Company: Cook Inlet
Posted on: January 25, 2023
We are Alaska's tug and barge company - and we 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 steady year-round work
and enjoy what you do, this is an opportunity of a lifetime! We are
committed to employee safety and take pride in our professional
We offer competitive pay and a full package of benefits including
medical, dental coverage, vision coverage, 401(k), and more to our
full-time employees. Relocation expenses may be covered for the
Apply today at: https://www.cookinlettug.com/careers
As a Port Engineer you will play a major role in ensuring that Cook
Inlet's fleet of tugs and barges is fully equipped to operate
successfully and safely day in and day out. The Port Engineer is a
respected position, offering guidance and instruction to the crew
in all matters relating to vessel operations, safety, and
* Develops and reviews planned maintenance programs for vessels,
including leading the Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM)
program, as applicable.
* Knowledgeable of both conventional and ASD propulsion
* Evaluate and initiate corrective action on emergency/casualty
repairs for vessels.
* Ability to analyze problems via communication while a vessel is
at sea or in a remote location.
* Supervises all engineering work-in-progress for planned and
unplanned maintenance and repairs for vessels.
* Collaborate with appropriate operations personnel, recommending
action to be taken such as shutting down a vessel, continuing or
discontinuing its operation.
* Determines methods, lengths, and costs of vital vessel
* Trains engineers with regard to vessel systems, repairs, and
* Recommend corrective action to eliminate additional expenses to
the maintenance and repair budget.
* Provides help for inspection of vessels by regulatory groups.
Accompanies USCG and ABS surveyors for mid-period inspections, load
line annual surveys, special, intermediate surveys, and other
regulatory inspections as necessary. Responsible for the remedy and
repair of all deficiencies, operational and administrative.
* Conducts frequent safety meetings, generally one-on-one, with
* Performs safety checks on all vessels, initiates repairs.
* Supervises safety policies, procedures, and precautions for
receiving and transferring fuel on CITB vessels.
* Promotes safe work practices with all company employees and
vendors working on company vessels.
* Maintains personal proficiency in related engineering fields
through formal training and reviews related technical publications
on an ongoing basis.
* Miscellaneous duties, as the need arises, such as annual
maintenance/repair and capital budget preparation for vessels.
* Assists other Saltchuk Marine companies with vessel repairs, dry
dockings, etc. as required.
* Evaluate and survey damages for insurance claims. Provides
allegations as to cause and effect of damage. Consults with Risk
Manager on matters relating to vessel casualties and estimated
repair costs. Supervises emergency repairs to vessels whenever they
are operating. Arranges for shipyard services, materials, and
inspections by regulatory groups, federal, state, and local.
* Oversee crew's training to perform required tasks to maintain
regulatory compliance including, but not limited to: USCG, EPA,
ISM, ABS, OSHA. ADEC and OSPR as applicable.
* Performs special duties and other projects as assigned.
* Adheres to all company policies.
* Accomplishes all tasks as appropriately assigned or
Supervisory and Leadership of Direct Staff
* Responsible for all matters of employment including recruiting,
training, development, promotion, corrective action, and
* Understands and follows CITB's Affirmative Action Plan, EEO,
inclusivity, Harassment, and all other HR policies and
* Effectively communicates regional goals and objectives.
* Provides direction and leadership to achieve company Core Values,
Mission and Safety Vision.
* Processes employee evaluations in a timely manner.
* Directs, motivates, and develops employees for maximum
Valid USCG Merchant Mariner Credential required and PIC
* 3-5 years as a tugboat engineer or as a shoreside manager is
preferred. Must possess a valid USCG engineer's license or
Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) license. Proficiency with SAP and
CAD/CAM software and general knowledge of naval architecture and
vessel drawings desired.
* Valid Transportation Worker Identification Card (TWIC).
* Valid state driver's license.
* High School Diploma or equivalent.
* Must be eligible to work in the United States.
Cook Inlet Tug & Barge is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed
to a diverse workforce and taking affirmative action to employ and
advance qualified women, underrepresented groups, individuals with
disabilities, and protected veterans. We are a drug-free employer
and a participant of the E-Verify Employment Verification
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected
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