Pursuit

ASSISTANT PORT MECHANIC & ENGINEER (KENAI FJORDS TOURS)

Job Locations US-AK-Seward
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(05/06/2024 5:26 PM)
Job ID # (iCIMS)
2024-28656
Job Posting Categories
Facility Management

What perks can you expect?

/ Competitive perks & wages 

/ Access to iconic National Park experiences

/ Fun staff events and parties

/ Free access to cool attractions and experiences

/ Training to help your career grow

What will be your daily pursuit?

Assist the Port Engineer with coordination, maintenance and improvement of company owned vessels and vehicles in order to maximize guest satisfaction, provide comfortable and safe transportation for our guests and staff, stay in compliance with applicable laws and regulations, and maintain a cost-effective operation. This position is truly a safety champion who focuses daily on our #1 core value, Safety First.

What is the compensation for this role?

$28.00-$32.00 DOE

What will you do in this job?

Ideal Experience

 

/   2 years of experience in marine maintenance or equivalent

/   Experience in commercial vehicle maintenance

/   Parts inventory and purchasing experience

/   Aware of general principles of Inventory Management

 

Essential Job Duties

 

/ Assist the Port Engineer and Captain(s) with providing service to the boat and vehicle fleet, with long term guest safety, comfort, and costs in mind

/ Maintain and organize adequate supplies of key maintenance and repair parts on hand to ensure periodic maintenance can happen without waiting for parts and that down time is minimized during summer months

/ Provide assistance to the Port Engineer, Transportation Coordinator and Operations Department when they are working with vendors, both parts and service, to ensure that we take advantage of our buying power

/ Responsible for the Phoenix Avenue warehouse including petroleum storage, tool storage, and general security. Coordinate with Boat Captains, Land Facilities Maintenance Technician and Transportation Coordinator to ensure prompt and proper disposal of all waste products, including but not limited to used oil collection

/ Coordinate with the Land Facilities Maintenance Technician to ensure that the Phoenix Avenue warehouse is maintained with safety and functionality in mind

/ Assist the captains with maintenance activities of the boat crew. Stress the value of scheduled routine maintenance

/ Provided assistance to the Land Facilities and Fox Island Maintenance Technicians regarding all aspect of the Fox Island operation, including but not limited to; electrical and fresh water systems

/ Assist the Port Engineer and/or Transportation Coordinator to help ensure vessels and vehicles are maintained within applicable US Coast Guard and US Department of Transportation standards

Assist with land facilities maintenance as required

What skills and experience do you need for this job?

/ Thorough understanding of operation of diesel and gas internal combustion engines, associated cooling systems, both A/C and D/C electrical systems, hydraulic systems, fresh and seawater plumbing systems and marine electronics

/   Be able to come up with cost effective, durable solutions to often complex mechanical problems

/   SAE certification is preferred but not required

/   Physical ability to climb ladders

/   Lift up to 60 pounds on a regular basis

/     Effective communicator

/   Enter and operate in confined spaces

/   Operate power tools

/   Operate in environment with breathing apparatus

/   Operate company vehicles (pass vehicle background check)

What will your work environment be like?

We wake up every day to greet glaciers, mountain peaks and pristine lakes. At Pursuit, we live the dream. We’re united by an intrinsic love of exploring that can’t be confined by physical borders. Together, Pursuit team members and guests create inspiring memories they will share with their friends and families for years to come. It’s all about sharing our amazing destinations.

 

Travel across the Alaska Collection & Glacier Collection may be required frequently. Travel to other Pursuit geographies to attend business meetings may be required both domestically and internationally. The nature of this position will require work to be performed at nonstandard hours and weekends.

 

This list describes at a high level what this job requires, but no job description can anticipate every single task, issue or project that could come up. Pursuit reserves the right to adjust, reduce, add, or change job tasks as needed for the success of the business.

To handle this job successfully, any person hired must be able to perform responsibilities as described. Pursuit will make any reasonable accommodation to help a person with disabilities perform their job. Current, legal ability to work in the U.S. and travel into Canada is required.

Pursuit is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

 

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