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Job Details
Company Name :
North Star Fishing Company
Company Location :
United States
Job Position :
Assistant Engineer – On Board Fishing Vessel in Alaska
Job Category :
Jobs in United States

Job Description :
Assistant Engineers work aboard at-sea processing vessels in the Bering Sea, Pacific Ocean, Gulf of Alaska and Aleutian Islands. Responsible for the safe and efficient maintenance and operation of all ship engineering systems. Provides leadership and technical expertise to engineering staff and upholds all vessel, company and required safety regulations with regards to vessel and equipment.
Must hold an appropriate U.S. Coast Guard license of uninspected fishing vessel with applicable endorsements for assigned vessel. Position pays a daily guarantee.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for managing 12 hour watch and coordinating activity of the engineering staff engaged in operation of vessel systems, ensuring all scheduled routine rounds and readings are taken and verifying normal operations of all equipment.
Effectively coordinates with all vessel department heads to ensure safe, efficient operation of the vessel both at sea and in port.
Ability to quickly and effectively recognize situations expanding outside realm of responsibility and communicate up chain of command.
Enforce and implement effective & respectful communication among all Engineering staff, officers and production crew.
Technical and operational understanding of vessel power generation and distribution, including but not limited to: Switchboard management, shaft generators, auxiliary generators, load distribution and prioritizing, emergency power isolation.
Technical and operation understanding of all vessel auxiliary systems and their controls, theory of operation as well as practical Operation, including but not limited to: Purifiers, OWS, pumps, Sanitation system, Refrigeration plants, deck machinery LP hydraulic system, water makers, boilers, HVAC
Performing and logging scheduled leak checks on all refrigeration equipment.
Startup & shut down of all propulsion related engines & equipment; both normal & Emergency procedures.
System specific electrical knowledge for trouble shooting of control systems and power generation systems. Knowledge of common basic electrical control circuits, PLCs, analog sensors and IO structure.
Overview and implementation of correct regulatory documentation, including but not limited to: EPA logs, USCG oil record book, sewage discharge, maintenance logs and Vessel Engine Room log books, ensuring all relevant information is logged and communicated at watch changes.
Monitor and ensure compliance of DNV class society and manufacturer recommended scheduled maintenance and inspection per operational hours or timed intervals on critical engine room equipment and surveyed machinery items.
Effective Personnel management and communication; able to prioritize and designate duties at sea and while in shipyard periods for implementation of vessel work load as designated by Chief Engineer, Captain, Office personnel, or self-generated.
Overview of Quality Control of all maintenance performed, ensuring thoroughness & attention to detail of all projects. Ability to teach correct procedures to junior engineers if deficiencies are found.
Ability to recognize and solve potential risks to personnel and vessel safety, both in the Engineering and elsewhere on the ship.
Ensures engineering spaces and tools are maintained in an organized and clean fashion in compliance with environmental regulations.
Ensures compliance with applicable sections of the Safety Management System. Is knowledgeable and conversant on applicable policies and procedures contained in the SMS.
Thorough understanding and implementation of Vessel Lock out/Tags Plus procedures
Skills and Abilities Required:
6 months to 1 year experience as an Assistant Engineer on a vessel preferred.
Work 12 hours per day, 7 days a week in all kinds of weather conditions
Understand instructions and safety rules in English
Board and exit vessel without assistance by climbing up and down a gangway or Jacob’s ladder
Capable of climbing and descending steep stairs and vertical ladders
Perform repetitive tasks for long periods of time
Repeatedly lift and carry up to 50 pounds
Share spaces with others including crew quarters, dining areas and bathrooms
Training Required:
OSHA Safety Compliance
Lock Out/Tag Out
Free Room and Board
Eligible for 401K
Health/Dental benefits once eligibility requirements are met
Daily guarantee and crew Share based
North Star Fishing Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minority / Women / Disability / Veteran / Gender Identity / Sexual Orientation / Age.
Job Types: Full-time, Contract
Pay: $75,000.00 – $120,000.00 per year
401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Referral program
Vision insurance
12 hour shift
Application Question(s):
Please list your current Coast Guard License level and capacity.
Assistant Engineering: 1 year (Preferred)
Work Location: On the road

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