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Chief Engineer

Engineer  / Naval Architect
Employment type
Full Time

Moran Towing Corporation (, a leading tug and barge services company with locations spanning the U.S Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, has great job opportunities for full-time Tractor Tug Licensed Chief Engineers at Moran Towing Lake Charles, LLC in Cameron, LA.   

Reporting to the Captain, the Chief Engineer is responsible for maintaining and operating all machinery, associated systems and spares.  This includes:  
Always work safely and report unsafe conditions or opportunities for improvement, including keeping others apprised of any conditions that may adversely affect the vessel
Complete general and planned maintenance schedules and maintain accurate, complete engine logs and records plus monthly fuel and lube reporting
Supervise the procurement, loading, use and transfer of potable and ballast water, fuel oil, and lube oil
When acting as PIC complete and sign proper entries on the Declaration of Inspection form and in the vessel Oil Transfer Manual
Monitor the quality and condition of engineering supplies and maintain adequate inventories of spare parts and tools
Work on deck as required, including acting as lookout, deck and line handling, and docking and tug mooring operations

Required Qualifications:  USCG license DDE, Assistant Chief Engineer or Chief Engineer; licensed to operate tugs of 6,500 hp or above, single person engine room; knowledge of EMD engines, MTU engines and Azimuthing drives; must have TWIC, with STCW preferred.

Moran Towing Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status.

Moran offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package. 

Apply Instructions
To be considered for this job, qualified, interested applicants must apply online under “Careers” at by submitting a resume and cover letter with the subject line “Licensed Chief Engineer, Moran Towing Lake Charles” by June 15, 2018.

Moran Towing Corporation

Moran Towing Corporation


50 Locust Avenue
New Canaan, CT, 06840 USA