Licensed Engineer

Harley Marine Services
Seattle, Washington, United States
  • 1
2 + Years Experience

Company: Harley Marine Services
Skills: Oiler, Ships Engineer
Experience: 2 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Seattle, Washington, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: North America


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Maintain the vessel's engine room and equipment in a state of readiness to perform work for customers as needed. Perform start up and shut down, troubleshooting, and heavy maintenance of vessel power and propulsion systems. This job includes pulling heavy lines and hoses, working on oil and cargo barges, general vessel maintenance, and other tasks that may be assigned from time to time. Perform work as directed by Captain and Port Engineers.

Job Responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

Engine Room Work:
• Preventive maintenance and underway repairs on main engines and gears, pumps, motors, -plumbing, deck machinery (including towing winch(es)), and auxiliary generator units.
• Perform routine periodic maintenance about tug and on barge as needed.
• Maintain proper liquid levels and perform lubrication services for tug operations.
• Log all maintenance and repairs in an electronic maintenance tracking program.
• Monitor and record operating condition of engine room equipment.
• Maintain daily, weekly and monthly logs with proper readings and times.
• Engine room must be kept clean and ready for operation at all times.
• Maintain engine room bilges, z-drive room/rudder room in clean and neat order, ensure engine room is ready for operation at all time;: Hold engine room watch while underway
• Fill out material requisitions and work order forms.
• Perform fuel transfers on tug
• Ensure paper work requirements are met

Deck Work:
• Make up all tows as directed by Captain or Mate.
• Use the radio for clear communications.
• Knot tying, line/wire splicing, make up and handle heaving lines and messengers.
• Make up and throw heaving lines.
• Properly tie off barge tows.
• Give proper direction and distance signals and information.
• Paint inside and outside of tug on an on-going basis.

Other Duties:
• Assist in loading supplies.
• General cleanup of tugs and barges.
• General cooking and galley duties as required.
• Operate all firefighting and lifesaving equipment aboard.

• DDE unlimited or greater USCG license with STCW 3 or greater required.
• TWIC card required
• Valid medical certificate
• Permanent residence in Washington or Oregon preferred.
• Two (2) years previous work experience on marine diesels required.
• Must be able to comprehend, respond and carry out specific orders from the Captain or immediate supervisor.
• Ability to learn and make application of safety awareness, injury prevention, and firefighting.
• Carry out essential job responsibilities and duties listed above with minimum direction.
• Must be able to understand and use information contained in cargo information cards and material safety data sheets.
• Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.
• Valid State Driver's License.
• Valid U.S. Passport.
• Must have a valid first aid/CPR training certificate.
• Complete HAZWOPER training within 90 days of hire.

• Employee is responsible for paying travel fees to and from Seattle, WA when crewing up for Olympic Tug and Barge.
• Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
• Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
• Ability to work at heights
• Work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs, paint, thinner, paint brushes/rollers, paint chipping tools, cleaning solvents, kitchen utensils/cookware, power cords.
• Olympic Tug & Barge vessels frequently travel into Canada.

• Work rotation watch involving 12 hours in a 24 hour period with occasional hours not to exceed 14 consecutive hours
• Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.