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Port Engineer MARAD (10569)

Job ID: 14856
Location: USA
San Diego
Status: Full Time
JobLevel: Mid Career
Company: Crowley Maritime
Contact: Human Resources
Address: 9487 Regency Square Blvd.
Jacksonville, FL 32225

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Job Description
Port Engineer MARAD (San Diego, CA):
This Port Engineer position is located on the US Naval Base and will support the Ready Reserve Force vessel SS Curtiss, a RO/RO container ship. Requires USCG Engineer’s License and experience developing and managing shipyard drydock contracts and negotiating work items.

Jacksonville-based Crowley Maritime Corporation, founded in San Francisco in 1892, is a privately held family and employee-owned company that provides diversified transportation and logistics services in domestic and international markets by means of six operating lines of business: Puerto Rico/Caribbean Liner Services, Latin America Liner Services, Logistics Services, Petroleum Services, Marine Services and Technical Services. Offered within these operating lines of business are the following services: liner container shipping, logistics, contract towing and transportation; ship assist and escort; energy support; salvage and emergency response; vessel management; vessel construction and naval architecture; government services, and petroleum and chemical transportation, distribution and sales.

We are a family and employee owned company that was founded over 100 years ago. Crowley encourages its employees to grow and develop within the company and believes our diverse workforce contributes tremendously to our success.

Crowley is committed to providing a safe, secure and healthy workplace to each of its employees; fulfilling the safety, security, environmental and quality requirements of our customers; and continually improving our Environmental Stewardship through prevention of pollution and protection of the environment. To do this, every Crowley employee is responsible for developing sufficient knowledge of the Management System in order to support these goals.

Position is located on the US Naval Base and will support the Ready Reserve Force vessel SS Curtiss, a RO/RO container ship.

Management position responsible for the repair, maintenance, modifications and operations of vessels, equipment and facilities assigned to a specific port, region or operating company. This includes the direction, interpretation and administration of performance based government contracts and company policies and procedures. Coordinates with multiple departments to ensure all operations are carried out safely and in conformance with all applicable laws and regulations. Develop and adhere to maintenance and repair budgets, as well as control of expenditures within limitations of designated project budgets. Port Engineer is responsible for implementation and monitoring of Government Quality Assurance Plans, contract deliverables and configuration management.

Supervise the timely and cost-effective maintenance, repair, modification, and refurbishment projects of assigned vessels or facilities. Responsible for developing repair specifications and vendor bid packages and evaluates bid packages. Supervise and monitor the contractors and /or shipyards during projects. Conducts on-site surveys to determine maintenance and repair needs.

Position requires the ability to effectively manage shipyard and other large projects that may vary in nature and scope. Responsible for vessel’s compliance with all ABS/USCG and other Regulatory Body requirements. Monitor vessel maintenance and repair status in the vessel computerized maintenance and purchasing program (NS5), identify deficiencies and report as required.

Minimum 5 years experience in marine engineering. Must possess management skill sets and demonstrate proven experience developing, improving and streamlining processes to meet established goals and objectives. Must have experience developing and managing shipyard drydock contracts and negotiating work items.

Must have experience working with ABS and other regulatory bodies and demonstrate knowledge and understanding of requirements. Must demonstrate ability to identify repair requirements and develop a biddable contract work specifications.

Applicant will have to meet security requirements for a government secret clearance as arranged by Crowley.

Bachelor’s degree in Marine Engineering or at least 10 years in a marine related engineering field. USCG Licensed Engineer.

All Crowley positions require proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word. Some positions may also include proficiency in other Microsoft Office applications. Experience with the NS5 Maintenance & Purchasing Program is desirable.

Position works outside in conditions of both hot and cold temperatures as well as inside in an office environment. Must be able to crouch and stoop to get into areas with restricted headroom, to climb ladders and to lift and carry 50-75 lbs. Exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels and potentially hazardous equipment. May involve travel to multiple locations and extended stays out of home location. Long hours, short notice travel, weekend duties and 24-hour on-call status essential job requirements. Must comply with all work rules, including those that pertain to safety and health.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Prescription, and vision insurance.

Other benefits include:
* Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
* Matching 401k
* Tuition Assistance
* Employee Assistance Program
* Group Life Insurance
* Short-term and Long-term Disability Coverage
* Paid Vacation, Sick, and Holiday Time
* Employee Activity, Wellness Programs, and Discounts

Crowley Maritime Corporation
Attn: Human Resources Dept.
E-mail resume to:

Must be U.S. work authorized.

Crowley is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For affirmative action purposes and to assist in our compliance with federal government record keeping, we would request that you complete a voluntary self-identification information form. All information provided will be kept confidential and separate from your application data. This form can be accessed by going to this link:
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