Oasis Systems

Chief Engineer

Job Locations US-CA-Ventura
Posted Date 3 days ago(5/13/2022 8:48 AM)
Requisition Number


Oasis Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Full time Chief Engineer position on board the M/V INDEPENDENCE.

The Chief Engineer ensures the vessel’s systems are maintained in a seaworthy, clean and safe manner. The Chief Engineer maintains all shipboard systems including, but not limited to propulsion, electrical, electronic, fuel, hydraulic, sanitation and potable water systems. 

LOCATION:  Ventura, CA



REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills) 


SECURITY CLEARANCE: Top Secret SCI eligibility; Must be able to obtain a Secret clearance within 90 days 

EDUCATION: Graduate of a state or federal maritime academy, or U.S. Naval or Coast Guard Academy, as a Marine Engineer, or U.S. Naval schools or equivalent in propulsion; Machinist Mate; Engineman; Damage Control; Air Conditioning and Refrigeration; etc.

A total of 5 years of experience as a licensed Chief Engineer aboard comparable or larger vessels may be substituted for the formal education requirement.


EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Hold an open ocean license as chief engineer of inspected motor vessels powered by not less than 2500 HP diesel engines with a minimum of three years’ experience as Chief Engineer in that class.  
Experience as First Engineer unlimited HP will be considered in lieu of Chief limited.



  • Engine department lead.
  • 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 prepare fuel reports.
  • Maintains records on all vessel systems.
  • Operate machinery and engineering systems.
  • Maintain and enforce shipboard safety programs.
  • Assists in the purchasing and ordering from vendors.
  • Assists in the preparation of corporate documents, contract deliverables and other paperwork as directed.
  • Conduct fuel oil and engineering consumables transfers, loading and discharges.
  • Coordinates engine department schedule.
  • Trains and develops assistant engineers.

All other duties as assigned.


Who We Are

Oasis Systems is a premier provider of customer-driven, cost-effective and quality Engineering Services; Enterprise Systems and Applications; Human Factors Engineering; Information Technology and Cyber Security; Professional Services; and Specialized Engineering Solutions to the Department of Defense, FAA, NRC and other federal agencies.


We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates and retains the most talented, skilled and dedicated people in the industry; where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations; while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.


Oasis Systems is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of any legally protected characteristic including, but not limited to, race, color, religion, national origin, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, medical condition, military veteran status or on the basis of physical handicap which, with reasonable accommodation, render the application to satisfactorily perform the job available.


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