Assists in the operations to maintain propulsion boiler burner system, repairs and performing preventative maintenance of all mechanical systems throughout the facility and aboard all vessels.
Examples of Work
- Operates and maintains propulsion boiler burner system.
- Under the supervision of the watch engineer, operates main engines in accordance with pilot house commands.
- Monitors pressure and temperature gauges and records data in engineering logs.
- Inspects and repairs or replaces piping for various systems, including those for steam, fuel, water, and sewage.
- Operates steam equipment, pumps, electric motors, and generators.
- Lubricates moving parts: steering gear, pumps, motors, bearings, shafts, and steam cylinders for propulsion.
- Cleans and degreases equipment, including main engines, generators, pumps, and motors.
- Conducts boiler water chemical tests and adds chemicals designated by watch engineer.
- Connects and disconnects shore power and potable water.
- Assists crew in transfer of fuel from supply truck to vessel.
- Assists in winterizing vessel systems.
- Operates, maintains, and repairs vessel HVAC systems.
- Cleans, paints, and polishes engine room equipment and spaces.
- Services company vehicles.
- Performs related work.
- May be asked to perform other tasks not related to vessel operations
- Must be 18 years of age
- No experience needed (will train).
- Carry loads up to 75 pounds
- Work from ladders, scaffolding, in confined spaces or over open waters
- Knowledge of HVAC systems, Diesel Mechanics, Plumbing, Electricity and or related fields are a PLUS.
- Must work a varied schedule
- Must submit and pass a pre-employment and all required random drug screening.
- Must wear all appropriate PPEs as required by the USCG.
- Must be able to clearly communicate verbally with crew and passengers as required by USCG regulations
Pay & Benefits
- Starting pay beginning at $15/hour