Chief Engineer (Engineer III) Marine Transportation · Long
Location: Long Beach, CA
Reports to: Port Engineer and Captain
Pay Band: Negotiable
JOB SUMMARY: At Curtin Maritime an Engineer works to support
Curtin Maritime Marine Transportation and Marine Construction
An Engineer must be/have:
Able to safely and adequately engineer all Curtin Maritime
Advanced understanding and abilities in the unsupervised
maintenance, repair, and design of all vessel systems.
Advanced mechanical abilities including power pack replacements,
small engine overhaul, etc.
Skilled in all deckhand 1-3 duties
Excellent skills in the training of other engineers, assistant
engineers, and all other crew.
Able to be proactive in work planning and doing things without
being specifically told, as well as creating work plans for
Proficient in the operation of winches.
Proactively clean engine room, including: wiping down,
degreasing, painting, organizing, inventorying, etc.
TASKS AND DUTIES:
Carry out preventative and scheduled maintenance and repairs for
all equipment on the vessel.
Create work plan and execute daily tasks in accordance with the
established schedule in Vessel Management System.
Update completed tasks with notes in Vessel Management System as
Maintain inventory of tools and critical/spare parts on board
Assign work to any assistant engineering staff and monitor to
ensure satisfactory completion.
Work as a deckhand as needed
SKILLS, APTITUDES, QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Ability to handle stressful situations with focus.
Understanding importance and taking pride and responsibility in
mastering the small things, before mastering the big ones.
Understand and respect the chain of command. Ability to take
direction no matter how it is given.
Continuously demonstrate a strong sense of responsibility and
ownership by being pro-active in all situations /tasks.
Physical Aptitudes Required:
Must meet “fit for duty” requirements upon job offer
(pre-employment physical and drug test)
The employee must meet physical requirements including but not
limited to, walking, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling,
climbing up/down ladders and stairs, negotiating uneven and moving
Able to work in confined spaces and carry heavy tools for
extended periods of time
Must be able to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items,
climb onto barges and up and down ladders.
Must be comfortable entering tanks and other confined spaces
Must be able to work in difficult conditions with exposure to
all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, wind, heat, etc.)
Must be comfortable working aboard boats and barges using heavy
lines, winches, and mechanical tools for repairs
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close
vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and
ability to adjust focus.
Ability to work when exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical
hazards, high noise levels, and potentially hazardous
Tests, Certifications and Other Requirements:
USCG Medical Card
DDE License Preferred, not required
Physical & DOT Drug Test
Respiratory Fit Test
Passport, or ability to obtain a passport
Participation in random drug testing program