Works under supervision of the Chief Engineer or as delegated to the First Assistant Engineer, as a qualified member of the Engineering Department (QMED). Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the vessel’s engineering plant as directed by ship’s Engineers. Work assignments include but not limited to assists in the installation, operation, maintenance and repair of shipboard equipment and systems, properly process and pump sewage and oily water tanks, make emergency repairs, perform daily/weekly/monthly preventative maintenance, and performs all other duties and responsibilities normally expected of a vessel’s Oiler/QMED. Works on a rotational schedule based on operational needs (e.g. 3-4 months on, 3-4 months off).
Requires US Coast Guard MMC with Qualified Member Engine Department (QMED) endorsement, IMO STCW95 with AIII/4 Rating.
The R/V Kilo Moana is a 186’ Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) vessel owned by the U.S. Navy and operated by the University of Hawaii Marine Center (UHMC) at Pier 35 in Honolulu, Hawaii. The vessel was built in 2001 and commissioned in 2002.
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