Centerline Logistics Corporation

Port Mechanic I

Job Location US-WA-Seattle
Posted Date 2 years ago(11/13/2020 5:27 PM)
Seattle, WA
Regular Full-Time
FLSA Status


Perform routine maintenance requirements on a fleet of tugs and barges as directed by the Senior Port Mechanic.


  • Perform routine inspections and maintenance requirements on fleet of tugs and barges as directed.
  • Perform repair and maintenance work on vessels as required.
  • Perform mechanical skills including but not limited to mechanical, electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic troubleshooting and repair.
  • Follow maintenance procedures according to manufacturer’s technical manuals.
  • Enter certified safe for entry tanks as assignments require.
  • Assist department with painting project.
  • Firewatch as necessary during welding project.
  • Assist in general housekeeping duties of warehouse and dock.


  • 1-3 years mechanical experience or degree from diesel mechanic school.
  • Ability to repair marine equipment on site under adverse conditions at all hours.
  • Marine engine and reduction gear experience preferred.
  • Experience in maintaining tugs and barges a plus.
  • Marine electrical experience preferred.
  • Knowledge of basic and specialty tools.
  • Lift truck experience preferred.
  • Ability to understand and execute complex oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to get along with office, shop, and vessel employees.
  • Must be physically fit enough to board barges and tugs in port in all weather conditions.
  • HAZWOPER (including Incident Command System) training within 90 days of being hired.
  • Must obtain TWIC within 60 days of hire.
  • First Aid and CPR training.
  • Valid state driver's license required with clean driving record.

Job Condition and Environment

  • Exposure to all weather conditions
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of schedules and hours.
  • Required to work aboard boats and barges.

Expected Hours of Work

  • Normal office hours are 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.
  • May be required to work weekends, holidays, and nights occasionally.
  • Willing to take call outs.

Company Overview

Centerline Logistics currently has companies operating across three US coasts in every major Jones Act marketplace providing world-class safe and efficient transportation. In an industry where the unexpected can arise at every turn, Centerline is committed to leading the charge by continually providing exceptional customer service, lowering its environmental impact and deepening its stewardship in the communities it serves.


Centerline Logistics 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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