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3rd Assistant Engineer

Job ID: 106024
Location: USA Cape May
Salary: $31.07 per Hour
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Internship
Company: Delaware River and Bay Authority
Contact: Gregory T. Chambers
Address: P.O. Box 71
New Castle, DE 19720
Phone: (302) 571-6387
Fax: (302) 571-6420

Job Description
Location: Cape May, NJ
Hourly Rate: $31.07 per hour
Opening Date: January 4, 2013 Closing Date: February 4, 2013
The 3rd Assistant Engineer has the responsibility of overseeing vessel equipment operation, making log entries and reporting problems to the Chief Engineer. The 3rd Assistant Engineer assists with the primary level of maintenance and repair of the vessels while underway. The 3rd Assistant Engineer is responsible to the Chief Engineer for engine room duties, to the Captain for emergency duties underway and to the delegated Yard Supervisor when working ashore. When assigned ashore, the Assistant Engineer is responsible for the safe fueling of vessels in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations. This is a safety sensitive position both underway and ashore. This individual is responsible for following established safety practices while performing assigned duties to protect self, co-workers and the public from personal injury and to prevent damage to Authority property and the environment. This position is a bargaining unit position that is represented by the Marine Engineers’ Beneficial Association (MEBA).
? Responsible for the safe operation of all engines, auxiliary machinery and related systems in the motor vessels and related facilities
? Complies with Federal Regulations 46 CFR subpart C ' 15.401, ' 15.405, subpart D ' 15.501 and ' 15.825
? Contributes to the safe operation of vessels and equipment
? Responds decisively and effectively to emergency situations
? Maintains familiarity with individual vessel characteristics
? Assists in the engine room during vessel operation
? Maintains responsibility for recording records including official machinery logs and reporting data to the Chief for maintenance logs and repair requests
? Has effective knowledge of the Engine Room Standard Operating Procedures plan and the DRBA Facilities Operations Manual and can follow the instructions of the plans
? Monitors machinery and auxiliary systems and equipment throughout the vessel with an eye toward early identification of problems
? When assigned ashore, responsible for the safe fueling of vessels in accordance with all applicable rules and regulations
? Responsible for the primary maintenance of vessel engines, auxiliary machinery and related systems while underway and ashore
? Performs routine maintenance of machinery and systems
? Helps diagnose malfunctions and provides recommendations for course of action to the Chief Engineer
? Ensures cleanliness of vessel engine room and other machinery spaces
? Performs maintenance and repair of vessels and related machinery while scheduled ashore under the direction of the Port Engineer’s designee
? Leadership ability
? Ability to diagnose machinery malfunctions and recommend a course of corrective action
? Ability to read and understand blueprints and machinery systems' technical manuals
? Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
? Ability to provide superior customer service to everyone by responding in a courteous and efficient manner
? Must have proof of U.S. Citizenship
? Must be at least 21 years of age
? Must have a high school diploma or equivalent or equivalent related experience
? Valid Assistant Engineer’s license for vessels of the size and type as those used in the Cape May-Lewes Ferry operation
? Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
? Valid driver’s license
? Must be willing and available for duty at all hours, day or night, as may be required in order to maintain continuous operation of this facility
? Subject to background check, physical and drug testing in accordance with applicable Federal Regulations
If you are interested in applying for this position please complete the on-line application at In addition, you also have the option of attaching a resume to the completed
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