UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

MARINE ENGINEER,THIRD ASSISTANT

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

8971 (IBU Oceanography-Thompson Research Crew)

CLASS SERIES CONCEPT

Marine engineering officers operate and maintain machinery and engineering systems aboard ship.

BASIC FUNCTION

Serve as third assistant engineering officer aboard an ocean research ship of approximately 2000 gross tons.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general supervision, serve as third assistant engineering officer in the operation and maintenance of propulsion and auxiliary machinery of a diesel electric powered ocean research ship, 6000 HP.

TYPICAL WORK

Stand engine room watch as operating engineer of propulsion or auxiliary machinery;

Direct operation of engineering department personnel as assigned;

Direct routine maintenance of deck machinery, refrigeration and air conditioning;

Maintain operating and maintenance logs and records;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

Legal Requirement

A U.S. Coast Guard Third Assistant Engineer's license valid for operation of a 2000 HP inspected ocean motor vessel.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 6-27-88
Revise Class: 2-15-91
CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05