The First Assistant Engineer is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the vessel's engineering plant as well as supervision of engineering department members.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Maintenance and operation of vessel systems within legal requirements of USCG, FCC and other pertinent regulatory agencies
Participate in the safe operation of vessel as required within USCG regulations.
Conduct drills with Marine and Non-marine crew as directed by the Master or with engineering crew
Report any problems to the Chief Engineer immediately
Maintain a safe and clean engine room
Assist shore technicians as needed
Maintain daily logs
Properly stock and inventory the vessel's spare parts.
Operate the vessel appropriate to the parameters of the IMO-HSC
Properly process and pump sewage and oily water tanks when needed
Ensure that performance and behavior of engineers meets legal and professional requirements
Train new engineers as required
Make emergency repairs when needed
Perform daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance as per maintenance schedule
Perform all other duties and responsibilities normally expected of a vessel's First Assistant Engineer
Present a neat and clean personal appearance
Additional job duties as assigned
10 years' experience as Marine Engineer demonstrating the ability to handle increasing levels of responsibility
Computer literacy in Microsoft office software
Specific training and experience in management of major on-board systems by type and brand
Ability to use independent judgment and discretion to develop and execute innovative solutions to engineering problems
Excellent career record in the marine industry
Possess and demonstrate superior mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, electronic and other skills exercised in engineering management of a large motor vessel
Demonstrate appropriate management and administrative skills
Utilize proven training and mentoring techniques
Possess a thorough understanding of all-pertinent regulations and laws
Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing
Logically and independently plan, organize, and complete work assignments
Demonstrate well-developed inter-personal skills
Set and achieve high standards of performance
Demonstrate initiative and be able to make progress on multiple assignments under time constraints
Possess excellent analytical, problem-solving, critical thinking and decision-making skills
Understudy the Chief Engineer and be able to act in his absence
First Assistant Engineer Unlimited Horsepower USCG License
STCW 95 Certificate
High Speed passenger vessel experience preferred
Water Jet Experience preferred
Successful completion of in-house IMO-HSC Type Rating Program
Military Security Clearance
Hornblower Group is a multi-brand, global entertainment and cruise business, delivering epic events and adventures around the world with aspirations to become a global leader in Experiences and Transportation. Today, the Hornblower Group portfolio of offerings services over 17M visitors annually across several entertainment categories including: dining cruises, sightseeing, ferries, and overnight cruises.
Hornblower is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additional, Hornblower participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance and other applicable laws, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.