Port Engineer

Job category: Office

Location: East Coast (Staten Island, NY) & Gulf Coast (Tampa, FL & Houston, TX)

Reports to: Vice President of Maintenance, Repair & New Construction

Work Status: Full Time

Pay Status: Salaried

The Port Engineer works to ensure that all vessels are up-kept and maintained to the highest standards in the industry.


  • Assist in planning, administering and coordination of both the maintenance and preventative maintenance programs for an assigned group of vessels.
  • Review and oversee repair specifications during a voyage repair, overhaul, modification and/or conversion of an assigned group of vessels.
  • Conduct periodic inspections of vessels; and provide written reports on findings and corrective action plans.
  • Act as a liaison with shipyards, equipment suppliers, classification societies and regulatory bodies.
  • Assure all assigned vessels are operating within the companies operating policies and procedures.
  • Travel to various ports of call to consult with vessel personnel regarding operating procedures, maintenance schedules, and safety requirements.
  • Monitor vessel maintenance programs, prepare work bids, and solicit bids within company guidelines.
  • Review vessel personnel relieving reports, and provide documentation and written comments.
  • Has a strong knowledge and understanding of company’s Safety Management System.

Working Conditions & Environment:

  • Must be able to work in both office and outside conditions.
  • Available 24 hours a day, including nights, weekends and holidays via rotating schedule.
  • Must be able to climb ladders for access to cargo/ballast/void tanks (certificate for entry will be provided).
  • Must be able to gain access to shipyards and oil terminals (TWIC required).
  • Ability to travel as needed.

Knowledge, Skills and Educational Requirements:

  • College degree or equivalent experience (5) years in marine transportation.
  • Minimum three to five (3-5) years’ experience in shipyard and vessel operations.
  • Working knowledge of USCG and ABS Vessel Regulations, and ISM Code.
  • Valid TWIC Card / Driver’s License.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Neat and professional in appearance.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in fast pace environment.


  • Major Medical
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • 401k
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Savings Account

When applying, please include a copy of the following credentials:

  • Driver’s license
  • TWIC card
  • Passport
  • Additional certifications you may have

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58 South Service Rd. Suite 150, Melville, NY 11747