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10 Feb 2023

Full-Time Ferry Chief Engineer

NCDOT Ferry – Posted by Dan Hatteras, North Carolina, United States

Job Description

How to Apply
You MUST apply at by Mar 13, 2023 at midnight EST to be considered.
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The Challenge
We are looking for an experienced Ferry Chief Engineer with a passion for supervising and coordinating vessel teams operating and maintaining propulsion and other engines, generators, deck, machinery, electrical, refrigeration and sanitation equipment on ferry vessels to join our Hatteras Ferry operations team.
In this role, you will lead the teams operating our engineering systems in accordance with rules and regulations established by the U.S. Coast Guard, North Carolina Department of Transportation and policies and procedures of the Ferry Division. You will ensure that we adhere to all safety and Homeland Security rules and regulations.
What You Bring
    • Knowledge of operations, maintenance and repairs of marine diesel and gas engines, pumps, generators and auxiliary equipment.
    • Knowledge of State, Federal, and US Coast Guard laws and regulations regarding occupational hazards and safety precautions for engine room work aboard vessels.
    • Demonstrated ability supervising personnel in all areas of engine room operations.
    • Demonstrated ability to overhaul and maintain complex engineering equipment up to including large internal combustion diesel engines.
    • Skills repairing and performing required periodic maintenance of vessel equipment in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions, Coast Guard regulations, and Ferry Division Policy.
Education and Experience
    • Valid US Coast Guard license as Chief Engineer or Designated Duty Engineer with appropriate horsepower for the vessel operated.
    • Merchant Mariner credential endorsed as 1,000-Horespower limited chief engineer or higher, or license as 1,000-horsepower limited assistant engineer or higher, or 4,000-horsepower designated duty engineer or higher must be uploaded/attached and listed on your application and presented at your interview.
    • Transportation Worker Identification Credential Card (TWIC) issued by the Transportation Security Administration.
    • Work schedule is 7 days on/7 days off.
    • A copy of both your TWIC and Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) endorsed as 1000 HP Limited Chief Engineer or higher, or license as 1000 HP Limited Assistant Engineer or Higher, or 4000 HP Designated Duty Engineer or Higher must be presented during your interview.
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To learn more and get your Able Seaman Certificate (MMC) go to:
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