Harley Marine Services

Shoreside Tankerman - OTB

US-WA-Seattle
3 months ago
ID
2017-1407
Olympic Tug & Barge
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

Responsible for the safe and efficient transfer of petroleum products between barges, ships, and facilities including completion of bills of lading and gauge reports.

Responsibilities

The job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor product level in tanks, operate diesel engines, operate cargo pumps, operate tank/pipeline valves, and operate manual and hydraulic booms.
  • Communicate with foreign crews and oil facility personnel.
  • Adjust and secure barge lines.
  • Complete loading and discharge gauge reports.
  • Load 55-gallon drums. Inspect vessel for Coast Guard and state regulatory compliance.
  • Check oil and water in equipment on board before putting in use.
  • General barge maintenance and cleanliness.
  • Hydrostatic testing of cargo hoses and piping.
  • Change engine oil and filters.
  • Splice barge lines and boom running gear.
  • Execute cargo plans and complete attendant paperwork.
  • Operate diesel engines, cargo pumps, hydraulic booms, cargo gear, gate valves, and butterfly valves.

Qualifications

  • Must have a valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with Tankerman PIC endorsement.
  • Must possess valid TWIC.
  • Must live in Pacific Northwest Washington.
  • Previous experience as a tank barge operator on oil barges preferred.
  • Knowledge of Coast Guard and state requirements for transfer operations a plus.
  • Must have physical ability to maneuver cargo hoses, handle barge lines and board vessels by use of an accommodation ladder, gangway or tugboat.
  • Must possess good communication skills by voice and/or visual hand signals.
  • Ability to do accurate paperwork. Knowledge of basic arithmetic skills (add, subtract, multiply, and divide).
  • Able to utilize and/or wear air purifying respirator, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), air monitoring equipment, hearing protection
  • Able to use VHF radio, hand tools, handle tow lines, high level alarms and thermometers.
  • Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.
  • Ability to think and respond quickly to emergency situations (oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
  • Ability to be self-motivated.
  • Ability to maintain professional relations with customers.
  • Participate in onboard drills with tug crews when job permits.
  • Valid state driver’s license.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Basic computer skills required.
  • Must have or obtain a valid first aid certificate within 90 days of hire.
  • Must have or complete CPR training within 90 days of hire.
  • Complete HAZWOPER training within 90 days of hire.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and physically fit enough to pull heavy lines/hoses, lift, carry heavy items, climb onto barges and up and down ladders, and bending and twisting during boat/barge tie up.
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and possess the stamina to work long hours.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night. Willing to take call outs.

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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