We are Alaska's tug and barge company - and are growing.
Cook Inlet Tug & Barge has provided marine services since 1924. We specialize in harbor services and fuel distribution throughout South Central, Southeast and Western Alaska. Visit www.cookinlettug.com to learn more about us.
Why Cook Inlet Tug & Barge?
Simply put, Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is a team of exceptional merchant mariners. If you are looking for adventure, flexible seasonal work, and enjoy what you do, this is an opportunity of a lifetime! Here, you will be professionally challenged in a remote environment with a stunning backdrop to add to your life experiences.
Benefits for your seasonal position may apply. If you are ready for an adventure, we would love to hear from you!
We will be starting interviews for our upcoming summer season the beginning of May.
Get your application in today at: https://www.cookinlettug.com/careers!
The Roles and Responsibilities of a Vessel Engineer
As a Vessel Engineer, you maintain the heart of the vessel to ensure it is working properly.
You are responsible for:
Maintaining all machinery, equipment and systems, including main propulsion, auxiliary power generation, ancillary, deck and cargo handling.
Ensuring proper operations of control, monitoring, and alarm components and systems all while maintaining a safe work environment on the vessel.
Implementing company policies and procedures, and general maritime industry standards wherever applicable.
Check and maintains fuel/fluid levels in all tanks within the vessel, taking monthly oil samples for analysis and is responsible for vessel bunkering operations, as well as, following established fueling procedures, maintaining adequate inventory levels of critical spares and general vessel parts.
In Alaska, you are working in remote geography and will need to perform safe and effective repairs with limited resources and outside support while under tight time constraints.
Minimum of a QMED (Engineer License preferred). 4000 horsepower engineer license preferred.
Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential required/PIC and HAZWOPER preferred.
Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
Valid driver's license.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Experience and Skills:
Minimum of five years of previous experience during the last 15 years as a Marine Engineer (Preferably the least three as a Chief Engineer).
Skilled with various equipment, namely what equipment is best suited to handle the job at hand.
Lodging and provisions on the vessel
Transportation to and from the vessel provided by the company
Must be physically fit to climb aboard tugs and barges, ascend and descend ladders and balance while aboard vessels in a seaway; kneel, stoop, use stairs, reach overhead, and stand for long periods.
Comfortable with heights or narrow walkways.
Must be able to work 12 hours a day during a long-term hitch (30 to 60 days)
Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, etc.).
As leaders in our industry, we take crew health and safety seriously.
Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and advance qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans. We are a drug-free employer and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.