Additional requirements for engineer endorsements.
(a) For all original and raise of grade of engineer licenses or MMC endorsements, at least one-third of the minimum service requirements must have been obtained on the particular mode of propulsion for which applied.
(b) If an applicant desires to add a propulsion mode to his or her endorsement, the following alternative methods, while holding a license or MMC endorsement in that grade, are acceptable:
(1) Four months of service as an observer in the same capacity as their endorsement on vessels of the other propulsion mode;
(2) Four months of service as an engineer officer at a lower level on vessels of the other propulsion mode;
(3) Six months of service as oiler, watertender, or junior engineer on vessels of the other propulsion mode; or,
(4) Completion of a Coast Guard approved training course for this endorsement.
(c) Applicants for an original, raise in grade, or increase in the scope, of an engineer license or MMC endorsement, other than an increase in horsepower limitation, who have not previously done so must meet the requirements of § 11.205(d) of this part.
[CGD 81-059, 52 FR 38623, Oct. 16, 1987, as amended at 54 FR 142, Jan. 4, 1989; USCG-2006-24371, 74 FR 11249, Mar. 16, 2009]
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