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GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF CLASS
The SHIP'S SECOND ASSISTANT ENGINEER assists the Chief Engineer in the operation, maintenance, and repair of diesel engines and auxiliary mechanical and electrical equipment in ocean motor vessels.
This is the first level of a three-level series. This class is distinguished from the Ship's First Assistant Engineer level by the absence of responsibility to maintain inventory records and an adequate amount of engineering supplies and spare parts.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHERS
Employees in this class have daily contact with research scientists and students while at sea, to assist in repairing 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 supervisory level engineer. Repair work is inspected upon completion. 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.
Possession of an Assistant Engineer license, limited motor vessel of not more than 3000 horsepower upon oceans issued by the U.S. Coast Guard.