PAE, Inc Engineering Technician V - Captain 1600 Ton Master in Norfolk, Virginia

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Engineering Technician V - Captain 1600 Ton Master

Duties and Functions:

Engineering technicians perform one or more of the following functions. Applies engineering techniques, principles and precedents to develop, design, modify, install, test, evaluate, or operate electrical, electronic, avionics, mechanical, communications, stores, armament/ordnance, or related data processing systems for military weapon systems, associated support equipment or facilities, automotive or small craft. Maintains, repairs, inspects, troubleshoots, or programs equipment and components. Reviews, analyzes, develops, prepares or applies engineering, technical or maintenance specifications, policies, standards, or procedures. Organizes, analyzes, and prepares reports or presentation of technical data and information. Plans and performs tests and evaluations on systems, equipment or components. Compiles, processes, reduces, and analyzes test data and results. Operate and maintain marine propulsion (diesel/gasoline) and electrical/hydraulic systems; in both inland and open ocean boat operations of boats up to 100 feet. Performs non-routine and complex assignments involving responsibility for planning and conducting a complete project of relatively limited scope or a portion of a larger and more diverse project. Selects and adapts plans, techniques, designs, or layouts. Contacts personnel in related activities to resolve problems and coordinate the work. Reviews analysis, and integrates the technical work of others. Provides supervision and training to other technicians.

Performs all other duties as assigned.

  • The Captain/Master is responsible for the safe and efficient operation and performance of his crew, ship and tow, and for ensuring that the equipment is kept neat, clean, and in good working order.

  • Must make frequent, regular inspections of crew quarters, heads, the galley, and all other areas of the ship and, as necessary, the tow to ensure neatness, cleanliness, orderliness, safety and proper maintenance.

  • Ensures that all tows are in navigable condition. It is the responsibility of the Master to maintain the Ship Daily Log and see that it is posted at the end of each watch.

  • Ensures that his vessel and crew maintain valid current certificates and licensing required by the applicable government issuing agencies. He shall ensure that his crews abide by and his vessel is operated in accordance with all applicable government established rules and regulations.

  • The Captain/Master is required to ensure the safety of all crew by enforcing the appropriate established safety rules and regulations. He will ensure that proper logs and record are maintained.

Other Duties/Responsibilities/Functions/Skills:

  • Travel Required up to 120 days a year

  • Must be able to lift up to 100 lbs.

  • Works with Hazards materials, oils, solvents, Jp5, fuels, etc.

  • 10 years of experience performing the stated functions

  • 1600 TonCoast Guard License

Education Required:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

  • Must Possess the appropriate Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC)

Clearance Requirements:

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to obtain and hold a Secret Security Clearance

An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.

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