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Weeks Marine, Inc. Hopper Assistant Engineer in Cranford, New Jersey

NOW OFFERING A $3K SIGN-ON BONUS!!! Job Description: An Assistant Engineer is responsible for performing general vessel engineer duties under supervision of the Chief Engineer. Essential Job Functions: Develop understanding of Weeks Marine engineering, operations, policies and procedures Stand engine room watch on assigned vessel Perform routine engine maintenance and repairs Maintain engine room daily logs Maintain engine room parts inventory and stocks as needed Transfer fuel, oil and water to and from the vessel Follows company and work site safety policies/procedures and commits to an "incident and injury free" work environment Qualifications: 3-5 years total Marine experience with at least one year experience as a Licensed Engineer (preferred) High School diploma or equivalent (preferred) Demonstrated mechanical aptitude Experience in Marine Construction and Dredging (preferred) Strong knowledge of industry related software (preferred) Must be able to understand written and verbal safety commands in English Ability to work rotational 12-hour watch Ability to work 21 days on, 21 days off, revised as necessary Certification/Licenses: Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Licensed 3rd Assistant Engineer or higher Standards of Training, Certifications and Watchkeeping (STCW) STCW Medical Able Seafarer - Engine VPDSD RFPEW Advanced Firefighting PSC - Proficiency in Survival Craft including rescue boats, not fast rescue boats Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) CPR/AED First Aid Certification Driver's license Physical Requirements: Must be able to tolerate rough seas, vibrations, heat, harsh weather conditions, confined spaces, and high noise levels Work will frequently require individuals to push, pull, bend or stand for long periods of time, and climb ladders Must be able to lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies and parts up to 50 lbs. unassisted Competitive Compensation and Benefits package offered: NOW OFFERING A $3K SIGN-ON BONUS!!! Position is through a collective bargaining agreement between Master Mates & Pilots Union and Weeks Marine, Inc. Collective bargaining agreement-provided benefits include: Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Tuition Reimbursement Individual Retirement Account Plan (IRAP) - portable retirement Guaranteed Longevity Bonus paid twice a year Company-paid travel to/from vessel One paid travel day per rotation Paid holidays Eligible to contribute to WMI 401(k) Additional Duties: This Job Description does not cover all the required duties, activities, functions, and responsibilities of the position, any of which may change at any time according to the sole and absolute discretion of Weeks Marine, Inc., and its subsidiaries, with or without notice. Equal Employment Opportunity: Weeks Marine, Inc. and all its subsidiaries and affiliates are Equal Opportunity Employers and prohibit unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, disability, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, p regnancy, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Equal Opportunity Employer - Disability/Vet