Port of Stockton



The Engineer position’s main purpose is to:

  • Work under the Captain’s direction to engineer and maintain the vessel and all systems in accordance with company and safety standards.
  • Maximize safety and efficiency by using expertise in all maintenance and repairs.
  • Bring a morale-focused approach to the success of each voyage.
  • Maintain complete responsibility for all assigned tasks and duties, including upkeep and inspections of all equipment and the entire vessel.


  • Have advanced mechanical abilities, sufficient to plan and enact maintenance as needed.
  • Use understanding and expertise to carry out preventative and scheduled maintenance and repairs for all equipment and systems on the vessel.
  • Create work plan, execute, and complete daily tasks following the established schedule in Vessel Management System.
  • Maintain inventory of tools and critical/spare parts onboard the vessel.
  • Skilled in all Deckhand duties and able to work as a deckhand as needed
  • Competent in abilities and able to clearly communicate and train others on maintenance and repairs.
  • Prioritize a clean and organized workspace, including wiping down, degreasing, painting, organizing, inventorying, etc.

Ability Requirements:

  • Must have proficient mechanical and engineering skills to perform all duties described above.
  • Attention to detail/excellent organizational skills
  • Maintain focus and practical decision-making skills under stress, especially in potentially dangerous situations.
  • Embody responsibility and ownership, and lead by example duties.
  • Be open to criticism and contribute to the development and success of others.
  • Excellent communicator and able to share information clearly and efficiently.
  • Proficient mechanical skills and work ethic to fulfill all duties as they are assigned.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be comfortable working aboard boats and barges using heavy lines, winches, and mechanical tools for repairs.
  • Must be able to comfortably and safely lift 100 lbs.; This position involves lifting, pulling, and operating heavy equipment, tools, and objects.
  • Must be able to bend, stoop, or squat frequently. Climb high steps/ladders should be expected several times per day.
  • Use of, working with, around, on, under, and inside deck machinery is expected daily; work on equipment that is poorly accessible or in confined workspaces when the need arises.
  • Must have the ability to maintain balance/equilibrium at all times and various heights.
  • Ability to work in confined spaces for prolonged periods.
  • The ability to work in all weather conditions and have sufficient heat/cold tolerance.
  • Not deterred by grease, dirt, paint, water, etc., that may regularly be on your skin, hair, and clothing.
  • Ability to work when exposed to odors, dust, dirt, mechanical hazards, high noise levels, and potentially hazardous equipment.
  • Must be able to swim
  • This job’s specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Skills, Aptitudes, Qualifications & Certifications

  • Merchant Mariner Credential
  • Drivers License
  • USCG Medical Card
  • DDE License Preferred, not required
  • Physical & DOT Drug Test
  • Respiratory Fit Test
  • TWIC Card
  • DDE License
  • STCW
  • AB – special, limited, or unlimited

Brusco Tug & Barge

548 14th Ave
Longview, WA 98632

Pay Range:



Health, Dental, 401K, PTO