Acl Careers – Junior Shipboard Mechanic

Job Description:

American Cruise Lines is seeking Qualified Members of the Engineering Department – Junior Shipboard Mechanics for our growing fleet sailing unique itineraries along inland and coastal waterways of the East Coast, Pacific Northwest, Columbia-Snake Rivers and Mississippi-Ohio-Cumberland Rivers. Our U.S. flag ships are state-of-the art designed for safe operation and five-star service to 100-200 guests.

Qualified Member of the Engineering Department – Junior Shipboard Mechanic is the onboard crewmember responsible for the maintenance and troubleshooting of all vessel machinery, equipment, and systems.. Machinery, equipment, and systems include: pumps, motors, engines, electrical, plumbing, watermakers, marine safety devices, elevators, electronics, launches, rescue craft, and other equipment. QMEDs-ERAs perform liquid load transfers, watering, refueling, and used oil disposal, QMEDs-ERAs report to the Mate for daily vessel operations and maintenance. QMEDs-ERAs are supported by Regional Engineers for troubleshooting, technical assistance, and repairs. In this role, you will have the opportunity to take charge in performing the initial troubleshooting of problems, performing preventative maintenance, and coordinating vessel repairs. The Engine Room Attendant will also be accountable for overseeing day to day technical and maintenance issues pertaining to our ships.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist Deck Crew with vessel docking, maintenance, and logistics
  • Teamwork with Hotel Officers and Service Crew ensuring five-star guest service
  • Administrative documentation of machinery, equipment, and systems
  • Periodic repair and supervision of contractor repairs to machinery, equipment, and systems
  • Typical March-November Season 4-6 weeks on : 2-3 weeks off
  • Safety and Security of the passengers, crew and vessel
  • Safe operation of machinery, equipment, and systems adhering to company and regulatory standards
  • Meticulous daily maintenance and troubleshooting of machinery, equipment, and systems
  • Comprehensive hourly inspections of machinery and engineering spaces

Job Requirements:

  • Self-disciplined work habits and personal grooming
  • Good communication skills and team skills
  • Pre-employment drug test and continual participation in random testing
  • Required:  TWIC Transportation Worker  Identification Credential
  • Mechanical-Electrical experience with diesel machinery, hydraulics, 480V electrical systems
  • Desired:U.S. Coast Guard QMED endorsement

Job Details:

Company:  American Cruise Lines

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Sarasota, FL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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