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The Power Generation Tech will work remotely with limited direct oversite to maintain, troubleshoot, and repair engines, generators, and their support systems on company vessels and shore plant assets. This role will also document all work performed and provide detailed reporting and information to key personnel as requested. The incumbent will assist in the development of vessel and machinery maintenance scheduling, and will track, compile, and assist in scheduling maintenance, regulatory and compliance activities to ensure compliance with all internal and external regulations and operational requirements. This position requires extensive travel in remote Alaska locations while also supporting vessels in shipyards in Washington State and Oregon.

Key Responsibilities:

• Perform equipment inspections and troubleshoot to determine deficiencies needing correction.
• Perform repairs on diesel engines, generators, DC control systems, AC power systems and other interrelated systems as needed to ensure proper performance of propulsion and generation systems.
• Verify repairs are completed properly by attending and overseeing equipment operation during load test and/or sea trials.
• Ensure that manufacturers procedures for repair are followed and support OEM equipment technicians during major repair events.
• Monitor costs and assist in performing risk assessments on equipment in an effort to maximize uptime and minimize total operational costs.
• Assist in tracking maintenance and repair activities performed on all major Trident vessel and shore plant assets.
• Maintain a safe, clean and organized working environment.
• Assist in establishing a regular inspection cadence and make recommendations based on outcome.
• Maintain and record maintenance activities performed for each vessel and shore plant including parts utilized and their sourcing (i.e. vessel spares, purchased from vendor, etc).


Additional Responsibilities:

• Acquires knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions. • Notifies designated personnel of any environmental or safety incidents or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and/or safety trainings.
• Experience balancing both short- and long-term objectives. Supports, promotes and ensures work and progress alignment with the departments overall vision, objectives and end goal.
• Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.

Minimum Requirements




• 5+ years’ experience repairing and maintaining diesel engines and systems required.
• Experience with maintenance and repair large bore high-speed diesel engines required.
• Experience with maintenance and repair of medium speed diesels, generators and systems preferred.
• Previous OEM diesel engine/generator technician training and certification preferred.
• Licensed marine engineering experience preferred.



• High School Diploma/GED required.
• Marine Engineering license, QMED or greater preferred
• Bachelor’s degree in maritime or marine engineering field preferred.



• Valid, unrestricted drivers license.
• Owns set of mechanics tools, including multimeter.
• Organized and has the ability to manage input information from many sources.
• Has moderate computer skills, can operate multiple OEM diagnostic software programs.
• Performs work with energy and drive, values planning, but will take quick, decisive action when an opportunity presents itself.
• Collaborates positively to achieve team and company objectives. Works effectively within a diverse environment.
• Provides oversight for repair activities and decisions to minimize confusion or error.


Special Training/Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one situations to supervisor and other employees of the organization. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.


Work Environment:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; extreme cold; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to sit; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.


Mental Activities:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to understand English, and utilize teamwork skills. The employee is frequently required to speak English, and use decision making skills. The employee is occasionally required to use interpersonal, customer service, mentoring, problem analysis, training and supervision skills. The employee will be occasionally required to read and write English, perform basic math, use exercise independent judgment, and use discretion.


This is an Hourly – Non-Exempt position with an hourly rate range of: $45.00 - $55.00 per hour. 

Please note that the salary information shown above is a general guidance only. Salaries are based upon candidate experience and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

Employees (and their families) are eligible for medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance, HRA/HSA with employer contribution, EAP, wellness programs, and annual discretionary bonuses. Employees may enroll in Trident’s 401k plan with partial employer match and adoption assistance. Group rates for long- and short-term disability, and supplemental life & disability insurance. Employees will also receive 3.08 hours paid vacation and the greater of 2.16 hours of paid sick time per two-week pay period or 1.00 hour per 40 hours worked and ten paid holidays throughout the calendar year, along with paid parental leave.

Additional benefits could include: Relocation assistance.

Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.