Third Assistant Engineer--Galveston
Texas A&M University - Galveston, TX

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Galveston Texas Maritime Academy

Major/Essential Duties of Job

Monitors the safe and efficient operation of the engineering room while on TAMUG's Summer Training Cruises. Assist in Cadet training in all systems to prepare for their training to be a 3rd Assistant Engineer in Merchant Marines. Instructing the Cadets in the basic daily operations of vessels. Responsible for electrical, sewage treatment, lube oil, bilge and oily water separation systems. Stands watch and assists the third mate in maintaining proper operation of the lifeboats. Performs routine maintenance and repair of engine room machinery and auxiliary equipment; observe engine room repairs and work being done by shipyard or other shore side facility. Manages the cooling water treatment of main propulsion engines and auxiliary generators and any other water cooled engineering systems. Manages portable water, testing and treatment, storage of bulk lube oil and performs routine testing of lube oils in various engineering systems. Performs machinery overhauls, dismantle machinery and equipment, effect repairs to same by replacing or fabricating components, perform subsequent reassembles, operating testing of controls, safeties, shutdowns, and place equipment in service. Oversees assigned staff and/or students. Participates as a lifeboat crewmember and a firefighting and emergency response team leader. Ensures that all personnel assigned to watch are aware of their duties during scheduled drills and participates in same; and ensure that an engineering casualty drill is held weekly. Other duties as assigned.

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Required Education and Experience

High school or equivalent combination of training and experience. One (1) year of sailing as a third Engineer capacity. Must pass drug testing. Third Assistant Engineer License Motor Unlimited Horsepower and a valid STCW 95 certificate. Merchant Mariner's Credential(MMC), Transportation Workers Identification Credential Card(TWIC). Requires ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Preferred Education and Experience

BS of Marine Engineering or other Engineering School background. Some experience with working with young adults in University setting. Steam & Gas Turbine

Special Instructions to Applicants

The entire application MUST be completed in order to be considered. Position is TEMPORARY effective July 1st through September 2nd.

Salary Starting salaries for positions may be negotiable based on qualifications and experience


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