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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The SHIP'S FIRST ASSISTANT ENGINEER assists the Chief Engineer in the overall operation, maintenance and repair, and inventory of machinery, parts, and equipment on board an ocean motor vessel.
This is the second level of a three-level series. This class is distinguished from the Ship's Second Assistant Engineer level by having responsibility to maintain inventory records and an adequate amount of engineering supplies and spare parts. This position is further distinguished from the higher level Chief Engineer by the absence of direct supervision over all aspects of the vessel's mechanical operations and scheduling of watches and daily duties.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have daily contact with research scientists and students while at sea, to repair broken equipment as requested. All other contact is with the ship's crew. Duties are assigned and completed on board the ship.
Employees in this class receive general supervision from an administrative supervisor. Work assignments are examined upon completion and engineering logs are checked daily to ensure that maintenance and operation schedules are met. Work is evaluated upon completion for adherence to generally accepted marine engineering practices.
Positions in this class are found on ships conducting research at sea for extended periods of time. They require the willingness to work within the environment associated with the position's location.