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  • 1) Coordinates repair and maintenance functions furnished operating fleet to minimize loss of revenue and cost of repairs: Reviews repair request and compares request with previous work accomplished on ship concerned and similar vessels to determine that expenditures are economically sound.

  • 2) Prepares recommendations for work, and initiates procurement of materials.

  • 3) Inspects machinery, equipment, or spaces outlined in work request, draws up job specifications, and obtains bids from contractors or shipyards to perform repairs.

  • 4) Maintains contact with contractors to ensure completion of work at minimum cost.

  • 5) Investigates machinery casualties to determine cause, and advises ship's officers in methods of operation to prevent recurrence of casualty or maloperation.

  • 6) Maintains records of engineering costs for each vessel, such as repairs, supplies, and personnel.

  • 7) Cooperates with regulatory bodies to ensure that requirements for alterations, repair, or modifications are kept at minimum cost consistent with safety.

  • 8) May represent ferry system interests in ferry and terminal construction and maintenance activities, and in union contract negotiations.




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DOT:   014.167-014

Job Number: 7712