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Marine Engineer

New Orleans Paddlewheels

Marine Engineer

New Orleans, LA
Full Time
  • Responsibilities

    The New Orleans Paddlewheels - Creole Queen , an authentic Paddlewheel, powered by a 24 foot diameter paddlewheel and the most modern, fuel efficient diesel-electric system ever installed in a boat of this class is now hiring a Marine Engineer.

    Job Purpose:

    To maintain, operate, and repair all vessel electrical and mechanical systems


    U.S. Coast Guard Licensed (2000 H.P.) with a minimum of 2 years Engineering experience

    Preferred experience with Diesel Electric (SCR)

    Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    Good understanding of all maritime rules and regulations

    Must possess working knowledge of vessel, and be able to maintain equipment in all areas of vessel

    Professional dress and demeanor

    Essential Functions:

    Overseeing and maintaining all vessel systems

    Performing preventative maintenance program on a daily, weekly, and monthly basis

    Keeping vessel maintenance records, inventories, accounting reports, and requisitions

    Conducting periodic inspections to ensure the crew is observing all U.S. Coast Guard and safety regulations

    Making safe and rational decisions concerning vessel operation and maintenance

    Recognizing unsafe conditions on vessel

    Work Environment:

    Interior and exterior of vessel, exposed to extreme weather

    Transitioning from deck to deck via stairs

    Cramped machinery spaces, including rotating equipment

    Physical Requirements:

    Standing and sitting - up to 14 hours per day

    Lifting up to 100 lbs., bending, kneeling, climbing more than 5 times per hour/shift

    Acute hearing and vision

    Must be able to pass U.S. Coast Guard physical and drug screen (Pre-Employment and Random)

    Hospitality Enterprises, Inc. offers competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package. EOE/DRUG FREE WORKPLACE

    *It is not our practice to ask for personal information prior to our on-boarding process. We conduct in-person interviews with all of our candidates. Should you ever be asked to give out any of your personal information, please contact our Human Resources Department. *