Requirements
CHIEF ENGINEER
This position is responsible for the maintenance, repair and upkeep of all vessel machinery, equipment and operating systems such as main engines, generators, electrical systems, hydraulic systems, air systems, fueling transfer systems, steering gear systems and controls, alarm systems, refrigeration, piping systems, and deck machinery including winches and capstans.  She/he is responsible to insure that the level of preventative maintenance performed is consistent with company planned maintenance programs and manufactures recommendations.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
  • Take monthly lube oil samples for analysis. Performs repairs to engines, pumps, and machinery
  • Maintains all deck machinery, steering gear, pumps, bearings, valves, electrical systems, sanitary systems and piping systems. Checks the proper operations of engine room alarm systems
  • Checks and maintains fuel/fluid levels in all tanks within the vessel
  • Responsible for insuring compliance with established fueling procedures
  • Notify the Captain and Port Engineer of any abnormal changes in the status of machinery operation
  • Tags and maintains the various systems values with the proper markings and color-coding
  • Troubleshoot machinery malfunctions and perform necessary repairs
  • Maintains vessel parts inventory levels.
  • Works on deck including handling lines and towing gear
  • Work with vendors and shipyard personnel during planned maintenance periods.
  • Other daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly maintenance
KNOWLEDGE
  1. Proficiency in the use of a calculator is necessary for calculating factors necessary to determine fuel oil levels, drafts and trim and estimating flow rates.
  2. Proficient use of a computer; including Microsoft Windows and other applications.
  3. High degree of mechanical aptitude is required.  Strong knowledge of vessel machinery operation, maintenance and repair requirements.
  4. Proficiency in Math required for making calculation for predicting factors such as, taking measurements of fuel soundings and to determine volumes.
  5. Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.

JOB CONDITIONS
  1. Noise level is high when working in the engine room. (Ear protection required)
  2. Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
  3. Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
  • Twic, MMD and DDE or higher rating.
  • Ability to work week on week off.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.
  • Valid State driver’s license.
  • MUST LIVE WITHIN 4 HOURS FROM TAMPA

To apply for jobs at Marine towing of Tampa, e-mail your résumé and cover letter to: employment@marinetowing.com
  • Please include the position title in the subject line of the e-mail.
or
Fax your résumé to: (813) 242-4525
  • No phone calls
PLEASE DO NOT SEND YOUR RÉSUMÉ UNLESS RESPONDING TO A CURRENT OPENING. WE ARE UNABLE TO RETAIN UNSOLICITED RÉSUMÉS.

Marine Towing practices Equal Employment Opportunity in all matters of employment.



Marine Towing is a drug free work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.