City Experiences by Hornblower
Hornblower is seeking a Chief Engineer for our City Cruises operation in San Francisco.
This person will be adaptable, dynamic, and embody City Experiences’ RESPECT Service System.
About the Opportunity:
The Chief Engineer is responsible for supervising and coordinating the work activities of officers and crew engaged in operating and maintaining paddlewheel, engines, boilers, deck machinery and electrical refrigeration and sanitary equipment aboard the vessel. This position oversees the installation and repair of systems and equipment onboard by outside contractors. The Chief Engineer directs, coordinates, and exercises functional authority for the planning, organization, control, integration and completion of engineering projects.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Inspect engines and other equipment and instruct crew on the repair or replacement of defective parts
Plan and formulate engineering programs and prioritize staff assignments according to project requirements
Review department operations for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, passenger requirements and those requirements of the USCG and other regulatory bodies
Calculate and monitor daily fuel and feed water consumption of the vessel
Arrange fuel schedules and orders
Maintain departmental work/overtime records and prepare engine department payroll
Prepare and review recommendations for repair work to the vessel
Review and approve departmental requisitions for stores
Responsible for informing the Captain of any pertinent information for reporting needs including, but not limited to, mechanical, medical, damage, large preventable issues, etc.
Overall safe operation of the vessel as carried out through the orders of the captain
Perform any duties and tasks as deemed necessary by the Port Engineer
Ensure behavior and performance supports the company’s Mission; promotes year-round success of system
Solicits feedback; acts to continuously improve success of team
Comply with safety and operating procedures
Participate in all safety drills and training
Performs other duties if required since above stated describe only a regular working day and may not be inclusive of every task needed to achieve results
Additional job duties as assigned
Requirements & Qualifications:
HS Diploma or Equivalent Required
Bachelor’s degree preferred in a related field
USCG License as an limited Chief Engineer /1600 ton masters
Valid Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) – ability to obtain and maintain
Valid Driver’s License
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; must be fluent in English
Ability to interact with individuals at all levels in a pleasant and professional manner
At least five years of experience required in a position with duties and responsibilities directly related to this position
Cruise industry experience preferred
Must be at least 21 years of age.
City Experiences’ passion is to provide amazing experiences on land and water. Our 40-year success through organic growth and acquisitions has resulted in a portfolio of over 25+ brands that welcome upwards of 30 million guests/riders annually. If you’re an enthusiastic team player who thrives in an environment where communication, creativity, and cooperation are encouraged, this may just be the opportunity for you.
The RESPECT Service System embodies City Experiences’ mission, vision, values and operating principles. By creating a company culture that puts RESPECT at its core, we believe it will drive us to achieve our goal of becoming a Global Experiences and Transportation Leader.
City Experiences is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We prohibit discrimination and or/harassment of any type, including but not limited to discrimination and or harassment based upon race, religion, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, pregnancy or relation medical conditions, childbirth, breastfeeding, parental status, veteran and/or military statue, disability (physical or mental) medical condition, genetic information or characteristics, political affiliation, domestic violence survivor status, marital status, or other characteristics prohibited by federal, state, or local law. Additional, City Experiences participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations.
We encourage qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records to apply.
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