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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Conference on engineering, computing technologies held

The News International 22 May 2022
Chief guest Syed Muhammad Ayub Shah emphasised the importance of technological innovation for national development, in particular the opportunities for science and engineering graduates to bring foreign remittance to Pakistan ... He thanked honourable chief guest, keynote speakers, ......

Seafaring with no fearing

The News International 22 May 2022
The phone rings in the Chief Officer’s cabin as the day just started to break ... Once a person is certified by Marine Mercantile Department [MMD] to be competent as Officer of the Watch [OOW], then only the entry door to foreign shipping gets opened, where the person can eventually progress through the ranks to become a Captain or a Chief Engineer....

Tigers of Chandrapur power plant: Not fit for forest, can’t stay in urban areas

The Times of India 22 May 2022
The problem started after the last unit of the plant commenced its operations in 2016 ... There have been frequent videos of tigresses and cubs, and even leopards from the plant going viral ... CSTPS chief engineer Pankaj Sapate claimed the management is not only ready to assist the forest department in every possible way but is also taking positive steps....

Engineer Pleads Guilty to Felonies for Dumping Oil and Lying to USCG

The Maritime Executive 21 May 2022
The chief engineer of a large commercial bulk carrier pleaded guilty this week in U.S ... Another crewmember aboard the vessel reported the incident via social media to the Coast Guard and was later subjected to retaliatory actions by the chief engineer ... The chief engine was also ......

Action against officials for holding back files: Minister

The Times of India 21 May 2022
A day after the chief minister turned down the councillors' demand to transfer the chief engineer, state urban local bodies minister Kamal Gupta on Friday warned corporation officials of stern action for raising objections on a file multiple times ... gets two chief engineers....

30-acre land annexation faces hurdles in Wapello

The Hawk Eye 21 May 2022
He said survey and engineering work could begin once the corporation knew the property’s status ... Wapello Fire Chief Damon Moore also reported he is continuing to work with an engineering firm to develop plans for a new fire station....

In pictures: The most expensive car ever sold, the 1955 Mercedes 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé

Gulf News 21 May 2022
The 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé is one of the most enduring icons of the automotive world, and the car sold at auction is one of just two prototypes built and named after its creator and chief engineer, Rudolf Uhlenhaut....

CM performs ground-breaking of Swat Motorway Phase-II

The News International 21 May 2022
Chief Minister Mahmood Khan on Friday performed the ground-breaking of Swat Motorway Phase-II ... The chief minister on the occasion also laid a foundation stone of Swat University of Engineering and Applied Sciences Barikot Campus which would be completed at an estimated cost of Rs1.7 billion....

Dauphin County assistant fire chief charged with indecent exposure

Penn Live 21 May 2022
An assistant fire chief from a Dauphin County company that recently announced a temporary closure is facing multiple charges, including indecent exposure, according to police ... Shenfeld, who is listed as being a fire chief on Engine 55-2 with the Citizens Fire Company No....

Energy minister calls for EU work-at-home schemes, driving bans to reduce Russian oil reliance

Life Site 21 May 2022
... economist Baron Nicholas Stern, a former chief economist for the World Bank, made headlines for arguing that climate change and the Ukraine war should be used as catalysts for ending fossil fuel subsidies and stopping the sale of vehicles that use internal combustion engines....

2 transmission towers crash in Bathinda after leg loss

The Times of India 21 May 2022
Director distribution, who visited the spot on Friday with the Chief Engineer Distribution System (DS) West Massa Singh, talking to TOI said that "it is very strange the way the towers have collapsed due to theft of members....

Stalling a file will to lead to suspension, Haryana ULB minister warns officials

Hindustan Times 21 May 2022
State urban local bodies (ULB) minister Kamal Gupta on Friday said any official, who repeatedly raises ......

Vintage Mercedes Becomes Most Expensive Car, Sells For $143 Million

MENA FN 21 May 2022
(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) It is one of just two prototypes built by the company's racing department and is named after its creator and chief engineer AFP Published. Sat 21 May 2022, 6.42 AM A 1955 ... ....

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