Get Merchant Marine JobsGet Merchant Marine Jobs

Vessel Engineer (100 ton minimum) Full-time Seasonal


  • Maritime Helicopters
  • 03/10/20
  • 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.


Employer Information

Browse other Merchant Marine Jobs in Alaska

  1. Vessel Master (200 Ton Captain) Full-time Seasonal

    Homer, AK
    The Captain serves as vessel master responsible for the safe navigation and operation of 86ft Research Vessel. It is his/her duty...
  2. FY20 Temporary Chief Mate- Relief

    Seward, AK
    FY20 Temporary Chief Mate- Relief Apply nowJob no:512877 Classification:Ext Temporary Professional (E) Grade:Grade 80 Work...
  3. Oiler (CO, WY)

    , , United States, US
    Oiler (CO, WY) Apply now Job no: 493120 Work type: Full-time Location: Wyoming, *Jobsite Specific, *Nationwide, Col...
  4. Wipers

    , , United States, US
    Wipers keep engine spaces, garbage areas, and the cooking oil tank room clean, sanitized, properly maintained, and pest-free; ensu...
  5. AB Sailor

    , , United States, US
    An A/B Sailor keeps a safe lookout and reports unusual observations to the Watchkeeping Officer. You must be able to take the whee...
  6. Wiper

    , , United States, US
    Position Reports To: WATCH KEEPING OFFICER / 2ND ENGINEER / CHIEF ENGINEER Summary: The Wipers position onboard is to...
  7. Boat Pilot - Rockwood, IL

    , , United States, US
    Description + Responsible for safe operation of boat and supervision of boat crew + Must be willing to perform first aid and C...
  8. ASSISTANT CHEF DE PRODUIT - CAPTAIN MORGAN (H/F)

    , , United States, US
    ASSISTANT CHEF DE PRODUIT - CAPTAIN MORGAN (H/F) + Société : Moët Hennessy Diageo France + Pays/Région: F...
  9. Team Captain - Electrical Assembly

    , , United States, US
    Overview The responsibility of a Team Captain is to assist in meeting daily targeted goals as outlined by the Team Leader. Coordi...
  10. FY20 Temporary Relief 1st Assistant Engineer

    Seward, AK
    FY20 Temporary Relief 1st Assistant Engineer Apply nowJob no:512863 Classification:Ext Temporary Trades Grade:Temporary Staf...