Position: Workboat Engineer

Company: Boston Harbor Cruises


Local work boat company seeks onboard Engineer crewmember. Week on/ week off schedule based in Charlestown, MA onboard 118’ crew style aluminum vessel. This is an at sea position onboard an operating work boat that returns every week. 


  • Duties include watch standing and monitoring to ensure all vessel systems are operating normally.
  • Systems include but may not be limited to hydraulic, electrical (AC and DC), HVAC, piping and plumbing, propulsion diesel engines and drive systems, generators and auxiliary engines.
  • Complete scheduled maintenance tasks as required such as oil changes, lubrications, inspections, etc.
  • Ability to identify and complete minor repairs as needed. Ability to assist with more comprehensive repairs shoreside as needed. 
  • Ability to work mostly independently, or with others proactively. Ability to document all work, including use of a web based maintenance program.
  • Ability to assist with deck operations or other duties assigned by the Captain as needed.
  • Able to assist with paid semi-annual dry docking periods 

You will be enrolled in a mandatory random drug testing program while employed and subjected to a pre-employment drug test/screening.

Pay is based on a standard “day rate” or pay per day.



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