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Junior Engineer

Ketchikan, AK · Transportation/Logistics
Junior Engineer
Ketchikan, AK
$ 71,089.20 and amazing benefits

$5000 signing bonus!

2 on/2 off rotation!

Looking for milder winters?
Access to all your favorite sport and outdoor activities?
Free bed and board while in dock? 
A one hour flight to Seattle? 
Look no further! 


Our client: The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is hiring hard-working, focused individuals to keep Alaska moving! The Junior Engineer is responsible for maintenance and operation of mechanical equipment on board AMHS vessels.  

Live, work and PLAY in the year-round wonderland that is Alaska! If you qualify, please send your resume to jobs@peopleak.com today!

Do you have friends who are qualified, and have a sense of adventure? Why not have them apply as well!

Would you like to:
  • Train new unlicensed personnel in engine room duties and stand engine room watch with Oiler
  • Assist in maintenance and overhaul diesel engines and other equipment
  • Maintain stateroom plumbing, heating, ventilation and electrical equipment
  • Assist with vehicle security
  • Update inventory/maintenance management system
  • Maintains batteries, deck machinery, refrigeration equipment, sanitary systems and equipment
  • Operate lathe, drill presses, welding machines
  • Assist with taking on fuel, water, spares, ballast
  • Be a member of the emergency squad
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ideally you have:
  • US Coast Guard issued Merchant Mariner’s Credential endorsed with:
QMED – Jr Engineer
  • USCG STCW (international) Ratings:
Able Seafarer Engine
Rating Forming part of an Engineering Watch
Proficiency in use of Survival Craft
Basic Training (formerly Basic Safety Training)
Security Awareness
  • Valid TWIC card
  • Valid USCG Medical Certificate
  • Passenger RO/RO for Crowd Management
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Experience working with travelling public, being responsive to their needs
  • Good proficiency in the English language
  • Ability to remain calm in emergency situations
  • Experience using hand and power tools
  • ***Applicants must be USA resident/citizen, currently located in the USA.***

Making it worth your while:
  • Excellent benefits package (including Health, Life, Dental, paid leave, 11 paid holidays per year and other benefits)
  • Solid employer, excellent career path
  • Work in your area of expertise in one of the most stunning locations in the world!

Alaska Executive Search is here for you!
  • Specialist recruiters, with over 50 years of combined experience
  • No cost to our applicants
  • Ability to look for a job while you’re still working
  • Certified Staffing Consultants work for our clients, and advocate for our candidates
  • Friendly Associate Recruiters working with you to present your best self


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