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UnCruise Adventures
Washington, United States
12 days ago

Description

First Engineer – Safari Voyager 

 

WHO WE ARE 

At UnCruise Adventures, we work together to support and build a brand that provides an enriching adventure travel experience that inspires an appreciation of local cultures and the natural world.  This means we kayak among icebergs, travel to hidden waterfalls, snorkel with sea lions, dive with manta rays and share air with whales. Our destinations include Alaska, Columbia & Snake Rivers, Costa Rica & Panama, Belize, Galapagos, Hawaiian Islands, Mexico’s Sea of Cortes, and Pacific Northwest. Every team member plays a major role in bringing the adventure to life. When you join our team, you become an important part of our uniqueness.​ 

 

JOB SUMMARY   

The First Engineer is responsible for assisting the Chief Engineer in the maintenance, operation, and repair of all vessel systems onboard. The First Engineer reports to the Chief Engineer. The First Engineer must be bilingual in Spanish with the ability to understand cultural differences and language nuances. 

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES    

Repair and Maintenance: 

  • Perform routine maintenance checks and keeps records of jobs performed. Keep the Chief Engineer informed of all maintenance and repairs that have been done. 
  • Help with engineering, deck, and hotel preventative maintenance programs on daily, weekly, and monthly basis. 
  • Complete maintenance and repair tasks as requested by Chief Engineer or Master. 
  • Perform hotel maintenance tasks as directed by Chief Engineer or Master. 
  • Participate in yearly shipyards. 
  • Assist Chief Engineer in all operations and duties as assigned by the Chief Engineer. 

 

Administrative: 

  • Update vessel maintenance records for weekly and monthly work items. Assists the Chief Engineer with inventories. 

 

Safety and Security: 

  • Follow company safety and pollution prevention policies and procedures and requests guidance when necessary. 
  • Assist in the preparation of the vessel for all U.S. Coast Guard annual dry docks and other inspections. 
  • Participate in shore side training as required by the company.   
  • Familiar with all duties under the company Safety Management System including Emergency Response Activities. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Working knowledge of diesel propulsion and electrical generation systems. Knowledge of support systems such as fuel centrifuges, air compressors, pumps, hydraulics, water makers, hotel systems, plumbing, refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning. 
  • Fluently conversant in both English and Spanish. 
  • Computer experience: Microsoft programs Excel, Word, and SharePoint are required.  
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times. 
  • Must be a self-starter, able to handle multiple tasks, work with little supervision, and work in confined spaces. 
  • Crisis management: Work well under pressure, act quickly and decisively using sound judgment. 

 

Communication Skills 

The First Engineer will interact with our passengers daily and must be professional and engaging at all times.  Must be able to interpret maritime technical literature and governmental regulations.  Must be able to verbalize and write technical information clearly and precisely. 

 

Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Valid Passport 
  • CPR / First Aid / AED 
  • RFPEW Endorsement of III/4 
  • STCW Basic Training (taken in the last 5 years) 
  • Medical Fitness Certificate or Physical Examination Report 
  • STCW Medical First Aid Provider 
  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting 
  • STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft 
  • VPDSD (Company provided if needed) 
  • STCW Crowd Management (Company provided if needed) 
  • STCW Crisis Management (Company provided if needed) 
  • St. Kitts Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) (Company provided) 
  • St. Kitts Certificate of Endorsement (COE) or USCG MMC (Company provided) 
  • Shipyard Competent Person (1) 

 

  1. Company preferred 

 

WORK SCHEDULE  

During shipyard and dockside maintenance periods, works hours are assigned by the vessel Master or Chief Engineer; these are typically Monday to Friday, 0700-1530.  All crew members work 12 hours per day during the sailing season. 

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT 

  • Covid-19 - Our crew and guests are fully vaccinated prior to boarding the vessels. The safety of our crew and guests is paramount in providing fun, adventuresome and a memorable time for all.  
  • Length of Work Shift- Physically able to work 12 hours per day, 7 days a week for 6 to 8 weeks at a time. Rotations off the vessel are usually 2-3 weeks. 
  • Mobility- Frequent bending, reaching, twisting, kneeling, crawling, and pushing/pulling.  Must ascend and descend stairs and ladders, sometimes while carrying tools or objects. Able to stand or sit for long periods of time. 
  • Handling/Strength- Able to handle, lift, and lower objects totaling 50 pounds between the ground/deck level to a height of about 4 to 6 feet, and able to repeat these movements.  Able to carry these objects up to 100 feet continuously for 20 minutes. 
  • Environmental Conditions- Able to work in all weather conditions, around loud noise, in small spaces, and fit through a 28-inch wide hatch. 

 

DISCLAIMER STATEMENT 

This job description is intended only to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by an employee in this position.  It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills or abilities required or persons so classified or assigned. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

 

It is the policy of UnCruise Adventures not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, religion, marital status, citizenship, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, ancestry, national origin, or veteran status in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by law.  

 



Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Working knowledge of diesel propulsion and electrical generation systems. Knowledge of support systems such as fuel centrifuges, air compressors, pumps, hydraulics, water makers, hotel systems, plumbing, refrigeration, heating, and air conditioning. 
  • Fluently conversant in both English and Spanish. 
  • Computer experience: Microsoft programs Excel, Word, and SharePoint are required.  
  • Maintain professional demeanor at all times. 
  • Must be a self-starter, able to handle multiple tasks, work with little supervision, and work in confined spaces. 
  • Crisis management: Work well under pressure, act quickly and decisively using sound judgment. 

Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: 

  • Valid Passport 
  • CPR / First Aid / AED 
  • RFPEW Endorsement of III/4 
  • STCW Basic Training (taken in the last 5 years) 
  • Medical Fitness Certificate or Physical Examination Report 
  • STCW Medical First Aid Provider 
  • STCW Advanced Fire Fighting 
  • STCW Proficiency in Survival Craft 
  • VPDSD (Company provided if needed) 
  • STCW Crowd Management (Company provided if needed) 
  • STCW Crisis Management (Company provided if needed) 
  • St. Kitts Continuous Discharge Certificate (CDC) (Company provided) 
  • St. Kitts Certificate of Endorsement (COE) or USCG MMC (Company provided) 
  • Shipyard Competent Person (1) 

 

  1. Company preferred 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 59263920
  • Location:
    Washington, United States
  • Position Title: First Engineer - Cruise Vessel
  • Company Name: UnCruise Adventures
  • Job Category: Engineering
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: 75-100%
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