This is a sea-going ship’s crew position, assigned to R/V KILO MOANA. Under supervision as delegated from the Chief Engineer to the First Assistant Engineer, serves as an assistant in assigned matters pertaining to engineering and administration of the Engineering Department. Serves as Officer in Charge of an Engineering Watch (OICEW), supervising the daily work of junior Engineering Department personnel sharing the same watch schedule. Under direction from the First Assistant Engineer, manages routine operations for loading and shifting fuel and ballast in the ship’s tanks in accord with requirements for plant operation and vessel stability within prescribed limits, and is responsible for all maintenance/repair tasks on these systems. Performs all other duties as directed by the Chief Engineer or First Assistant Engineer. Employee will work on a rotational schedule based on operational needs (e.g. 3/4 months on, 3/4 months off).
Must possess a current MMC and required STCW documentation of training, a valid Passport, a valid USCG Medical Certificate, and a valid Transportation Worker’s Identification Credential (TWIC).
The UH Marine Center is responsible for coordinating operations on and maintaining the 186' SWATH (Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull) R/V Kilo Moana (KM). UH Marine Center facilities are currently located at Pier 35 in Honolulu Harbor. These facilities include: pier spaces for the KM, visiting research vessels, and several smaller vessels; a machine shop; cranes; and storage facilities.
Services provided by the Marine Center include: ship scheduling; provision of shipboard crew and technicians; engineering support; coordination of shared equipment such as underwater vehicles, submersibles, and small boats; and vessel chartering.