Assistant Engineer Surge Crew

REQ #: 16627 | Kwajalein, Marshall Islands

Oasis Systems has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Engineer to Supervise the safe operation and maintenance of the U.S. Army Vessel (USAV) Worthy.
This Surge Crew will need to be available from approximately July 5th, 2023 – August 14th, 2023

EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Two (2) years’ experience as an engineer (Graduation from a US State or Federal Maritime Academy may be substituted for the 2-year experience).
EDUCATION: Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Degree from a certified maritime vocational school or Maritime Academy preferred


  • Shall hold an open ocean U.S Coast Guard credential as Assistant Engineer of motor vessels powered by engines of not less than 2500 HP, or as an USCG Designated Duty Engineer (Unrestricted) with a minimum of 3 years experience in those classes.
  • Formal education as a Marine Engineer will be considered in lieu of three years experience

SECURITY CLEARANCE: Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) and U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants
JOB STATUS: Part Time Surge Crew


The Assistant Engineer works with the Chief Engineer to ensure the vessel is maintained in a seaworthy, clean and safe manner. The Assistant Engineer maintains all shipboard systems including, but not limited to propulsion, electrical, electronic, fuel, hydraulic, sanitation and potable water systems. The Asst. Engineer is the officer in charge of an engineering watch and assists in the supervision of the engineering department.
Supervises, operates, and maintains the engineering plant on the U.S. Army Vessel (USAV) Worthy.

• Supervises, operates and maintains the assigned vessel’s propulsion and auxiliary engineering systems.
• Determines parts, supplies, and material requirements for job accomplishment.
• Supervises engineering watch members.
• Oversees the USAV Worthy preventive maintenance program and coordinates for required USAG‐KA Marine repair shop support.
• Accurately inputs O&M data, as well as, projects long range maintenance issues.
• Ensures the vessel maintains ABS Load‐line and U.S. Army standards.
• Remains on standby/recall status to the vessel during dockside periods, as needed.
• Participates in the vessel’s off site OCCM (On‐Condition Cyclic Maintenance) Dry‐docking on a three-year basis

Accountable For:
• Conducting on‐the‐job training of personal, as may be required.
• Accurately and properly maintaining all required engineering logs and records.
• Using hand and power tools commonly used in the maritime industry.
• Enforcing safety regulations, guidelines, policies and procedures.
• Ensuring all personnel are wearing the appropriate PPE for the assigned task.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE: The ideal candidate must have:
• Two (2) years’ experience as an engineer.
• Knowledge of common safety practices and protective equipment used on an ocean-going towing vessel.
• Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
• Must have a valid U.S. Passport.
• Ability to pass a post offer drug screen and physical/medical clearance.

Who We Are

Oasis Systems is a premier provider of customer-driven, cost-effective, and quality Engineering Services; Enterprise Systems and Applications; Human Factors Engineering; Information Technology and Cyber Security; Professional Services; and Specialized Engineering Solutions to the Department of Defense, Federal Aviation Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, and other Federal Agencies.

We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates, and retains the most talented, skilled, and dedicated people in the industry, where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.

Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment based on any legally protected characteristic, including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or based on physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to perform the job available satisfactorily.

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