Bering Marine Corporation provides highly specialized, contracted marine services to reach water-locked villages and other remote Alaska locations. We deliver building materials, equipment, and gravel to some of Alaska’s most isolated spots – through some of Alaska’s most hostile seas – over some of Alaska’s shallowest waterways. Our employees are an important part of our operations as we know that our overall success is a combined effort, and we, therefore, strive to provide opportunities for our employees to learn and grow. Bering Marine offers opportunities for career progression, as well as on-the-job training and educational opportunities. We offer a competitive salary, and affordable health care, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits.
Bering Marine Corporation provides charter and scheduled service throughout Alaska with its fleet of tugs and barges, landing crafts, and hovercraft. The Engineer performs various duties aboard and during cargo loading and unloading.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
- Performs or directs others to perform routine maintenance of vessel, deck, and cabin areas, including cleaning, painting, and minor repairs.
- Responsible for overall mechanical functions of the vessel and its components.
- Coordinates and oversees the mechanical functions and repairs of the vessel.
- May assist in the vessel’s navigation as instructed and supervised by Captain and Mate.
- Handles tow and vessel lines and works with other crew members to safely dock and secure the vessel. Safe use of deck machinery
- May assist in vessel loading and unloading.
- Ensures the safety of the vessel’s crew and upholds the Company’s safety policies. Participates in safety meetings to assist with JSA’s and other reporting conditions
- Performs other duties as instructed.
- Teamwork is a must
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements below represent the required knowledge, skill, and/or ability. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma or GED required. At least 3-5 years of marine experience with Alaska experience preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical procedures, governmental regulations, and safety regulations. Ability to write reports and accurately record information into vessel records. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from managers, crew, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
Ability to use common sense and sound judgment to deal simultaneously with situations and multiple problems in a highly controlled and regulated environment. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, AND REGISTRATIONS:
Engineering License Preferred
Merchant Marine Document with engine room ratings.
STCW Endorsement preferred
TWIC Card required
Current CG Physical Card required
Must be available to work days, evenings, weekends, nights, or holidays and to be away from home for extended periods. Must be able to work in a team environment in close quarters for extended periods of time. Must have good interpersonal skills and get along well with various types of personalities, backgrounds, etc.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and smell. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Lift and launch a life raft, and don a survival suit unassisted in a reasonable amount of time.
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; extreme heat; risk of electrical shock; explosives and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.
Post-conditional offer of employment drug test is required. Random drug testing is required of all employees.
Bering Marine Corporation is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.