Your responsibilities may include:

  • Working under the supervision of the Chief Engineer
  • Safely and efficiently operating the entire engineering plant
  • Maintaining generators routinely
  • Maintaining electric motors routinely
  • Maintaining air compressors routinely
  • Maintaining L.O. purifiers routinely
  • Maintaining main engine lube oil systems/stern tube lube oil systems routinely
  • Performing all electrical work aboard the ship
  • Working independently
  • Testing and recording of insulation resistance (megger testing)
  • Collecting monthly samples of lube oil from all machinery
  • Working aloft
  • Checking all pumps and machinery during rounds
  • Monitoring activities from the engine control room
  • Working 12 hours per day. He/she may not work more than 15 hours per day.
  • Being on call 24 hours/day for all emergencies

Relocation is not provided for this position.


  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States as a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee or asylee
  • U.S. Passport
  • USCG 3rd Assistant Engineer’s License – Motor of any horsepower and/or Bachelors Degree
  • STCW certificate
  • Merchant Mariner Document (Z card)
  • TWIC card holder
  • VPDSD endorsement
  • Willing and able (with or without reasonable accommodation) to:

Be away from home for periods in excess of two months

Push/pull up to 100 pounds

Lift/carry up to 100 pounds floor to shoulder

Lift up to 50 pounds floor to overhead

Climb stairs/ladders


  • Degree in Marine Engineering
  • Tankerman Assistant endorsement (not barges)
  • Willing and able to work overtime
  • Possessing good written, oral and communication skills
  • Having the ability to acquire knowledge
  • Satisfactorily passing certification exams
  • Having the ability to cooperate and work well with others
  • Experience in generator maintenance
  • Experience in working on air compressors
  • 1 year direct experience sailing as a cadet on a tanker/ship
  • 1 year direct experience sailing as an officer
  • Current in Advanced Fire Fighting training (within the last 5 years)
  • Ability to clearly follow instructions, both written and verbal
  • Ability to apply common sense to achieve the desired outcomes according to the company’s operating procedures and
  • safety protocols
  • Organized, efficient and a methodical problem solver