Near Coastal Designated Duty Engineer (Limited to 4000 hp) with Security Clearance

HII Mission Technologies
San Diego, California
May 26, 2024
May 30, 2024
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
Requisition Number: 18622 Required Travel: 11 - 25% Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt Anticipated Salary Range: - $76,000.00 Security Clearance: Interim Secret Level of Experience: Senior Meet HII's Mission Technologies Division Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense - the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that's right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you. Job Description Mission Technologies a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries is looking for a qualified individual to fill the role of a Near Coastal Designated Duty Engineer (Limited to 4000 hp) . This person would work with a team that manages high-visibility projects as well as establishing and maintaining best-practices within the organization. Essential Job Responsibilities Serve as the designated duty engineer aboard a vessel operating in near coastal waters, with propulsion power limited to 4000 horsepower.
Ensure the safe and efficient operation, maintenance, and repair of all machinery, equipment, and systems in the engine room.
Conduct routine inspections, tests, and preventive maintenance procedures on propulsion engines, generators, pumps, valves, and auxiliary machinery.
Monitor and control engine parameters, fuel consumption, and system performance to optimize efficiency and reliability.
Troubleshoot and diagnose mechanical, electrical, and hydraulic problems, and implement corrective actions in a timely manner.
Maintain accurate records of engine room operations, maintenance activities, spare parts inventory, and fuel consumption.
Coordinate with the vessel's captain, officers, and crew members to ensure seamless integration of engine room operations with overall vessel activities.
Comply with all applicable regulations, standards, and procedures related to engine room operations, safety, and environmental protection.
Assist with emergency response procedures, including fire suppression, damage control, and evacuation drills.
Provide guidance and training to engine room personnel on safe operating practices, equipment maintenance, and emergency procedures.
Uphold high standards of professionalism, teamwork, and safety culture in all aspects of engine room operations.
Minimum Qualifications High School education OR
Trade School or equivalent, and 6 years of related experience.
Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) License issued by the US Coast Guard, with near coastal endorsement limited to 4000 horsepower.
Minimum of 6 years of experience as a marine engineer on vessels of similar size and type.
Thorough knowledge of marine propulsion systems, diesel engines, steam turbines, and auxiliary machinery.
Proficiency in troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance techniques for marine engineering systems.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex mechanical and electrical issues.
Familiarity with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices for marine engineering operations.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of a multidisciplinary team.
Valid Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) with appropriate endorsements.
Current certification in basic safety training, firefighting, first aid, and other relevant courses.
Willingness to undergo drug testing and background checks as required by US Coast Guard regulations.
Physical Requirements Office, industrial or shipboard environment.
Capable of climbing ladders and tolerating confined spaces and extreme temperature variances.
Lifting and moving of materials not to exceed the guidelines set for one man lift.
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