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Vessel Engineer (100 ton minimum) Full-time Seasonal


  • Maritime Helicopters
  • 04/10/20
  • Homer, AK
  • 99603
  • DOE / Monthly
  • Full-Time
Responsible for maintenance, operation and repair of all engineering equipment onboard 86 research vessel. This includes electrical and mechanical equipment, heating, ventilation, refrigeration and water and sewerage systems. Serves as First Mate aboard the vessel.

Responsibilities
Oversees and performs the maintenance of vessel propulsion, service and domestic systems.

Performs daily operation, preventative maintenance, watch-standing and recordkeeping, fuel transfer, and bilge/ballast operations.

Determine the volume of oil, fuel, and lube required for each voyage and ensure that substantial quantities of each are on board.

Responsible for surveying, troubleshooting & correction of system failures.

Ensures that all maintenance is completed efficiently and in depth.

Has proficiency in the mechanical and electrical operation of modern marine diesel engines, generator sets, and winches.

Safely operate or work with cranes, hooks, anchor winches, slings, and other lifting devices.

Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and procedures.

Under the Captain, performs navigation and operation of vessel.

Other duties as assigned.

Requirements
USCG license with a minimum rating of Master 100-ton
Current MMC
Current CPR/First Aid Certification
TWIC card
3 years Alaska experience
Must pass pre-employment drug screen, reference checks and background check.
Must have sufficiently acute hearing, eyesight and depth perception to meet the demands of at-sea service. Must be capable of using escape hatches and boarding /disembarking survival craft unassisted.
Season of operation generally April-September.
Ability to live in close quarters and maintain healthy attitude.

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