Marine Chief Engineer - 099
Company: U.S. Facilities, Inc.
Posted on: June 21, 2022
The Jamestown Scotland Ferry is seeking a person in joining our
team who can serve as a Marine/Maritime Ferry Chief Engineer
operating and monitoring main engine and auxiliary machinery on
ferry vessels to ensure the safety of passengers, crew, and
property. This is a full-time position and can work from the
Jamestown or Surry side of the river.
Vessel Machinery Management - Perform minor repairs to all systems.
Keep Captain informed of any deficiencies.
Operate all machinery according to USCG and VDOT regulations and
policies and recognized engineering practices.
Perform all required drills and crew training. Maintain vessel
readiness for USCG inspections.
Record-Keeping - Ensure accurate fuel readings are taken and
recorded at the start of each day. Maintain ship's engineering log
with all pertinent information. Maintain records of machinery usage
and readings for the maintenance department. Maintain and submit
all other records and reports on schedule.
Vessel Security and Emergency Response - Be alert to security
violations and suspicious behavior during shift. Respond
appropriately to emergency situations. Ensure engine room security
doors are closed and secured at all times, as well as other
non-passenger access compartments. Report all violations.
Passenger Management - Provide information and assistance. Resolve
issues with passengers in a professional manner.
VDOT is an emergency response agency and this position is the core
of this requirement, therefore you will work outside of normal work
hours during emergency operations.
Any other duties assigned by a supervisor and USF Project
Knowledge and ability to operate and monitor main engines and
auxiliary machinery on ferry vessels.
Familiarity and experience with vessels of at least 200 feet / 800
Knowledge of United States Coast Guard regulations governing ferry
Ability to train others.
Ability to diagnose and repair primary and ancillary systems on the
Ability to read and interpret gauges, schematics, and manuals.
Ability to complete and maintain records and reports.
Must hold a minimum of MMC-endorsed as a "Chief Engineer" of motor
vessels of at least 3000 H.P.
Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Skill in the use of hand and power tools.
Five (5) years of experience in the above qualifications
Coast Guard Engineering Credential
Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC)
Obtain and Maintain 1st Aid and CPR Certifications
Limited Chief or Chief Unlimited
High School Diploma or GED.
Virginia Driver's License in good standing.
18 years of age or older
Required VDOT/Industry Training
This position also requires approved safety shoes.
90-day probation period
May be subject to short or no-notice work assignments
Monitored performance with routine evaluation
NOTE: This position is designated as essential and, as such, all
duties associated with this job are required during emergency
situations which may include but are not limited to inclement
weather, disaster response, and emergency operations. VDOT/Contract
Management will determine when essential positions are required. A
valid driver's license is required. DMV records check is required.
Fingerprint-based Criminal History Records Check is required.
U.S. Facilities, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of
Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with
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