Harley Marine Services

Captain - HMG

US-TX-Channelview
5 days ago
ID
2017-1434
Harley Marine Gulf
Type
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt

Overview

Responsible for the safe transportation of the assigned barge(s) and for the safety of the cargo, vessel(s) and crew. Responsible for safe docking of ships, (when applicable). Required to perform administrative and supervisory functions. Responsible for maintenance and cleanliness of tug and barge.

Responsibilities

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

  • Oversees safety of vessel
  • Stands wheelhouse watches underway.
  • Direct crew in performance of drills.
  • Determine the need for and assign lookouts as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with Federal, State, and Company policies and regulations.
  • Prepare, monitor, and update vessel work lists and maintenance schedules.
  • Ensure all crewmen are performing their duties.
  • Prepare written reports per company and regulatory agency directives.
  • Check and approve all requisitions and work orders.
  • Ensure supplies are used on an efficient manner, inventory and prepare material requisitions
  • Conduct inspections and monitor tug/barge maintenance activities.
  • Assign work projects for crew.
  • Inspect cleanliness of the vessel and barge.
  • Purchase food for crew.
  • Work aboard boats and barges using pike poles, heavy lines, winches, mechanical tools for repairs as needed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Must be able to read, speak and understand English over radiotelephone and/or radio.
  • Must be able to communicate in English and effectively direct workers in assigning jobs and seeing them through to completion.
  • Valid TWIC
  • Must have a valid first aid certificate.
  • Must have valid CPR training.
  • Must have a valid HAZWOPER certificate or complete a 24 hour training course within 6 months from date of hire.
  • Must be able to direct, fairly evaluate, and correct performance of subordinates.
  • Must have valid states driver’s license.
  • Valid radio operator’s license.
  • Must be able to understand and use information in cargo information cards and Safety Data Sheets.
  • Must be able to work independently and without direct supervision.

REGIONAL SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Valid Coast Guard license, minimum 200 GT near Coastal, with a radar observer endorsement.
  • Valid Master or Towing near Coastal endorsement.
  • Five (5) years of experience towing barges as Master, coastwise on the US East Coast.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Ability to get along with crew members in confined quarters for prolonged 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.
  • Exposure to all weather conditions (rain, ice, snow, heat, wind, heavy seas, etc.)
  • Must not be afraid of heights.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Schedule is approximately 28 days on and 28 days off.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours.
  • Willing to take call outs.
  • Able to work weekends, holidays, and at night.

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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