Junior Engineer

American Queen Steamboat Company - New York, NY (30+ days ago)3.6

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Job Purpose

Assemble, install, and repair pipes, fittings and fixtures of major equipment in galley, laundry, etc., including heating, air conditioning, water, and drainage systems. Perform major electrical and mechanical repair. Assist in repairing and maintaining machinery, equipment, physical structures, and plumbing by performing the following essential functions.

Duties & Responsibilities

Install and repair major system issues such as galley equipment, laundry equipment and other plumbing fixtures such as sinks, commodes, bathtubs, garbage disposal units, dishwashers, and water softeners.
Repair and maintain plumbing by replacing washers in leaky faucets, mending burst pipes, and opening clogged drains.
Dismantle machines and equipment, replace defective parts and motors, and adjust feed mechanisms.
Clean and lubricate machine parts such as shafts, pulley, gears, and bearings.
Replace or repair machine belts.
Notify management concerning the need for major repairs and/or additions to lighting, heating and ventilating equipment.
Replace air conditioning filters.
Ensure tools, equipment, and working areas are kept clean and in order.
Ensure behavior and performance supports the company’s Mission
Follow company values in responding to others in work situations
Meet “standards for service” behaviors
Use recovery steps to respond to others who are dissatisfied
Make hospitality standards an important part of day-to-day duties
Be a STEAM System example for others
Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

HS Diploma or Equivalent Required

Professional Certification(s) or License:
USCG License in any Engineering capacity desirable

Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) – if applicable, and/or ability to obtain and maintain
Valid MMC
Copy of DD214, if Veteran status

Skills & Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be fluent in English
Ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a pleasant and professional manner

2-3 years of experience required (directly related to duties and responsibilities of this position)
Cruise industry experience preferred

Must be at least 21 years of age.
Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests as mandated by the USCG including but not limited to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident/incident testing.

Working Conditions:
The majority of work is performed in a Marine environment in both indoor and outdoor conditions with exposure to various temperatures and weather conditions, along with a moderate to loud noise level.

The Marine operation is subject to varied wake and motion.

Positions both live and work onboard a vessel, on a rotational basis for consecutive port-to-port voyages during the regular season.

Physical Requirements:
Ability to stand and walk on nearly a constant basis; ability to work long hours each day
Ability to bend, rotate and reach frequently
Ability to carry, push/pull and/or lift materials weighing upwards of 50 lbs
Ascending/descending stairs or ladders safely
Ability to manipulate/handle/grip materials required to perform job
Ability to maneuver through/in/around small and/or confined areas within the vessel
Must be able to maintain both static and dynamic standing balance to complete various duties associated with job
Must be capable of performing emergency duties as listed in the vessel’s station bill


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