Assistant Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Ventura
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/6/2024 3:10 PM)
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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 M/V Independence, supporting the Navy Division.


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.



LOCATION:   Ventura, CA 




  • HS Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must possess USCG License (Merchant Mariner’s Credential) for Third Assistant Engineer 2500 HP
  • Top Secret SCI eligibility; Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within 90 days. Current U.S. Citizenship Required
  • Shall hold an open ocean U.S. Coast Guard license as Assistant Engineer of inspected motor vessels powered by not less than 2500 HP diesel engines with a minimum of three years of experience in that class.


  • Maintains equipment, spares and hazardous material inventories.
  • Maintains vessel equipment, performing routine and preventative maintenance as well as corrective maintenance.
  • Conducts fuel oil soundings and prepares fuel reports. 
  • Schedules and performs Preventative Maintenance
  • Operates machinery and engineering systems. 
  • Maintains and enforces shipboard safety programs.
  • Fills out purchasing forms, worksheets and receives purchased items. Assists in the purchasing and ordering from vendors. Assists in the preparation of corporate documents, contract deliverables and other paperwork as directed.
  • Conducts fuel oil and engineering consumables transfers, loading, and discharges.
  • Maintains hazardous material management plans
  • All other duties as assigned.

SALARY RANGE: Estimated $44.42/hr + depending on experience.


What We Offer

  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule

“Navy Division”




Who We Are

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.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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