Title:                Port Engineer
Position:         Full-time Salaried/Exempt
Reports to:     VP of Engineering
Division:          Gulf Inland
Location:         Harahan, LA 
Principal Responsibilities:
  • Provide shore side engineering support to fleet (mechanical, electrical, HVAC, general repairs, and technical support).
  • Supervise and coach shore-side mechanics.
  • Specify machinery and equipment for replacement and new construction.
  • Develop specifications for new construction projects.
  • Develop maintenance and repair projections.
  • Directly supervise dry-dockings and major repairs and manage all associated costs.
  • Visit vessels in operation for repair and preventive maintenance planning.
  • Assist in advanced troubleshooting of machinery and equipment as required.
  • Communicate and coordinate all work and plans with other departments.
  • Travel as needed to vessels in performance of duties, including out-of-town stays.
  • Observe and follow and enforce all safety rules and procedures, including wearing required personal safety equipment and proper use of equipment and tools.
  • Marine Engineering or related technical degree preferred.
  • Good working knowledge of marine mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, etc.
  • Excellent driving record and ability to travel up to 50%.
  • Must be willing to stand weekend/evening duty.
  • Knowledge of USCG and Sub Chapter M rules and regulations, preferred.
  • Knowledge of ZF Marine Z drive units a plus.