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Chief Engineer


  • Recana Solutions, L.L.C.
  • 04/04/20
  • Galveston, TX
  • 77550
  • $100K / Yearly
  • Full-Time
Responsible for the proper line-up, start, operation and securing of all main propulsion, steering, auxiliary, standby machinery and equipment, and related systems for the operation of vessels under normal and/or emergency conditions. Ensures structural and watertight integrity of the vessel. Plans and coordinates maintenance and a major overhaul of large motor ferry vessels. Observes, analyzes and interprets machinery and equipment operating parameter trends as they apply to machinery or equipment condition, makes recommendations for repair or corrective action. Performs major repair and overhaul of large motor ferry vessels, landings, work docks, shore facility systems, and miscellaneous motorized equipment at a large marine unit. Performs routine repairs and specified preventative maintenance and adjustments on various machinery, equipment, systems or components. Inspects and conducts operational tests of emergency generators, firefighting equipment, and dewatering pumps, piping, and systems; operates and secures equipment under emergency conditions. Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches and simple electrical diagrams, piping, and mechanical drawings. Directs vessel refueling operations and discharging of raw sewage and/or bilge wastewater in accordance with safety regulations and in compliance with the Federal Waters Pollution Control Act. Monitors, leads and trains personnel involved in the performance of vessels and/or a minor repair, cleaning and preventative maintenance duties. Records daily log of watch activities; maintains machinery history and repair records. Serves as a liaison during the American Bureau of Shipping and U.S. Coast Guard inspections and boat drills. Serves as unit shipyard liaison.

Job Requirements
USCG issued Merchant Mariner Credential with Chief Engineer endorsement of 4,000 HP/1600 GRT. CAN NOT HAVE A RESTRICTION: LIMITED TO SERVICE ON OFFSHORE SUPPLY VESSELS OR VESSELS WORKING IN THE FISHING INDUSTRY
Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC) required

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