Job Description: Seabulk Towing is one of the leading tugboat operators in the United States. Seabulk Towing operates along the Gulf Coast and Southeastern Seaboard. We are currently seeking a Tug Engineer to join our Florida Ports/Offshore team. The duties and responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to the following: 1. The Engineer must operate diesel engines, air compressors, hydraulic and electrical systems, water and sewer systems, heating and cooling systems, and firefighting systems. 2. Conducts scheduled maintenance and housekeeping duties on machinery. Accomplish machine shop work, piping repairs, fuel oil/lubes loading/transfers, use hand, air and electrically powered tools, maintain repetitive motions when using a chain falls or operating valve knobs and wheels, and endure high ambient temperatures. 3. Assist on deck as needed with line handling duties. 4. Responding to ship and oil spill emergencies that may require an ability to scale a 4 foot vertical height, ascend and descend 40 foot vertical ladders. 5. Ensure work assignments are safely and efficiently conducted according to Seabulk Towing s Safety Management System Manual. 6. Ensure that all Federal and State environmental regulations are followed. 7. The Engineer will be responsible for completing the Engine Room Logs and entering the maintenance history into a computer based software program. 8. The Engineer shall perform troubleshooting of vessels systems, and notify Port Engineer when assistance from sub-contractors and manufacturer representative is required. 9. The Engineer shall be responsible to manage inventories of consumables and relaying requirements for spare parts to the Port Engineer. Seabulk Towing, reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This job description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
Required Qualifications: Experience: 2 years or more Engineering seatime. Languages: English Skills/Software: Basic computer skills Licenses/Certifications: DDE 1000 or higher Traits: Ability to work well with others, self starter, proactive. Good verbal and written communication skills. Preferred Qualifications: Experience: Harbor towing experience and/or work experience with Z-drives. Offshore/coastal towing experience recommended. Proficiency in performing electrical and electronic troubleshooting of vessel power and propulsion systems. Knowledge of Hydraulic systems. Licenses/Certifications: DDE 4000+ Skills/Software: NS5 and/or other maintenance software programs