Assistant Engineer – Services

Available in Los Angeles, CA for one day.

Website Hornblower Cruises and Events

Currently Hiring

Salary Range $400 Daily

City Experiences is seeking an Assistant Engineer for our Seaward Services – Explorer Operation

About You

This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences’ RESPECT Service System.

About The Opportunity

The Assistant Engineer will support the safe operation of the vessel in a fashion that will promote and maintain the utmost integrity and the highest standard of customer service within the industry. The Assistant Engineer is responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the vessel’s engineering plant as well as supervision of engineering department members.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Maintenance and operation of vessel systems within legal requirements of USCG, FCC, and other pertinent regulatory agencies
  • Participate in the safe operation of vessel as required within the USCG regulations
  • Conduct drills with Marine and non-Marine crew as directed by the Master or with engineering crew
  • Assist the Chief Engineer in the supervision of the engine department and the engine crew
  • Report any problems to the Chief Engineer immediately
  • Maintain a safe and clean engine room
  • Assist Shore Technicians as needed
  • Maintain daily logs
  • Properly stock and inventory the vessel’s spare parts
  • Operate the vessel appropriate to the parameters of ISO-HSC
  • Properly process and pump sewage and oily water tanks when needed
  • Ensure that own performance and that of junior engineers meets legal and professional requirements
  • Train new engineers as required
  • Make emergency repairs when needed
  • Perform daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance as per maintenance schedule
  • Perform all other duties and responsibilities normally expected of a vessel’s First Assistant Engineer

Requirements & Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • DDE 4000 Endorsement
  • STCW 95 Certificate with the following endorsements: III/1, III/4, VI/1, VI/2, VI/3 and VI/4
  • Valid United States Passport
  • Must be able to acquire and maintain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • Copy of DD Form 214, if Veteran Status
  • Two (2) to five (5) years’ as marine engineer, demonstrating ability to handle increasing levels of responsibility
  • Specific training and experience in management of major onboard systems by type and brand
  • Excellent career record in the marine industry
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office 2010 or newer (Word, Excel, and Project) in conjunction with administrative skills
  • Experience in management of major on-board systems by type and brand
  • Possess and demonstrate superior mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, electronic and other skills exercised in engineering management of a large motor vessel
  • Strong electronics background
  • Understudy the Chief Engineer and be able to act in his absence
  • Possess and demonstrate superior leadership/management skills
  • Provide proven training, mentoring, counseling and coaching skills
  • Communicate clearly and effectively both orally and in writing and demonstrate well-developed inter-personal skills, to include maintaining quality working relationships with other employees and the public during the course of work
  • Logically and independently plan, organize, and complete work
  • Demonstrate initiative and an ability to set and achieve high standards of performance
  • Demonstrate appropriate management and administrative skills
  • Plan and organize and to meet rigid schedules and demanding time-lines
  • Be able to pursue and complete multiple assignments under time constraints and in an environment subject to many distractions
  • Possess and demonstrate superior judgment, analytical ability, performance under pressure and other skills necessary during routine operation or emergency response aboard a high capacity motor vessel
  • Training and experience in the operation of onboard control, communication, lifesaving, navigation and fire-fighting systems
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion to develop and execute innovative solutions to engineering problems
  • Be able to design and implement training, mentoring, coaching and counseling programs and sessions
  • Thoroughly understand all pertinent regulations and laws under which the vessel operates
  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age
  • Must be a United States Citizen (it is not customary of the company to sponsor visas)
  • Present a neat and well-groomed personal appearance commensurate with professional maritime standards
  • Must wear Company uniform and required safety equipment
  • Maintain compliance with USCG licensing requirements including physical standards

About Us

City Experiences’ passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.

The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences’ mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.

City Experiences is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additional, City Experiences participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

We encourage qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply.

Employment type: internship.

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