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Ship's Officer Maritime (SL4) - Second Engineer

Job ID: 105970
Location: USA Bronx
Salary: DOE per Year
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Maritime College
Contact: Human Resources
Address: Apply Online
Bronx, NY 10465
Phone: 888-888-8888

Job Description
Ship's Officer Maritime (SL4) - Second Engineer

SUNY Maritime College is located on a 55-acre scenic waterfront property on the outskirts of New York City on the Throggs Neck peninsula where the East River meets Long Island Sound. The campus blends the best of two worlds: a comfortable college-town feel with the greatest city in the world. An impressive view of the sound extends toward the North Atlantic, yet only a few miles away are Yankee Stadium and midtown Manhattan. SUNY Maritime offers an array of employment opportunities stemming from entry level to professional positions which encourage growth and development among its employees.

Job Description:

• Operate, maintain, troubleshoot and repair a variety of shipboard equipment to include electric motors and controls, diesels, pumps and compressors, refrigeration plants, high-pressure boilers and steam turbines.
• Specifically responsible for the maintenance and safe operation of the ship’s boiler and the fuel oil system.
• Responsible for fuel oil transfer and all boiler operations.
• Responsible for daily maintenance of the ship’s boiler; to supervise daily testing of boiler water.
• Assisting the Chief Engineer in the supervision, operation, maintenance and repair of all machinery, equipment, piping, electrical systems, controls in the engine room, and other areas supervised by the ship's Engineering and deck departments
• Maintaining records of machinery repaired and inventory of consumed stores, liquid supplies, and spare parts; preparing machinery for annual inspection by the United States Coast Guard and American Bureau of Shipping
• Planning the cadet maintenance and repair work schedules
• Serving as a liaison to various agencies and businesses.
• Working directly with the Cadet shipboard training program, and those assigned to administer the program.
• Other duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer
• Assisting with Shipboard training and instruction as assigned


• Bachelors Degree in Marine Engineering
• USCG Second Assistant Engineers license, steam/motor, unlimited horsepower.
• Experience in pipefitting, welding, lathe and machine shop practices is also required.
• Good communication skills and a desire to teach as they will also be directly involved in the supervision and training of Cadets.
• Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills.
• Desire to work in a student-oriented environment

• Knowledge of the maritime industry
• Upper level USCG Engineers license, and minimum 3 years sailing experience.
• Experience as Second Assistant Engineer, steam desirable.
• Experience with ships electrical and troubleshooting components.

Additional Information:

Special Notes: This position often requires working a non-traditional schedule in order to accommodate the operational needs of the College. The individual accepting this position will be required to work a 40 hour work week for 10 months each year in addition to required participation on the annual two-month training cruise. Professional Staff Position (calendar year)

This is a full time calendar year appointment UUP position. Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Exempt position, not eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously.

Application Instructions:

Persons interested in the above position should apply online at

Please submit:
Cover letter including salary requirements
Contact information for three professional references.

Returning Applicants - Login to your SUNY Maritime Careers Account to check your completed application, check/edit your profile or to upload additional documents.

SUNY Maritime College is committed to policies of affirmative action, diversity and equal opportunity. The College is committee to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting persons at all employment levels without regard to race, color, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran status, national origin or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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