Harley Marine Services

Deckhand/Tankerman - OTB

US-WA-Seattle
3 months ago
ID
2017-1423
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 any 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.



 

Qualifications

  • Previous experience as a tank barge operator on oil barges required.
  • Must have a valid Coast Guard Merchant Mariners Document with Tankerman endorsement.
  • Knowledge of Coast Guard and state requirements for transfer operations.
  • 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).
  • Knowledge of company safety practices.
  • Must be able to read, speak, and understand English over telephone and/or radio.
  • Must be able to perform the functions set forth in the attached job analysis and possess the stamina to work long hours.
  • Ability to think and respond quickly to emergency situations (oil spills, mechanical failures, etc.).
  • Operates diesel engines, cargo pumps, hydraulic booms, cargo gear, gate valves, and butterfly valves.
  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.
  • Ability to be self-motivated.
  • Ability to maintain professional relations with customers.
  • Must have a valid first aid certificate.
  • Must have CPR training.
  • Complete HAZWOPER training within 90 days of hire.
  • Participate in onboard drills with tug crews when job permits.
  • Valid state driver’s license.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Air purifying respirator, Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), air monitoring equipment, hearing protection, VHF radio, hand tools, tow lines, high level alarms and thermometer.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must not be afraid of heights.
  • Ability to live in confined spaces and get along with crew members for extended periods of time.
  • 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.

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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