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Engineer (Inland Marine)
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  Job posted:   Fri May 18, 2018
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Engineer (Inland Marine)
Savage Inland Marine has immediate openings for qualified Engineer in its Marine Division located in Gibson, LA. Savage operates on the Western and Inland Waterways river systems. Vessel employees are scheduled on a 28 day on/14 day off rotation and work two six hour watches each day with six hour rest periods in between watches.

+ Maintain engine and mechanical logs, including entry of events

+ Monitor all fire suppression systems for proper maintenance

+ Assist in training crew members in the operation of all firefighting equipment aboard the vessel

+ Assist the captain in conducting fire emergency procedures and fire drills

+ Complete various electrical, plumbing, pipefitting and heating/air conditioning repairs throughout the generator, upper/lower engine, rudder, pump and electrical rooms and shaft alley

+ Complete the various processes involved with the fueling of the vessel

+ Complete daily and periodic cleaning tasks to include but not limited to trash removal, mopping, scraping, sanding and painting

+ Engineer works on the vessel/barge for a 12-hour shift for up to a 28-day period

+ High School education or licensed engineer preferred

+ 5+ yrs of related experience preferred

+ Good working knowledge of marine mechanical and electrical systems

+ Skills in the area of Electrical, Mechanical, Diesel, Pneumatics, and Plumbing

+ Valid Drivers license

+ Maintain an active TWIC


+ High school diploma or equivalent

Physical Requirements

+ The Tankerman must satisfactorily complete a physical exam and drug test

+ Lift/carry heavy objects

+ Lift an object of 75 pounds from floor to waist level and back down

+ Lift an object of 50 pounds from waist to shoulder

+ Bolting an 8-bolt flange together while wearing work gloves

+ Able to use hand or power tool for maintenance or repairs

+ The Tankerman must be able to pull heavy lines/hoses

+ Step one step, of a distance at least 36 inches one time

+ Climb ladder and or stairs of 15 feet up and down

+ Work outside in weather conditions (ice, wind, rain, snow, heat, etc)

+ Able to see (if applicable with corrective lenses) objects at various distances and colors

With more than 70 years' experience in hundreds of locations across North America and internationally, Savage is a trusted partner for safely moving and managing mission-critical materials with worry-free consistency while creating value for our Customers. Savage specializes in rail, truck and marine transportation, logistics, materials handling and other industrial and environmental services. We Hire Right, Train Right and Treat Right, and strive to provide our Team Members with opportunities to do things they never dreamed possible.

Savage offers competitive benefits that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, a retirement plan, paid time off and opportunities for growth.

Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace.

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