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1st Assistant Engineer

Ketchikan, AK · Transportation/Logistics
1st Assistant Engineer 
Ketchikan, AK
$DOE and amazing benefits
 

***Applicants must be USA resident/citizen, currently located in the USA.***



Our client: The Alaska Marine Highway System (AMHS) is hiring hard-working, focused individuals to keep Alaska moving! The 1st Engineer works shore-side supervising engineering department staff and overseeing ongoing maintenance, repair and safe operation of  mechanical systems on assigned AMHS vessels.
Please apply here or email your resume and copies of your certifications to jobs@peopleak.com today if you qualify! 


Would you like to:
  • Manage multiple fleet overhaul capital improvement projects
  • Supervise record completion for tracking overhaul and maintenance efforts
  • Approve equipment procurements
  • Work with project teams to coordinate vessel construction, overhaul and operating schedule
  • Supervise all engineering staff, oversee all AHMS vessel maintenance and operation activities
  • Evaluate contractor performance, accepting or rejecting contracted work
  • Estimate costs, track machinery and engine repairs
  • Periodically review operating and power systems on vessels, ensuring effective operation and conformance to preventative maintenance requirements

Ideally you have:
  • Valid U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) issued Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) endorsed with the following:
National Endorsements:
  • First Assistant Engineer Motor Propelled Vessels (any HP)
  • Lifeboatman
USCG STCW (International) Endorsements:
  • Officer In Charge of Engineering Watch III/2 
  • Proficiency in the Use of Survival Craft VI/2
  • Basic Training (BT) (Formerly Basic Safety Training (BST)) VI/1
  • Vessel Personnel with Designated Security Duties VI/6
 
  • Valid TWIC
  • Vaild USCG Medical Certificate
  • Passenger RO/RO certification (Crowd Management and Crisis Management)
  • Advanced Firefighting Certification
AMHS Specific Training and Certifications:
  • Passenger RO/RO certification for Vessel Specific Familiarization Training
  • EEO/Preventing Sexual Harrassment Certificate or Respectful Workpalce Certification may be subsituted
  • Basic HCT Curriculum
  • Supervisors HCT Curriculum
  • BioSystem Multi-Gas Meter HCT (Written Qualification Form)
  • Forklift Compliance HCT 
  • Hazmat Basic
  • Maritime Security Awareness Online Course (Security 101 course may be subsituted)
  • Marine Evacuation System Certification 
  • Academy for Supervisors (State of Alaska)

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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