JOB DESCRIPTION:


Under direct supervision, assists the marine engineer in the operation, maintenance and repair of motor ferry operation, auxiliary, and related equipment; performs related work. EXAMPLES OF TYPICAL TASKS: Maintains appropriate levels of oil, lubricant in all main engines, ship service diesel generator, main propulsion equipment, shaft bearings, reduction gears, and pumps as needed to properly safeguard vessel equipment. Maintains and cleans lube oil stores. Operates and cleans oil filtration and centrifuge equipment. Greases/lubricates bearings, pumps and couplings. Adjusts steam burning boiler drafts and maintains proper combustion, pressure and water levels in boilers. Reads gauges and other indicators such as fuel oil pressure and temperature, steam pressure on heating boilers, etc. Fills out orders and logs. Assists the marine engineer in the operation, maintenance and repair of motor ferry operation, auxiliary and related equipment. Maintains and makes manual repairs on boilers and boiler auxiliaries under supervision of the marine engineer. Cleans, scrapes and/or paints compartments, bulkheads, auxiliary machinery, boiler room plates and bilges, and boilers as needed. Wipes, cleans and polishes equipment. In ferry terminals, operates heating boilers; cleans and adjusts burners; maintains boiler feed pumps; secures and cleans strainers; and maintains proper temperature and pressure in fuel oil system. Inspects below deck emergency and rescue equipment. Performs required duties at fire drills in accordance with United State Coast Guard and department regulations. Takes required actions in the event of an actual fire, rescue or other emergency. Pumps sludge tank to drums on deck and supervises their removal. Makes periodic inspections of all auxiliary machinery in engineering spaces. Examines hull for water leakage and bulkheads for water seepage and looks for structural damage in all below deck compartments. Reports routine findings to supervisor after making inspection. Reports any unusual situations to supervisor for immediate corrective action with a complete description of the problem. Uses bilge pumps to remove normal daily accumulated seepage from compartments. Examines shaft bearings, stern glands and bilges. Assists marine engineer tightening and renewing stern tube packing in shafts. Performs maintenance on items not in use (standby equipment). Disconnects shore power cable. Fills and maintains level in potable water tanks. Flushes line shaft bearings. Transfers oil from fuel barge to vessels. Performs assigned fueling duties under the direction of the marine engineer.

Salary: $47,036.00 - $54,091.00

Median salary: $50,563.50

Posting date: October 06, 2015

End date: N/A

Department: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Url: https://a127-jobs.nyc.gov


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