Job ID: 6378
|Job Category:||Offshore Vessels||Vessel Home Port:||U.S.|
|Position:||Deck Engineer||Vessel Flag:||US|
The Deck Engineer Machinist is responsible for maintaining, repairing, and operating deck machinery, Underway Replenishment (UNREP) machinery, and material handling equipment. This includes but is not limited to the hydraulic systems, cargo fluid systems (piping and pneumatic systems), internal combustion engines, material
handling equipment (fork trucks, pallet jacks, etc.), cargo handling equipment (cranes, booms, winches, etc.), ship’s boats including engines, associated machinery, davits and winches, hull structure (bulkheads, decks, bulworks, railings), mooring machinery and UNREP
machinery. The Deck Engineer Machinist must also be proficient in the use of machine shop equipment (lathes,
milling machines, drill presses, arbor presses, etc.), hand tools, hand held power tools, burning, brazing, and
welding procedures (Oxy-Acetylene cutting and brazing systems, carbon arc, stick welding) and welding systems.
The incumbent will assist, observe and perform “Quality Assurance” on work done by shipyard or other shore side
repair personnel, as directed. The incumbent must be proficient in the performance of fire, boat, and damage
control drills, taking initiative to perform emergency drills as required. The Deck Engineer Machinist is
directly responsible to the First Assistant Engineer and works under the supervision of the Second Assistant
Minimum Eligibility Requirements:
Must be a United States Citizen of at least 18 years of age and possess and maintain a valid:
1. U. S. Passport with a minimum of 7 months remaining of expiration date,
2. United States Coast Guard (USCG) Merchant Mariner’s Document (MMD), or Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), with a minimum of 10 months remaining of
expiration date with the following endorsement(s):
Deck Engineer or Machinist or “QMED (Any Unlicensed Rating in Engine Department).”
3. Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) card with a minimum of 10 months remaining of expiration date.
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