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3rd Assistant Engineer - American Queen Steamboat Company

Company: Hornblower
Location: vancouver
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:


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The 3rd Assistant Engineer operates and maintains the marine boiler and mechanical equipment, such as, heaters, motors and pumps, in order to provide power and utilities like propulsion, light, heat and power to the vessel.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

* Stand engine room watch during specified periods, observing that required water levels are maintained in boilers, condensers and evaporators, ensuring load on generators is within acceptable limits and oil and grease cups are kept full * Start engine to propel vessel and regulate engine to control speed and direction * Supervise Oiler while reading meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions * Record data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, voltage load and generator balance * Adjust manual controls or override automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to back-up equipment or systems or to shut down equipment * Follow company values in responding to others in work situations * Make hospitality standards an important part of day-to-day duties * Participate and ensure participation of all USCG mandated drills and emergency procedures as directed * Performs other duties if required since above stated describe only a regular working day and may not be inclusive of every task needed to achieve results.

Minimum Qualifications & Requirements


* HS Diploma or Equivalent Required * Bachelors Degree Preferred

Professional Certification(s) or License:

* Depending on vessel assignment, a USCG License as a 3rd Assistant Engineer of Steam Vessels of 3000 HP may be required * Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) - if applicable, and/or ability to obtain and maintain * Valid MMC * Valid Driver's License * Copy of DD214, if Veteran status

Skills & Abilities:

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills * Ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a pleasant and professional manner * Proficiency with MS Office applications * Ability to train and supervise employees * Ability to use independent judgment and discretion * Ability to work well under pressure and handle emergency response * Logically and independently plan, organize and complete work assignments


* Two years of experience in position with similar duties and responsibilities * Cruise industry experience preferred


* Must be at least 21 years of age. * Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests as mandated by the USCG including but not limited to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident/incident testing.

Our Values-RESPECT

At Hornblower Group and American Queen Steamboat Company, our mission is to create amazing experiences - not only for our guests, but our employees. Our company values (RESPECT) and operating principles (Hornblower 12) allow us to live out our mission of creating amazing experiences.

RESPECT stands for: Respect, Environment, Safety First, Professionalism, Exceed, Communication and Teamwork. Our Operating Principles, known as the Hornblower 12 demonstrate the ways we promise to engage to live those values:

* We treat others - guests and fellow crew members alike - with Respect, by fostering a diverse and inclusive environment. * We are stewards of the Environment through practicing conservation, protection and education. * We believe in Safety First by creating and maintaining a safe and secure workplace. * We are Professional, and will demonstrate that in the following ways: * We are on time - to start and stop - and we come prepared. * We make objective data- and logic-based decisions with limited emotion. * We prioritize by making difficult trade-offs and fast, quality decisions. We follow the 80:100 rule, making decisions that are at least 80% right, but 100% actionable.

* We Exceed expectations, embracing these principles: * As employees, we expect to win, but always prepare and passionately compete like an underdog. * We strive to innovate and reinvent, always looking forward and not stuck in the past.

* We value Communication, by following guiding principles: * We listen to each other - fellow crew members and guests - and are responsive, vehemently following the 24-hour rule. * We are transparent and efficient in our processes and do not entertain politics and bureaucracy.

* Teamwork helps drive us towards success, and together we embody teamwork by: * We function as a team, playing our role and trusting our teammates. * We work hard but have fun and don't take ourselves too seriously. * And most importantly, we take the time to recognize and celebrate our successes together under the Hornblower family!


American Queen Steamboat Company is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, the Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

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