Ukpeagvik Iñupiat Corporation/Bowhead Family of Companies Chief Engineer in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii

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Chief Engineer

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Full Time / Part-Time

Full Time


Up to 25%


Pearl Harbor







Bowhead Operations Maintenance Solutions seeks licensed Chief Engineer to work onboard government vessels out of Naval Station Pearl Harbor (Honolulu, Hawaii). The Chief Engineer will supervise and perform maintenance on all engineering, deck, fire-fighting

and emergency equipment.

Must have experience in routine vessel operations PLUS the following:

• Routine engineering operations

• Experience in supervising and maintaining preventive maintenance system documentation and history

• Preventative / corrective maintenance to engineering equipment

• Deck repairs and modifications

• Shipboard safety measures (firefighting, basic first-aid and emergency shipboard systems)

Primarily day work (home at night, 80 %), Monday-Friday with occasional weekend harbor work


Position 1:

• Licensed USCG Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) for Motor Vessels

of unlimited horsepower.

Position 2:

• Licensed USCG Designated Duty Engineer

(DDE) for Motor Vessels of 4000 horsepower.

Positiion 3:

• Licensed USCG Designated Duty Engineer (DDE) for Motor Vessels of 1000 horsepower with experience in routine operation, preventive maintenance, corrective maintenance, and repairs of shipboard systems. With STCW 95 endorsement.

• TWIC (Transportation Worker Identity Card) required.

• Military experience is a PLUS.

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must be able to obtain a security clearance at the Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS). Must be able to obtain standard identification to access United States Military Installations / Facilities.

Physical Demands: The office environmental conditions consist of computer stations and desks with adequate and adjustable lighting. Chairs are designed to fit the various individuals and the tasks being performed. Ergonomic evaluations are completed as needed,

to provide up to date modifications to all work stations.

Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC’s Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background

history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant’s resume/application may be subject to verification.

Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving

course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.

UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska

Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained

within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.

All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not

be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources

for assistance (

UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively,

the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Alexandria, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies

for government contracting.

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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access

to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure

is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41

CFR 60-1.35(c)