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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
Third Assistant Engineer
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CHEVRON | Richmond, CA
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Job Description

Chevron USA - Marine periodically has job openings for the position of Third Assistant Engineer located on one of their US Flag fleet of vessels. This is an open continuous announcement. Applications will be considered as vacancies occur.


Applicants must hold a current United States Coast Guard License (Motor vessels of any horsepower), Merchant Mariner Document, Passport, and Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC).

The general guideline for vessel assignment length is 75 days for licensed officers. Vacation will accrue at 30 days for each 30 days of work.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

* Handles engine department watch standing duties, which includes supervision and control of vessel's machinery and equipment.
* Oversees the loading of engine department stores, bunkers and water.
* Ensures that all personnel working within the engine room comply with PPE requirements and supervisor's safety instructions so that safe working practices are adhered to.
* Supervise and assist unlicensed personnel (machinist and utility).
* Responsible for routine maintenance and troubleshooting of engine room equipment, inspecting equipment for the need of preventative maintenance and determining requirements. Conducts routine maintenance on a variety of systems, including (but not limited to) pneumatics, hydraulics, mechanical and electrical.
* Performs any other marine related duties as required by STCW, ISM and ISPS conventions and Chevron operational procedures to ensure the safety of the vessel, its crew and cargo.
* Attends all required classes required by STCW, ISM, ISPS and Chevron to maintain valid certificates of competency.
* Participates in and furthers company programs such as Behavior Based Safety, near miss reporting and Job Safety Analysis.
* One year service as a licensed engineer on vessels requiring unlimited horsepower.
* Job necessitates driving on a routine basis.
* Working knowledge of USCG and international regulations such as MARPOL, SOLAS and ISGOTT.
* Minimum License and Endorsement Requirements:
* USCG Third Assistant Engineer of Motor Vessels of any horsepower.

Required Qualifications:

* Merchant Mariners Document
* Advanced Firefighting Certificate
* Basic Safety Training
* Pre-employment screening consists of:
* Physical and Functional capacity evaluationexamination, including DOT drug testing
* Background check

Relocation Options:

Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco

Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland


In the U.S., Chevron has a strong presence in all aspects of the oil industry. As the second-largest U.S.-based integrated energy company, Chevron produces oil, natural gas and other products essential for progress. Learn more about Chevron in the U.S.