- Coordinates activities of SIU crew engaged in operating and maintaining propulsion system and other engines, boilers, deck machinery and electrical, refrigeration, and sanitary equipment aboard vessel.
- Inspects engines and other equipment and sees that Engineers repair or replace defective parts.
- Assistant Engineers maintain and operate vessel propulsion systems and regulates power transmission to control speed of vessel.
- Assistant Engineers stand engine room watch during specified periods, observing that required water levels are maintained in boilers, condensers, and evaporators, load on generators is within acceptable limits, and oil and grease cups are kept full.
- Repairs machinery, using hand tools and power tools. Instructs each crew on how to do jobs and switches if needed.
- Maintains Engineering log and bell book (orders for changes in RPM and direction of propulsion shaft).
- Discipline of employees is delegated to all Engineers as a group, and they must as a consensus group accept responsibility to act in interests of the employer regarding SIU contract regarding grievances and contract administration. Have authority to resolve grievances at their level and beyond.
- Assistant Engineers have responsibility as a group to hire and engine room personnel to oversee engine department and assign, discipline and adjust grievances on behalf of the company. Will be involved at all levels of the process.
- Reviews with Engineers’ week’s activities to ensure group cohesive decision making.
- Coordinates priorities.
- Assists Chief Engineer in supervising conveyor department.
- Reviews company policies and attends company meetings.
- U.S. Coast Guard license.
- Level and pay commensurate with experience.
Job Type: Full-time
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- Life insurance
- Vision insurance
- Driver's License (Preferred)
- Passport (Required)
- TWIC (Required)
- USCG Engineers License (Required)
Work Location: Multiple Locations