Second Assistant Engineer

Open: March 08, 2021 -- Close: March 22, 2021

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Position Description

The Second 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, upkeep and conditions of the fire room, boilers and auxiliary equipment and machinery, which may include UNREP cargo systems. Aboard Steam vessels is responsible for the condition, maintenance and operation of boilers and appurtenances, testing boiler water chemistry, maintaining test records, calibrating combustion control equipment, operating evaporators, and the maintenance of feed and condensate systems. Aboard Diesel or Gas Turbine vessels is responsible for the proper operation, maintenance, and repair of auxiliary boilers and appurtenances, propulsion and auxiliary diesel engines, and auxiliary system machinery and equipment; and for the operation and condition of the fuel oil system, including transfer pumps, strainers, heaters, heating coils, and storage tanks. Carries out duties in accordance with all environmental and pollution instructions and is required to be proficient in the performance of shipboard engineering, fire, and collision drills to carry out instructions safely and efficiently, taking 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 all other duties as assigned.