First Assistant Engineer

Open: January 28, 2021 -- Close: February 12, 2021

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Position Description

The First Assistant Engineer 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.  Responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and preservation of all engine department machinery and equipment. Responsible for the economical use of consumable supplies, stores, and spare parts; the cleanliness and proper condition of all spaces under the jurisdiction of the engine department; and the conduct and efficient performance of engine department personnel. Must be competent and skilled in the use of condition monitoring equipment, including basic interpretation and analysis of the raw test results. Must have a thorough understanding, be well versed, and be a proponent in the proper use of MSC’s preventive maintenance program (SAMM) and special programs (e.g. lube oil analysis, implementation and administration of MSC lockout/tag out program, water treatment, electrical safety, heat stress, sewage handling, refrigerant handling, and gas free engineering). Incumbent is required to be proficient in the performance of shipboard engineering, fire, and collision drills. Carries out instructions safely and efficiently, and takes the initiative to perform emergency duties without specific orders or instructions. Everything in this Position Description is considered to be an essential function of this position. Ensures continuing application of and compliance with EEO laws, regulations and policies. Performs other duties as assigned.