ASSISTANT ENGINEER UNLICENSED - DAILY
Trident Seafoods Corporation - Seattle, WA

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Assists Chief Engineer in directing and overseeing the activities of the engineering support department regarding the mechanical operations, repair and maintenance functions for the vessel by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors or staff:

Essential Functions :

  • Directs and oversees the functionality and safety of the vessel’s engines, boilers, deck machinery, electrical, hydraulic, refrigeration and sanitary systems in accordance with Trident policy as well as local, state and federal laws and regulations.
  • Leads, manages and directs capital projects (e.g. drydocking, installation and repair projects) including the scheduling, budgeting and compliance with license, permit and other applicable codes and regulations.
  • Oversees and establishes the performance and operation standards for all vessel systems. Resolves problems using solutions that involve appropriate techniques, technologies, or concepts.
  • Directs and oversees required documentation for energy management, conservation and preventative maintenance programs.
  • Analyzes and leverages human resource needs to assist with short and long-term projects.
  • Confers with managementand production staff to determine engineering feasibility and cost effectiveness of present or future projects.
  • Oversees the design and implementation of training to ensure that all vessel engineering staff are properly trained, qualified and in compliance with regulatory training and/or regulatory certification requirements.
  • Forecasts operating costs of department and directs preparation of budget requests.
  • Advises management of new developments which may affect profit, schedule, costs, and/or inter-departmental relations.
  • Provides direction and acts as example for interpretation and application of company policies and procedures to the engineering activities.
  • Analyzes and maintains a working knowledge of new technologies which may improve operations, and develops recommendations accordingly.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of safety policies and regulations to ensure duties of self and others are performed in a safe manner.


  • Additional Responsibilities:

    Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned by Chief and/or Captain.

    Requirements
    Extensive seafood or related industry experience preferred. Four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

    Appropriate licenses/permits of trade (e.g., CG license of appropriate horsepower, STCW, etc.) when required.

    Experience:

    Processing vessels:

  • 3 years as licensed Engineer of a processing vessel in the fishery being applied for.
  • 3 years as an Assistant Engineer on a similar sized vessel.
  • Advanced fire fighting skills.
  • Current First Aid and CPR cards.
  • Clean vessel safety record.
  • Clear criminal background check.
  • Familiarity of all state and federal requirements/regulations for the fishery being applied for.
  • Familiarity with pollution abatement procedures.
  • Basic HR awareness and training.
  • Familiarity with production needs and willingness to work with vessel manager to support production.
  • Familiarity with state and federal regulations that apply to the vessel being applied for.


  • Freighters/Tenders:

  • 3 years as licensed Engineer of a similar sized vessel.
  • 2 years as an Assistant Engineer on a similar sized vessel.
  • Advanced fire fighting skills.
  • Current First Aid and CPR cards.
  • Clean vessel safety record.
  • Clear criminal background check.
  • Familiarity of all state and federal requirements/regulations for the fishery being applied for.
  • Familiarity with pollution abatement procedures.
  • Basic HR awareness and training.
  • Familiarity with state and federal regulations that apply to the vessel being applied for.


  • Special Training/Skills:

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of email, spreadsheet software, word processing software and presentation software.

    Work Environment:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

    Physical Demands:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision and peripheral vision.

    Mental Activities:

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, speak, write and understand English and use customer service skills. The employee is frequently required to utilize interpersonal, teamwork, decision making skills, creativity, independent judgment, discretion, problem analysis, and supervision skills.

    Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/AA M/F/D/V

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