Aug 29, 2021

First Asst Engineer- Mixed Work Schedule

$79,516 yearly
  • Military Sealift Command
  • Woodbridge, VA 22191, USA
Full-Time Transportation

Job Description

The First Assistant Engineer is a civil service mariner
(CIVMAR) employed by the Navy to serve the Military
Sealift Command (MSC) onboard naval auxiliaries and
hybrid-manned warships worldwide, in peace and war. MSC
exists to support the joint warfighter across the full
spectrum of military operations. MSC provides on-time
logistics, strategic sealift, as well as specialized
missions anywhere in the world, contested or uncontested
environments. Responsible for the proper operation,
maintenance, and preservation of all engine department
machinery and equipment. Responsible for the economical
use of consumable supplies, stores, and spare parts; the
cleanliness and proper condition of all spaces under the
jurisdiction of the engine department; and the conduct
and efficient performance of engine department personnel.
Must be competent and skilled in the use of condition
monitoring equipment, including basic interpretation and
analysis of the raw test results. Must have a thorough
understanding, be well versed, and be a proponent in the
proper use of MSC's approved preventive maintenance and
machine history program (SAMM) and special programs (e.g.
lube oil analysis, implementation and administration of
MSC lockout/tag out program, water treatment, electrical
safety, heat stress, sewage handling, refrigerant
handling, and gas free engineering). Incumbent is
required to be proficient in the performance of shipboard
engineering, fire, and collision drills. Carries out
instructions safely and efficiently, and takes the
initiative to perform emergency duties without specific
orders or instructions. Masters and Department heads may
add to these duties to clarify specific shipboard tasks.
Everything in this Position Description is considered to
be an essential function of this position. Performs
other duties as assigned.


General-Other: Logistics-Transportation





Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

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Job Requirements

Must be a United States Citizen of at least 18 years of age and possess and maintain a valid:
1. U.S. Passport with a minimum of seven (7) months remaining of expiration date.

2. Transportation Workers Identification Card and/or Department of defense (DOD) Common Access Card
(CAC) with a minimum of ten (10) months remaining from expiration date.

3. United States Coast Guard (USCG) License/Merchant Mariner’s Credential (MMC) with a minimum of
ten (10) months remaining of expiration date.

4. Licensing/Certification requirements:

• USCG license endorsed as: First Assistant Engineer or above – Steam, Gas Turbine, or
Motor vessels of Unlimited Horsepower.
• Officer In Charge of Engineering Watch (OICEW).
• Qualified Member of the Engine Department (QMED) – Any Rating. (Any indicates
mariner holds all Unlicensed Engine Department Ratings).
• Federal EPA Universal refrigerant handling certificate/card reflecting document

5. Above credentials and endorsements must be valid for
ast seven months.

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