ID: 163323

Assistant Tug Engineer

Museums & Heritage Regular - more than 6 months Rozelle NSW

About this opportunity

Ideally, you would be a qualified diesel engineer and/or an engineer with considerable experience with diesel engines. Capable of diesel engine rebuild. Familiar with large diesel engines. eg preferably marine situations or heavy truck/bus diesel engines. Work includes various pumps, auxiliary diesels and other related marine equipment. The two tugs, Currawong and Bronzewing are worked throughout the year towing other vessels in our fleet or for outside organisations, eg. ANMM

We are a very safety conscious organisation and you will undergo an initial WHS module before you start work. Operating from SHF premises in Rozelle Bay, we have change facilities, lockers, lunch room, limited parking.

Additional requirements

Working with Children Check *.

All volunteers with SHF are required to join as members. It is also a requirement that new volunteers attend a Fleet Discovery Day but these have been suspended for the time being.

* May be arranged via the Organisation. Details to be provided on expression of interest.
Time Required

Start date will be mid-May. Work days will be Wednesdays and Fridays. Hours are your choice however we usually aim for 8am to mid-afternoon. We expect about one day per week on maintenance. Time on water depends on tug movements. Currently we can nearly guarantee two weekend days per month.

Suitable for
  • Centrelink Volunteers
  • Skilled Volunteers
Type of work
  • Trades & Maintenance

Training in how our tugs operate will be given but your own experience with diesels will be valuable.