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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 5 days ago(5/20/2024 11:17 AM)
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Assistant Engineer


Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Assistant Engineer for the (USAV) Worthy, supporting the Navy Division.

We are looking for a Permanent Employee interested in Living and Working on the island in the Pacific.


LOCATION:   Kwajalein, Marshall Islands

JOB STATUS: Full-Time Living on the Island



  • Must have a High School Diploma or equivalent. Degree from a certified maritime vocational school or Maritime Academy preferred
  • Two (2) years’ experience as an engineer (Graduation from a US State or Federal Maritime Academy may be substituted for the 2-year experience).
  • Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) Current U.S. Citizenship Required. Must have a valid U.S. Passport.
  • Shall hold an open ocean U.S Coast Guard credential as Assistant Engineer of motor vessels powered by engines of not less than 2500 HP, or as an USCG Designated Duty Engineer (Unrestricted) with a minimum of 3 years experience in those classes.


  • Two (2) years’ experience as an engineer.
  • Knowledge of common safety practices and protective equipment used on an ocean-going towing vessel.
  • Required to pass a Federal Background Investigation to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Ability to pass a post offer drug screen and physical/medical clearance.



  • The Assistant Engineer works with the Chief Engineer to ensure the vessel is maintained in a seaworthy, clean and safe manner. The Assistant Engineer maintains all shipboard systems including, but not limited to propulsion, electrical, electronic, fuel, hydraulic, sanitation and potable water systems. The Asst. Engineer is the officer in charge of an engineering watch and assists in the supervision of the engineering department. Supervises engineering watch members.
  • Supervises, operates, and maintains the engineering plant on the U.S. Army Vessel (USAV) Worthy.
  • Supervises, operates and maintains the assigned vessel’s propulsion and auxiliary engineering systems.
  • Determines parts, supplies, and material requirements for job accomplishment.
  • Using hand and power tools commonly used in the maritime industry.
  • Oversees the USAV Worthy preventive maintenance program and coordinates for required USAG‐KA Marine repair shop support. Accurately inputs O&M data, as well as, projects long range maintenance issues.
  • Ensures the vessel maintains ABS Load‐line and U.S. Army standards.
  • Remains on standby/recall status to the vessel during dockside periods, as needed.
  • Participates in the vessel’s off site OCCM (On‐Condition Cyclic Maintenance) Dry‐docking on a three-year basis
  • Ensuring all personnel are wearing the appropriate PPE for the assigned task.

“Navy Division”




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At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


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