Summary: This crewmember is responsible for operating, maintaining, and repairing the equipment under his care during his watch in compliance with all governmental and company regulations including pollution prevention procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Monitor propulsion, electric generation and dredging equipment.
Provide instruction to Oiler during watch.
Ensure that the Oiler performs his duties efficiently and makes rounds correctly.
Make a round of the engine spaces before accepting watch.
Conduct frequent inspections of the machinery and engine spaces during watch.
Perform routine maintenance, repair work, and make improvements to the plant.
Maintain clean and orderly engine spaces.
Ensure that all loose items are properly stowed.
Maintain official log books.
Maintain oil transfer record book.
Update maintenance records.
Review the Oiler's log.
Complete the daily report to the Captain and Chief Engineer.
Ensure that all equipment is operating in a safe manner, and that required safety
gear is worn by departmental personnel.
Report and / or correct any unusual machinery operation or vibration.
Other duties, as assigned.
12 hours per day / 3 weeks on, 3 weeks off
Education and/or Experience: Dredging experience preferred
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Minimum of 3rd Assistant Engineer of Motor Vessels, Unlimited; STCW '95 Certificate; TWIC
Physical Demands: Ability to lift up to 50 lbs, endure normal weather conditions and rough seas, stand for long periods of time, some climbing, tolerate vibrations and high noise levels.