Port Engineer

Company Info

Name: McAllister Towing

Contact Email: awatters@mcallistertowing.com

Application URL: http://mcallister.balancetrak.com/lists/71/default.aspx

Website: www.mcallistertowing.com

Job Details

Location: Staten Island, NY

Job Type: Full-Time

Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate

Min Experience: 2-5 Years

Required Travel: TBD

Date Posted: 02/11/2015


Company Profile:

McAllister Towing is one of the oldest and largest marine towing and transportation companies in the United States, operating a fleet of more than 70 tugboats and 12 barges along the entire East Coast from Portland, ME to San Juan, PR. The corporate headquarters is located in New York City with additional staffed offices in Portland ME, Searsport, ME, Fall River, MA, Providence, RI Port Jefferson, NY, Staten Island, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Norfolk, Wilmington, NC, Georgetown, SC, Charleston, Jacksonville, Port Everglades and San Juan, Puerto Rico. In each port, McAllister is engaged in ship docking, general harbor towing, coastal towing and bulk transportation servicing more than 600 major steamship companies.


McAllister Towing is a family owned company which offers its employees an exciting and unique opportunity to develop both personal and professional skills.


Job Description:

The Port Engineer is a skilled Engineer who is responsible for estimating, planning, and performing short and long-term maintenance, repairs, and modifications on vessels for a specific region.


Position Details:
  • Ensures all vessel engineers are properly trained, qualified, and comply with a regulatory training and/or certification requirements.

  • Assists in the development and adherence of the maintenance and repair budget.

  • Supervises the timely and cost effective maintenance, repair, modifications, and refurbishment projects of existing fleet.

  • Develops dry-docking specifications, vendor bid packages, and evaluation projects.

  • Monitors the contractor and/or shipyard during maintenance and repair projects.

  • Conducts on-site surveys of vessels and equipments to determine maintenance and repair needs.

  • Makes repair recommendations to General Manager.

  • Analyzes problems and interfaces with appropriate operations personnel.


Compensation and Benefits:

We offer competitive salaries, team oriented working environment and a comprehensive benefit package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance and Training Reimbursement.


Contact Information: Amber N. Watters, Corporate Recruiter E-mail: awatters@mcallistertowing.com


You may apply for this job online at www.mcallistertowing.com or fax to 757-545-3511. (When applying online please attach a cover letter with salary history along with your resume.)


McAllister Towing is an Equal Opportunity employer dedicated to diversity in the workplace. McAllister Towing is an E-Verify Employer.

Requirements Required Experience:
  • 2-5 years as an engineer on tugboats and mechanical experience working on Detroit Diesel 71 Series, EMD, Fairbanks Morse, and Caterpillar engines. Electrical system experience also required.

  • High School Degree or equivalent is required.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field preferred.  Maritime Academy graduate is preferred.

  • USCG Merchant Mariner Credential and Transportation Worker Identification Card.

  • USCG license preferred.

  • Strong analytical, communication, and problem solving skills

Application Instructions

Apply onlie at http://mcallister.balancetrak.com/lists/71/default.aspx or you may apply for this job online at www.mcallistertowing.com or fax to 757-545-3511. (When applying online please attach a cover letter with salary history along with your resume.)

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