspective.

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Indian Express 31 Mar 2023
Farmers of various villages of Rampura Phul constituency of Bathinda district stayed put on Thursday after they gheraoed the official residence of PSPCL chief engineer - distribution (west zone) in Bathinda district on Wednesday ... Sources say perhaps the PSPCL chief engineer was ......

Rolls-Royce declares major leadership reshuffle

This is Money 31 Mar 2023
Rolls-Royce has announced a shake-up of its leadership team, as part of its new chief executive's plans to turn around the fortunes of the engineering giant ... Cholerton, a former chief of staff to Warren East, was at the ......

Rolls-Royce reveals major leadership reshuffle as new boss pledges to lead aerospace firm off 'burning platform'

The Daily Mail 31 Mar 2023
Rolls-Royce has announced a shake-up of its leadership team, as part of its new chief executive's plans to turn around the fortunes of the engineering giant ... Cholerton, a former chief of staff to Warren East, was at the forefront of the response to the crisis regarding ......

Research, development centers take big leap in Vicksburg

Mississippi Business Journal 31 Mar 2023
Army Corps of Engineers and Department of Defense missions,” said Bobby Hunter, chief of the ITL Supercomputing Research Center ... Additionally, the new facility will support the development of advanced computational models to address complex engineering and environmental challenges ... Army Corps of Engineers' mission....

New CEO of UK's Rolls-Royce brings in new CFO, makes leadership changes

Reuters 31 Mar 2023
LONDON, March 31 (Reuters) - The new boss of Rolls-Royce (RR.L) has sought to make his mark on the British engineering company, hiring Helen McCabe from his alma mater BP (BP.L) as chief financial officer and announcing two new divisional heads from within the company....

Knoxville Fire Department responds to two consecutive fires

Knoxville Daily Sun 31 Mar 2023
Published March 30, 2023; 2.24 p.m. Crews working a fire at God's Church on Beaumont Avenue ... The Beaumont fire required the use of 4 engine companies, 2 ladder companies, 1 battalion chief, and 19 members of KFD. The West Baxter fire required usage of 2 engine companies, 1 quint company, 1 ladder company, 2 battalion chiefs, and 16 members of KFD .......

Ciel Tower Wasn’t Supposed To Be The World’s Tallest Hotel, Until It Became One

Khaleejtimes 31 Mar 2023
This latest landmark in the Dubai skyline is designed by Yahya Jan, President and Design Director of NORR Group, a Canadian architecture and engineering firm with a studio in Dubai ... As a result, we were appointed as the chief architects and engineers for this project.”....

Delivery of vehicles’ smart cards to owners: Monitoring tightened as irregularities detected

The News International 31 Mar 2023
LAHORE ... open court ... Divisional Personnel Officer Urva Khan, Divisional Executive Engineer Power Syed Akbar Hussain and other relevant divisional officers were also present on the occasion ... Deputy Director General (PNAC) Ateeq-ur-Rehman Memon handed over the accreditation certificate to Engr Bashir Ahmed, Chief Engineer HV&SC Lab Rawat. ....

Former director at Amazon Robotics joins Pittsburgh institute as its first engineering director

Business Journal 31 Mar 2023
"We are delighted that Larry Sweet has joined the ARM Institute to direct and grow our robotics engineering capabilities," Chuck Brandt, ARM Institute chief technology officer, said ... ....

Cedartown honors Fire Chief Felix White on the eve his retirement

The Polk County Standard Journal 31 Mar 2023
The city of Cedartown hosted a retirement reception for Fire Chief Felix White at Cedartown City Hall on Thursday, March 30, before his official retirement from the city on March 31 ... The helmet’s changed over the years — from rookie to engineer, lieutenant to captain, and finally to chief....

Greek Ship Manager Pleads Guilty to MARPOL Charges

The Maritime Executive 30 Mar 2023
In the course of this inspection, they discovered that the chief engineer's oil record book log entries did not line up fully with the electronic records on the oil-water separator ... The chief engineer, Roberto Cayabyab Penaflor, has pleaded guilty to one count of violating MARPOL....

Jal Shakti, Agri Deptt Join Hands To Start Irrigation Season In Kashmir

Kashmir Observer 30 Mar 2023
The event was organized at Marwal lift irrigation scheme Pulwama falling under the jurisdiction of Irrigation Construction Division, Pampore and was presided over by Chief Engineer, Jal Shakti (Irrigation and Flood Control) Department, Kashmir, Er ... Superintending Engineer, Ghulam ......

Ensure smooth power supply in Ludhiana during paddy, summer season: PSPCL director orders officials

Hindustan Times 30 Mar 2023
The meeting was attended by Ludhiana chief engineer SR Vashishat, superintending engineer (West) Anil Sharma, superintending engineer (East) Surjit Singh, superintending engineer (Sub-Urban) Jagdev Singh Hans and superintending engineer (HQ) Ramesh Kaushal....

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