Harley Marine Services

Sr. Port Engineer - OTB

US-WA-Seattle
5 months ago
ID
2017-1391
Olympic Tug & Barge
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Exempt

Overview

Schedule, coordinate, and perform vessel repair & maintenance, coordinate purchasing of parts and repair services and supplies, schedule routine maintenance requirements for tugs and barges. Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards and procedures. Keep tugs and barges in compliance with all regulatory agencies. Keep accurate records of all maintenance performed using company software program. Manage and supervise Port Engineers and shop/maintenance personnel.

Responsibilities

  • Schedule, coordinate, and perform flow of work based on customer orders, establish priorities and availability of personnel, equipment, and resources.
  • Keep records of maintenance performed, hours used, fuel burned, and report to different funding agencies.
  • Schedule routine maintenance of tugs and barges.
  • Manage oil analysis program.
  • Coordinate the purchasing of parts and services for repair and maintenance projects.
  • Perform inspections of vessels for repair & maintenance standards, regulatory compliance and AWO RCP program.
  • Compile and prioritize worklists for each vessel for both routine and major maintenance (drydock periods).
  • Develop shipyard work packages and write specifications for the scope of work to be performed.
  • Track actual costs of repair and projects against budget.
  • Perform emergency repairs on vessels as required.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.
  • Perform in the company Spill Management team as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Experience maintaining tugs and barges.
  • Two (2) years of underway experience on tugs, tankers or oil barges or equivalent military experience.
  • Ten (10) years of increasingly responsible port engineering experience in the maritime industry.
  • Four year college education in Maritime field or related studies or equivalent experience.
  • U.S. Coast Guard Engineering license preferred.
  • Knowledge of oil transportation and marine industry preferred.
  • Knowledge of tugs and barge maintenance systems and equipment.
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions.
  • Ability to work with others using courtesy, tact, and good judgment.
  • Maintain the confidentiality of all sensitive communications.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal or no guidance.
  • Ability to get along with office staff and vessel crewmembers.
  • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs at sea and in port.
  • Must be able to read, speak, write, type, and understand English in person and over the telephone.
  • Must be thoroughly familiar with tank barge operations and tug operations.
  • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.
  • First Aid/CPR training
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Valid State drivers' license.
  • Valid TWIC.
  • Must be legally eligible to enter Canadian territory.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Capable of making decisions and giving directions to facilitate prompt service delivery.
  • Required to work aboard boats and barges using winches, mechanical tools for repairs.
  • Frequently required to board tugs, barges, and ships, at dock or at anchor in all weather conditions and at all hours.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • Takes communications 24 hours a day, including weekends, concerning vessel maintenance, repair, and operations.
  • Travel approximately 10%, usually no more than 2 weeks at a time.

Company Overveiw

Harley Marine Services, Inc. is a leading provider of marine transportation services in the United States. Harley Marine operates on the United States West Coast (including Alaska), New York Harbor, the U.S. Gulf Coast and the Mississippi River System. Services provided include the transportation and storage of petroleum products, tanker escort, ship assist, the transportation of general cargo and rescue towing. Harley Marine is the parent company of eight businesses specializing in marine services and a bulk liquids terminal business. Harley Marine provides accounting, administrative, human resources, quality, safety and environmental services, as well as operational oversight to the subsidiary companies.

 

Harley Marine Services offers competitive benefit and compensation packages. We are an Equal Employment Opportunity and Drug Free Work place. Pre-employment drug testing is required.

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