Savage Services

Assistant Engineer

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Employment Type
Regular Full-Time


The primary responsibility of the Assistant Engineer is to oversee the operation of propulsion, power generation systems and stands an engineering watch when assigned as a watchstander.


  • The 2nd and 3rd Assistant Engineer oversees the operation of propulsion, power generation systems and stands an engineering watch when assigned as a watchstander.
  • The Assistant Engineer reports directly to the 1AE and implements SMS requirements and additional duties as assigned.
  • The Assistant Engineers are responsible for implementing SMM policy and procedural requirements onboard as relating to the position. The Assistant Engineer also assists the Chief Engineer with the inspection, testing and maintenance of engine machinery and systems.
  • The Assistant Engineer may be referred to as the Engine Watch Officer within various procedures.


  • USCG Licensed Unlimited Horsepower
  • Familiarity with Wartsila Medium Speed Diesel engines
  • Tankerman Engineer endorsement
  • All Required STCW endorsements for a chemical tanker capable of foreign voyages
  • Must have a valid TWIC card and Passport
  • Other certificates and endorsements as deemed required for the operation and by Savage Marine
  • Good communication skills
  • Self-motivated and proactive
  • Proven and effective manager and leader


  • High School diploma
  • Maritime Academy graduate preferred
  • ABS Nautical Systems NS5 experience preferred

Physical Requirements:

Able to work in confined spaces, carrying heavy tools, climbing and descending ladders, consistently asked to lift and carry loads greater than 25 pounds

Must have current USCG medical certificate, renewed every 2 years


Savage is an innovative supply-chain solutions company. We are the leading provider of fully integrated systems, designed and operated to solve unique logistics and materials management challenges for industrial companies throughout North America.  Each of us at Savage is committed to integrity and delivering reliable, sustainable services in a safe and environmentally responsible manner.  We expect our people to be progressive, relentlessly seeking improvement; experiencing opportunities for personal growth by working for a world-class organization and leader in the industry. 


 We offer wage rates based on labor market surveys and a package of competitive benefits provided and/or sponsored by the Company that include: medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, retirement plan and opportunities for future growth. 


Savage is an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintains a drug free workplace. 


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