Oceanwide America
Houma, Louisiana, United States
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4 + Years Experience

Company: Oceanwide America
Skills: Ships Engineer
Experience: 4 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Houma, Louisiana, 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.

Authorized to work in: US

Oceanwide is accepting applications/resumes for the following position.


Position: Unlicensed Engineer

Duration : 12 Days on 2 Off, Home every night - Location : Jacksonville, Florida. 

Start: ASAP

Roles and Responsibilities (Including but not limited to):

  • Responsible for all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repair and administration of all ship board equipment and machinery including the hull
  • Responsible for accurately maintaining maintenance logs for all vessel related equipment, such as engine room equipment, mechanical and electrical, deck machinery and equipment, ship, hull, hotel facilities etc.
  • Responsible for the day to day organization of the Engine Room department onboard directly or through delegation, and the supervision thereof.
  • Responsible for all reporting and history updating into the NSS planned maintenance program
  • Responsible through delegation for computer networks and prevention of unauthorized software being installed and used
  • Responsible for the administration and upkeep of the vessel's Planned Maintenance System
  • Responsible for the upkeep of relevant machinery surveys and certification
  • Maintain current and complete vendors' manual for all vessel related equipment
  • Ensure, through uniform stock & quantity control that adequate inventory and level of spares is always maintained
  • Inform the Master when there is any doubt about the quality of the potable water
  • To be familiar with all Company procedures, including the Safety Management System, applicable to his duties
  • Responsible for refusing unsafe work and for carrying out all work accordance with the established safety standards and work practices.
  • Taking part in emergency and occupational onboard training such as, the use of self-contained breathing apparatus, firefighting, man overboard exercises, lifeboat launching, security drills and/or other training as applicable for the function
  • Wearing, inspecting and caring for required personal protective equipment.


Experience Requirements (Including but not limited to):
  • Preferred : Merchant Mariners Credential with required license relative to position.

Extra Information : 

  •  Dredging various locations along the St. Johns River with two tug boats, one dredge, one unloader barge, and three hopper barges
  • Tugs used to transport hopper barges from dredge to unloader, fleet hopper barge while unloading, and position dredge while loading
  • Rotation is 12 days on 2 days off (every other weekend off)
  • Daily operations from 6am to 6pm
  • Meet at the marina with enough time for the crew boat to leave by 6am
  • Crew boat transports crew to and from jobsite
  • Tug boats are shut down every night
  • Tug boats have galleys but perishable food should not be left in the fridge overnight
  • Food is not provided
  • Bottled water is provided
  • PPE Provided: Hard Hat, PFD, safety glasses, gloves, and other job specific equipment as needed
  • PPE not provided: steel toes boots (required to board the boats)


Oceanwide is an Equal Opportunity Employer.