Engine Utilityman (W)

Open: October 19, 2020 -- Close: November 02, 2020

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Position Description

The Engine Utilityman 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.  The Engine Utilityman (W) assists in the operation and maintenance of all engine room machinery.  Performs repairs and maintenance on the portable water, sanitary and drainage systems throughout the ship.  Conducts general housekeeping (cleaning & painting) throughout the engineering spaces.  Makes rounds on engines and auxiliaries, monitoring temperatures, pressures and other parameters to ensure machinery is operated within safe, standard industry practice.  Monitors evaporator operations ensuring necessary temperatures, pressure and water levels are maintained.  Ensures quality of evaporator output and feed storage tanks through salinity testing.  Ensures correct distribution of evaporator output.  Operates boilers by tending fires by controlling fuel air flow, cutting fires in and out, maintaining correct water level, operating soot blowers, controlling feed pump, and repairing minor leaks on the boiler front.  The engine Utilityman (W) is directly responsible to the First Assistant Engineer.  Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position. Performs all other duties as assigned.