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WHO WE ARELindblad Expeditions is the pioneer in the Expedition Travel space, from taking the first citizen explorers to Antarctica in 1966, to opening the Galapagos and Easter Island to tourism in 1967, to leading the first tourist expedition through the Northwest Passage in 1984, to launching our innovative partnership with National Geographic in 2004. Now taking nearly 25,000 guests per year to some of the worlds most remote and pristine locations on our fleet of 15 ships, we do whatever it takes to ensure our guests experience the Exhilaration of Discovery.
ABOUT THE ROLEThe Assistant Engineer is responsible for assisting the Chief Engineer in the maintenance, operation, and repair of all vessel systems onboard ships, including hotel equipment, and as directed by the Chief Engineer. Capable to work under pressure, independently and without supervision. approximately 6 weeks on, 6 weeks off rotational schedule.
Repair and MaintenanceOperates and maintains the ships propulsion systemOperates and maintains the electrical generation and distribution system, including emergency power.Operates and maintains potable water and auto chlorination system.Operates and maintains black water/gray water/waste tanks, treatment, and testing program.Operates and maintains HVAC and refrigeration systems.Performs routine maintenance checks and keeps records of jobs performed. Keeps the Chief Engineer informed of all maintenance and repairs that have been done.Helps with engineering, deck and hotel preventative maintenance programs on daily, weekly and monthly basis.Completes maintenance and repair tasks as requested in the Cabin Maintenance Notebook.Performs hotel maintenance tasks as needed.Participates in shipyard availabilities.Assists Chief Engineer in all bunkering operations.Support engineering projects by applying engineering techniques; conducting inspections and preparing reports as needed.Maintain essential communication with the engineering team and Captain of the vessel.AdministrativeUses NS5 to update vessel maintenance records for engineering work items.Assists the Chief Engineer with inventories.Operates onboard computer using standard and customized software applications.Safety and SecurityFollows company safety and pollution prevention policies and procedures and requests guidance when necessary.Assists in the preparation of the vessel for all U.S. Coast Guard dry docks and other inspections.Participates in shore side training as required by the company.Maintains familiarity with the ISM Code and requirements.Maintains familiarity with all duties under the company Safety Management System, including Emergency Response activities.DESIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONSWorking knowledge of diesel propulsion and electricity generation systems. Knowledge of support systems such as fuel centrifuges, air compressors, pumps, hydraulics, water makers, hotel systems, plumbing, refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning also preferred. Excel spreadsheet experience, and Windows applications (including Word) is preferred.Professional demeanor; ability to use appropriate levels of tact and courtesy.Must be a self-starter, able to handle multiple tasks and work with little supervision and work in small spaces. Work well under pressure, act quickly and decisively using sound judgment.The Assistant Engineer will have some guest contact and must be professional and have the ability to present information and respond to questions. Ability to read, analyze and interpret professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Must be able to provide concise and clear reports as required.Licenses/CertificatesMinimum of USCG DDE 4000 required.Current First Aid/CPR certification required.Valid TWIC card required.Valid US Passport required.STCW Basic Safety Training required.STCW Crowd Management preferred.Advance Fire Fighting Certification preferred.Lindblad Expeditions is an equal opportunity employer. Individuals seeking employment at Lindblad Expeditions are considered without regards to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetics, marital status, pregnancy, unemployment status, sexual orientation, citizenship status or veteran status.