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Engineer

Location: Anchorage

Company: Cook Inlet Tug & Barge

Employment Type: Full Time

Region: Alaska

Job Category: Seagoing

Publish Date: January 14, 2022

Company Description: Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is a marine transportation company, specializing in harbor services and fuel distribution, with focus on the Port of Anchorage and Cook Inlet, Seward, Southeast Alaska, Aleutian Islands and Western Alaska.

Description:

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge

Engineer  

We are Alaska’s tug and barge company – and are growing. 

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge has provided marine services since 1924. We specialize in harbor services and fuel distribution throughout South Central, Southeast and Western Alaska. Visit www.cookinlettug.com to learn more about us. 

 

Why Cook Inlet Tug & Barge? 

Simply put, Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is a team of exceptional merchant mariners. If you are looking for adventure, flexible seasonal work, and enjoy what you do, this is an opportunity of a lifetime! Here, you will be professionally challenged in a remote environment with a stunning backdrop to add to your life experiences. 

 

Benefits for your seasonal position may apply. If you are ready for an adventure, we would love to hear from you!  

 

We are starting interviews for our upcoming summer season NOW! 

 

Get your application in today at: https://www.cookinlettug.com/careers! 

 

The Roles and Responsibilities of a Vessel Engineer: 

As a Vessel Engineer, you maintain the heart of the vessel to ensure it is working properly. 

You are responsible for: 

  •  Maintaining all machinery, equipment and systems, including main propulsion, auxiliary power generation, ancillary, deck and cargo handling.  
  • Ensuring proper operations of control, monitoring, and alarm components and systems all while maintaining a safe work environment on the vessel.  
  • Implementing company policies and procedures, and general maritime industry standards wherever applicable.  
  • Check and maintains fuel/fluid levels in all tanks within the vessel, taking monthly oil samples for analysis and is responsible for vessel bunkering operations, as well as, following established fueling procedures, maintaining adequate inventory levels of critical spares and general vessel parts.  

 

In Alaska, you are working in remote geography and will need to perform safe and effective repairs with limited resources and outside support while under tight time constraints. 

  

 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum of a QMED (Engineer License preferred). 4000 horsepower engineer license preferred. 
  • Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential required/PIC and HAZWOPER preferred. 
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). 
  • Valid driver’s license. 
  • Valid United States Passport. 
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check with qualifications to enter Canada. 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States. 

 

Experience and Skills:  

  • Minimum of five years of previous experience during the last 15 years as a Marine Engineer (Preferably the least three as a Chief Engineer). 
  • Skilled with various equipment, namely what equipment is best suited to handle the job at hand. 

 

Working conditions: 

  • Lodging and provisions on the vessel 
  • Transportation to and from the vessel provided by the company 
  • Must be physically fit to climb aboard tugs and barges, ascend and descend ladders and balance while aboard vessels in a seaway; kneel, stoop, use stairs, reach overhead, and stand for long periods. 
  • Comfortable with heights or narrow walkways. 
  • Must be able to work 12 hours a day for the full season. 
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, etc.). 
  • As leaders in our industry, we take crew health and safety seriously, 

 

Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. We’re a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.  

 

To apply for this job please visit www.cookinlettug.com.

Responsibilities:

As a Vessel Engineer, you maintain the heart of the vessel to ensure it is working properly. 

You are responsible for: 

  •  Maintaining all machinery, equipment and systems, including main propulsion, auxiliary power generation, ancillary, deck and cargo handling.  
  • Ensuring proper operations of control, monitoring, and alarm components and systems all while maintaining a safe work environment on the vessel.  
  • Implementing company policies and procedures, and general maritime industry standards wherever applicable.  
  • Check and maintains fuel/fluid levels in all tanks within the vessel, taking monthly oil samples for analysis and is responsible for vessel bunkering operations, as well as, following established fueling procedures, maintaining adequate inventory levels of critical spares and general vessel parts.  

 

In Alaska, you are working in remote geography and will need to perform safe and effective repairs with limited resources and outside support while under tight time constraints. 

  

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum of a QMED (Engineer License preferred). 4000 horsepower engineer license preferred. 
  • Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential required/PIC and HAZWOPER preferred. 
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC). 
  • Valid driver’s license. 
  • Valid United States Passport. 
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check with qualifications to enter Canada. 
  • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
  • Must be eligible to work in the United States.