Engine Utilityman

Open: 2022-10-03 -- Close: 2023-09-30

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Position Description

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.