Est. $33.98 - $59.27

New Orleans, LA 70145

***This position is eligible for up to $2500 in bonuses!!***

The 3rd Assistant Engineer operates and maintains the marine boiler and mechanical equipment, such as, heaters, motors and pumps, in order to provide power and utilities like propulsion, light, heat and power to the vessel.

In addition to the application process please click this hyperlink to take our Cultural Index Survey as a part of your application. The survey that takes approximately 7-10 minutes to complete.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
  • Stand engine room watch during specified periods, observing that required water levels are maintained in boilers, condensers and evaporators, ensuring load on generators is within acceptable limits and oil and grease cups are kept full
  • Start engine to propel vessel and regulate engine to control speed and direction
  • Supervise Oiler while reading meters and gauges or automatic recording devices at specified intervals to verify operating conditions
  • Record data such as temperature of equipment, hours of operation, fuel consumed, temperature or pressure, water levels, voltage load and generator balance
  • Adjust manual controls or override automatic controls to bring equipment into recommended or prescribed operating ranges, switch to back-up equipment or systems or to shut down equipment
  • Follow company values in responding to others in work situations
  • Make hospitality standards an important part of day-to-day duties
  • Participate and ensure participation of all USCG mandated drills and emergency procedures as directed
  • Actively participates in embarking duties such as loading, unloading, luggage carrying, etc., as needed
  • Performs other duties if required since above stated describe only a regular working day and may not be inclusive of every task needed to achieve results.
Minimum Qualifications & Requirements

  • HS Diploma or Equivalent Required
  • Bachelors Degree Preferred
Professional Certification(s) or License:
  • Depending on vessel assignment, a USCG License as a 3rd Assistant Engineer of Steam Vessels of 3000 HP may be required
  • Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) – if applicable, and/or ability to obtain and maintain
  • Valid MMC
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Copy of DD214, if Veteran status
Skills & Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a pleasant and professional manner
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications
  • Ability to train and supervise employees
  • Ability to use independent judgment and discretion
  • Ability to work well under pressure and handle emergency response
  • Logically and independently plan, organize and complete work assignments
  • Two years of experience in position with similar duties and responsibilities
  • Cruise industry experience preferred
  • Must submit to and pass mandated USCG physical
  • Ability to meet and maintain the maximum onboard bunk bed capacity of 300 lbs.
  • Ability to conduct work in a marine environment that is subject to some/all the following: confined spaces, uneven surfaces, variations in temperature, wake, and motion
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to climb stairs and ladders
  • Must be at least 21 years of age.
  • Submit to and pass alcohol and drug tests as mandated by the USCG including but not limited to pre-employment, random, reasonable suspicion and post-accident/incident testing.
Our Values - RESPECT:

At City Experiences and American Queen Voyages, our mission is to create amazing experiences – not only for our guests, but our employees. Our company values (RESPECT) allow us to live out our mission of creating amazing experiences.

RESPECT stands for: Respect, Environment, Safety First, Professionalism, Exceed, Communication and Teamwork.

*Additional requirements may be required depending on the physical needs of the role

EEO - Equal Opportunity Employment

American Queen Voyages is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additionally, the Company participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.

Posting ID: 705656480 Posted: 2022-07-01 Job Title: Assistant Engineer