UIC Alaska

Engineer Assistant

Mariners/Vessels/Diesel Engineers
Location : Location
BS-Andros Town
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Travel Requirement
10% - 25%


Engineer Assistant (AUTEC-2023-19460):


Bowhead seeks a Engineer Assistant to assist and operate Navy vessels out of Andros Island Bahamas supporting the Atlantic Undersea Test and Evaluation Center (AUTEC). The Jr. Vessel Engineer will work to work as part of a close knit team, as well as independently, to accomplish a range of maritime functions as you support AUTEC. As a member of the team you will: Operate AUTEC's marine vessel Propulsion Systems and associated marine equipment, when not operating assigned vessel you will perform maintenance duties to ensure vessel readiness or fill in to operate other vessel engineering systems . The Jr. Vessel Engineer will assist the Vessel engineers to ensure that the vessel engineering systems are prepared and ready to depart to meet the assigned schedule. 


Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Operates all vessel machinery in day to day operations.
  • Performs required preventative maintenance.
  • Performs all vessel fuel, potable water and ballast water pumping operations.
  • Maintains engineering logs on vessel.
  • Assists with deck operations and duties as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Preferred: USCG Chief Engineer License 4000 HP or higher required with STCW 95 endorsement.
  • 0-2 years experience as a Vessel Engineer
  • TWIC (Transportation Worker Identity Card) required.
  • Military experience is a PLUS. Familiarity with US Navy PMS System a Plus.
  • Ability to conduct planned maintenance on all marine vessel engineering systems. Submit reports, develop trend analysis on high failure components and make recommendations for repairs or replacement. Maintain all logs and records, submit lube oil analysis of Main Engines and Generator Sets. Oversee fuel and lube oil onloads - Tankerman Certificates or endorsement a plus.


Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically
  • Work in all weather conditions, Hot and Loud Environments

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.





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