The Port Engineer is a skilled Engineer who is responsible for estimating, planning, and performing short and long-term maintenance, repairs, and modifications on vessels for a specific region.
- Ensures all vessel engineers are properly trained, qualified, and comply with a regulatory training and/or certification requirements.
- Assists in the development and adherence of the maintenance and repair budget.
- Supervises the timely and cost effective maintenance, repair, modifications, and refurbishment projects of existing fleet.
- Develops dry-docking specifications, vendor bid packages, and evaluation projects.
- Monitors the contractor and/or shipyard during maintenance and repair projects.
- Conducts on-site surveys of vessels and equipments to determine maintenance and repair needs.
- Makes repair recommendations to General Manager.
- Analyzes problems and interfaces with appropriate operations personnel.
- 2-5 years as an engineer on tugboats and mechanical experience working on Detroit Diesel 71 Series, EMD, Fairbanks Morse, and Caterpillar engines. Electrical system experience also required.
- High School Degree or equivalent is required.
- A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred. Maritime Academy graduate is preferred.
- USCG Merchant Mariner Credential and Transportation Worker Identification Card.
- USCG license preferred.
- Strong analytical, communication, and problem solving skills
Compensation and Benefits:
We offer competitive salaries, team oriented working environment and a comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance and Training Reimbursement.
Amber N. Watters, Corporate Recruiter
You may apply for this job online at www.mcallistertowing.com or fax to 757-545-3511.