Assistant Marine Engineering Manager

Location: West Palm Beach

Company: Tropical Shipping

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Florida

Job Category: Engineering

Publish Date: March 12, 2020

Company Description: Tropical has been rated as "best place to work" in the shipping industry for 10 years in a row. Employees enjoy our team spirit & work ethic and many have been with us for as long as 30 years. From those in the office to the team loading docks and conducting ship work, Tropical employees across the US, Canada, Bahamas and Caribbean reflect both the local communities we serve and the people with whom we do business. We see diversity and inclusiveness as an essential part of our productivity, creativity, and competitive advantage. We hire great people and our teams feel a lot like family. Together we do outstanding work and we enjoy a fun healthy work life balance.


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Tropical Shipping

Assists with vessel repair and vessel management as directed by a Marine Engineering Manager.

To apply for this job please visit hrwppb06v.trophq.tropical.com.


Assists with all aspects of vessel management.
Assists with planning and performing vessel repairs.
Participates in spare parts review.
Drafts vessel procedures and implements approved policies.
Performs audits with classification society or others as directed.
Works with crew as required.
Performs all other related duties as requested.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Marine Science or equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Maritime Academy with less than six months ongoing experience.
LICENSE: Valid Local Driver's License and Valid Passport.
TRAVEL: Various Tropical locations.
PHYSICAL: Industrial and Office Environment - Manual dexterity to perform repetitive motion tasks on computer. Ability to bend or stoop to retrieve lower shelf files. Ability to reach overhead to retrieve upper shelf files. ability to sit 1/3 - 2/3 of day. Ability to work long hours (14+) for extended periods of time outdoors, at shipyards, inside vessel machinery spaces and in tanks, and onboard vessels at sea, while performing heavy physical work in a physically demanding environment - hot, cold, humid, high sound levels, confined spaces, high heights and in inclement weather. Ability to travel in various modes of transportation (e.g. automobile, airplane, train, vessel, pilot boat, etc..) Frequent exposure to outside elements during the course of a normal work day and while traveling.
LANGUAGE: English.

(Education and experience minimums can be substituted with any equivalent combination of training and experience)