Supervise, through subordinate Chief Engineers, all personnel within the section, exercising substantial responsibility and control over hiring, promoting, transferring, disciplining and adjudicating grievances of subordinate employees.
Assigns staff and supervises and reviews maintenance and operation of power systems of vessels.
Establish operating procedures and safety programs.
Train Chief Engineers.
Monitor the performance of First Assistant Engineers.
Approve procurement of equipment and supplies for deck, engine, and steward`s departments.
Coordinate engineering section activities with other AMHS sections.
Manage AMHS Fleet Regulatory requirements (USCG-ABS-DNV) ensuring vessels are all in compliance.
Administer AMHS Fleet and maintenance budget through subordinates, and report budget to Marine Engineering Manager.
Supervise the staffing of onboard licensed engineers by assisting operation department licensed dispatcher.
Supervise and coordinates activities of assigned vessel and shore side staff and interacts with contractors.
Position occasionally serves in immediate supervisor`s capacity. This includes managing required scheduled maintenance and repair of mechanical and electrical power components onboard all AMHS Vessels.
We are looking for a candidate with the following demonstrated strengths:
Able to assess simultaneous activities and take appropriate action under stressful conditions,
Experience in conducting training (public speaking)
Ability to perform statistical analysis of vessel history (machinery, electrical, tank, hull),
Talent to coordinate multiple activities with a variety of people,
Able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing,
Able to maintain records requiring accuracy and attention to specific details,
Working knowledge of standard office equipment including copier, fax, printer and multi-line phone, desktop PC with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher, and
Possession of a United States Coast Guard license Third Assistant Engineer or higher.
QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree or the equivalent from an accredited college with a major in marine engineering, naval architecture, naval science, maritime operations and technology, mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, civil engineering, or engineering management; AND Two years of professional experience in marine engineering or marine-engineering management including, but not limited to, vessel construction, repair, or conversion, ship systems and marine equipment design, or shipyard management. OR Possession of a license or Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) endorsement as Chief Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited. OR Possession of a license or MMC endorsement as First Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited and two years of licensed marine engineering experience. OR Possession of a license or MMC endorsement as Second Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited or Third Engineer (motor vessel) unlimited and three years of licensed marine engineering experience.
Special Note: Degrees in Marine Transportation or Logistics and Intermodal Transportation are not qualifying.